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OAK  5
@BAL  1

CHW  7
LAA  6

(15)
KCR  3
CLE  1

DET  6
@MIN  4

NYY  7
@SEA  4

TEX 15
BOS  8

TOR  7
TBR  4

(13)
WSN  8
@ATL  5

(10)
CHC 14
@CIN  9

HOU  2
@COL  0

LAD  7
ARI  2

MIL  1
SDP  0

SFG  7
PIT  6

STL  5
FLA  3

Standings at end of play this day
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.

Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Attendance: 21,553

Saturday, September 6, 2008, 7:05pm
Time of Game: 2:54
Athletics
5
65-77
Won 2
3rd, 20½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  0  1   1  2  0   0  0  0    5  9  0
Orioles         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  5  0
W: G Smith (7-14), L: D Cabrera (8-9)
Orioles
1
63-78
Lost 8
5th, 22½ GB

BATTING

Oakland Athletics            AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
R Davis CF                    4   1   2   1    1   0  .253  .631   19    3   1   3B,SB
R Sweeney RF                  3   0   0   0    2   1  .284  .714   28    3   0   
K Suzuki C                    4   0   1   0    1   0  .286  .735   19    3   0   GDP
J Cust DH                     4   2   2   3    0   1  .230  .828   23    0   0   2·HR,SF
D Barton 1B                   5   0   0   0    0   0  .221  .656   17   10   0   
B Crosby SS                   3   0   1   0    2   0  .244  .664   25    0   4   
J Hannahan 3B                 5   1   1   1    0   2  .219  .645   23    0   5   HR
A Cunningham LF               3   1   2   0    0   1  .353  .979   18    5   0   SB,HBP
E Patterson 2B                3   0   0   0    1   0  .198  .558   21    3   2   

G Smith P                                                                0   1
  H Street P                                                             0   0
  B Ziegler P                                                            0   0
Totals                       34   5   9   5    7   5              193   27  13
BATTING
3B: R Davis (2, off A Simon).
HR: J Cust 2 (27, off D Cabrera, off A Simon; 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF; 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF); J Hannahan (8, off A Simon; 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
SF: J Cust (4, off D Cabrera).
HBP: A Cunningham (1, by A Simon).
TB: J Cust 8; J Hannahan 4; R Davis 4; A Cunningham 2; B Crosby; K Suzuki.
GIDP: K Suzuki (19).
RBI: J Cust 3 (65); R Davis (16); J Hannahan (43).
2-out RBI: J Cust; R Davis.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
FIELDING
DP: 2. R Davis-B Crosby-D Barton; G Smith-E Patterson-D Barton.
BASERUNNING
SB: A Cunningham (1, 2nd base off A Simon/R Hernandez); R Davis (27, 2nd base off D Cabrera/R Hernandez).
Baltimore Orioles            AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
B Roberts 2B                  3   0   0   0    1   0  .295  .835   19    3   3   
L Montanez DH                 4   1   1   0    0   0  .344  .857   17    0   0   3B
N Markakis RF                 4   0   0   1    0   1  .303  .891    9    1   0   
R Hernandez C                 4   0   1   0    0   1  .258  .723   20    5   0   2B
K Millar 1B                   4   0   2   0    0   0  .243  .742    8    9   0   
A Jones CF                    3   0   0   0    1   1  .271  .713   12    5   0   GDP
O Salazar 3B                  3   0   1   0    1   0  .188  .731   14    0   3   
J Payton LF                   2   0   0   0    2   0  .250  .659   19    2   0   
J Castro SS                   2   0   0   0    1   0  .185  .491    8    2   2   
  L Scott PH                  1   0   0   0    0   0  .269  .848    1    0   0   

D Cabrera P                                                              0   0
  A Simon P                                                              0   1
  L Cormier P                                                            0   0
  D Sarfate P                                                            0   0
  J Miller P                                                             0   0
Totals                       30   1   5   1    6   3              127   27   9
BATTING
2B: R Hernandez (20, off G Smith).
3B: L Montanez (1, off H Street).
TB: L Montanez 3; K Millar 2; R Hernandez 2; O Salazar.
GIDP: A Jones (9).
RBI: N Markakis (81).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
FIELDING
DP: 1. O Salazar-B Roberts-K Millar.

