MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Oakland

Royals 1st
Dan Haren pitching:
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, DeJesus struck out looking.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Strike looking, Grudzielanek doubled to deep left.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Teahen walked.
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Sweeney walked, Grudzielanek to third, Teahen to second.
Shane Costa:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Costa struck out swinging.
Esteban German:Ball, German flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 1st
Gil Meche pitching:
Travis Buck:Strike looking, Ball, Buck tripled to deep right.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Swisher grounded out to first.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Strike looking, Chavez grounded out to first.
Milton Bradley:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Bradley struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Dan Haren pitching:
Alex Gordon:Ball, Ball, Gordon lined out to right.
John Buck:Buck flied out to deep right.
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Pena grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 2nd
Gil Meche pitching:
Dan Johnson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Johnson grounded out to first.
Jack Cust:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Cust walked.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Ball, Ball, Crosby walked, Cust to second.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Strike looking, Ellis grounded into double play shortstop to first, Crosby out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Dan Haren pitching:
David DeJesus:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, DeJesus grounded out to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Grudzielanek grounded out to second.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Teahen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 3rd
Gil Meche pitching:
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Kendall grounded out to pitcher.
Travis Buck:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Buck struck out swinging.
Nick Swisher:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Swisher singled to center.
Eric Chavez:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Chavez fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Dan Haren pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Sweeney flied out to deep right.
Shane Costa:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Costa struck out swinging.
Esteban German:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, German walked.
Alex Gordon:Gordon flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 4th
Gil Meche pitching:
Milton Bradley:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bradley singled to left.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Johnson struck out looking.
Jack Cust:Ball, Foul, Cust grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, Bradley out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Dan Haren pitching:
John Buck:Strike looking, Ball, Buck grounded out to third.
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pena struck out swinging.
David DeJesus:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, DeJesus grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 5th
Gil Meche pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Ball, Crosby singled to center.
Mark Ellis:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ellis fouled out to first.
Jason Kendall:Strike swinging, Crosby stole second, Kendall grounded out to second, Crosby to third.
Travis Buck:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Buck grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Dan Haren pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Grudzielanek struck out swinging.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Teahen grounded out to second.
Mike Sweeney:Sweeney fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 6th
Gil Meche pitching:
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Swisher flied out to deep left.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Chavez singled to right.
Milton Bradley:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bradley struck out swinging.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Johnson singled to right, Chavez to second.
Jack Cust:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Cust struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Dan Haren pitching:
Shane Costa:Foul, Foul, Foul, Costa struck out looking.
Esteban German:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, German tripled to deep right.
Alex Gordon:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Gordon walked.
John Buck:Ball, Buck reached on fielder's choice to third, German out at home, Gordon to second.
Tony F. Pena:Ball, Pena reached on an infield single, Gordon to third, Buck to second.
David DeJesus:DeJesus lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 7th
Gil Meche pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Crosby flied out to left.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ellis singled to deep right, Ellis to third on right fielder Teahen's fielding error.
Jason Kendall:Ball, Kendall flied into double play right to catcher, Ellis out at home.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Royals 8th
Dan Haren pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek grounded out to third.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Teahen singled to center.
Mike Sweeney:Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Sweeney struck out swinging, Teahen stole second.
Shane Costa:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Costa grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 8th
Brandon Duckworth pitching:
Travis Buck:Ball, Ball, Ball, Buck walked.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Swisher walked, Buck to second.
Jimmy Gobble relieved Brandon Duckworth.
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Chavez struck out looking.
Milton Bradley:Ball, Ball, Foul, Bradley flied out to right, Buck to third.
Dan Johnson:Johnson lined out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Justin Duchscherer pitching:
Esteban German:Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, German flied out to right.
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Gordon singled to right.
John Buck:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Gordon stole second, Strike looking, Ball, Buck homered to center, Gordon scored.
Tony F. Pena:Foul, Pena flied out to center.
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Ball, DeJesus tripled to center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 9th
Joakim Soria pitching:
Jack Cust:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Cust struck out looking.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Crosby singled to center.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Crosby to second on wild pitch, Ball, Foul, Ellis flied out to center
Shannon Stewart hit for Jason Kendall.
Shannon Stewart:Strike looking, Ball, Stewart singled to left, Crosby scored.
Travis Buck:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Buck struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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