MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Oakland

Rangers 1st
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Ball, Matthews safe at first on 2nd baseman Ellis' throwing error.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike looking, Young singled to left center, Matthews to second.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Teixeira walked, Matthews to third, Young to second.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Lee reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Matthews out at home, Young to third, Teixeira to second.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Ball, Blalock grounded into double play shortstop to first, Lee out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Athletics 1st
Adam Eaton pitching:
Jason Kendall:Foul, Foul, Foul, Kendall flied out to right.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ellis struck out swinging.
Milton Bradley:Strike looking, Strike looking, Bradley struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 2nd
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Ball, DeRosa flied out to center.
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Kinsler grounded out to shortstop.
Gerald Laird:Foul, Laird doubled to center.
Nelson R. Cruz:Ball, Ball, Ball, Cruz walked.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Ball, Matthews reached on fielder's choice to second, Cruz out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 2nd
Adam Eaton pitching:
Frank Thomas:Strike looking, Strike looking, Thomas fouled out to first.
Eric Chavez:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Chavez flied out to center.
Jay Payton:Payton singled to right.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Swisher struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 3rd
Kirk Saarloos pitching:
Michael Young:Young tripled to deep right.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Teixeira walked.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee singled to left center, Young scored, Teixeira to second.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Blalock struck out swinging.
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa homered to left, Teixeira and Lee scored.
Ian Kinsler:Kinsler grounded out to pitcher.
Gerald Laird:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Laird tripled to deep left.
Nelson R. Cruz:Cruz flied out to right.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 3rd
Adam Eaton pitching:
Dan Johnson:Johnson grounded out to first.
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Ball, Scutaro grounded out to second.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Kendall grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 4th
Brad Halsey pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Matthews struck out swinging.
Michael Young:Young singled to right.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Teixeira walked, Young to second.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee flied out to center.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Blalock grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 4th
Adam Eaton pitching:
Mark Ellis:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ellis struck out swinging.
Milton Bradley:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bradley struck out looking.
Frank Thomas:Foul, Ball, Ball, Thomas lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Brad Halsey pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, DeRosa struck out swinging.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Kinsler grounded out to third.
Gerald Laird:Ball, Ball, Ball, Laird walked.
Nelson R. Cruz:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Cruz flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 5th
Adam Eaton pitching:
Eric Chavez:Chavez flied out to right.
Jay Payton:Ball, Foul, Foul, Payton grounded out to second.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Swisher homered to center.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Johnson popped out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Brad Halsey pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Strike looking, Foul, Matthews flied out to right.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike swinging, Young singled to center.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Teixeira doubled to left, Young to third.
Carlos N. Lee:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Lee intentionally walked.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Young scored, Teixeira to third, Lee to second on wild pitch, Blalock flied into double play left, Teixeira out at home.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 6th
Adam Eaton pitching:
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Scutaro doubled to right.
Jason Kendall:Ball, Strike looking, Kendall hit by pitch.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ellis flied out softly to left.
Milton Bradley:Bradley flied out to center.
Frank Thomas:Strike looking, Ball, Thomas homered to center, Scutaro and Kendall scored.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Chavez walked.
Jay Payton:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Payton singled to right, Chavez to second.
C.J. Wilson relieved Adam Eaton.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Chavez stole third, Ball, Foul, Ball, Swisher walked, Payton to second
Bobby Kielty hit for Dan Johnson.
Rick Bauer relieved C.J. Wilson.
Bobby Kielty:Kielty flied out to right.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
Chad Gaudin pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, DeRosa flied out to right.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Ball, Ball, Kinsler walked.
Gerald Laird:Ball, Ball, Ball, Laird walked, Kinsler to second.
Nelson R. Cruz:Strike looking, Ball, Cruz grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Laird out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 7th
Rick Bauer pitching:
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Strike looking, Scutaro singled to right.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Kendall grounded into double play third to second to first, Scutaro out at second.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ellis walked.
Milton Bradley:Ball, Ball, Foul, Bradley grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Joe Kennedy pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Matthews grounded out to second.
Michael Young:Strike swinging, Young grounded out to first.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Teixeira struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 8th
Rick Bauer pitching:
Frank Thomas:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Thomas flied out to left.
Ron Mahay relieved Rick Bauer.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Chavez walked.
Wes Littleton relieved Ron Mahay.
Jay Payton:Payton reached on an infield single, Chavez to second.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Swisher struck out swinging
Mark Kotsay hit for Bobby Kielty.
Mark Kotsay:Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Kotsay grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Joe Kennedy pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Foul, Ball, Lee grounded out to third.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Blalock fouled out to catcher.
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 9th
Akinori Otsuka pitching:
Marco Scutaro:Jerry Hairston in left, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Scutaro struck out looking.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Kendall grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ellis struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)