MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Johan Santana pitching:
David DeJesus:Strike looking, DeJesus singled to shallow center.
Jeff Keppinger:Ball, Keppinger sacrificed to pitcher, DeJesus to second.
Esteban German:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, German grounded out to shortstop.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Ball, Sweeney flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Odalis Perez pitching:
Luis Castillo:Strike looking, Castillo grounded out to second.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Punto grounded out to shortstop.
Mike Redmond:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Redmond singled to center.
Michael Cuddyer:Strike looking, Strike looking, Cuddyer grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Johan Santana pitching:
Emil Brown:Brown grounded out to shortstop.
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Berroa struck out swinging.
Paul Phillips:Phillips singled to right.
Joey Gathright:Gathright grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Phillips out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Odalis Perez pitching:
Justin Morneau:Ball, Strike looking, Morneau lined out to shortstop.
Torii Hunter:Strike looking, Hunter grounded out to second.
Phil Nevin:Ball, Nevin grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Johan Santana pitching:
Angel L. Sanchez:Sanchez singled to center.
David DeJesus:Bunt foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, DeJesus ground-rule doubled to left, Sanchez to third.
Jeff Keppinger:Foul, Strike swinging, Keppinger struck out swinging.
Esteban German:Strike swinging, Strike looking, German singled to right, Sanchez and DeJesus scored.
Mike Sweeney:Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Ball, Sweeney grounded out to shortstop, German to second.
Emil Brown:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Brown flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Odalis Perez pitching:
Lew Ford:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ford homered to left center.
Jason Bartlett:Strike swinging, Bartlett grounded out to shortstop.
Luis Castillo:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Castillo grounded out to shortstop.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Ball, Punto reached on an infield single.
Mike Redmond:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Redmond grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Johan Santana pitching:
Angel M. Berroa:Strike looking, Ball, Berroa grounded out to third.
Paul Phillips:Strike looking, Foul, Phillips struck out swinging.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Gathright grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Odalis Perez pitching:
Michael Cuddyer:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Cuddyer grounded out to third.
Justin Morneau:Strike looking, Ball, Morneau grounded out to first.
Torii Hunter:Hunter lined out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Johan Santana pitching:
Angel L. Sanchez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Sanchez flied out to right.
David DeJesus:DeJesus grounded bunt out to pitcher.
Jeff Keppinger:Keppinger grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Odalis Perez pitching:
Phil Nevin:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Nevin walked.
Lew Ford:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ford reached on fielder's choice to third, Nevin out at second.
Jason Bartlett:Pickoff attempt to second, Foul, Bartlett singled to deep left center, Ford to second.
Luis Castillo:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt to second, Castillo grounded out to second, Ford to third, Bartlett to second.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Punto struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Johan Santana pitching:
Esteban German:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, German struck out swinging.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Ball, Sweeney grounded out to pitcher.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Brown tripled to right.
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Berroa struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Odalis Perez pitching:
Mike Redmond:Redmond singled to center.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Cuddyer singled to deep left center, Redmond to second.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Foul, Morneau singled to center, Redmond to third, Cuddyer to second.
Torii Hunter:Hunter hit sacrifice fly to center, Redmond scored, Cuddyer to third, Morneau to second.
Phil Nevin:Ball (pitchout), Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Nevin intentionally walked.
Lew Ford:Ball, Ford flied out to left.
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bartlett lined out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Johan Santana pitching:
Paul Phillips:Strike looking, Ball, Phillips flied out to left.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Gathright grounded out to pitcher.
Angel L. Sanchez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Sanchez singled to center.
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt to first, DeJesus grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Joel Peralta pitching:
Luis Castillo:Bunt foul, Strike looking, Ball, Castillo struck out swinging.
Nick Punto:Punto flied out to left.
Mike Redmond:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Redmond reached on an infield single.
Michael Cuddyer:Strike swinging, Ball, Cuddyer grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Redmond out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Johan Santana pitching:
Jeff Keppinger:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Keppinger grounded out to third.
Esteban German:Strike looking, German flied out to right.
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Sweeney grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Joel Peralta pitching:
Justin Morneau:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Morneau reached on an infield single.
Torii Hunter:Strike swinging, Hunter singled to left, Morneau to second
Luis O. Rodriguez hit for Phil Nevin.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Morneau to third, Hunter to second on passed ball, Ball, Morneau out at home, Hunter to third on passed ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to center, Hunter scored.
Lew Ford:Bunt foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ford reached on an infield single.
Jason Bartlett:Pickoff attempt to second, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Bartlett struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Joe Nathan pitching:
Emil Brown:Ball, Ball, Ball, Brown walked.
Angel M. Berroa:Berroa reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Brown to second on pitcher Nathan's throwing error.
Paul Phillips:Ball, Bunt foul, Phillips sacrificed to pitcher, Brown to third, Berroa to second
Shane Costa hit for Joey Gathright.
Shane Costa:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Costa intentionally walked.
Angel L. Sanchez:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Sanchez struck out swinging.
David DeJesus:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, DeJesus struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)