MLB Play by Play - Oakland vs. Kansas City

Athletics 1st
Runelvys Hernandez pitching:
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Kendall struck out looking.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Kotsay doubled to left.
Milton Bradley:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bradley walked.
Frank Thomas:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Thomas singled to left, Kotsay to third, Bradley to second.
Eric Chavez:Chavez hit sacrifice fly to right, Kotsay scored, Bradley to third.
Jay Payton:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Payton doubled to center, Bradley and Thomas scored.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Swisher lined out to right.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
David DeJesus:DeJesus grounded out to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Teahen grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 2nd
Runelvys Hernandez pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Ball, Ball, Crosby singled to center.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Ball, Ball, Ellis walked, Crosby to second.
Jason Kendall:Kendall sacrificed to catcher, Crosby to third, Ellis to second.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Kotsay hit sacrifice fly to center, Crosby scored, Ellis to third.
Milton Bradley:Bradley lined out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Brown grounded out to pitcher.
Reggie Sanders:Sanders grounded out to pitcher.
Ryan Shealy:Strike looking, Shealy doubled to deep right.
Paul Bako:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Bako grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 3rd
Runelvys Hernandez pitching:
Frank Thomas:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Thomas walked.
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Chavez walked, Thomas to second.
Jay Payton:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Payton flied out to center.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Swisher fouled out to first.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Crosby struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
Joey Gathright:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike (missed bunt), Gathright struck out looking.
Andres Blanco:Ball, Strike (missed bunt), Blanco popped out to shortstop.
David DeJesus:Ball, DeJesus singled to left center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Grudzielanek reached on an infield single, DeJesus to second.
Mark Teahen:Foul, Foul, Teahen grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 4th
Runelvys Hernandez pitching:
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ellis singled to shallow center.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Kendall reached on fielder's choice to third, Ellis out at second.
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Ball, Kotsay grounded into double play shortstop to first, Kendall out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
Emil Brown:Brown grounded out to pitcher.
Reggie Sanders:Ball, Sanders homered to right.
Ryan Shealy:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Shealy flied out to left.
Paul Bako:Ball, Ball, Bako singled to left.
Joey Gathright:Gathright grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 5th
Runelvys Hernandez pitching:
Milton Bradley:Ball, Bradley doubled to left.
Frank Thomas:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Thomas flied out to center.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Chavez grounded out to second.
Jay Payton:Payton hit by pitch.
Todd Wellemeyer relieved Runelvys Hernandez.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Swisher popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
Andres Blanco:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Blanco singled to shallow center.
David DeJesus:DeJesus grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Blanco out at second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 6th
Todd Wellemeyer pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Crosby flied out to center.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Strike looking, Ellis doubled to left.
Jason Kendall:Ball, Ball, Kendall grounded out to third.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Kotsay grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
Mark Teahen:Teahen singled to right.
Emil Brown:Ball, Brown grounded into double play third to second to first, Teahen out at second.
Reggie Sanders:Ball, Sanders singled to left.
Ryan Shealy:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Shealy singled to left, Sanders to second.
Paul Bako:Bako singled to center, Sanders scored, Shealy to second.
Joey Gathright:Gathright singled to center, Bako out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 7th
Todd Wellemeyer pitching:
Milton Bradley:Bradley grounded out to first.
Frank Thomas:Ball, Foul, Thomas flied out to right.
Eric Chavez:Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Chavez fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
Joe Kennedy pitching:
Andres Blanco:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Blanco singled to shallow center.
David DeJesus:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, DeJesus singled to left, Blanco to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Bunt foul, Grudzielanek grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to second, Blanco to third, DeJesus out at second.
Mark Teahen:Strike swinging, Ball, Teahen grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 8th
Todd Wellemeyer pitching:
Jay Payton:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Payton singled to shallow center.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Swisher homered to left, Payton scored.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Crosby walked.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ellis walked, Crosby to second.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Kendall flied out to right.
Mark Kotsay:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Kotsay grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Ellis out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Joe Kennedy pitching:
Emil Brown:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Brown struck out swinging.
Reggie Sanders:Sanders grounded out to second.
Ryan Shealy:Ball, Ball, Ball, Shealy walked.
Paul Bako:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Bako struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 9th
Scott Dohmann pitching:
Milton Bradley:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bradley grounded out to third
Adam Melhuse hit for Frank Thomas.
Adam Melhuse:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Melhuse struck out looking.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Chavez walked.
Jay Payton:Foul, Ball, Payton grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 9th
Justin Duchscherer pitching:
Joey Gathright:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Gathright struck out looking.
Andres Blanco:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Blanco grounded out to second.
David DeJesus:Strike looking, DeJesus singled to left.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, DeJesus to second on fielder's indifference, Strike swinging, Grudzielanek in the park home run to right, DeJesus scored.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Strike looking, Teahen grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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