MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Texas

Royals 1st
John Rheinecker pitching:
Esteban German:Strike looking, German grounded out to shortstop.
David DeJesus:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, DeJesus walked.
Mark Grudzielanek:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Grudzielanek doubled to deep right, DeJesus to third.
Billy Butler:Butler grounded out to third, DeJesus scored, Grudzielanek to third.
Mark Teahen:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Teahen grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 1st
Leo Nunez pitching:
Frank Catalanotto:Strike looking, Catalanotto homered to right.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Kinsler struck out swinging.
Michael Young:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Young grounded out to second.
Sammy Sosa:Sosa grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
John Rheinecker pitching:
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Brown popped out to second.
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Gordon singled to center.
John Buck:Foul, Buck grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Gordon out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 2nd
Leo Nunez pitching:
Marlon Byrd:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Byrd singled to center.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Wilkerson struck out swinging.
Adam Melhuse:Pickoff attempt to third, Pickoff attempt to third, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Melhuse struck out swinging.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia:Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt to third, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Saltalamacchia flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
John Rheinecker pitching:
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pena popped out to second.
Esteban German:Strike looking, Ball, German grounded out to shortstop.
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, DeJesus grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 3rd
Leo Nunez pitching:
David Murphy:Strike looking, Murphy grounded out to shortstop.
Frank Catalanotto:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Catalanotto walked.
Ian Kinsler:Kinsler reached on bunt single to third, Catalanotto to second.
Michael Young:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Young reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Catalanotto to third, Kinsler out at second.
Sammy Sosa:Ball, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt to third, Strike swinging, Sosa flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
John Rheinecker pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Grudzielanek grounded out to second.
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Butler singled to right.
Mark Teahen:Teahen reached on bunt single to pitcher, Butler to second.
Emil Brown:Foul, Strike swinging, Brown grounded into double play shortstop to first, Teahen out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 4th
Leo Nunez pitching:
Marlon Byrd:Ball, Strike looking, Byrd reached on an infield single.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Pickoff attempt to third, Ball, Ball, John Bale relieved Leo Nunez, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Wilkerson struck out swinging.
Adam Melhuse:Pickoff attempt to third, Foul, Ball, Melhuse grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Byrd out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
John Rheinecker pitching:
Alex Gordon:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Gordon struck out swinging.
John Buck:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Buck struck out swinging.
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Pena popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 5th
John Bale pitching:
Jarrod Saltalamacchia:Foul, Saltalamacchia singled to center.
David Murphy:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to third, Murphy singled to right, Saltalamacchia to third.
Frank Catalanotto:Pickoff attempt to third, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Catalanotto struck out swinging.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Foul, Kinsler singled to right, Saltalamacchia scored, Murphy to second.
Ryan Z. Braun relieved John Bale.
Michael Young:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Young struck out looking.
Sammy Sosa:Ball, Sosa reached on an infield single, Murphy to third, Kinsler to second.
Marlon Byrd:Ball, Byrd flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
John Rheinecker pitching:
Esteban German:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, German walked.
David DeJesus:Pickoff attempt, Bunt foul, DeJesus flied out to center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Pickoff attempt, Grudzielanek grounded out to pitcher, German to second.
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, German to third on wild pitch, Ball, Butler intentionally walked.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Teahen grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 6th
Ryan Z. Braun pitching:
Brad B. Wilkerson:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Wilkerson struck out looking.
Adam Melhuse:Foul, Ball, Melhuse flied out to left.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia:Saltalamacchia reached on an infield single.
David Murphy:Pickoff attempt to third, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Murphy flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
John Rheinecker pitching:
Emil Brown:Foul, Brown grounded out to second.
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Foul, Gordon homered to right.
John Buck:Buck singled to center.
Tony F. Pena:Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pena grounded out to pitcher, Buck to second.
Esteban German:Ball, Ball, Ball, German grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 7th
Ryan Z. Braun pitching:
Frank Catalanotto:Ball, Strike looking, Catalanotto grounded out to pitcher.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Kinsler grounded out to third.
Michael Young:Young flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
John Rheinecker pitching:
David DeJesus:Strike looking, DeJesus flied out to deep right.
Mark Grudzielanek:Willie Eyre relieved John Rheinecker, Strike looking, Grudzielanek singled to center.
Billy Butler:Butler singled to center, Grudzielanek to third.
Mark Teahen:Foul, Teahen reached on fielder's choice to first, Grudzielanek scored, Butler to second.
Emil Brown:Joey Gathright hit for Emil Brown.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Gathright grounded out to shortstop, Butler to third, Teahen to second.
Alex Gordon:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Gordon intentionally walked.
John Buck:Buck doubled to center, Butler, Teahen and Gordon scored.
Tony F. Pena:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Pena flied out to center.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 8th
Zack Greinke pitching:
Sammy Sosa:Ball, Ball, Sosa grounded out to third.
Marlon Byrd:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Byrd struck out swinging.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Wilkerson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Wes Littleton pitching:
Esteban German:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, German struck out swinging.
David DeJesus:Foul, DeJesus flied out to center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Grudzielanek reached on an infield single.
Billy Butler:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Butler walked, Grudzielanek to second.
A.J. Murray relieved Wes Littleton.
Mark Teahen:Foul, Ball, Teahen grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 9th
Joakim Soria pitching:
Adam Melhuse:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Melhuse grounded out to pitcher.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia:Strike swinging, Saltalamacchia grounded out to second.
David Murphy:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Murphy lined out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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