MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Oakland

Royals 1st
Dan L. Meyer pitching:
Esteban German:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, German safe at first on Cust's fielding error, German to second.
Joey Gathright:Gathright sacrificed to first, German to third.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Grudzielanek tripled to right, German scored.
Billy Butler:Strike swinging, Foul, Butler doubled to deep left, Grudzielanek scored.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Teahen grounded out to second, Butler to third.
Emil Brown:Strike swinging, Brown homered to center, Butler scored.
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Gordon fouled out to third.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Athletics 1st
Brian Bannister pitching:
Travis Buck:Strike looking, Buck grounded out to second.
Shannon Stewart:Strike looking, Stewart grounded out to shortstop.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Swisher homered to center.
Jack Cust:Ball, Cust doubled to center.
Mike Piazza:Piazza grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Dan L. Meyer pitching:
John Buck:Strike looking, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Buck flied out to right.
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Pena fouled out to first.
Esteban German:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, German walked.
Joey Gathright:Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Gathright grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 2nd
Brian Bannister pitching:
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ellis singled to center.
Jack Hannahan:Pickoff attempt to third, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Hannahan grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Ellis out at second.
Donnie Murphy:Strike looking, Ball, Murphy fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Dan L. Meyer pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek flied out to center.
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Butler walked.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Teahen tripled to center, Butler scored.
Emil Brown:Ball, Teahen scored on wild pitch, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Brown flied out to center.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Gordon singled to center.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Buck flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 3rd
Brian Bannister pitching:
Kurt Suzuki:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Suzuki walked.
Travis Buck:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Buck fouled out to third.
Shannon Stewart:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Stewart struck out swinging.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Swisher struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Dan L. Meyer pitching:
Tony F. Pena:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pena flied out to right.
Esteban German:Strike looking, Ball, German flied out to center.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Gathright flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 4th
Brian Bannister pitching:
Jack Cust:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cust grounded out to second.
Mike Piazza:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Piazza grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ellis flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Kiko Calero pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Kiko Calero relieved Dan L. Meyer, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Butler singled to right.
Billy Butler:Ball, Butler reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Grudzielanek out at second.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Strike swinging, Teahen grounded into double play first to shortstop, Butler out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 5th
Brian Bannister pitching:
Jack Hannahan:Hannahan grounded out to first.
Donnie Murphy:Murphy grounded out to first.
Kurt Suzuki:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Suzuki struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Kiko Calero pitching:
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Brown popped out to first.
Alex Gordon:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Gordon walked.
John Buck:Strike looking, Foul, Buck grounded into double play pitcher to second to first, Gordon out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 6th
Brian Bannister pitching:
Travis Buck:Strike looking, Ball, Buck doubled to left
Jeff DaVanon ran for Travis Buck.
Shannon Stewart:Ball, Stewart grounded out to shortstop, DaVanon to third.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Swisher grounded out to first, DaVanon scored.
Jack Cust:Strike looking, Foul, Cust struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Santiago Casilla pitching:
Tony F. Pena:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Pena singled to left.
Esteban German:German grounded out to third, Pena to second.
Joey Gathright:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Gathright reached on an infield single, Pena to third.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Strike swinging, Pena scored, Gathright to third on wild pitch, Strike looking, Grudzielanek reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Gathright scored.
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Butler struck out swinging.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Teahen flied out to left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 7th
Brian Bannister pitching:
Mike Piazza:Ball, Strike swinging, Piazza grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ellis popped out to first.
Jack Hannahan:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Hannahan lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Santiago Casilla pitching:
Emil Brown:Brown flied out to left.
Alex Gordon:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Gordon flied out to right.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Ball, Buck singled to left.
Tony F. Pena:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Pena fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 8th
Brian Bannister pitching:
Donnie Murphy:Murphy fouled out to first.
Kurt Suzuki:Ball, Suzuki grounded out to shortstop.
Jeff DaVanon:Strike looking, Foul, DaVanon grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Jay Marshall pitching:
Esteban German:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, German singled to center.
Joey Gathright:Foul, Gathright reached on an infield single, German to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Grudzielanek reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, German to third, Gathright out at second.
Billy Butler:Ball, Butler singled to center, German scored, Grudzielanek to second.
Mark Teahen:Teahen grounded out to pitcher, Grudzielanek to third, Butler to second.
Emil Brown:Intentional ball, Ball (pitchout), Ball (pitchout), Brown walked.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Gordon struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 9th
Brian Bannister pitching:
Shannon Stewart:Ball, Stewart flied out to right.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Swisher flied out to right.
Jack Cust:Ball, Cust grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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