MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. St. Louis

Royals 1st
Brad Thompson pitching:
David DeJesus:Ball, Foul, Ball, DeJesus doubled to left.
Esteban German:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bunt foul, Ball, German grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Teahen popped out to shortstop.
Emil Brown:Brown grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
Scott Elarton pitching:
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Strike looking, Taguchi flied out to right.
Juan Encarnacion:Strike looking, Encarnacion flied out to left.
Albert Pujols:Pujols grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Brad Thompson pitching:
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Ball, Gordon singled to right.
Jason LaRue:LaRue grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Gordon out at second.
Fernando Cortez:Ball, Cortez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
Scott Elarton pitching:
Scott Spiezio:Ball, Ball, Spiezio grounded out to first.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Rolen singled to left.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Strike looking, Duncan homered to center, Rolen scored.
Brendan Ryan:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ryan flied out to center.
Kelly Stinnett:Stinnett flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Brad Thompson pitching:
Tony F. Pena:Pena grounded out to third.
Scott Elarton:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Elarton struck out swinging.
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Ball, DeJesus hit by pitch.
Esteban German:German grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, DeJesus out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
Scott Elarton pitching:
Brad Thompson:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Thompson singled to right.
So Taguchi:Ball, Taguchi singled to center, Thompson to second.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Ball, Encarnacion flied out to right, Thompson to third.
Albert Pujols:Foul, Ball, Pujols hit sacrifice fly to right, Thompson scored, Taguchi to second advancing on throw.
Scott Spiezio:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Taguchi to third on wild pitch, Ball, Foul, Spiezio singled to right, Taguchi scored.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt to third, Ball, Strike looking, Rolen walked, Spiezio to second.
Neal Musser relieved Scott Elarton.
Chris Duncan:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Duncan singled to center, Spiezio scored, Rolen to second.
Brendan Ryan:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ryan grounded into fielder's choice to third, Duncan out at second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Brad Thompson pitching:
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Teahen struck out swinging.
Emil Brown:Ball, Foul, Ball, Brown singled to left.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Strike looking, Gordon singled to center, Brown to second.
Jason LaRue:Ball, LaRue grounded into fielder's choice to third, Brown to third, Gordon out at second.
Fernando Cortez:Cortez grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
Neal Musser pitching:
Kelly Stinnett:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Stinnett lined out to shortstop.
Brad Thompson:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Thompson struck out swinging.
So Taguchi:Ball, Taguchi grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Brad Thompson pitching:
Tony F. Pena:Ball, Pena grounded out to first.
Neal Musser:Musser grounded out to second.
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, DeJesus popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 5th
Neal Musser pitching:
Juan Encarnacion:Foul, Foul, Ball, Encarnacion struck out swinging.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pujols singled to center.
Scott Spiezio:Foul, Spiezio grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Pujols out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Brad Thompson pitching:
Esteban German:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, German grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Foul, Teahen fouled out to third.
Emil Brown:Foul, Ball, Brown singled to left.
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Ball, Gordon grounded into fielder's choice to first, Brown out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
Neal Musser pitching:
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Rolen singled to center.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Ball, Duncan grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Rolen out at second.
Brendan Ryan:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ryan grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Aaron Miles at second
Brad Thompson pitching:
Jason LaRue:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, LaRue struck out swinging.
Fernando Cortez:Strike looking, Cortez doubled to left.
Tony F. Pena:Pena grounded out to third
Joey Gathright hit for Neal Musser.
Joey Gathright:Strike looking, Ball, Gathright singled to center, Cortez scored.
David DeJesus:Ball, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, DeJesus hit by pitch, Gathright to second.
Esteban German:Ball, German grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Gathright out at third, DeJesus to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 7th
Joel Peralta pitching:
Kelly Stinnett:Ball, Strike looking, Stinnett singled to center
Skip Schumaker hit for Brad Thompson.
Skip Schumaker:Schumaker flied out to center.
So Taguchi:Taguchi grounded out to second, Stinnett to second.
Juan Encarnacion:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Encarnacion struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Randy Flores pitching:
Mark Teahen:Teahen grounded bunt out to third.
Emil Brown:Brown flied out to left.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Ball, Gordon grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Joel Peralta pitching:
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pujols struck out swinging.
Aaron Miles:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Miles struck out swinging.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Rolen fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Ryan Franklin pitching:
Jason LaRue:Strike looking, Shane Costa hit for Jason LaRue.
Shane Costa:Costa grounded out to first.
Fernando Cortez:Strike looking, Cortez flied out to center.
Tony F. Pena:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pena grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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