MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Scott Baker pitching:
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike looking, Guiel fouled out to third.
Chip Ambres:Ball, Ambres flied out to center.
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Foul, Sweeney grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
J.P. Howell pitching:
Lew Ford:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ford flied out to right.
Brent Abernathy:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Abernathy grounded out to shortstop.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Mauer struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Scott Baker pitching:
Matt Stairs:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Stairs struck out swinging.
Emil Brown:Ball, Ball, Brown flied out to right.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Strike looking, Teahen grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
J.P. Howell pitching:
Matt LeCroy:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, LeCroy struck out looking.
Jacque Jones:Strike looking, Ball, Jones grounded out to third.
Michael Cuddyer:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Cuddyer struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Scott Baker pitching:
Angel M. Berroa:Strike looking, Ball, Berroa homered to left center.
John Buck:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Buck walked.
Andres Blanco:Strike looking, Strike (missed bunt), Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Blanco flied out to center.
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike swinging, Foul, Guiel grounded out to third.
Chip Ambres:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ambres flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
J.P. Howell pitching:
Justin Morneau:Strike looking, Ball, Morneau grounded out to shortstop.
Terry Tiffee:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Tiffee walked.
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bartlett struck out swinging.
Lew Ford:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ford walked, Tiffee to second.
Brent Abernathy:Strike looking, Ball, Abernathy hit by pitch, Tiffee to third, Ford to second.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Mauer grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Scott Baker pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Sweeney singled to left center.
Matt Stairs:Foul, Foul, Stairs reached on an infield single, Sweeney to second.
Emil Brown:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Brown struck out swinging.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Teahen singled to center, Sweeney scored, Stairs to second.
Angel M. Berroa:Berroa fouled out to catcher.
John Buck:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Buck doubled to right, Stairs and Teahen scored.
Andres Blanco:Foul, Foul, Foul, Blanco popped out to second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
J.P. Howell pitching:
Matt LeCroy:Foul, Foul, Foul, LeCroy struck out swinging.
Jacque Jones:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Jones struck out looking.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cuddyer walked.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Morneau flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Scott Baker pitching:
Aaron C. Guiel:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Guiel walked.
Chip Ambres:Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Ambres lined out to third.
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Foul, Sweeney singled to shallow center, Guiel to third.
Matt Stairs:Strike looking, Stairs hit sacrifice fly to left, Guiel scored.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Strike looking, Brown struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
J.P. Howell pitching:
Terry Tiffee:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Tiffee grounded out to shortstop.
Jason Bartlett:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bartlett flied out to center.
Lew Ford:Ford flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Terry Mulholland pitching:
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Teahen struck out swinging.
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Berroa grounded out to third.
John Buck:Buck flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Andrew Sisco pitching:
Brent Abernathy:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Abernathy singled to center.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Mauer singled to center, Abernathy to second.
Matt LeCroy:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike (foul tip), LeCroy struck out swinging.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Jones grounded into double play shortstop to first, Mauer out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Terry Mulholland pitching:
Andres Blanco:Blanco singled to center.
Aaron C. Guiel:Ball, Strike looking, Guiel popped out to second.
Chip Ambres:Ball, Ambres grounded into double play third to second to first, Blanco out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Andrew Sisco pitching:
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Cuddyer singled to left center.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Foul, Morneau reached on fielder's choice to third, Cuddyer out at second.
Terry Tiffee:Foul, Tiffee grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Morneau out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Terry Mulholland pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Ball, Ball, Sweeney walked.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Stairs grounded into double play shortstop to first, Sweeney out at second.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Brown grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Ambiorix Burgos pitching:
Jason Bartlett:Ambiorix Burgos relieved Andrew Sisco, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bartlett grounded out to second.
Lew Ford:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ford flied out to center.
Brent Abernathy:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Abernathy lined out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Travis Bowyer pitching:
Mark Teahen:Travis Bowyer relieved Terry Mulholland, Strike looking, Strike looking, Teahen struck out swinging.
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Ball, Berroa grounded out to second.
John Buck:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Buck walked.
Andres Blanco:Blanco flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 9th
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Mauer lined out to second.
Matt LeCroy:Strike looking, Strike swinging, LeCroy flied out to center.
Jacque Jones:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Jones grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)