MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Joe Mays pitching:
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Guiel struck out swinging.
Terrence Long:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Long walked.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Sweeney walked, Long to second.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Ball, Ball, Stairs singled to left center, Long scored, Sweeney to second.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Brown walked, Sweeney to third, Stairs to second.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Teahen struck out swinging.
Angel M. Berroa:Berroa singled to center, Sweeney and Stairs scored, Brown to third.
John Buck:Foul, Foul, Foul, Buck grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Mike Wood pitching:
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Punto popped out to shortstop.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Strike looking, Ball, Rodriguez doubled to right.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Mauer grounded out to pitcher, Rodriguez to third.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Jones popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Joe Mays pitching:
Andres Blanco:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Blanco singled to right.
Aaron C. Guiel:Guiel singled to left center, Blanco to second.
Terrence Long:Ball, Long flied out to center, Blanco to third.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Ball, Sweeney doubled to center, Blanco and Guiel scored.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Stairs lined out to first.
Emil Brown:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Brown struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Mike Wood pitching:
Lew Ford:Ball, Strike looking, Ford popped out to second.
Justin Morneau:Strike looking, Morneau flied out to left.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Cuddyer safe at first on shortstop Berroa's throwing error.
Jason Tyner:Strike looking, Tyner grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Royals 3rd
Joe Mays pitching:
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Teahen flied out to center.
Angel M. Berroa:Foul, Strike (foul tip), Foul, Berroa grounded out to third.
John Buck:Foul, Buck lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Mike Wood pitching:
Jason Bartlett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Bartlett walked.
Nick Punto:Punto homered to right, Bartlett scored.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Rodriguez doubled to right.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Strike looking, Mauer flied out to left.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Jones flied out to center.
Lew Ford:Ball, Ball, Ford singled to deep left, Rodriguez scored, Ford to second on left fielder Brown's throwing error.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Morneau grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)

Royals 4th
Joe Mays pitching:
Andres Blanco:Blanco popped bunt out to pitcher.
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike looking, Foul, Guiel struck out swinging.
Terrence Long:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Long grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Mike Wood pitching:
Michael Cuddyer:Cuddyer reached on an infield single.
Jason Tyner:Bunt foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Tyner reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Cuddyer out at second.
Jason Bartlett:Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball (pitchout), Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Bartlett popped out to first.
Nick Punto:Ball, Ball, Ball, Punto walked, Tyner to second.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Rodriguez homered to right, Tyner and Punto scored.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Mauer singled to center.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Jones grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Joe Mays pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Ball, Sweeney grounded out to shortstop.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Ball, Stairs lined out to center.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Brown grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
D.J. Carrasco pitching:
Lew Ford:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ford grounded out to shortstop.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Ball, Morneau grounded out to shortstop.
Michael Cuddyer:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Cuddyer struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Travis Bowyer pitching:
Mark Teahen:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Teahen homered to center.
Angel M. Berroa:Foul, Berroa grounded out to third.
John Buck:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Buck homered to center.
Andres Blanco:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Blanco singled to center.
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Ball, Guiel struck out swinging.
Terrence Long:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Long singled to left, Blanco to second.
Mike Sweeney:Sweeney homered to left, Blanco and Long scored.
Matt Stairs:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Stairs struck out looking.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
D.J. Carrasco pitching:
Jason Tyner:Ball, Ball, Ball, Tyner walked.
Jason Bartlett:Strike looking, Bartlett singled to left, Tyner to second.
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Punto struck out swinging.
Jimmy Gobble relieved D.J. Carrasco.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Foul, Rodriguez popped out to shortstop.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Ball, Mauer grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Bartlett out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Matt Guerrier pitching:
Emil Brown:Brown grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Teahen struck out swinging.
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Berroa struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Jacque Jones:Strike looking, Jones singled to left.
Lew Ford:Ball, Ball, Ford lined out to left.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Ball, Morneau flied out to deep left.
Michael Cuddyer:Strike looking, Cuddyer singled to center, Jones to second
Brent Abernathy hit for Jason Tyner.
Brent Abernathy:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Abernathy struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Matt Guerrier pitching:
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Buck grounded out to second.
Andres Blanco:Strike looking, Ball, Blanco grounded out to second.
Aaron C. Guiel:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Guiel struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bartlett grounded out to shortstop.
Nick Punto:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Punto doubled to left.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Rodriguez walked.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Mauer grounded out to first, Punto to third, Rodriguez to second.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Jones struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Matt Guerrier pitching:
Terrence Long:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Long walked.
Mike Sweeney:Strike swinging, Sweeney reached on an infield single, Long to second.
Matt Stairs:Stairs flied out to center.
Emil Brown:Brown flied out to center, Long to third.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Teahen grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 9th
Mike M. MacDougal pitching:
Lew Ford:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ford grounded out to pitcher.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Morneau struck out swinging.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Cuddyer flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)