MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Oakland

Rangers 1st
Barry Zito pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Matthews struck out swinging.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Young flied out to right.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee homered to left center.
Mark Teixeira:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Teixeira flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 1st
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Mark Ellis:Ball, Ellis flied out to center.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Swisher popped out to shortstop.
Milton Bradley:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bradley singled to left center.
Frank Thomas:Strike looking, Thomas flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 2nd
Barry Zito pitching:
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa reached on an infield single.
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Kinsler singled to left center, DeRosa to second.
Rod Barajas:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Barajas lined out to left.
Nelson R. Cruz:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Cruz struck out looking.
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Ball, Hairston flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 2nd
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Chavez struck out looking.
Jay Payton:Payton grounded out to shortstop.
Bobby Kielty:Strike looking, Ball, Kielty singled to center.
Adam Melhuse:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Melhuse grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 3rd
Barry Zito pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Matthews fouled out to catcher.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Ball, Young grounded out to third.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Lee singled to left.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Teixeira singled to right, Lee to third.
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, DeRosa flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 3rd
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Marco Scutaro:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Scutaro singled to left center.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ellis walked, Scutaro to second.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Swisher lined into double play second, Scutaro out at second.
Milton Bradley:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bradley struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 4th
Barry Zito pitching:
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Kinsler popped out to second.
Rod Barajas:Ball, Barajas homered to left.
Nelson R. Cruz:Foul, Ball, Cruz grounded out to pitcher.
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Hairston walked.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Hairston picked off at second, pitcher to first to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 4th
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Frank Thomas:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Thomas struck out swinging.
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Chavez struck out swinging.
Jay Payton:Payton grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Barry Zito pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Matthews homered to left center.
Michael Young:Ball, Foul, Young flied out to right.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Lee singled to right.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Teixeira doubled to deep left center, Lee to third.
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, DeRosa homered to left, Lee and Teixeira scored.
Ian Kinsler:Foul, Kinsler flied out to right.
Rod Barajas:Strike swinging, Ball, Barajas doubled to deep left center.
Nelson R. Cruz:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Cruz grounded out to third.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 5th
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Bobby Kielty:Foul, Foul, Kielty singled to right.
Adam Melhuse:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Melhuse struck out swinging.
Marco Scutaro:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Scutaro fouled out to third.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ellis singled to center, Kielty to second.
Nick Swisher:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Swisher grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Brad Halsey pitching:
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Hairston walked.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Ball, Matthews doubled to deep left center, Hairston to third.
Michael Young:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Young struck out swinging.
Carlos N. Lee:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Lee intentionally walked.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Teixeira singled to center, Hairston and Matthews scored, Lee to third, Teixeira to second on center fielder Payton's throwing error.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, DeRosa homered to left center, Lee and Teixeira scored.
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Kinsler safe at first on 2nd baseman Scutaro's fielding error.
Jay Witasick relieved Brad Halsey.
Rod Barajas:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Barajas walked, Kinsler to second.
Nelson R. Cruz:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Kinsler to third, Barajas to second on wild pitch, Ball, Strike swinging, Cruz struck out swinging.
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Hairston doubled to left, Kinsler and Barajas scored.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Matthews flied out to right.
End of Inning (7 Runs, 4 Hits, 2 Errors)
Athletics 6th
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Milton Bradley:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Bradley popped out to shortstop.
Frank Thomas:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Thomas flied out to center
Antonio Perez hit for Eric Chavez.
Antonio Perez:Strike looking, Perez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
D'Angelo Jimenez at second
Jay Witasick pitching:
Michael Young:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Young struck out swinging.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Lee singled to right.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Teixeira walked, Lee to second.
Ron J. Flores relieved Jay Witasick.
Mark DeRosa:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, DeRosa walked, Lee to third, Teixeira to second.
Ian Kinsler:Kinsler hit sacrifice fly to left, Lee scored.
Rod Barajas:Ball, Barajas flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 7th
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Jay Payton:Payton flied out to center
Brad B. Wilkerson in left
Matt Stairs at first.
Bobby Kielty:Strike looking, Kielty reached on an infield single.
Adam Melhuse:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Melhuse struck out on foul tip.
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Scutaro grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Kielty out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Ron J. Flores pitching:
Nelson R. Cruz:Cruz flied out to center.
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Hairston fouled out to first.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Matthews safe at first on 3rd baseman Perez's throwing error.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Gerald Laird ran for Gary Matthews, Wilkerson struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Athletics 8th
Ron Mahay pitching:
Mark Ellis:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ellis singled to right.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Swisher lined out to left.
D'Angelo Jimenez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Jimenez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Ellis out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Ron J. Flores pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Lee flied out to center.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Stairs flied out to left.
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa doubled to center.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Kinsler struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 9th
Jason Kendall hit for Frank Thomas
Ron Mahay pitching:
Jason Kendall:Kendall grounded out to shortstop.
Antonio Perez:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Perez struck out swinging.
Jay Payton:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Payton struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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