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Box > Oakland 4, Texas 1
An A's-plus weekend
After a winless drought, Mark Redman has won two straight. Eric Chavez and Mark Kotsay homered as first-place Oakland took three of four in Texas.
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• Eric Chavez homers: 56K | 350K
• Dye's diving catch: 56K | 350K
• Mark Kotsay homers: 56K | 350K
• A's notes: Hudson on the Hudson
 
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Jermaine Dye lets everyone see he made a diving grab to rob Mark Teixeira of a hit. (Linda Kaye/AP)
Nick Regilio did his part in his second big league start. The rookie kept his team in the game through five innings, but the offense stalled, leaving Texas in second place, 1 1/2 games back.
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• Laird comes on home: 56K | 350K
• Rangers notes: E. Young sits
 
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Oakland (59-45)
Won 2
Oakland 4, Texas 1  
Texas (57-46)
Lost 2
August 1, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0   4 9 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 6 1
Standings through 8/1/04  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Rangers Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kotsay, CF4121001.319
Byrnes, LF4010021.281
Chavez, 3B3121101.277
Dye, RF4000023.276
Hatteberg, 1B4000012.289
Durazo, DH4000021.311
Crosby, SS4110000.268
Scutaro, 2B4120000.278
Melhuse, C4012021.260
Totals354941910 

BATTING
2B: Chavez (11, Regilio), Crosby (24, Regilio), Scutaro (25, Almanzar).
HR: Chavez (19, 4th inning off Regilio, 0 on, 1 out), Kotsay (9, 8th inning off Almanzar, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Kotsay 5; Byrnes; Chavez 6; Crosby 2; Scutaro 3; Melhuse.
RBI: Chavez (47), Melhuse 2 (17), Kotsay (45).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dye, Byrnes, Durazo, Hatteberg, Melhuse.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kotsay (3, 2nd base by Regilio/Laird).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, M, SS4021000.329
Blalock, 3B4010021.283
Soriano, 2B4000012.279
Teixeira, 1B4000010.268
Mench, LF4000000.259
Jordan, RF4010010.132
Perry, DH3000001.228
Matthews, CF3010000.283
Laird, C3110001.272
Totals33161055 

BATTING
2B: Jordan (5, Redman), Laird (5, Redman).
TB: Young, M 2; Blalock; Jordan 2; Matthews; Laird 2.
RBI: Young, M (62).
2-out RBI: Young, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perry, Soriano.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Blalock (12, throw).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Redman (W, 8-8)7.06110404.55
Bradford (H, 9)0.10000004.86
Rincon (H, 10)0.10000104.13
Mecir (H, 12)0.10000004.36
Dotel (S, 22)1.00000003.72
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Regilio (L, 0-2)5.06320414.80
Mahay 1.00001202.44
Francisco 1.00000103.82
Almanzar 2.03110213.51

WP: Almanzar.
Pitches-strikes: Redman 93-59, Bradford 2-1, Rincon 5-3, Mecir 4-3, Dotel 15-11, Regilio 92-57, Mahay 18-10, Francisco 12-7, Almanzar 30-20.
Ground outs-fly outs: Redman 9-8, Bradford 1-0, Rincon 0-0, Mecir 1-0, Dotel 1-2, Regilio 4-6, Mahay 1-0, Francisco 1-1, Almanzar 2-2.
Batters faced: Redman 27, Bradford 1, Rincon 1, Mecir 1, Dotel 3, Regilio 20, Mahay 4, Francisco 3, Almanzar 9.
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Bruce Froemming.
Weather: 95 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 3 mph, R to L.
T: 2:38.
Att: 32,646.

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