MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Minnesota

Rangers 1st
Carlos Silva pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Matthews struck out swinging.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Young flied out to right.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Lee popped out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
John Rheinecker pitching:
Luis Castillo:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Castillo grounded out to shortstop.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Strike looking, Punto singled hard to center.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Mauer singled softly to left center, Punto to second.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Cuddyer doubled to center, Punto scored, Mauer to third.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Morneau singled softly to left center, Mauer scored, Cuddyer to third, Morneau to second on Lee's fielding error.
Torii Hunter:Foul, Hunter reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Cuddyer out at home, Morneau to third, Hunter to second.
Josh Rabe:Ball, Ball, Rabe homered to left center, Morneau and Hunter scored.
Jason Tyner:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Tyner grounded out to first.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 5 Hits, 1 Error)

Rangers 2nd
Carlos Silva pitching:
Mark Teixeira:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Teixeira grounded out to second.
Hank Blalock:Strike looking, Ball, Blalock singled hard to left center.
Ian Kinsler:Kinsler grounded bunt out to pitcher, Blalock to second.
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, DeRosa grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
John Rheinecker pitching:
Jason Bartlett:Strike looking, Bartlett singled to center.
Luis Castillo:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Castillo grounded out to shortstop, Bartlett to second.
Nick Punto:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Punto singled hard to right, Bartlett scored.
Joe Mauer:Mauer grounded out to second, Punto to second.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Cuddyer reached on an infield single, Punto to third.
Justin Morneau:Foul, Ball, Ball, Morneau singled to right, Punto scored, Cuddyer to second.
Joaquin Benoit relieved John Rheinecker.
Torii Hunter:Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Hunter singled hard to left, Cuddyer scored, Morneau to second.
Josh Rabe:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Rabe flied out to right.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 3rd
Carlos Silva pitching:
Brad B. Wilkerson:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Wilkerson struck out swinging.
Gerald Laird:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Laird grounded out to shortstop.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Ball, Foul, Matthews singled to right.
Michael Young:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Young struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Joaquin Benoit pitching:
Jason Tyner:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Tyner grounded out to first.
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Ball, Bartlett flied out to center.
Luis Castillo:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Castillo flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 4th
Carlos Silva pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee grounded out to third.
Mark Teixeira:Strike looking, Ball, Teixeira singled hard to center.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Blalock flied out to left.
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Kinsler lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Joaquin Benoit pitching:
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Punto walked.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Mauer flied out to left.
Michael Cuddyer:Foul, Foul, Foul, Cuddyer popped out to first.
Justin Morneau:Morneau singled to left center, Punto to third.
Torii Hunter:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Hunter homered to left center, Punto and Morneau scored.
Josh Rabe:Strike looking, Strike looking, Rabe struck out, reached on passed ball.
Jason Tyner:Foul, Ball, Ball, Tyner popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Carlos Silva pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, DeRosa grounded out to shortstop.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Wilkerson struck out looking.
Gerald Laird:Laird grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Joaquin Benoit pitching:
Jason Bartlett:Bartlett singled to left center.
Luis Castillo:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Castillo walked, Bartlett to second.
Ron Mahay relieved Joaquin Benoit.
Nick Punto:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Punto tripled to center, Bartlett and Castillo scored.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mauer grounded out to second, Punto scored.
Michael Cuddyer:Cuddyer flied out to center.
Justin Morneau:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Morneau grounded out to second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Luis O. Rodriguez at second
Carlos Silva pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Foul, Foul, Foul, Matthews flied out to center.
Michael Young:Foul, Young flied out to right.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Foul, Lee flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Ron Mahay pitching:
Torii Hunter:Hunter reached on an infield single
Jerry Hairston in center
Nelson R. Cruz in right.
Josh Rabe:Rabe singled to center, Hunter to second.
Jason Tyner:Strike looking, Tyner reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Hunter to third, Rabe out at second.
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Bartlett hit sacrifice fly to right, Hunter scored.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Strike swinging, Rodriguez flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
Carlos Silva pitching:
Mark Teixeira:Foul, Ball, Foul, Teixeira homered to right.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Blalock singled to left center.
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Kinsler grounded out to second, Blalock to second.
Mark DeRosa:Foul, Foul, Foul, DeRosa singled to left center, Blalock to third.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Foul, Wilkerson grounded into double play shortstop to second, DeRosa out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Ron Mahay pitching:
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Strike looking, Punto singled to right.
Joe Mauer:Mauer singled to center, Punto to second.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Cuddyer struck out swinging
Terry Tiffee hit for Justin Morneau.
Terry Tiffee:Strike looking, Tiffee grounded into double play shortstop to second, Mauer out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Willie Eyre pitching:
Gerald Laird:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Laird grounded out to shortstop.
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Strike looking, Hairston grounded out to shortstop.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike swinging, Young flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Rick Bauer pitching:
Torii Hunter:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Hunter popped out to shortstop.
Josh Rabe:Ball, Ball, Rabe flied out to right.
Jason Tyner:Ball, Foul, Tyner flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Willie Eyre pitching:
Nelson R. Cruz:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Cruz homered to left center.
Mark Teixeira:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Teixeira grounded out to second.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Blalock lined out to first.
Ian Kinsler:Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Kinsler struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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