MLB Play by Play - Oakland vs. Kansas City

Athletics 1st
Jose Lima pitching:
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Kendall struck out swinging.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Kotsay popped out to shortstop.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Crosby walked.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Chavez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Joe Blanton pitching:
David DeJesus:Ball, DeJesus flied out to center.
Chip Ambres:Strike looking, Ball, Ambres grounded out to shortstop.
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Sweeney struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 2nd
Jose Lima pitching:
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Johnson fouled out to catcher.
Jay Payton:Strike looking, Ball, Payton popped out to shortstop.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Swisher grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Joe Blanton pitching:
Matt Stairs:Ball, Stairs singled to right.
Emil Brown:Brown singled to center, Stairs to second.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Teahen grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Stairs to third, Brown out at second.
Angel M. Berroa:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Berroa hit by pitch.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Ball, Berroa to second on wild pitch, Strike looking, Strike looking, Buck struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 3rd
Jose Lima pitching:
Bobby Kielty:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kielty singled to center.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ellis flied out to center.
Jason Kendall:Pickoff attempt, Kendall singled to shallow left center, Kielty to second.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Strike looking, Kotsay popped out to third.
Bobby Crosby:Crosby grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Kendall out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Joe Blanton pitching:
Donnie Murphy:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Murphy grounded out to second.
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, DeJesus struck out looking.
Chip Ambres:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ambres singled to center.
Mike Sweeney:Strike swinging, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Sweeney struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 4th
Jose Lima pitching:
Eric Chavez:Chavez lined out to first.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Johnson homered to right.
Jay Payton:Payton singled to right.
Nick Swisher:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Ball, Swisher walked, Payton to second.
Bobby Kielty:Strike looking, Kielty flied out to center, Payton to third.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Strike looking, Ellis reached on an infield single, Payton scored, Swisher to second.
Jason Kendall:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Kendall singled to right, Swisher scored, Ellis to second.
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Matt Stairs:Ball, Strike looking, Stairs grounded out to first.
Emil Brown:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Brown lined out to right.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Teahen grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 5th
Jose Lima pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Crosby struck out swinging.
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Chavez singled to right.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Johnson walked, Chavez to second.
Jay Payton:Payton popped out to shortstop.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Swisher walked, Chavez to third, Johnson to second.
Bobby Kielty:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Kielty singled to shallow left center, Chavez and Johnson scored, Swisher to third.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ellis doubled to center, Swisher and Kielty scored.
Jimmy Gobble relieved Jose Lima.
Jason Kendall:Kendall grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Angel M. Berroa:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Berroa struck out swinging.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Buck lined out to center.
Donnie Murphy:Strike looking, Murphy grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 6th
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Ball, Kotsay safe at first on 2nd baseman Murphy's throwing error.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Crosby struck out swinging.
Eric Chavez:Strike swinging, Chavez doubled to deep left center, Kotsay to third.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Johnson walked.
Jay Payton:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Payton grounded into double play pitcher to catcher to first, Kotsay out at home, Chavez to third, Johnson to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Royals 6th
Joe Blanton pitching:
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, DeJesus safe at first on 3rd baseman Chavez's fielding error.
Chip Ambres:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ambres reached on fielder's choice to third, DeJesus out at second.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Sweeney grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Ambres out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Athletics 7th
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Nick Swisher:Swisher grounded out to third.
Bobby Kielty:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Kielty singled to center.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Ball, Ellis doubled to deep left center, Kielty scored.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Kendall walked.
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Kotsay singled to center, Ellis to third, Kendall to second.
Bobby Crosby:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Crosby reached on fielder's choice to second, Ellis scored, Kendall to third, Kotsay out at second.
Eric Chavez:Foul, Strike looking, Chavez doubled to left, Kendall and Crosby scored.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Johnson walked.
Jay Payton:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Payton singled to center, Chavez scored, Johnson to second.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Swisher homered to left center, Johnson and Payton scored.
Andy Sisco relieved Jimmy Gobble.
Bobby Kielty:Ball, Ball, Ball, Kielty walked.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ellis grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Kielty out at second.
End of Inning (8 Runs, 6 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
Keiichi Yabu pitching:
Matt Stairs:Paul Phillips hit for Matt Stairs.
Paul Phillips:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Phillips grounded out to second.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Ball, Marco Scutaro at shortstop, Ball, Keith Ginter at second, Foul, Brown struck out swinging
Denny Hocking hit for Mark Teahen.
Denny Hocking:Hocking grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 8th
Andy Sisco pitching:
Jason Kendall:Ball, Ball, Ball, Joe McEwing at third, Kendall walked.
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Kotsay struck out looking.
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Foul, Scutaro flied out to center.
Keith Ginter:Strike looking, Ginter flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Keiichi Yabu pitching:
Joe McEwing:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, McEwing doubled to center.
John Buck:Strike swinging, Ball, Buck reached on an infield single, McEwing to third.
Donnie Murphy:Foul, Ball, Foul, Murphy struck out swinging.
David DeJesus:Foul, DeJesus singled to left center, McEwing scored, Buck to second.
Chip Ambres:Ambres flied out to left.
Mike Sweeney:Foul, Sweeney grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 9th
Jonah Bayliss pitching:
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Johnson singled to center.
Jay Payton:Ball, Ball, Foul, Payton doubled to deep right, Johnson scored.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Swisher walked.
Bobby Kielty:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Kielty struck out looking.
Mark Ellis:Ellis flied out to deep left.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Kendall flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 9th
Ricardo Rincon pitching:
Paul Phillips:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Phillips grounded out to second.
Emil Brown:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Brown walked.
Denny Hocking:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Hocking singled to center, Brown to third.
Joe McEwing:Ball, Foul, Ball, McEwing flied out to center.
John Buck:Foul, Buck flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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