MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Oakland

Rangers 1st
Joe Blanton pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Matthews singled to center.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Foul, Young struck out looking.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Matthews stole second, Strike looking, Foul, Teixeira struck out swinging.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Foul, Lee struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 1st
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Jason Kendall:Kendall singled to right.
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Kendall out at second.
Milton Bradley:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bradley struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 2nd
Joe Blanton pitching:
Hank Blalock:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Blalock grounded out to shortstop.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, DeRosa doubled to deep right.
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Kinsler doubled to deep left center, DeRosa scored.
Gerald Laird:Foul, Ball, Laird flied out to center.
Nelson R. Cruz:Ball, Ball, Cruz grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 2nd
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Frank Thomas:Foul, Thomas flied out to center.
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Chavez popped out to shortstop.
Jay Payton:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Payton flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 3rd
Joe Blanton pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Matthews singled to left center.
Michael Young:Young singled to right, Matthews to second.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Teixeira homered to right, Matthews and Young scored.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee flied out to center.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Blalock flied out to right.
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa singled to left.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Kinsler singled to center, DeRosa to third.
Gerald Laird:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Laird flied out to left.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 3rd
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Ball, Swisher walked.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ellis struck out swinging.
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Scutaro reached on an infield single, Swisher to second.
Jason Kendall:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kendall doubled to center, Swisher scored, Scutaro to third.
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay hit sacrifice fly to center, Scutaro scored.
Milton Bradley:Foul, Foul, Ball, Bradley struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 4th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Nelson R. Cruz:Cruz grounded out to shortstop.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Matthews reached on an infield single.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Young struck out swinging.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Teixeira homered to center, Matthews scored.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Lee grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 4th
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Frank Thomas:Thomas homered to center.
Eric Chavez:Chavez popped out to second.
Jay Payton:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Payton grounded out to pitcher.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Swisher flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Hank Blalock:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Blalock singled to right.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, DeRosa grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Blalock out at second.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Kinsler struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 5th
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ellis struck out looking.
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Scutaro grounded out to second.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Kendall singled to left center.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Kotsay singled to left, Kendall to second.
Milton Bradley:Bradley grounded into fielder's choice to third, Kotsay out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Gerald Laird:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Laird grounded out to third.
Nelson R. Cruz:Cruz fouled out to first.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Matthews grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 6th
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Frank Thomas:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Thomas singled to left.
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Chavez singled to left center, Thomas to second.
Jay Payton:Foul, Payton grounded out to pitcher, Thomas to third, Chavez to second.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Swisher grounded out to first, Thomas scored, Chavez to third.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ellis singled to right, Chavez scored.
Josh Rupe relieved Vicente Padilla.
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Scutaro singled to right, Ellis to third.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Kendall walked, Scutaro to second.
Mark Kotsay:Strike swinging, Ball, Kotsay doubled to deep left, Ellis, Scutaro and Kendall scored.
Milton Bradley:Strike looking, Foul, Bradley singled to right, Kotsay scored, Bradley to second advancing on throw.
Scott Feldman relieved Josh Rupe.
Frank Thomas:Thomas lined out to second.
End of Inning (6 Runs, 6 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
Jay Witasick pitching:
Michael Young:Young singled to left.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Teixeira flied out to right.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Ball, Lee walked, Young to second.
Scott Sauerbeck relieved Jay Witasick.
Hank Blalock:Blalock flied out to center.
Chad Gaudin relieved Scott Sauerbeck.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, DeRosa grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 7th
Scott Feldman pitching:
Eric Chavez:Ball, Ball, Ball, Chavez walked.
Jay Payton:Payton reached on bunt single to pitcher, Chavez to second.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Swisher struck out looking.
Mark Ellis:Ellis singled to right, Chavez to third, Payton to second.
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Scutaro struck out swinging.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Kendall grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Justin Duchscherer pitching:
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Kinsler fouled out to catcher.
Gerald Laird:Strike looking, Strike looking, Laird struck out swinging.
Nelson R. Cruz:Cruz reached on an infield single.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Matthews flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 8th
John Rheinecker pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay grounded out to first.
Milton Bradley:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Bradley singled to left center.
Frank Thomas:Thomas grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Bradley out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Justin Duchscherer pitching:
Michael Young:Young singled to left.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Teixeira reached on fielder's choice to second, Young out at second.
Carlos N. Lee:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Lee struck out swinging.
Hank Blalock:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Blalock flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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