MLB Play by Play - Oakland vs. Kansas City

Athletics 1st
Joe Mays pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Kotsay flied out to deep left.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Swisher flied out to right.
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Chavez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Dan Haren pitching:
Shane Costa:Ball, Strike looking, Costa popped out to shortstop.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Grudzielanek popped out to second.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Sweeney homered to left center.
Reggie Sanders:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Sanders popped out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 2nd
Joe Mays pitching:
Frank Thomas:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Thomas singled to center.
Jay Payton:Ball, Payton grounded into double play shortstop to second, Thomas out at second.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Crosby grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Dan Haren pitching:
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Mientkiewicz grounded out to first.
Emil Brown:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Brown singled softly to center.
Mark Teahen:Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Brown stole second, Ball, Teahen grounded out to shortstop, Brown to third.
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Strike looking, Berroa flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 3rd
Joe Mays pitching:
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Johnson grounded out to first.
Jason Kendall:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Kendall walked.
Mark Ellis:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Ellis homered to left, Kendall scored.
Mark Kotsay:Foul, Foul, Ball, Kotsay flied out to center.
Nick Swisher:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Swisher walked.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Chavez walked, Swisher to second.
Frank Thomas:Ball, Strike looking, Thomas reached on fielder's choice to third, Chavez out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Dan Haren pitching:
John Buck:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Buck flied out to center.
Shane Costa:Foul, Ball, Ball, Costa doubled to center
Esteban German ran for Shane Costa.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Strike looking, Grudzielanek flied out to center.
Mike Sweeney:Foul, Ball, Sweeney popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 4th
Joe Mays pitching:
Jay Payton:Strike looking, Payton doubled to left center.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Ball, Ball, Crosby walked.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Johnson walked, Payton to third, Crosby to second.
Jason Kendall:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Kendall hit sacrifice fly to center, Payton scored.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Crosby to third, Johnson to second on wild pitch, Ball, Ellis doubled to deep left, Crosby and Johnson scored.
Jimmy Gobble relieved Joe Mays.
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Kotsay grounded out to first, Ellis to third.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Swisher struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Dan Haren pitching:
Reggie Sanders:Sanders homered to left center.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Strike looking, Ball, Mientkiewicz singled to right.
Emil Brown:Ball, Brown grounded into double play shortstop to second, Mientkiewicz out at second.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Teahen struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 5th
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Eric Chavez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Chavez popped out to third.
Frank Thomas:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Thomas struck out looking.
Jay Payton:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Payton lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Dan Haren pitching:
Angel M. Berroa:Strike looking, Berroa lined out to third.
John Buck:Foul, Buck hit by pitch.
Esteban German:Ball, Strike looking, German reached on fielder's choice to second, Buck out at second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Ball, Grudzielanek struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 6th
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Crosby grounded out to shortstop.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Johnson struck out swinging.
Jason Kendall:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Kendall flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Dan Haren pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Sweeney struck out swinging.
Reggie Sanders:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Sanders doubled to right.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Strike looking, Ball, Mientkiewicz grounded out to first, Sanders to third.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Brown flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 7th
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ellis walked.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Kotsay reached on fielder's choice to second, Ellis out at second.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Foul, Swisher struck out looking.
Eric Chavez:Foul, Strike swinging, Chavez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
Dan Haren pitching:
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Ball, Teahen walked.
Angel M. Berroa:Strike looking, Foul, Berroa struck out swinging.
John Buck:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Buck struck out swinging.
Esteban German:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, German singled hard to left center, Teahen to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Foul, Grudzielanek grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 8th
Luke Hudson pitching:
Frank Thomas:Strike looking, Thomas grounded out to second.
Jay Payton:Ball, Foul, Payton grounded out to shortstop.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Crosby grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Dan Haren pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Sweeney struck out swinging.
Reggie Sanders:Sanders grounded out to third.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Mientkiewicz doubled to deep right.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Brown hit by pitch.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Teahen flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 9th
Andrew Sisco pitching:
Dan Johnson:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Johnson singled to left center.
Jason Kendall:Foul, Ball, Kendall singled to right, Johnson to second.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Johnson to third, Kendall to second on wild pitch, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ellis struck out looking.
Mark Kotsay:Foul, Kotsay reached on fielder's choice to second, Johnson out at home.
Nick Swisher:Swisher flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 9th
Kiko Calero pitching:
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Berroa flied out to right
Matt Stairs hit for John Buck.
Matt Stairs:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Stairs singled to right.
Esteban German:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, German walked, Stairs to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Grudzielanek walked, Stairs to third, German to second.
Kirk Saarloos relieved Kiko Calero.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Ball, Ball, Sweeney walked, Stairs scored, German to third, Grudzielanek to second
Tony Graffanino ran for Mike Sweeney.
Reggie Sanders:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Sanders struck out swinging.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Mientkiewicz grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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