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Pitching struggles in loss
Blue Jays 10, Athletics 3
Joe Kennedy lasted only two-thirds of an inning in Wednesday's loss. (Ben Margot/AP)
The struggles started early for the A's as starter Joe Kennedy lasted just two-thirds of an inning. The lefty was credited with four runs on two hits and four walks. Oakland got little going against Jays starter Dustin McGowan, as they collected only four singles, two by the top of the order.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 04, 2007
TOR
Toronto (41-43)
Won 1
Toronto 10, Oakland 3   OAK
Oakland (43-41)
Lost 1
July 4, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
4 0 2 1 0 1 0 2 0   10 9 1
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0   3 8 0
Standings thru 7/4/07  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays Stats  |  Athletics Stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Wells, CF4221100.255
Rios, RF3123100.295
Glaus, 3B1100100.277
  Clark, 3B3010002.294
Thomas, DH4110114.247
Hill, 2B4201104.265
Stairs, LF4124010.297
  Lind, LF1000000.230
Zaun, C3011100.226
Thigpen, 1B4000102.286
Clayton, SS3200103.226
Totals34109108215 

BATTING
2B: Stairs (9, Kennedy), Wells (22, Komine), Rios (21, Marshall).
HR: Stairs (13, 3rd inning off Komine, 1 on, 1 out), Wells (12, 6th inning off Komine, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Wells 6; Rios 3; Clark; Thomas; Stairs 6; Zaun.
RBI: Hill (47), Stairs 4 (33), Zaun (20), Rios 3 (50), Wells (46).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Clayton; Thomas; Hill 2.
SF: Zaun; Rios.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Rios (5, fielding).
DP: (Hill-Clayton-Thigpen).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF5120010.309
Kotsay, CF2010100.246
  Brown, D, RF1000001.000
Swisher, RF-CF4110023.267
Cust, DH4112013.280
Chavez, 3B3010000.249
  Murphy, 3B1000001.000
Johnson, 1B4011011.269
Ellis, 2B3000102.270
Crosby, SS4010012.232
Kendall, C4000002.223
Totals353832615 

BATTING
2B: Chavez (21, McGowan), Swisher (19, De Jong), Cust (10, De Jong).
TB: Stewart 2; Kotsay; Swisher 2; Cust 2; Chavez 2; Johnson; Crosby.
RBI: Cust 2 (41), Johnson (36).
2-out RBI: Johnson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crosby; Cust; Kendall.
GIDP: Cust.
Team LOB: 7.

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McGowan (W, 5-4)7.04002404.65
De Jong 0.24330009.00
Tallet 1.10000202.89
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kennedy (L, 2-7)0.22444004.28
Komine 6.16441125.68
Marshall 2.01223105.83

HBP: Clayton (by Komine).
Pitches-strikes: McGowan 101-62, De Jong 30-18, Tallet 21-13, Kennedy 36-17, Komine 96-56, Marshall 51-26.
Ground outs-fly outs: McGowan 8-9, De Jong 0-2, Tallet 1-1, Kennedy 0-2, Komine 10-8, Marshall 3-2.
Batters faced: McGowan 27, De Jong 6, Tallet 4, Kennedy 8, Komine 27, Marshall 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Tallet 1-0, Komine 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Tony Randazzo. 3B: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 70 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:54.
Att: 26,566.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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