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Rough day for Perkins
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Athletics 16, Twins 1
Denard Span attempts to steal second base during the first inning on Wednesday. (AP)
It wasn't Glen Perkins' day in the finale as he suffered through a short outing and was chased after one-plus innings of work. As for the rest of the Twins, it was a long afternoon at the plate, save for Justin Morneau's solo homer in the first inning.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (48-47)
Lost 1
Oakland 16, Minnesota 1   OAK
Oakland (40-53)
Won 1
July 22, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 2
Oakland
5 7 0 0 3 0 1 0 X   16 18 0
Standings thru 7/22/09  |  Recap: MIN | OAK  |  Gameday  |  Twins stats  |  Athletics stats
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, CF 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 .284
Mauer, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .357
  Redmond, M, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
Morneau, DH 2 1 1 1 1 0 2 .317
  a-Gomez, C, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .239
Kubel, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .310
Cuddyer, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .275
Harris, B, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .271
Buscher, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .212
Punto, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .203
Casilla, A, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .173
Totals 31 1 6 1 5 5 14  

a-Struck out for Morneau in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Morneau (24, 1st inning off Cahill, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Cuddyer; Span 2; Buscher; Morneau 4; Casilla, A.
RBI: Morneau (79).
2-out RBI: Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kubel; Morneau.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Span (6, 2nd base by Cahill/Powell).

FIELDING
E: Perkins (1, pickoff), Harris, B (7, fielding).
DP: 2 (Punto-Buscher, Punto-Casilla, A-Buscher).

 
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kennedy, A, 3B 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 .289
Cabrera, O, SS 3 2 2 2 1 0 0 .274
  b-Crosby, PH-SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .220
Hairston, S, CF-LF 5 2 3 3 1 0 2 .296
Holliday, LF 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 .287
  Sweeney, R, RF 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 .271
Cust, DH 3 3 1 1 2 0 2 .241
Barton, 1B 4 1 0 0 1 0 8 .107
Powell, C 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 .250
  a-Suzuki, K, PH-C 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 .281
Davis, R, RF-CF 4 0 2 4 1 0 4 .264
Ellis, M, 2B 5 1 1 1 0 0 4 .215
Totals 41 16 18 15 8 1 24  

a-Singled for Powell in the 5th. b-Flied out for Cabrera, O in the 6th.

BATTING
3B: Davis, R (2, Perkins).
HR: Hairston, S (12, 2nd inning off Perkins, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Sweeney, R; Ellis, M; Suzuki, K; Hairston, S 6; Davis, R 4; Cust; Holliday 3; Crosby; Cabrera, O 2; Kennedy, A 2; Powell.
RBI: Holliday (54), Powell (16), Davis, R 4 (10), Hairston, S 3 (35), Cust (49), Ellis, M (19), Cabrera, O 2 (39), Suzuki, K 2 (41).
2-out RBI: Powell; Davis, R 4; Ellis, M; Cabrera, O 2; Suzuki, K 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ellis, M 2; Hairston, S; Sweeney, R.
GIDP: Ellis, M, Davis, R.
Team RISP: 9-for-18.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Crosby-Ellis, M).

 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Perkins (L, 5-6) 1.0 6 8 8 3 0 1 5.55
Mulvey 1.0 6 4 4 0 0 0 27.00
Dickey 4.1 5 4 3 4 0 0 3.62
Duensing 1.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 6.19
 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cahill (W, 6-8) 7.0 6 1 1 2 4 1 4.50
Springer 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.67
Gonzalez, Ed 1.0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4.91

Perkins pitched to 3 batters in the 2nd.

Game Scores: Perkins 6, Cahill 63.
WP: Mulvey.
Pitches-strikes: Perkins 41-22, Mulvey 29-19, Dickey 86-47, Duensing 26-15, Cahill 96-60, Springer 15-12, Gonzalez, Ed 32-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Perkins 3-0, Mulvey 0-2, Dickey 6-5, Duensing 4-0, Cahill 7-6, Springer 0-2, Gonzalez, Ed 1-0.
Batters faced: Perkins 12, Mulvey 9, Dickey 21, Duensing 7, Cahill 28, Springer 3, Gonzalez, Ed 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Duensing 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Scott Barry. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: Mike Muchlinski. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 56 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:52.
Att: 22,031.
Venue: O.co Coliseum.
July 22, 2009
July 22, 2009

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