Todd Helton heads for first after hitting a two-run single. (Ben Margot/AP)
By Thomas Harding / MLB.com
Jason Hammel pitched 7 1/3 innings and kept the A's quiet while allowing only four hits en route to his fifth win of the season. As the designated hitter, Garrett Atkins had three hits and two RBIs, and Todd Helton drove in two.
HBP: Iannetta (by Braden). Pitches-strikes: Hammel 99-66, Flores, R 8-6, Peralta, Jo
14-5, Street 11-7, Braden 100-63, Ziegler 14-9, Breslow 18-13, Casilla, S 11-8, Bailey, A 16-11. Groundouts-flyouts:
Hammel 7-3, Flores, R 0-0, Peralta, Jo 0-0, Street 1-1, Braden 7-7, Ziegler 2-0, Breslow 0-1, Casilla, S 2-0, Bailey, A 1-0. Batters
faced: Hammel 27, Flores, R 2, Peralta, Jo 3, Street 3, Braden 26, Ziegler 3, Breslow 3, Casilla, S 3, Bailey, A 3. Inherited
runners-scored: Flores, R 1-0, Peralta, Jo 2-1, Ziegler 1-0. Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Tim Timmons.
2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Rob Drake. Weather: 67 degrees, clear. Wind: 11 mph, Out to RF. T:
2:41. Att: 20,872. Venue: Oakland Coliseum. June 26, 2009 June 26, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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