MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Johan Santana pitching:
Chip Ambres:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ambres grounded out to third.
Joe McEwing:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, McEwing popped out to shortstop.
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Sweeney singled to right.
Emil Brown:Brown singled to center, Sweeney to second.
Justin Huber:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Huber struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Runelvys Hernandez pitching:
Nick Punto:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Punto walked.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Punto stole second, Ball, Ball, Rodriguez walked, Punto to third on passed ball.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Ball, Mauer singled hard to center, Punto scored, Rodriguez to second.
Jacque Jones:Strike looking, Ball, Jones safe at first on 1st baseman Huber's fielding error, Rodriguez to third, Mauer to second.
Lew Ford:Ball, Ford hit sacrifice fly to center, Rodriguez scored, Mauer to third, Jones to second.
Justin Morneau:Foul, Foul, Morneau popped out to third.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Cuddyer walked.
Michael Ryan:Strike looking, Ball, Ryan lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Royals 2nd
Johan Santana pitching:
Matt Diaz:Ball, Ball, Diaz singled to left center.
Paul Phillips:Phillips reached on an infield single, Diaz to second.
Donnie Murphy:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Murphy struck out swinging.
Andres Blanco:Ball, Foul, Foul, Blanco reached on fielder's choice to second, Diaz to third, Phillips out at second.
Chip Ambres:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Ambres reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Blanco out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Runelvys Hernandez pitching:
Luis Rivas:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Rivas popped out to catcher.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Ball, Punto popped out to shortstop.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Ball, Rodriguez flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Johan Santana pitching:
Joe McEwing:Foul, Ball, Ball, McEwing flied out to center.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Sweeney walked.
Emil Brown:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Brown struck out looking.
Justin Huber:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Huber struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Runelvys Hernandez pitching:
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Mauer flied out to center.
Jacque Jones:Jones flied out to deep right.
Lew Ford:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ford grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Johan Santana pitching:
Matt Diaz:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Diaz struck out swinging.
Paul Phillips:Bunt foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Phillips grounded out to first.
Donnie Murphy:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Murphy struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Runelvys Hernandez pitching:
Justin Morneau:Morneau flied out to center.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Cuddyer singled to left.
Michael Ryan:Ryan popped out to shortstop.
Luis Rivas:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Rivas reached on fielder's choice to third, Cuddyer out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Johan Santana pitching:
Andres Blanco:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Blanco popped out to catcher.
Chip Ambres:Ambres flied out to right.
Joe McEwing:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, McEwing flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Runelvys Hernandez pitching:
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Punto grounded out to first.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Rodriguez flied out to center.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Foul, Ball, Mauer lined out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Johan Santana pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Sweeney popped out to first.
Emil Brown:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Brown walked.
Justin Huber:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Huber grounded into double play second to shortstop, Brown out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Runelvys Hernandez pitching:
Jacque Jones:Jones singled to shallow center.
Lew Ford:Ball (pitchout), Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ford grounded out to shortstop, Jones to second.
Justin Morneau:Morneau lined out to right.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Cuddyer walked.
Michael Ryan:Ryan popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Johan Santana pitching:
Matt Diaz:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Diaz homered to left center.
Paul Phillips:Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Phillips doubled to left center.
Donnie Murphy:Bunt foul, Ball, Murphy sacrificed to third, Phillips to third.
Andres Blanco:Blanco popped out to first.
Chip Ambres:Strike looking, Ambres lined out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Runelvys Hernandez pitching:
Luis Rivas:Ball, Rivas singled to left center.
Nick Punto:Pickoff attempt, Punto doubled to deep right, Rivas to third.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to center, Rivas scored.
Jeremy Affeldt relieved Runelvys Hernandez.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Strike looking, Mauer reached on an infield single, Punto to third.
Jacque Jones:Jones grounded into double play first, Mauer out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Mark Teahen hit for Joe McEwing
Juan Rincon pitching:
Mark Teahen:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Teahen grounded out to second.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Sweeney struck out swinging.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Brown grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Lew Ford:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ford struck out swinging.
Justin Morneau:Morneau lined out to right.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Cuddyer walked
Matt LeCroy hit for Michael Ryan.
Matt LeCroy:Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Cuddyer to second on wild pitch, Ball, LeCroy flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Terrence Long hit for Justin Huber
Joe Nathan pitching:
Terrence Long:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Long struck out swinging.
Matt Diaz:Strike looking, Foul, Diaz struck out swinging
Denny Hocking hit for Paul Phillips.
Denny Hocking:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Hocking struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)