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Athletics 5, Twins 3

Athletics 5, Twins 3

MINNEAPOLIS — Hideki Matsui hit his first homer of the season for the A's, who took two of three. Oakland entered having scored 24 runs (four over their past four games), ahead of only the Twins (21) and Rays (19) in the AL. Matsui, who entered hitting .160, homered in the fourth. And the A's scored four in the sixth, highlighted by Josh Willingham's leadoff homer.

Houston AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Bourn cf 3 1 1 0 1 2 .211

Bourgeois cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333

Ang.Sanchez ss 3 1 1 0 2 1 .333

Pence rf 4 0 0 0 1 2 .300

Ca.Lee lf 3 1 0 0 1 1 .222

Hall 2b 4 0 1 0 0 3 .105

Wallace 1b 3 1 0 1 1 1 .111

C.Johnson 3b 4 0 1 2 0 0 .222

Towles c 4 0 1 1 0 1 .250

Figueroa p 3 0 2 0 0 0 .667

M.Downs ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000

Totals 33 4 7 4 6 12

Cincinnati AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Stubbs cf 5 1 1 1 0 2 .381

Phillips 2b 4 3 3 1 1 0 .450

Votto 1b 4 2 2 1 1 0 .389

Rolen 3b 4 1 1 3 0 0 .200

Renteria ph-2b 1 0 1 1 0 0 .250

Bruce rf 5 2 2 1 0 1 .278

Heisey lf 4 1 0 1 1 1 .250

R.Hernandez c 5 0 1 0 0 0 .357

Janish ss 5 1 3 2 0 0 .444

Volquez p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000

Cairo ph 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250

J.Francisco ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250

Totals 41 12 14 11 3 5

Houston 400 000 000— 4 7 5

Cincinnati 015 004 02x— 12 14 0

E—Figueroa (1), Ang.Sanchez 2 (3), Towles (1), C.Johnson (1). LOB—Hou. 8, Cin. 8. 2B—Bourn (2), Phillips (1), Votto (2), Rolen (2). SB—Bourn (1), Ang.Sanchez (1), Bruce (2), Heisey (1), Janish (1). RISP—Hou. 5; Cin. 4. DP—Hou. 2; Cin. 1.

Houston IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Figueroa L, 0-1 5L 11 10 6 1 2 86 10.13

Abad L 1 0 0 0 1 19 0.00

Melancon 1L 0 0 0 0 2 12 0.00

Del Rosario 1 2 2 2 2 0 24 6.75

Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Volquez W, 1-0 5 5 4 4 5 8 99 7.36

Ondrusek H, 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 13 0.00

Chapman 1 1 0 0 1 0 23 0.00

Bray 1 0 0 0 0 1 13 0.00

Cordero 1 0 0 0 0 1 19 4.50

T—3:12. A—17,719 (42,319).

Athletics 5, Twins 3 04/10/11 [Last modified: Sunday, April 10, 2011 11:16pm]
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