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Too little, too late
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Athletics 6, Orioles 3
Brian Roberts' tag on Rajai Davis is late as Davis swipes second base. (Rob Carr/AP)
Aubrey Huff crushed the Orioles' first home run in 60 innings to get his team on the board, but alas, the visiting A's would hold onto their lead -- generated off starter Jason Berken -- to take the finale, handing Baltimore a series loss at home.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (51-63)
Won 1
Oakland 6, Baltimore 3   BAL
Baltimore (47-67)
Lost 1
August 12, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 1   6 13 1
Baltimore
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0   3 9 1
Standings thru 8/12/09  |  Recap: OAK | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Orioles stats
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kennedy, A, 3B 4 0 0 1 0 0 6 .284
Davis, R, CF 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .294
Hairston, S, DH 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 .284
Cust, RF 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 .228
  1-Cunningham, A, PR-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .140
Everidge, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 .267
  Crosby, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .225
Sweeney, R, LF-RF 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 .271
Ellis, M, 2B 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 .269
Powell, C 4 1 1 2 0 0 3 .253
Pennington, SS 3 1 3 0 1 0 0 .326
Totals 33 6 13 5 5 3 16  

1-Ran for Cust in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Everidge (6, Berken), Hairston, S (20, Bass), Sweeney, R (18, Hendrickson), Pennington (3, Hendrickson).
3B: Davis, R (4, Meredith).
HR: Powell (3, 4th inning off Berken, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Sweeney, R 3; Ellis, M; Hairston, S 4; Davis, R 4; Everidge 2; Pennington 4; Powell 4.
RBI: Ellis, M (36), Powell 2 (20), Kennedy, A (46), Hairston, S (47).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kennedy, A 4.
SAC: Ellis, M.
SF: Ellis, M; Kennedy, A.
GIDP: Everidge 2, Cunningham, A.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Davis, R (22, 2nd base off Berken/Wieters), Pennington (3, 2nd base off Berken/Wieters).
CS: Hairston, S (2, 2nd base by Berken/Wieters).

FIELDING
E: Davis, R (3, fielding).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 .285
Pie, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .234
  a-Reimold, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .271
Markakis, RF 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 .303
Huff, 1B 4 1 1 2 0 1 2 .254
Jones, Ad, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .292
Scott, DH 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .267
Wieters, C 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .269
Wigginton, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .259
Izturis, C, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .263
Totals 35 3 9 2 2 4 11  

a-Struck out for Pie in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Roberts, B (40, Mazzaro), Scott (14, Mazzaro).
HR: Huff (13, 6th inning off Mazzaro, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Scott 2; Jones, Ad; Roberts, B 2; Markakis 3; Wieters 2; Huff 4.
RBI: Huff 2 (70).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis; Wigginton; Izturis, C; Huff.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Markakis (2, 2nd base by Breslow/Powell).

FIELDING
E: Wieters (5, throw).
DP: 4 (Wieters-Izturis, C, Berken-Roberts, B-Huff, Izturis, C-Roberts, B-Huff, Roberts, B-Izturis, C-Huff).

 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Mazzaro (W, 4-8) 5.1 8 3 2 1 1 1 5.54
Breslow (H, 11) 1.2 1 0 0 1 3 0 4.13
Wuertz (H, 15) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.27
Bailey, A (S, 17) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.11
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Berken (L, 2-10) 5.0 8 4 3 2 2 1 6.63
Bass 2.0 1 0 0 3 0 0 4.26
Hendrickson 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.77
Meredith 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.53

WP: Hendrickson.
IBB: Cust (by Bass).
Pitches-strikes: Mazzaro 85-53, Breslow 23-14, Wuertz 14-10, Bailey, A 9-7, Berken 86-50, Bass 28-12, Hendrickson 10-6, Meredith 13-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Mazzaro 5-10, Breslow 0-1, Wuertz 1-2, Bailey, A 1-1, Berken 2-7, Bass 4-1, Hendrickson 2-0, Meredith 1-0.
Batters faced: Mazzaro 25, Breslow 6, Wuertz 3, Bailey, A 3, Berken 23, Bass 9, Hendrickson 5, Meredith 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Breslow 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 82 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 2:36.
Att: 19,128.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
August 12, 2009
August 12, 2009

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