MLB Play by Play - Oakland vs. Texas

Athletics 1st
Kevin Millwood pitching:
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ellis flied out to center.
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Kotsay grounded out to shortstop.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Crosby grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 1st
Brad Halsey pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Matthews walked.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Young struck out swinging.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Teixeira walked, Matthews to second.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Ball, Ball, Blalock walked, Matthews to third, Teixeira to second.
Phil Nevin:Ball, Foul, Nevin lined out to right.
Kevin Mench:Strike looking, Mench flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 2nd
Kevin Millwood pitching:
Eric Chavez:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Chavez doubled to left.
Frank Thomas:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Thomas singled to shallow center, Chavez scored.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Swisher doubled to right, Thomas to third.
Adam Melhuse:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Melhuse struck out swinging.
Bobby Kielty:Ball, Kielty doubled to left, Thomas and Swisher scored.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Ball, Johnson grounded out to second, Kielty to third.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ellis flied out to right.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 2nd
Brad Halsey pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, DeRosa singled to center.
Rod Barajas:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Barajas grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, DeRosa out at second.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Kinsler singled to left.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Matthews grounded into fielder's choice to third, Kinsler out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 3rd
Kevin Millwood pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay grounded out to shortstop.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Crosby struck out swinging.
Eric Chavez:Strike swinging, Ball, Chavez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 3rd
Brad Halsey pitching:
Michael Young:Strike looking, Young singled to center.
Mark Teixeira:Teixeira flied out to left.
Hank Blalock:Foul, Ball, Blalock fouled out to third.
Phil Nevin:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Nevin grounded into fielder's choice to second, Young out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 4th
Kevin Millwood pitching:
Frank Thomas:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Thomas grounded out to third.
Nick Swisher:Swisher singled to center.
Adam Melhuse:Strike looking, Ball, Melhuse flied out to right.
Bobby Kielty:Ball, Ball, Ball, Kielty walked, Swisher to second.
Dan Johnson:Johnson singled to center, Swisher scored, Kielty to third.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Ball, Ellis grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Johnson out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 4th
Brad Halsey pitching:
Kevin Mench:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Mench grounded out to second.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, DeRosa grounded out to shortstop.
Rod Barajas:Ball, Ball, Barajas flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 5th
Kevin Millwood pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kotsay homered to right.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Crosby struck out swinging.
Eric Chavez:Foul, Ball, Foul, Chavez struck out swinging.
Frank Thomas:Strike looking, Strike looking, Thomas singled to left.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Swisher homered to right, Thomas scored.
Adam Melhuse:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Melhuse struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 5th
Brad Halsey pitching:
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Kinsler flied out to center.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Strike looking, Ball, Matthews fouled out to catcher.
Michael Young:Ball, Young grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 6th
Ron Mahay pitching:
Bobby Kielty:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Kielty flied out to right.
Dan Johnson:Foul, Ball, Johnson flied out to center.
Mark Ellis:Foul, Strike looking, Ellis struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 6th
Brad Halsey pitching:
Mark Teixeira:Strike looking, Ball, Teixeira reached on an infield single.
Hank Blalock:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Blalock reached on fielder's choice to second, Teixeira out at second.
Phil Nevin:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Nevin struck out swinging.
Kevin Mench:Mench singled to center, Blalock to second.
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, DeRosa walked, Blalock to third, Mench to second.
Rod Barajas:Foul, Foul, Barajas homered to left, Blalock, Mench and DeRosa scored.
Steve Karsay relieved Brad Halsey.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Kinsler homered to left.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Matthews walked.
Michael Young:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Young struck out swinging.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 7th
Ron Mahay pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Kotsay flied out to right.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Crosby struck out swinging.
Eric Chavez:Foul, Foul, Foul, Chavez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 7th
Steve Karsay pitching:
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Teixeira homered to right.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Ball, Foul, Blalock grounded out to first.
Phil Nevin:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Nevin grounded out to third.
Kevin Mench:Mench tripled to right.
Kiko Calero relieved Steve Karsay.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, DeRosa struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 8th
Rick Bauer pitching:
Frank Thomas:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Thomas struck out looking.
Nick Swisher:Foul, Ball, Swisher grounded out to first.
Adam Melhuse:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Melhuse walked.
Bobby Kielty:Kielty doubled to deep left, Melhuse out at home.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 8th
Kiko Calero pitching:
Rod Barajas:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Barajas flied out to right.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Strike looking, Kinsler homered to left center.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Strike (missed bunt), Ball, Foul, Ball, Matthews struck out swinging.
Michael Young:Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Young flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 9th
Akinori Otsuka pitching:
Dan Johnson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Johnson struck out swinging.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Strike swinging, Ellis grounded out to pitcher.
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Ball, Kotsay flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 9th
Huston Street pitching:
Mark Teixeira:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Teixeira struck out swinging.
Hank Blalock:Blalock grounded out to second.
Phil Nevin:Strike looking, Nevin homered to center

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