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Chavez socks a sac for A's
Radke short on support
Brad Radke got into trouble in the first inning and escaped with minimal damage, going on to pitch a strong game until the seventh, when Oakland scored the go-ahead run. Jason Kubel knocked in Minnesota's only run.
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Athletics 2, Twins 1
Starter Dan Haren pitched six scoreless innings for Oakland. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Series at a glance:
A's edge Twins with sac fly
Eric Chavez knocked in both of Oakland's runs, one on a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the seventh inning. Starter Dan Haren threw a gem, shutting out the Twins on three hits and six strikeouts through six innings.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: June 03, 2006
MIN
Minnesota (25-30)
Lost 1
Oakland 2, Minnesota 1   OAK
Oakland (26-30)
Won 1
June 3, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 7 1
Oakland
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 X   2 8 0
Standings thru 6/3/06  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Athletics Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Punto, SS3010011.289
a-White, PH1000012.196
Castro, SS0000000.235
b-Tiffee, PH1000011.000
Castillo, 2B5000025.300
Mauer, DH4020001.357
Hunter, CF2000211.262
Cuddyer, RF4000014.280
Morneau, 1B4110032.240
Redmond, C4000023.375
Batista, 3B2010200.245
1-Ford, PR0000000.227
Kubel, LF4021002.225
Totals3417141222 

a-Struck out for Punto in the 7th. b-Struck out for Castro in the 9th.
1-Ran for Batista in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Mauer (12, Halsey).
TB: Punto; Mauer 3; Morneau; Batista; Kubel 2.
RBI: Kubel (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castillo 2; Cuddyer; Redmond.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kubel (2, 2nd base off Haren/Kendall), Punto (3, 2nd base off Haren/Kendall).

FIELDING
E: Morneau (3, fielding).
DP: (Castillo-Punto-Morneau).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kotsay, CF4010002.265
Swisher, LF2110100.294
Chavez, 3B3012001.274
Thomas, DH3000103.226
Crosby, SS4010000.251
Kielty, RF4000013.250
Johnson, 1B4010003.199
Kendall, C3120000.264
Scutaro, 2B2010002.141
Totals292822114 

BATTING
2B: Swisher (12, Radke), Kotsay (11, Radke).
TB: Kotsay 2; Swisher 2; Chavez; Crosby; Johnson; Kendall 2; Scutaro.
RBI: Chavez 2 (41).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson 2; Scutaro; Thomas 2.
S: Swisher; Scutaro.
SF: Chavez.
GIDP: Kotsay.
Team LOB: 8.

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Radke (L, 4-7)7.08212106.42
Crain 1.00000006.66
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Haren 6.03002603.75
Keisler 0.01110004.32
Calero (BS, 2)0.12000104.98
Halsey (W, 2-2)0.21001104.37
Street (S, 9)2.00001404.29

Keisler pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Halsey pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

WP: Haren.
Pitches-strikes: Radke 108-69, Crain 7-4, Haren 122-73, Keisler 2-1, Calero 11-8, Halsey 16-9, Street 25-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Radke 10-10, Crain 3-0, Haren 7-5, Keisler 0-0, Calero 0-0, Halsey 0-1, Street 0-2.
Batters faced: Radke 31, Crain 3, Haren 23, Keisler 1, Calero 3, Halsey 4, Street 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Calero 1-1, Halsey 2-0, Street 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Travis Reininger. 1B: Phil Cuzzi. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 75 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:53.
Att: 23,194.

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