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Swisher injured in win
Athletics 4, Orioles 2
Nick Swisher injured his hamstring in the first inning. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
 Piazza scores on an Orioles error
 Braden records one of his six K's
Dallas Braden filled in admirably in his Major League debut, allowing one run over six innings. Oakland took advantage of mistakes by Baltimore, but the bad news was that Nick Swisher had to leave the game in the first with a hamstring injury.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 24, 2007
SEA
TEX
PPD
OAK
Oakland (11-9)
Won 2
Oakland 4, Baltimore 2   BAL
Baltimore (11-9)
Lost 2
April 24, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   4 6 0
Baltimore
0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 6 1
Standings thru 4/24/07  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Orioles Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF5000015.215
Swisher, CF1010000.265
  1-Scutaro, PR-RF4100012.103
  Buck, RF0000000.244
Chavez, 3B4110010.268
Piazza, DH2101200.260
Walker, 1B3111001.244
Crosby, SS4010012.238
Ellis, 2B3010102.246
Kendall, C4011002.194
Putnam, RF-CF2001200.167
Totals324645414 


1-Ran for Swisher in the 1st.

BATTING
TB: Swisher; Chavez; Walker; Crosby; Ellis; Kendall.
RBI: Piazza (6), Walker (2), Kendall (5), Putnam (1).
2-out RBI: Kendall; Putnam.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ellis; Kendall; Stewart 2.
SF: Walker.
GIDP: Scutaro.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ellis (1, 2nd base by Bradford/Castillo).

FIELDING
DP: (Crosby-Ellis-Walker).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B3010120.243
Mora, 3B4010002.241
Markakis, RF3000111.272
Tejada, SS4120012.338
Huff, DH4121011.237
Payton, LF4001001.333
Millar, 1B3000021.254
  b-Gibbons, PH1000010.217
Patterson, CF3000011.263
Castillo, C2000010.174
  a-Bynum, PH1000000.214
  Bako, C0000000.200
Totals322622109 

a-Grounded out for Castillo in the 8th. b-Struck out for Millar in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Tejada 2 (5, Braden, Witasick), Mora (6, Braden), Huff (4, Witasick).
3B: Huff (1, Braden).
TB: Roberts; Mora 2; Tejada 4; Huff 5.
RBI: Payton (1), Huff (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Huff; Markakis; Patterson; Tejada.
GIDP: Mora.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Mora (2, fielding).
DP: (Mora-Millar).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Braden (W, 1-0)6.03111601.50
Witasick (H, 1)0.22110107.71
Marshall (H, 2)0.10000105.79
Duchscherer (H, 4)1.01001006.00
Street (S, 6)1.00000203.00
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Guthrie (L, 1-1)5.04211302.77
Parrish 1.01223001.80
Walker 1.00001101.00
Bradford 1.01000001.08
Baez 1.00000003.38

WP: Guthrie.
Pitches-strikes: Braden 86-52, Witasick 16-10, Marshall 4-3, Duchscherer 18-11, Street 12-9, Guthrie 72-51, Parrish 33-15, Walker 15-9, Bradford 9-6, Baez 7-4.
Ground outs-fly outs: Braden 7-5, Witasick 0-1, Marshall 0-0, Duchscherer 3-0, Street 1-0, Guthrie 6-6, Parrish 2-1, Walker 1-1, Bradford 2-0, Baez 2-1.
Batters faced: Braden 21, Witasick 4, Marshall 1, Duchscherer 5, Street 3, Guthrie 20, Parrish 8, Walker 4, Bradford 3, Baez 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Marshall 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Knight. 1B: Ed Montague. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, L to R.
T: 2:39.
Att: 14,452.

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