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Vin but no victory
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Dodgers 3, Athletics 2
Kurt Suzuki doubles in the third inning to give the A's a 1-0 lead. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Vin Mazzaro turned in another solid effort, with six innings of two-run ball. But, while strong baserunning from Rajai Davis got the rookie off the hook -- Davis raced home from first on a seventh-inning single -- the A's lost the rubber game in LA.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (28-37)
Lost 1
LA Dodgers 3, Oakland 2   LAD
LA Dodgers (44-23)
Won 1
June 18, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 7 0
LA Dodgers
0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 X   3 8 0
Standings thru 6/18/09  |  Recap: OAK | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Dodgers stats
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kennedy, A, 2B 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .303
Suzuki, K, C 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .274
Cust, RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .233
Holliday, LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .274
Giambi, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .206
Cabrera, O, SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .234
Crosby, 3B 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .197
  b-Sweeney, R, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245
Davis, R, CF 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .233
Mazzaro, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Garciaparra, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .259
  Ziegler, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Breslow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Springer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 27 2 7 1 4 5 14  

a-Singled for Mazzaro in the 7th. b-Grounded into a double play for Crosby in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Suzuki, K (18, Wolf), Holliday (12, Wolf).
TB: Suzuki, K 2; Davis, R; Cust; Holliday 2; Cabrera, O 2; Garciaparra.
RBI: Suzuki, K (23).
2-out RBI: Suzuki, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cust 2; Crosby; Suzuki, K.
SAC: Mazzaro 2.
GIDP: Suzuki, K, Cabrera, O, Kennedy, A, Sweeney, R.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Cabrera, O (4, 2nd base by Wolf/Martin, R).
PO: Cabrera, O (1st base by Wolf).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Davis, R (Pierre at 2nd base), Holliday (Martin, R at 3rd base).

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pierre, LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .328
Furcal, SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .244
Hudson, O, 2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .309
Blake, 3B 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .305
Ethier, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .270
Kemp, CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .311
Loney, 1B 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .281
Martin, R, C 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .238
Wolf, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .071
  Wade, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Leach, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Loretta, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .244
  Belisario, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Troncoso, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 28 3 8 3 3 6 10  

a-Singled for Leach in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Loney (14, Ziegler).
HR: Hudson, O (5, 3rd inning off Mazzaro, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Pierre; Loretta; Hudson, O 4; Blake 2; Ethier; Loney 2; Martin, R.
RBI: Hudson, O (36), Pierre (22), Loretta (11).
2-out RBI: Hudson, O.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wolf 2; Pierre.
SAC: Wolf.
Team RISP: 2-for-6.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Furcal (4, 2nd base by Breslow/Suzuki, K).

FIELDING
DP: 4 (Hudson, O-Furcal-Loney, Blake-Hudson, O-Loney 3).
Pickoffs: Wolf (Cabrera, O at 1st base).

 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Mazzaro 6.0 5 2 2 1 5 1 1.75
Ziegler (L, 1-3) 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.99
Breslow 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.62
Springer 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.79
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wolf 6.0 5 1 1 4 3 0 3.29
Wade (BS, 6) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.68
Leach (W, 2-0) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.46
Belisario (H, 10) 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.23
Troncoso (S, 4) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.30

IBB: Loney (by Mazzaro).
HBP: Davis, R (by Wade).
Pitches-strikes: Mazzaro 93-59, Ziegler 12-7, Breslow 15-8, Springer 7-6, Wolf 87-46, Wade 7-5, Leach 2-2, Belisario 16-10, Troncoso 2-2.
Groundouts-flyouts: Mazzaro 8-2, Ziegler 1-0, Breslow 1-0, Springer 0-1, Wolf 8-3, Wade 0-1, Leach 1-0, Belisario 1-1, Troncoso 1-0.
Batters faced: Mazzaro 23, Ziegler 4, Breslow 3, Springer 2, Wolf 24, Wade 3, Leach 1, Belisario 5, Troncoso 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Breslow 1-0, Leach 1-0, Troncoso 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Andy Fletcher. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Adrian Johnson.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Varies.
T: 2:33.
Att: 50,492.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
June 18, 2009
June 18, 2009

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