MLB Play by Play - Oakland vs. Kansas City

Athletics 1st
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Kotsay flied out to center.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ellis singled to center.
Eric Chavez:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Chavez struck out swinging.
Frank Thomas:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Thomas struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Esteban Loaiza pitching:
Kerry Robinson:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Robinson singled to shallow center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Grudzielanek walked, Robinson to second.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Ball, Ball, Mientkiewicz walked, Robinson to third, Grudzielanek to second.
Reggie Sanders:Strike looking, Sanders homered to left center, Robinson, Grudzielanek and Mientkiewicz scored.
Matt Stairs:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Stairs doubled to left.
Emil Brown:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Brown flied out to center.
Mark Teahen:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Teahen walked.
Angel M. Berroa:Strike looking, Berroa fouled out to first.
John Buck:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Buck walked, Stairs to third, Teahen to second.
Kerry Robinson:Robinson reached on an infield single, Stairs scored, Teahen to third, Buck to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Foul, Grudzielanek grounded out to third.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 2nd
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Crosby struck out swinging.
Jay Payton:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Payton grounded out to shortstop.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Ball, Swisher walked.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Johnson grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Esteban Loaiza pitching:
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Mientkiewicz walked.
Reggie Sanders:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Sanders walked, Mientkiewicz to second.
Ron Flores relieved Esteban Loaiza.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Stairs reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Mientkiewicz to third, Sanders out at second.
Emil Brown:Ball, Strike looking, Brown popped out to second.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Teahen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 3rd
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Adam Melhuse:Melhuse doubled to center.
Mark Kotsay:Bunt foul, Strike looking, Kotsay struck out swinging.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ellis struck out swinging.
Eric Chavez:Chavez doubled to left, Melhuse scored.
Frank Thomas:Thomas flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Ron Flores pitching:
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Berroa grounded out to first.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Buck walked.
Kerry Robinson:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Robinson grounded out to third, Buck to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Strike looking, Grudzielanek doubled to center, Buck scored

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