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MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Oakland

Rangers 1st
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Matthews struck out looking.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Young walked.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Teixeira singled to right, Young to second.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Blalock grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Teixeira out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 1st
Juan Dominguez pitching:
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ellis singled to left center.
Jason Kendall:Foul, Pickoff attempt, Kendall reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Ellis out at second.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Strike looking, Kotsay flied out to deep left.
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Foul, Chavez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 2nd
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Soriano struck out looking.
Adrian Gonzalez:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Gonzalez lined out to second.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, DeRosa struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 2nd
Juan Dominguez pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Crosby popped out to first.
Scott Hatteberg:Strike looking, Foul, Hatteberg flied out to center.
Jay Payton:Payton singled to center.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Johnson homered to right, Payton scored.
Nick Swisher:Swisher lined out to right.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 3rd
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
Rod Barajas:Strike looking, Foul, Barajas singled to left center.
Jason Botts:Botts singled to right, Barajas to third.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Matthews singled to center, Barajas scored, Botts to second.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Ball, Young reached on fielder's choice to third, Botts to third, Matthews out at second.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Ball, Teixeira popped out to third.
Hank Blalock:Blalock grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 3rd
Juan Dominguez pitching:
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ellis grounded out to first.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Kendall grounded out to third.
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 4th
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Soriano flied out to right.
Adrian Gonzalez:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Gonzalez singled to center.
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, DeRosa walked, Gonzalez to second.
Rod Barajas:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Barajas homered to left, Gonzalez and DeRosa scored.
Jason Botts:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Botts singled to left center.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Matthews reached on fielder's choice to second, Botts out at second.
Michael Young:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Matthews stole second, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Young doubled to left, Matthews scored.
Mark Teixeira:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Teixeira intentionally walked.
Ron J. Flores relieved Kirk Saarloos.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Blalock struck out swinging.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 4th
Juan Dominguez pitching:
Eric Chavez:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Chavez struck out looking.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Strike swinging, Crosby grounded out to second.
Scott Hatteberg:Ball, Hatteberg popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Ron J. Flores pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Soriano flied out to right.
Adrian Gonzalez:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Gonzalez struck out swinging.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Ball, DeRosa flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 5th
Juan Dominguez pitching:
Jay Payton:Foul, Strike looking, Payton lined out to left.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Johnson doubled to deep left.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Swisher struck out looking.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ellis hit by pitch.
Jason Kendall:Ball, Ball, Kendall singled to left center, Johnson to third, Ellis to second.
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Kotsay struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Kiko Calero pitching:
Rod Barajas:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Barajas struck out swinging.
Jason Botts:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Botts struck out swinging.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Ball, Matthews singled to left.
Michael Young:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Matthews to second on wild pitch, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Young walked.
Mark Teixeira:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Teixeira grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 6th
Juan Dominguez pitching:
Eric Chavez:Foul, Ball, Chavez popped out to second.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Strike looking, Crosby doubled to center.
Scott Hatteberg:Strike looking, Hatteberg lined out to right.
Jay Payton:Ball, Foul, Ball, Payton popped out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
Kiko Calero pitching:
Hank Blalock:Blalock grounded out to second.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Soriano fouled out to second.
Adrian Gonzalez:Strike swinging, Gonzalez flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 7th
Juan Dominguez pitching:
Dan Johnson:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Johnson flied out to left.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Ball, Swisher grounded out to first.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Ellis fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Rich Harden pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, DeRosa flied out to deep left.
Rod Barajas:Ball, Barajas flied out to center.
Jason Botts:Ball, Ball, Botts singled to left.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Matthews grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 8th
Juan Dominguez pitching:
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Kendall reached on an infield single.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Foul, Ball, Kotsay singled to right, Kendall to third.
Eric Chavez:Chavez fouled out to third.
Bobby Crosby:Joaquin Benoit relieved Juan Dominguez, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Crosby struck out looking.
Scott Hatteberg:Hatteberg fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Jay Witasick pitching:
Michael Young:Ball, Young singled to left center.
Mark Teixeira:Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Teixeira struck out swinging.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Blalock struck out swinging.
Alfonso Soriano:Pickoff attempt, Ball (pitchout), Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Soriano doubled to center, Young scored.
Adrian Gonzalez:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Gonzalez intentionally walked, Soriano stole third.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, DeRosa grounded into fielder's choice to third, Gonzalez out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 9th
Kevin Mench in left
Francisco Cordero pitching:
Jay Payton:Payton ground-rule doubled to right.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Johnson walked.
Nick Swisher:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Swisher struck out swinging.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ellis struck out swinging.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Kendall reached on an infield single, Payton to third, Johnson to second.
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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