MLB Play by Play - Oakland vs. Boston

Athletics 1st
Kyle Snyder pitching:
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Kendall reached on an infield single.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ellis grounded into double play second to first, Kendall out at second.
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Foul, Kotsay popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Red Sox 1st
Joe Blanton pitching:
Kevin Youkilis:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Youkilis grounded out to second.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Loretta safe at first on 2nd baseman Scutaro's fielding error.
David Ortiz:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ortiz struck out swinging.
Manny Ramirez:Ball, Strike looking, Ramirez singled to left, Loretta to second.
Trot Nixon:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Nixon grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Athletics 2nd
Kyle Snyder pitching:
Frank Thomas:Ball, Thomas singled to deep left.
Jay Payton:Ball, Payton flied out to deep right.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Crosby struck out swinging.
Bobby Kielty:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Kielty struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Red Sox 2nd
Joe Blanton pitching:
Mike Lowell:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Lowell flied out to center.
Jason Varitek:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Varitek singled to right.
Coco Crisp:Strike looking, Crisp grounded into double play first, Varitek out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 3rd
Kyle Snyder pitching:
Adam Melhuse:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Melhuse struck out swinging.
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Scutaro struck out swinging.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Kendall singled to center.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Ellis flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Red Sox 3rd
Joe Blanton pitching:
Alex Gonzalez:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Gonzalez grounded out to second.
Kevin Youkilis:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Youkilis flied out to deep right.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Loretta flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 4th
Kyle Snyder pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay reached on bunt single to third
Nick Swisher hit for Frank Thomas.
Nick Swisher:Swisher grounded into double play shortstop to first, Kotsay out at second.
Jay Payton:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Payton grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Red Sox 4th
Joe Blanton pitching:
David Ortiz:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ortiz flied out to deep right.
Manny Ramirez:Ball, Ball, Ball, Ramirez walked.
Trot Nixon:Ball, Ball, Foul, Nixon flied out to left.
Mike Lowell:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Lowell fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 5th
Kyle Snyder pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Ball, Foul, Crosby singled to left center.
Bobby Kielty:Foul, Foul, Ball, Kielty singled to center, Crosby to second.
Adam Melhuse:Bunt foul, Melhuse hit by pitch, Crosby to third, Kielty to second.
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Scutaro walked, Crosby scored, Kielty to third, Melhuse to second.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Kendall struck out swinging.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ellis struck out swinging.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Kotsay singled to center, Kielty and Melhuse scored, Scutaro to third.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Strike swinging, Swisher singled to right, Scutaro scored, Kotsay to second.
Rudy Seanez relieved Kyle Snyder.
Jay Payton:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Payton singled to left center, Kotsay scored, Swisher to second.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Crosby grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Payton out at second.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Red Sox 5th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Jason Varitek:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Varitek struck out swinging.
Coco Crisp:Ball, Crisp flied out to deep right.
Alex Gonzalez:Gonzalez homered to left center.
Kevin Youkilis:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Youkilis struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 6th
Rudy Seanez pitching:
Bobby Kielty:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Kielty struck out swinging.
Adam Melhuse:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Melhuse flied out to center.
Marco Scutaro:Scutaro popped out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Red Sox 6th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Loretta flied out to center.
David Ortiz:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ortiz popped out to shortstop.
Manny Ramirez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ramirez walked.
Trot Nixon:Ball, Nixon singled to center, Ramirez out at third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 7th
Rudy Seanez pitching:
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Kendall flied out to center.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ellis grounded out to third.
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay doubled to center.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Swisher walked.
Julian Tavarez relieved Rudy Seanez.
Jay Payton:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Payton grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Red Sox 7th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Mike Lowell:Ball, Lowell flied out to left.
Jason Varitek:Foul, Varitek singled to right.
Coco Crisp:Foul, Ball, Crisp reached on fielder's choice to second, Varitek out at second.
Alex Gonzalez:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Gonzalez struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 8th
Julian Tavarez pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Crosby grounded out to third.
Bobby Kielty:Foul, Strike looking, Kielty singled to right.
Adam Melhuse:Strike looking, Strike looking, Melhuse grounded into double play shortstop to first, Kielty out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Red Sox 8th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Kevin Youkilis:Justin Duchscherer relieved Joe Blanton, Youkilis grounded out to third.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Loretta singled to center.
David Ortiz:Ball, Foul, Ortiz flied out to deep left.
Manny Ramirez:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Loretta to second on wild pitch, Foul, Foul, Ramirez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 9th
Julian Tavarez pitching:
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Scutaro singled to deep left center.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Kendall singled to right, Scutaro to third.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ellis doubled to deep left, Scutaro scored, Kendall to third.
Javier Lopez relieved Julian Tavarez.
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay singled to left center, Kendall scored, Ellis to third.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Swisher walked, Kotsay to second.
Jay Payton:Payton hit sacrifice fly to center, Ellis scored.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Crosby grounded out to third, Kotsay to third, Swisher to second.
Bobby Kielty:Kielty grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Red Sox 9th
Brad Halsey pitching:
Trot Nixon:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Nixon flied out to deep left.
Mike Lowell:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Lowell grounded out to third.
Jason Varitek:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Varitek popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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