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Box > Oakland 5, Texas 4
A's Harden resolve
Alfonso Soriano injured his hamstring, and Kenny Rogers lost his first game in Oakland in 10 years.
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Bobby Crosby hits a three-run double in the fifth off of Kenny Rogers. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
The A's rallied with four runs in the fifth in support of Rich Harden, who retired 12 of the final 14 batters he faced after giving up an unearned run in the fifth to become the fifth A's starter to record his 10th win this season.
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Texas (80-66)
Lost 1
Oakland 5, Texas 4  
Oakland (85-61)
Won 1
September 16, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0   4 7 1
Oakland
1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 X   5 12 2
Standings through 9/16/04  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Athletics Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, E, DH5221003.309
Blalock, 3B3112111.275
Young, M, SS4010013.313
Teixeira, 1B3000110.280
Soriano, 2B3000112.280
1-Alexander, PR-2B0000000.176
Dellucci, LF4000011.255
Jordan, RF4010011.224
Nix, CF4120011.255
Barajas, C3000112.251
2-Fox, PR0000000.087
Totals334734814 


1-Ran for Soriano in the 8th. 2-Ran for Barajas in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Young, E 2 (21, Harden, Harden), Nix (18, Dotel).
TB: Young, E 4; Blalock; Young, M; Jordan; Nix 3.
RBI: Young, E (22), Blalock 2 (104).
2-out RBI: Young, E, Blalock.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soriano, Young, M 2, Jordan.
SF: Blalock.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Soriano (18, 3rd base off Dotel/Miller).

FIELDING
E: Blalock (16, throw).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kotsay, CF4120000.306
Byrnes, LF4120101.288
Chavez, 3B4112014.271
Hatteberg, 1B4110003.305
Durazo, DH4000033.317
Swisher, RF3120110.275
Crosby, SS4023001.252
Miller, C4010033.277
Scutaro, 2B4010022.278
Totals35512521017 

BATTING
2B: Byrnes (34, Rogers), Crosby (33, Rogers), Scutaro (30, Brocail).
3B: Byrnes (3, Rogers).
TB: Kotsay 2; Byrnes 5; Chavez; Hatteberg; Swisher 2; Crosby 3; Miller; Scutaro 2.
RBI: Chavez 2 (71), Crosby 3 (59).
2-out RBI: Crosby 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Durazo, Hatteberg, Scutaro, Miller 2, Chavez.
S: Kotsay.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Swisher 2 (3, fielding, fielding).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (L, 16-8)4.29552604.72
Brocail 1.01000104.87
Mahay 1.01000102.69
Nelson 1.11000205.75
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harden (W, 10-6)6.16431704.06
Bradford (H, 13)0.20002004.15
Mecir (H, 18)0.20001003.40
Dotel (S, 35)1.11000103.46

WP: Harden.
IBB: Teixeira (by Harden), Blalock (by Bradford).
Pitches-strikes: Rogers 103-60, Brocail 8-8, Mahay 22-11, Nelson 16-11, Harden 109-72, Bradford 13-5, Mecir 15-7, Dotel 21-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rogers 4-4, Brocail 2-0, Mahay 0-2, Nelson 0-2, Harden 4-8, Bradford 1-1, Mecir 1-1, Dotel 1-2.
Batters faced: Rogers 25, Brocail 4, Mahay 4, Nelson 5, Harden 26, Bradford 4, Mecir 3, Dotel 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Brocail 1-0, Mahay 1-0, Nelson 1-0, Bradford 1-0, Dotel 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Joe Brinkman. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 74 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:08.
Att: 15,281.

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