Final

Athletics 15

(10-12, 3-8 away)

Rangers 9

(6-14, 3-6 home)

    3:05 PM ET, March 22, 2005

    Surprise Stadium, Surprise, Arizona 

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    OAK 007200033 15 - -
    TEX 510110001 9 - -
     
    
    OAKLAND (15) AT TEXAS (9)
    
     OAKLAND          AB  R  H BI  TEXAS            AB  R  H BI
     E Byrnes lf       3  1  0  0  A Soriano 2b      4  0  1  0 
     H Bocachica rf    2  2  2  0  E German 2b       1  0  0  0 
     C Thomas cf       3  2  1  2  H Blalock 3b      3  2  1  0 
     A Ethier rf       0  1  0  1  M Derosa 3b       1  0  0  0 
     E Durazo dh       4  1  2  0  M Young ss        3  0  2  1 
     N Swisher dh      1  0  0  1  M Alexander ss    1  0  0  0 
     B Kielty rf       3  1  0  0  M Teixeira 1b     0  1  0  0 
     J Clark lf        2  1  2  1  G Colbrunn 1b     4  0  0  0 
     B Crosby ss       2  1  1  2  R Hidalgo rf      2  1  1  1 
     M Ellis 2b        3  0  1  0  L Nix cf          3  1  1  1 
     A Melhuse c       3  1  2  4  D Dellucci lf     1  1  0  0 
     K Suzuki c        0  0  0  0  A Torres lf       2  1  1  0 
     D Johnson 1b      5  1  2  1  A Gonzalez dh     4  1  2  3 
     K Ginter 3b       3  1  1  2  G Matthews Jr cf  4  0  1  1 
     B Smith 3b        1  1  0  0  R Nivar rf        0  0  0  0 
     M Scutaro 2b      3  1  0  0  R Barajas c       1  0  0  0 
                                   S Alomar Jr c     2  1  1  1 
                                   G Laird c         1  0  0  0 
     TOTALS           38 15 14 14  TOTALS           37  9 11  8
    
     OAKLAND                   007 200 033 -- 15
     TEXAS                     510 110 001 --  9
    
     E--R Hidalgo. DP--OAKLAND 1, TEXAS 1. 
     LOB--OAKLAND 8, TEXAS 6. 2B--A Melhuse, A 
     Gonzalez. 3B--J Clark, G Matthews Jr, M Young. 
     HR--K Ginter 1 (1) (off N Regilio), C Thomas 1 (1)
     (off T Hughes), S Alomar Jr 1 (1) (off R Harden), 
     L Nix 1 (1) (off S Kohn). SB--C Thomas 1 (1), A 
     Torres 1 (6). SF--N Swisher, A Ethier.
                                       IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
      OAKLAND
     R Harden (W,2-1)                   4   7   7   7   2   8   1
     J Duchscherer                      2   2   1   1   1   2   0
     J Cruz                             2   1   0   0   0   2   0
     S Kohn                             1   1   1   1   0   1   1
      TEXAS
     N Regilio (L,0-1)              2 2-3   6   7   7   3   1   1
     T Hughes                       1 1-3   1   2   2   1   1   1
     R Mahay                            2   0   0   0   0   1   0
     A Montero                      1 1-3   4   3   3   2   0   0
     R Bukvich                      1 1-3   3   3   3   1   1   0
     W Littleton                      1-3   0   0   0   0   0   0
    
     WP--R Harden 2, R Bukvich. HBP--B Crosby by T 
     Hughes, C Thomas by R Mahay, M Teixeira by R 
     Harden, B Smith by R Bukvich, A Torres by J 
     Duchscherer. SO--OAK: E Durazo, E Byrnes, B 
     Kielty, M Ellis. TEX: G Colbrunn, M Alexander, R 
     Hidalgo, R Barajas, M Derosa, G Matthews Jr, A 
     Soriano, M Young, A Gonzalez, H Blalock, S Alomar 
     Jr, G Laird, L Nix. BB--OAK: A Melhuse 2, M 
     Scutaro 2, E Byrnes, B Kielty, C Thomas. TEX: D 
     Dellucci, M Young, H Blalock. T--3:15. A--6,468.