MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. New York

Royals 1st
Chien-Ming Wang pitching:
Shane Costa:Ball, Strike looking, Costa grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Foul, Grudzielanek flied out to center.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Strike looking, Ball, Mientkiewicz grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Yankees 1st
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Johnny Damon:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Damon lined out to right.
Derek Jeter:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Jeter lined out to second.
Gary Sheffield:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Sheffield grounded out to catcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Chien-Ming Wang pitching:
Emil Brown:Foul, Brown grounded out to shortstop.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Foul, Stairs grounded out to catcher.
Tony Graffanino:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Graffanino grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Yankees 2nd
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Jason Giambi:Giambi flied out to left.
Alex Rodriguez:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Rodriguez walked.
Bernie Williams:Ball, Ball, Williams singled to left center, Rodriguez to third.
Miguel Cairo:Ball, Cairo singled to right, Rodriguez scored, Williams to second.
Melky Cabrera:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Cabrera singled softly to right, Williams scored, Cairo to third.
Kelly Stinnett:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Ball, Stinnett singled to shallow left center, Cairo scored, Cabrera to second.
Johnny Damon:Strike looking, Damon flied out to center, Cabrera to third.
Derek Jeter:Ball, Jeter grounded out to first.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Chien-Ming Wang pitching:
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike looking, Guiel lined out to first.
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Berroa grounded out to shortstop.
John Buck:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Buck struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Yankees 3rd
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Gary Sheffield:Ball, Strike looking, Sheffield grounded out to third.
Jason Giambi:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Giambi singled to shallow center.
Alex Rodriguez:Ball, Rodriguez homered to left center, Giambi scored.
Bernie Williams:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Williams walked.
Miguel Cairo:Ball, Cairo singled to left center, Williams to second.
Melky Cabrera:Cabrera reached on fielder's choice to first, Williams to third, Cairo out at second.
Kelly Stinnett:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Stinnett homered to left center, Williams and Cabrera scored.
Johnny Damon:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Damon grounded out to third.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Chien-Ming Wang pitching:
Shane Costa:Ball, Ball, Costa grounded out to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Grudzielanek grounded out to third.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Mientkiewicz ground-rule doubled to right.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Brown struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Yankees 4th
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Derek Jeter:Jeter grounded out to second
Esteban German at third.
Gary Sheffield:Strike looking, Ball, Sheffield flied out to left.
Jason Giambi:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Giambi grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Chien-Ming Wang pitching:
Matt Stairs:Ball, Stairs grounded out to first.
Tony Graffanino:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Graffanino doubled to left.
Aaron C. Guiel:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Guiel doubled to right, Graffanino scored.
Angel M. Berroa:Foul, Foul, Berroa doubled to center, Guiel scored.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Buck grounded out to pitcher.
Shane Costa:Costa grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Yankees 5th
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Alex Rodriguez:Rodriguez homered to left center.
Bernie Williams:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Williams flied out to center.
Miguel Cairo:Ball, Foul, Ball, Cairo singled to right.
Melky Cabrera:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Cabrera grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Cairo out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Chien-Ming Wang pitching:
Esteban German:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, German grounded out to pitcher.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Mientkiewicz grounded out to second.
Emil Brown:Ball, Brown singled to left center.
Matt Stairs:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Stairs doubled to left, Brown scored.
Tony Graffanino:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Graffanino singled to center, Stairs scored.
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Guiel struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Yankees 6th
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Kelly Stinnett:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Stinnett doubled to center.
Johnny Damon:Ball, Damon grounded out to third, Stinnett to third.
Mike Wood relieved Jeremy Affeldt.
Derek Jeter:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Jeter singled to center, Stinnett scored.
Gary Sheffield:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Sheffield singled to left, Jeter to second.
Jason Giambi:Ball, Ball, Ball, Giambi walked, Jeter to third, Sheffield to second
Andy Phillips ran for Jason Giambi.
Alex Rodriguez:Ball, Jeter scored, Sheffield to third, Phillips to second on wild pitch, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Rodriguez intentionally walked.
Bernie Williams:Strike looking, Ball, Williams lined out to pitcher.
Miguel Cairo:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Cairo doubled to left, Sheffield and Phillips scored, Rodriguez to third.
Melky Cabrera:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cabrera doubled to right, Rodriguez and Cairo scored.
Kelly Stinnett:Strike looking, Stinnett grounded out to second.
End of Inning (6 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Chien-Ming Wang pitching:
Angel M. Berroa:Strike looking, Berroa grounded out to shortstop.
John Buck:Strike swinging, Foul, Terrence Long in right, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Buck flied out to right.
Shane Costa:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Costa grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Yankees 7th
Andres Blanco at second
Joe Nelson pitching:
Johnny Damon:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Damon struck out looking.
Derek Jeter:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Jeter grounded out to second.
Gary Sheffield:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Sheffield struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Ron Villone pitching:
Esteban German:Ball, Ball, Ball, German walked.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Mientkiewicz struck out swinging.
Emil Brown:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Brown flied out to center.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Stairs struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Yankees 8th
Joe Nelson pitching:
Andy Phillips:Foul, Ball, Phillips safe at first on 2nd baseman Blanco's fielding error.
Alex Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
Terrence Long:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Long grounded out to second, Phillips to third.
Miguel Cairo:Ball, Cairo flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Royals 9th
Scott Erickson pitching:
Andres Blanco:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Blanco safe at first on shortstop Jeter's throwing error.
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Guiel singled to center, Blanco to second.
Angel M. Berroa:Berroa popped out to shortstop.
John Buck:Foul, Ball, Buck flied out to center.
Shane Costa:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Costa fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

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