MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Minnesota

Rangers 1st
Boof Bonser pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Matthews grounded out to third.
Michael Young:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Young struck out swinging.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lee flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Kip Wells pitching:
Jason Tyner:Strike looking, Ball, Tyner singled to left.
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Punto reached on an infield single, Tyner to second.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Mauer grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Tyner to third, Punto out at second.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Cuddyer flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 2nd
Boof Bonser pitching:
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Teixeira homered to right.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Ball, Foul, Blalock flied out to center.
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, DeRosa struck out swinging.
Matt Stairs:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Stairs popped out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Kip Wells pitching:
Justin Morneau:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Morneau walked.
Torii Hunter:Foul, Hunter grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Morneau out at second.
Mike Redmond:Ball, Redmond doubled to right.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Rodriguez grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 3rd
Boof Bonser pitching:
Ian Kinsler:Kinsler singled to center.
Gerald Laird:Ball, Laird fouled out to second.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Ball, Matthews reached on an infield single, Kinsler to second.
Michael Young:Ball, Ball, Ball, Kinsler to third, Matthews to second on wild pitch, Young walked.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee hit sacrifice fly to left, Kinsler scored.
Mark Teixeira:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Teixeira struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Kip Wells pitching:
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Bartlett singled to left.
Jason Tyner:Tyner flied out to left.
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Punto struck out swinging, Bartlett caught stealing, catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 4th
Boof Bonser pitching:
Hank Blalock:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Blalock grounded out to shortstop.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, DeRosa walked.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Stairs struck out swinging.
Ian Kinsler:Foul, Kinsler reached on an infield single, DeRosa to second.
Gerald Laird:Strike looking, Laird doubled to deep left, DeRosa and Kinsler scored.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Matthews safe at first on 1st baseman Morneau's fielding error, Laird scored.
Michael Young:Young doubled to center, Matthews scored.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Strike looking, Lee safe at first on 3rd baseman Punto's throwing error, Young scored, Lee to second.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Teixeira struck out looking.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 3 Hits, 2 Errors)
Twins 4th
Kip Wells pitching:
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Mauer grounded out to second.
Michael Cuddyer:Foul, Strike looking, Cuddyer doubled to deep right.
Justin Morneau:Morneau grounded out to first, Cuddyer to third.
Torii Hunter:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Hunter struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Matt Guerrier pitching:
Hank Blalock:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Blalock singled to left center.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, DeRosa singled to left, Blalock to second.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Stairs grounded out to pitcher, Blalock to third, DeRosa to second.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Kinsler grounded out to first.
Gerald Laird:Laird flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Kip Wells pitching:
Mike Redmond:Strike looking, Redmond lined out to shortstop.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Rodriguez walked.
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Ball, Bartlett flied out to right.
Jason Tyner:Strike looking, Tyner grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Matt Guerrier pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Matthews grounded out to second.
Michael Young:Young flied out to deep left.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Lee struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Kip Wells pitching:
Nick Punto:Punto singled to center.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Mauer singled to center, Punto to second.
Wes Littleton relieved Kip Wells.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Strike swinging, Cuddyer reached on an infield single, Punto to third, Mauer out at second.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Ball, Ball, Morneau walked, Cuddyer to second.
Torii Hunter:Hunter singled to right, Punto scored, Cuddyer to third, Morneau to second.
Mike Redmond:Strike looking, Ball, Redmond grounded into double play third to second to first, Hunter out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
Josh Rabe in left
Matt Guerrier pitching:
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Ball, Ball, Teixeira walked.
Hank Blalock:Blalock reached on fielder's choice to first, Teixeira out at second.
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa singled to center, Blalock to second.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Stairs singled to center, Blalock scored, DeRosa to second.
Ian Kinsler:Kinsler grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Stairs out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Wes Littleton pitching:
Luis O. Rodriguez:Rodriguez singled to center.
Jason Bartlett:Bartlett singled to left center, Rodriguez to second.
Jason Tyner:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Tyner grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Rodriguez to third, Bartlett out at second.
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Punto walked.
Ron Mahay relieved Wes Littleton.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Mauer struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Willie Eyre pitching:
Gerald Laird:Foul, Laird grounded out to third.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Strike looking, Ball, Matthews doubled to right.
Michael Young:Foul, Ball, Young flied out to right, Matthews to third.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Lee popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Ron Mahay pitching:
Michael Cuddyer:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Cuddyer walked.
Justin Morneau:Morneau popped out to shortstop.
Rick Bauer relieved Ron Mahay.
Josh Rabe:Rabe popped out to second.
Mike Redmond:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Redmond doubled to right, Cuddyer scored.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Rodriguez grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Willie Eyre pitching:
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Foul, Ball, Teixeira homered to right.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Blalock grounded out to pitcher.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, DeRosa singled to center.
Matt Stairs:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Stairs reached on fielder's choice to second, DeRosa to second on 2nd baseman Rodriguez's throwing error.
Ian Kinsler:Kinsler flied out to left.
Gerald Laird:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Laird doubled to center, DeRosa scored, Stairs to third.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Matthews grounded out to second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Twins 9th
Akinori Otsuka pitching:
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Strike looking, Bartlett singled to center.
Jason Tyner:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Jerry Hairston in right, Nelson R. Cruz in right, Tyner lined into double play first, Bartlett out at first.
Nick Punto:Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Punto struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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