MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Oakland

Royals 1st
Dan Haren pitching:
David DeJesus:Ball, DeJesus fouled out to catcher.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Grudzielanek flied out to center.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mientkiewicz flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 1st
Seth Etherton pitching:
Jason Kendall:Kendall fouled out to first.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Swisher walked.
Mark Kotsay:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Kotsay struck out swinging.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Ball, Chavez singled to right, Swisher to second.
Frank Thomas:Ball, Thomas grounded into fielder's choice to third, Chavez out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Dan Haren pitching:
Emil Brown:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Brown walked.
Matt Stairs:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Stairs struck out swinging.
Tony Graffanino:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Graffanino singled to right, Brown scored, Graffanino to second on right fielder Payton's fielding error.
Shane Costa:Ball, Costa doubled to deep right, Graffanino scored.
John Buck:Ball, Strike looking, Buck fouled out to third.
Andres Blanco:Ball, Strike looking, Blanco flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Athletics 2nd
Seth Etherton pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Crosby flied out to deep left.
Jay Payton:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Payton singled to right.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Johnson singled to center, Payton to second.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ellis flied out to left.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Kendall safe at first on 1st baseman Graffanino's fielding error, Payton to third, Johnson to second.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Swisher walked, Payton scored, Johnson to third, Kendall to second.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Kotsay flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Royals 3rd
Dan Haren pitching:
David DeJesus:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, DeJesus struck out swinging.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Grudzielanek flied out to center.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Mientkiewicz singled to center.
Emil Brown:Ball, Brown singled to center, Mientkiewicz to third.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Stairs struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 3rd
Seth Etherton pitching:
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Chavez fouled out to catcher.
Frank Thomas:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Thomas singled to deep left.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Crosby singled to right, Thomas to second.
Jay Payton:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Payton popped out to catcher.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Johnson flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Dan Haren pitching:
Tony Graffanino:Strike looking, Strike looking, Graffanino struck out looking.
Shane Costa:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Costa doubled to center.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Buck singled to left, Costa scored.
Andres Blanco:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Blanco walked, Buck to second.
David DeJesus:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, DeJesus reached on fielder's choice to first, Buck to third, Blanco out at second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 4th
Seth Etherton pitching:
Mark Ellis:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ellis flied out to center.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Kendall lined out to right.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Swisher struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Dan Haren pitching:
Doug Mientkiewicz:Mientkiewicz safe at first on shortstop Crosby's fielding error.
Emil Brown:Strike swinging, Foul, Brown struck out swinging.
Matt Stairs:Foul, Strike swinging, Stairs struck out swinging.
Tony Graffanino:Graffanino flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Athletics 5th
Seth Etherton pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay lined out to left.
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Strike looking, Chavez grounded out to second.
Frank Thomas:Foul, Foul, Ball, Thomas homered to left center.
Bobby Crosby:Crosby popped out to catcher.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Dan Haren pitching:
Shane Costa:Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Costa struck out swinging.
John Buck:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Buck struck out swinging.
Andres Blanco:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Blanco struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 6th
Mike Wood pitching:
Jay Payton:Foul, Ball, Foul, Payton struck out swinging.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Johnson grounded out to pitcher.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ellis grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Dan Haren pitching:
David DeJesus:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, DeJesus grounded out to third.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Strike looking, Grudzielanek singled to center.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Strike swinging, Grudzielanek stole second, Strike looking, Ball, Grudzielanek to third on wild pitch, Ball, Mientkiewicz grounded out to first.
Emil Brown:Brown singled to center, Grudzielanek scored.
Randy Keisler relieved Dan Haren.
Matt Stairs:Stairs doubled to deep left center, Brown scored.
Tony Graffanino:Ball, Graffanino popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 7th
Mike Wood pitching:
Jason Kendall:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Kendall flied out to center.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Ball, Swisher walked.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Kotsay singled to right, Swisher to third.
Eric Chavez:Jimmy Gobble relieved Mike Wood, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Chavez grounded out to second, Swisher scored, Kotsay to second.
Joel Peralta relieved Jimmy Gobble.
Frank Thomas:Strike looking, Ball, Thomas flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Randy Keisler pitching:
Shane Costa:Ball, Strike looking, Costa grounded out to second.
Steve Karsay relieved Randy Keisler.
John Buck:Ball, Buck flied out to left.
Andres Blanco:Strike swinging, Ball, Blanco singled to right.
David DeJesus:DeJesus flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 8th
Joel Peralta pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Crosby flied out to left.
Jay Payton:Foul, Foul, Payton flied out to center.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Johnson walked.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ellis popped out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Steve Karsay pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Ball, Foul, Grudzielanek singled to center.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Mientkiewicz doubled to center, Grudzielanek scored.
Emil Brown:Ball, Brown reached on an infield single.
Ron J. Flores relieved Steve Karsay.
Matt Stairs:Esteban German hit for Matt Stairs, Strike looking, Bunt foul, Foul.
Esteban German:Ball, Foul, Foul, German grounded into double play third to first, Mientkiewicz out at third, Brown to second.
Tony Graffanino:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Graffanino intentionally walked.
Shane Costa:Strike swinging, Foul, Costa grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 9th
Joel Peralta pitching:
Jason Kendall:Ambiorix Burgos relieved Joel Peralta, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Kendall flied out to right.
Nick Swisher:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Swisher homered to right.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Kotsay singled to right.
Eric Chavez:Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Chavez grounded into double play shortstop to first, Kotsay out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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