MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Texas

Royals 1st
Vicente Padilla pitching:
David DeJesus:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, DeJesus flied out to left.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Grudzielanek walked.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Teahen flied out to center.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Grudzielanek stole second, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Stairs singled to center, Grudzielanek scored.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Brown flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 1st
Luke Hudson pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Matthews struck out swinging.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Young grounded out to second.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Ball, Ball, Teixeira reached on an infield single.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee singled to center, Teixeira to second.
Hank Blalock:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Blalock doubled to deep right, Teixeira scored, Lee to third.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Foul, Foul, Kinsler flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Shane Costa:Ball, Strike swinging, Costa singled to left center.
John Buck:Buck lined out to left.
Joey Gathright:Gathright singled to right, Costa to second.
Andres Blanco:Blanco doubled to center, Costa and Gathright scored on center fielder Kinsler's fielding error.
David DeJesus:Ball, Ball, DeJesus singled to center, Blanco scored on center fielder Matthews' fielding error.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Grudzielanek flied out to right.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Teahen homered to right.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Stairs struck out swinging.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 5 Hits, 2 Errors)
Rangers 2nd
Luke Hudson pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, DeRosa struck out looking.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Wilkerson grounded bunt out to left.
Rod Barajas:Barajas doubled to left.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Matthews grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Emil Brown:Ball, Ball, Brown grounded out to third.
Shane Costa:Foul, Costa grounded out to second.
John Buck:Buck grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 3rd
Luke Hudson pitching:
Michael Young:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Young struck out swinging.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Ball, Teixeira grounded out to first.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Lee singled to center.
Hank Blalock:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Blalock struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Joey Gathright:Ball, Gathright grounded out to second.
Andres Blanco:Ball, Ball, Foul, Blanco lined out to left.
David DeJesus:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, DeJesus singled to left.
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek singled to left, DeJesus to second.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Teahen reached on an infield single, DeJesus scored, Grudzielanek to third.
Matt Stairs:Joaquin Benoit relieved Vicente Padilla, Strike looking, Ball, Teahen to second on passed ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Stairs walked.
Emil Brown:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Brown flied out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 4th
Luke Hudson pitching:
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Kinsler struck out looking.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, DeRosa grounded out to shortstop.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Wilkerson singled to left.
Rod Barajas:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Barajas struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Joaquin Benoit pitching:
Shane Costa:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Costa grounded out to first.
John Buck:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Buck struck out looking.
Joey Gathright:Strike looking, Ball, Gathright grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 5th
Luke Hudson pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Foul, Matthews grounded out to shortstop.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Young grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Teixeira:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Teixeira struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Joaquin Benoit pitching:
Andres Blanco:Ball, Strike looking, Blanco flied out to third.
David DeJesus:Ball, Strike (foul tip), Strike looking, DeJesus struck out looking.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 6th
Luke Hudson pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Foul, Lee flied out to second.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Blalock walked.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Kinsler reached on an infield single, Blalock to second.
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa reached on fielder's choice to second, Blalock scored, Kinsler out at second, DeRosa to second on 2nd baseman Blanco's throwing error.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, DeRosa to third on wild pitch, Strike looking, Wilkerson flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Royals 7th
Ron Mahay pitching:
Mark Teahen:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Teahen struck out swinging.
Matt Stairs:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Stairs struck out looking.
Emil Brown:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Brown struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 7th
Joe Nelson pitching:
Rod Barajas:Strike looking, Barajas flied out to shortstop.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Matthews grounded out to shortstop.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Young doubled to left.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Teixeira grounded bunt out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Ron Mahay pitching:
Shane Costa:Ball, Costa doubled to left.
John Buck:Buck grounded out to shortstop.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Gathright grounded out to second, Costa to third.
Andres Blanco:Strike looking, Ball, Blanco singled to center, Costa scored.
David DeJesus:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, DeJesus lined out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 8th
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee grounded out to third.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Blalock flied out to right.
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Kinsler singled to right.
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa doubled to center, Kinsler scored.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Wilkerson flied out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
John Wasdin pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek safe at first on shortstop Young's throwing error.
Mark Teahen:Teahen singled to center, Grudzielanek to second.
Matt Stairs:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Stairs hit by pitch, Grudzielanek to third, Teahen to second.
Emil Brown:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Brown singled to left, Grudzielanek and Teahen scored, Stairs to second.
Shane Costa:Costa flied out to center.
John Buck:Buck singled to left, Stairs scored, Brown to third.
Joey Gathright:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Gathright struck out swinging.
Andres Blanco:Blanco hit by pitch, Buck to second.
David DeJesus:Ball, DeJesus reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Blanco out at second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Rangers 9th
Nelson R. Cruz hit for Rod Barajas
Leo Nunez pitching:
Nelson R. Cruz:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Cruz struck out looking.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Ball, Ball, Matthews walked.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Young reached on fielder's choice to third, Matthews out at second.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Ball, Teixeira flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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