PITCHING

Oakland Athletics             IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
G Smith, W (7-14)              7     3   0   0    5   2   0   4.05   28  103-58   40· 3·15    7·11· 3· 0     68    -     0.90   0.29
H Street                       1     2   1   1    0   1   0   4.02    5   13-10    6· 4· 0    2· 2· 0· 0          0-0    0.42   0.01
B Ziegler                      1     0   0   0    1   0   0   0.54    3   11-6     5· 0· 1    1· 1· 0· 0          0-0    0.44   0.02
Totals                         9     5   1   1    6   3   0          36  127-74   51· 7·16   10·14· 3· 0           -  
Baltimore Orioles             IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
D Cabrera, L (8-9)             3     5   2   2    6   1   1   5.26   20   84-42   25· 4·13    6· 6· 1· 0     36    -     1.30  -0.09
A Simon                        1.2   3   3   3    0   0   2  16.20    8   40-23   19· 1· 3    3· 4· 0· 0          1-0    0.47  -0.12
L Cormier                      2.1   1   0   0    1   2   0   4.21    9   39-26   14· 5· 7    3· 2· 1· 0          1-0    0.21   0.03
D Sarfate                      1     0   0   0    0   2   0   4.71    3   15-10    5· 2· 3    0· 1· 0· 0          0-0    0.06   0.00
J Miller                       1     0   0   0    0   0   0   0.00    3   10-7     5· 0· 2    2· 1· 0· 0          0-0    0.06   0.00
Totals                         9     9   5   5    7   5   3          43  188-108  68·12·28   14·14· 2· 0          2-0 
D Cabrera faced 1 batter in the 4th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
IBB: None.
HBP: A Simon (1; A Cunningham).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Kevin Causey, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Lance Barksdale, 3B - Doug Eddings.
Time of Game: 2:54.
Attendance: 21,553.
Weather: 76° F, Wind 6mph , Overcast, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Oakland Athletics             Baltimore Orioles                    
1. R Davis              CF    1. B Roberts            2B 
2. R Sweeney            RF    2. L Montanez           DH 
3. K Suzuki             C     3. N Markakis           RF 
4. J Cust               DH    4. R Hernandez          C  
5. D Barton             1B    5. K Millar             1B 
6. B Crosby             SS    6. A Jones              CF 
7. J Hannahan           3B    7. O Salazar            3B 
8. A Cunningham         LF    8. J Payton             LF 
9. E Patterson          2B    9. J Castro             SS 

   G Smith              P        D Cabrera            P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   t 3   0  0-1  ---  6   10%  71% J Cust          D Cabrera       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
   t 4   2  0-2  ---  4    9%  79% J Cust          A Simon         Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
   b 2   2  1-0  123  1    8%  61% B Roberts       G Smith         Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
   t 1   0  0-0  12-  6    7%  66% K Suzuki        D Cabrera       Walk; Davis to 3B; Sweeney to 2B
   t 5   1  0-3  ---  5    6%  89% J Hannahan      A Simon         Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Daniel Cabrera facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
          ---  5   53%  R Davis         Walk
          1--      56%  R Sweeney       Davis Steals 2B
          -2-  5   59%  " "             Walk
          12-  6   66%  K Suzuki        Walk; Davis to 3B; Sweeney to 2B
   RO     123  7   63%  J Cust          Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF-CF); Davis Scores
   O      12-  2   59%  D Barton        Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
          12-  5   62%  B Crosby        Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Sweeney to 3B; Suzuki to 2B
   O      123  5   55%  J Hannahan      Groundout: 2B-1B
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 1, Orioles 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Greg Smith facing 1-2-3
          ---  7   51%  B Roberts       Walk
   O      1--  4   53%  L Montanez      Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Roberts to 2B
   O      -2-  1   57%  N Markakis      Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Roberts to 3B
   O      --3  4   60%  R Hernandez     Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Orioles 0.

Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Daniel Cabrera facing 8-9-1
          ---  4   64%  A Cunningham    Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B)
   O      1--  1   60%  E Patterson     Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
          1--  2   64%  R Davis         Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Cunningham to 2B
   O      12-  2   60%  R Sweeney       Flyball: CF
   O      12-  3   56%  K Suzuki        Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Orioles 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Greg Smith facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  2   58%  K Millar        Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
   O      ---  3   60%  A Jones         Strikeout Swinging
          ---  4   59%  O Salazar       Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
          1--  5   56%  J Payton        Walk; Salazar to 2B
          12-  4   53%  J Castro        Walk; Salazar to 3B; Payton to 2B
   O      123  1   61%  B Roberts       Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 1, Orioles 0.

Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Daniel Cabrera facing 4-5-6
   R      ---  6   71%  J Cust          Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
   O      ---  2   69%  D Barton        Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
          ---  6   71%  B Crosby        Walk
   O      1--  4   69%  J Hannahan      Strikeout Swinging
          1--  5   71%  A Cunningham    Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Crosby to 2B
          12-  4   73%  E Patterson     Walk; Crosby to 3B; Cunningham to 2B
   O      123  2   67%  R Davis         Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 2, Orioles 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Greg Smith facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  3   70%  L Montanez      Popfly: 2B
   O      ---  3   72%  N Markakis      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  8   73%  R Hernandez     Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Orioles 0.

Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Daniel Cabrera facing 2-3-4
          ---  8   76%  R Sweeney       Walk
                  Alfredo Simon replaces Daniel Cabrera pitching
   OO     1--  5   70%  K Suzuki        Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
   R      ---  4   79%  J Cust          Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
   O      ---  5   78%  D Barton        Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Orioles 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-3, Greg Smith facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  2   81%  K Millar        Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
          ---  5   78%  A Jones         Walk
   O      1--  2   81%  O Salazar       Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
   O      1--  6   84%  J Payton        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Orioles 0.

Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-0, Alfredo Simon facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  5   82%  B Crosby        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
   R      ---  5   89%  J Hannahan      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
          ---  2   90%  A Cunningham    Hit By Pitch
   O      1--  9   89%  E Patterson     Flyball: CF (Short CF)
          1--      89%  R Davis         Cunningham Steals 2B
   R      -2-  5   93%  " "             Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Cunningham Scores
                  Lance Cormier replaces Alfredo Simon pitching
   O      --3  2   92%  R Sweeney       Popfly: 2B (SS-2B)
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Orioles 0.

Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Greg Smith facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  2   94%  J Castro        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
   O      ---  6   95%  B Roberts       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  8   95%  L Montanez      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Orioles 0.

Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-0, Lance Cormier facing 3-4-5
          ---  1   96%  K Suzuki        Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
   O      1--  2   95%  J Cust          Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
   O      1--  5   95%  D Barton        Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
          1--  7   95%  B Crosby        Walk; Suzuki to 2B
   O      12-  4   94%  J Hannahan      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 5, Orioles 0.

Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Greg Smith facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  2   96%  N Markakis      Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
          ---  4   94%  R Hernandez     Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
          -2-  2   91%  K Millar        Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Hernandez to 3B
   OO     1-3  2   97%  A Jones         Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Orioles 0.

Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-0, Lance Cormier facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  7   96%  A Cunningham    Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  7   96%  E Patterson     Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  4   96%  R Davis         Groundout: 3B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Orioles 0.

Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Greg Smith facing 7-8-9
          ---  5   94%  O Salazar       Walk
   O      1--  1   96%  J Payton        Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      1--  2   97%  J Castro        Foul Flyball: RF (RF Foul)
   O      1--  5   98%  B Roberts       Groundout: 3B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Orioles 0.

Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-0, Dennis Sarfate facing 2-3-4
                  Dennis Sarfate replaces Lance Cormier pitching
   O      ---  7   98%  R Sweeney       Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  4   98%  K Suzuki        Flyball: RF (Short RF)
   O      ---  4   98%  J Cust          Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Orioles 0.

Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Huston Street facing 2-3-4
                  Huston Street replaces Greg Smith pitching
          ---  2   95%  L Montanez      Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
   RO     --3  3   97%  N Markakis      Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Montanez Scores
   O      ---  4   98%  R Hernandez     Strikeout Swinging
          ---  2   97%  K Millar        Single to RF (Fly Ball to CF-RF)
   O      1--  2   99%  A Jones         Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Orioles 1.

Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-1, Jim Miller facing 5-6-7
                  Jim Miller replaces Dennis Sarfate pitching
   O      ---  3   98%  D Barton        Flyball: LF (LF Line)
   O      ---  2   98%  B Crosby        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  5   98%  J Hannahan      Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Orioles 1.

Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-5, Brad Ziegler facing 7-8-9
                  Brad Ziegler replaces Huston Street pitching
   O      ---  3   99%  O Salazar       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  7   98%  J Payton        Walk
                  Luke Scott pinch hits for Juan Castro batting 9th
   OO     1--  1  100%  L Scott         Fly Ball Double Play: CF (Deep CF); Payton out at 1B/CF-SS-1B
        0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Orioles 1.

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