MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Kansas City

Rangers 1st
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Matthews flied out to left.
Michael Young:Ball, Ball, Young singled to right.
Mark Teixeira:Strike looking, Ball, Teixeira flied out to right.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Soriano flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Edison Volquez pitching:
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Guiel struck out swinging.
Denny Hocking:Hocking flied out to left.
Terrence Long:Strike looking, Long grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 2nd
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Hank Blalock:Strike looking, Foul, Blalock flied out to deep right.
Kevin Mench:Ball, Mench flied out to deep right.
Phil Nevin:Ball, Nevin grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Edison Volquez pitching:
Matt Stairs:Stairs doubled to left.
Emil Brown:Ball, Brown grounded out to third.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Teahen walked.
Angel M. Berroa:Strike looking, Ball, Berroa homered to left, Stairs and Teahen scored.
Justin Huber:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Huber grounded out to shortstop.
John Buck:Ball, Foul, Foul, Buck struck out looking.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 3rd
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, DeRosa struck out swinging.
Gerald Laird:Laird doubled to deep right.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Matthews fouled out to third.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Young singled to right, Laird scored.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Teixeira singled to center, Young to third.
Alfonso Soriano:Soriano popped out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Edison Volquez pitching:
Aaron C. Guiel:Ball, Foul, Guiel singled to center.
Denny Hocking:Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Hocking singled to left, Guiel to third.
Terrence Long:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Long walked, Hocking to second.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Stairs walked, Guiel scored, Hocking to third, Long to second.
Emil Brown:Brown doubled to center, Hocking and Long scored, Stairs to third.
Mark Teahen:Teahen doubled to center, Stairs and Brown scored.
Steve Karsay relieved Edison Volquez.
Angel M. Berroa:Strike looking, Foul, Berroa grounded out to shortstop.
Justin Huber:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Teahen to third on wild pitch, Foul, Huber grounded out to shortstop.
John Buck:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Buck struck out swinging.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 4th
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Hank Blalock:Ball, Strike swinging, Blalock flied out to center.
Kevin Mench:Strike looking, Ball, Mench grounded out to shortstop.
Phil Nevin:Ball, Nevin flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Steve Karsay pitching:
Aaron C. Guiel:Ball, Foul, Guiel homered to right.
Denny Hocking:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Hocking walked.
Terrence Long:Strike looking, Long singled to left, Hocking to second.
Matt Stairs:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Stairs singled to center, Hocking scored, Long to second
Matt Diaz ran for Matt Stairs.
Emil Brown:Ball, Ball, Brown flied out to center, Long to third.
Mark Teahen:Foul, Teahen hit sacrifice fly to left, Long scored.
Angel M. Berroa:Berroa grounded out to third.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Ball, DeRosa singled to right.
Gerald Laird:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Laird struck out looking.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Ball, Ball, Matthews walked, DeRosa to second.
Michael Young:Leo Nunez relieved Jimmy Gobble, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Young grounded into double play shortstop to first, Matthews out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Erasmo Ramirez pitching:
Justin Huber:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Huber flied out to right.
John Buck:Ball, Strike looking, Buck fouled out to first.
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Guiel grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Leo Nunez pitching:
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Ball, Teixeira popped out to shortstop.
Alfonso Soriano:Soriano grounded out to pitcher.
Hank Blalock:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Blalock walked.
Kevin Mench:Mench homered to left, Blalock scored.
Phil Nevin:Ball, Nevin grounded out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Erasmo Ramirez pitching:
Denny Hocking:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Hocking singled to left.
Terrence Long:Strike looking, Long singled to center, Hocking to second.
Matt Diaz:Ball, Foul, Ball, Diaz singled to left, Hocking to third, Long to second.
Emil Brown:Foul, Brown lined out to right.
Mark Teahen:Teahen fouled out to third.
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Berroa singled to center, Hocking and Long scored, Diaz to second.
Justin Huber:Strike looking, Huber grounded into fielder's choice to third, Berroa out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa singled to left.
Gerald Laird:Laird fouled out to first.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Matthews struck out swinging.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Young singled to right, DeRosa to second.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Teixeira homered to left, DeRosa and Young scored.
Alfonso Soriano:Strike looking, Strike looking, Soriano struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
Brian Shouse pitching:
John Buck:Ball, Foul, Buck singled to right.
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike looking, Ball, Guiel doubled to right, Buck to third.
Denny Hocking:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Hocking walked.
Terrence Long:Long grounded into double play shortstop to first, Buck scored, Guiel to third, Hocking out at second.
Matt Diaz:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Diaz singled to center, Guiel scored.
Emil Brown:Ball, Ball, Brown homered to center, Diaz scored.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Teahen grounded out to first.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Chip Ambres in left
Ambiorix Burgos pitching:
Hank Blalock:Foul, Ball, Blalock popped out to third.
Kevin Mench:Mench lined out to center.
Phil Nevin:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Nevin struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Sandy Alomar catching
Adrian Gonzalez at first
Scott Feldman pitching:
Angel M. Berroa:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Berroa grounded out to third.
Justin Huber:Ball, Huber lined out to second.
John Buck:Buck doubled to right.
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Guiel flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Shawn Camp pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Ball, DeRosa singled to left.
Gerald Laird:Foul, Ball, Laird homered to left center, DeRosa scored.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Matthews safe at first on 1st baseman Huber's fielding error.
Adrian Gonzalez:Strike looking, Foul, Gonzalez singled to left, Matthews to second.
Mark Teixeira:Teixeira grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Matthews to third, Gonzalez out at second.
Alfonso Soriano:Strike looking, Strike looking, Soriano struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)

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