Oakland scored the decisive runs in a big bottom of the 8th inning scoring 2 runs on 2 hits. After an out was recorded, Dwayne Murphy started the rally when he reached on an error. One out later, Mike Davis came to bat and hit a single. Mike Heath then doubled driving home two runs. Oakland ended up with 8 hits for the game while Seattle had 4.
The victory was credited to Steve McCatty(3-6) who went 3 and 1/3 innings, allowing 1 run. Jay Howell earned his 18th save. Matt Young(11-8) ended up with the loss.
With the win Oakland now has a record of 41-63. With the loss Seattle now has a record of 51-53.