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Athletics 6, Angels 4
Rookie right-hander Trevor Cahill delivers a pitch in the first inning. (Chris Carlson/AP)
Jack Cust, Jason Giambi and Ryan Sweeney each had three hits as the A's rallied for their first win of the season. Rookie Trevor Cahill was effective in his debut but received a no-decision, while Michael Wuertz collected the victory with a scoreless inning.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (1-1)
Won 1
Oakland 6, LA Angels 4   LAA
LA Angels (1-1)
Lost 1
April 7, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 0   6 16 1
LA Angels
1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   4 8 0
Standings thru 4/7/09  |  Recap: OAK | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Angels stats
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sweeney, R, CF-RF 5 2 3 0 0 1 2 .333
Cabrera, O, SS 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .125
Giambi, DH 5 1 3 1 0 0 2 .375
Garciaparra, 1B 5 1 2 0 0 0 4 .222
Chavez, Er, 3B 5 0 1 1 0 1 4 .250
Cust, RF 4 1 3 2 0 1 0 .600
  1-Davis, R, PR-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Suzuki, K, C 5 1 1 0 0 0 4 .125
Buck, LF 4 0 1 1 1 0 2 .250
Ellis, M, 2B 5 0 2 1 0 1 3 .250
Totals 43 6 16 6 2 5 25  

1-Ran for Cust in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Ellis, M (1, Moseley), Sweeney, R (1, Oliver, D), Giambi (1, Oliver, D), Chavez, Er (1, Bulger).
TB: Sweeney, R 4; Giambi 4; Ellis, M 3; Suzuki, K; Buck; Cust 3; Chavez, Er 2; Garciaparra 2.
RBI: Cust 2 (2), Buck (1), Ellis, M (1), Chavez, Er (1), Giambi (1).
2-out RBI: Ellis, M; Cust; Giambi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Buck; Giambi; Sweeney, R; Suzuki, K; Garciaparra 2; Ellis, M.
Team RISP: 5-for-17.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
E: Cust (1, fielding).

 
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 4 2 1 0 1 0 2 .143
Kendrick, H, 2B 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .250
Abreu, RF 5 0 1 2 0 1 2 .222
Guerrero, DH 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 .375
Hunter, To, CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .222
Morales, K, 1B 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 .286
Rivera, J, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .250
Mathis, C 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .333
Aybar, SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .200
Totals 34 4 8 3 6 6 18  

BATTING
2B: Hunter, To (1, Cahill), Mathis (1, Cahill), Morales, K (1, Cahill), Aybar (1, Wuertz).
TB: Figgins; Mathis 2; Guerrero; Aybar 2; Hunter, To 2; Morales, K 3; Abreu.
RBI: Abreu 2 (2), Morales, K (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rivera, J 4; Abreu; Kendrick, H.
SAC: Aybar.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figgins (1, 2nd base off Cahill/Suzuki, K).
CS: Morales, K (1, 2nd base by Cahill/Suzuki, K).

 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cahill 5.0 5 3 2 5 1 0 3.60
Wuertz (W, 1-0) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Casilla, S (H, 1) 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Ziegler (S, 1) 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 9.00
 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Moseley 6.0 9 3 3 0 4 0 4.50
Jepsen (L, 0-1) 1.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 18.00
Oliver, D 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 13.50
Bulger 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00

WP: Cahill.
IBB: Morales, K (by Cahill).
Pitches-strikes: Cahill 103-57, Wuertz 14-10, Casilla, S 26-14, Ziegler 18-12, Moseley 105-70, Jepsen 23-16, Oliver, D 20-12, Bulger 20-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cahill 7-6, Wuertz 1-0, Casilla, S 2-2, Ziegler 1-0, Moseley 5-6, Jepsen 1-1, Oliver, D 1-0, Bulger 0-1.
Batters faced: Cahill 25, Wuertz 4, Casilla, S 7, Ziegler 5, Moseley 27, Jepsen 7, Oliver, D 5, Bulger 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Bulger 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:17.
Att: 43,396.
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
April 7, 2009
April 7, 2009

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