MLB Play by Play - New York vs. Kansas City

Yankees 1st
Brian Bannister pitching:
Johnny Damon:Strike looking, Damon grounded out to shortstop.
Derek Jeter:Ball, Foul, Foul, Jeter grounded out to shortstop.
Bobby Abreu:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Abreu grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Esteban German:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, German singled to center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Grudzielanek struck out swinging.
Billy Butler:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Butler grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, German out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Yankees 2nd
Brian Bannister pitching:
Alex Rodriguez:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Rodriguez walked.
Hideki Matsui:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Rodriguez caught stealing, catcher to shortstop, Matsui struck out looking.
Jorge Posada:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Posada flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Sweeney grounded out to second.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Teahen grounded out to first.
Emil Brown:Brown singled to right.
Tony F. Pena:Foul, Pena grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Yankees 3rd
Brian Bannister pitching:
Robinson Cano:Strike looking, Cano grounded out to second.
Wilson Betemit:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Betemit walked.
Melky Cabrera:Cabrera flied out to center.
Johnny Damon:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Damon homered to right, Betemit scored.
Derek Jeter:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Jeter flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Jason LaRue:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, LaRue struck out swinging.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Gathright grounded out to pitcher.
Esteban German:Bunt foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, German grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Yankees 4th
Brian Bannister pitching:
Bobby Abreu:Strike looking, Ball, Abreu doubled to right.
Alex Rodriguez:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Rodriguez homered to center, Abreu scored.
Hideki Matsui:Ball, Matsui grounded out to first.
Jorge Posada:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Posada grounded out to third.
Robinson Cano:Cano doubled to deep right.
Wilson Betemit:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Betemit singled to deep right, Cano out at home.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop.
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Butler doubled to right.
Mike Sweeney:Strike swinging, Ball, Sweeney reached on an infield single.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Teahen grounded out to right, Butler to third, Sweeney to second.
Emil Brown:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Brown doubled to left, Butler and Sweeney scored.
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Foul, Pena struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Yankees 5th
Brian Bannister pitching:
Melky Cabrera:Foul, Cabrera grounded out to second.
Johnny Damon:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Damon reached on an infield single.
Derek Jeter:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Jeter grounded out to pitcher, Damon to second.
Bobby Abreu:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Abreu popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Jason LaRue:Alberto Gonzalez at shortstop, LaRue lined out to shortstop.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Gathright grounded out to shortstop.
Esteban German:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, German doubled to deep right.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, German stole third, Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Yankees 6th
Brian Bannister pitching:
Alex Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Rodriguez homered to left center.
Hideki Matsui:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Matsui hit by pitch.
Jorge Posada:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Posada walked, Matsui to second.
Ryan Z. Braun relieved Brian Bannister.
Robinson Cano:Ball, Cano sacrificed to pitcher, Matsui to third, Posada to second.
Wilson Betemit:Betemit homered to center, Matsui and Posada scored.
Melky Cabrera:Foul, Ball, Ball, Cabrera reached on an infield single.
Johnny Damon:Foul, Foul, Damon doubled to center, Cabrera to third.
Alberto Gonzalez:Gonzalez reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Cabrera scored, Damon to third.
Bobby Abreu:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Abreu doubled to left center, Damon and Gonzalez scored.
Alex Rodriguez:Strike looking, Rodriguez flied out to center.
Hideki Matsui:Ball, Ball, Foul, Matsui safe at first on shortstop Pena's fielding error, Abreu to third.
Jorge Posada:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Posada grounded into fielder's choice to second, Matsui out at second.
End of Inning (7 Runs, 5 Hits, 1 Error)
Royals 6th
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Billy Butler:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Butler struck out swinging.
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Sweeney walked.
Mark Teahen:Teahen flied out to center.
Emil Brown:Brown grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Yankees 7th
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Robinson Cano:Jason Smith at third, Shane Costa in right, Cano reached on an infield single.
Wilson Betemit:Ball, Betemit flied out to center.
Melky Cabrera:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cabrera walked, Cano to second.
Johnny Damon:Damon flied out to right.
Alberto Gonzalez:Ball, Gonzalez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Pena reached on an infield single.
Jason LaRue:Foul, Ball, LaRue flied out to right.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Gathright walked, Pena to second.
Chris Britton relieved Andy Pettitte.
Esteban German:German flied out to right, Pena to third.
Jason Smith:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Smith struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Yankees 8th
Doug Mientkiewicz at first
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Foul, Mientkiewicz singled to center.
Alex Rodriguez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Rodriguez hit by pitch, Mientkiewicz to second
Shelley Duncan at designated hitter.
Hideki Matsui:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Matsui flied out to deep left, Mientkiewicz to third
Jose Molina catching.
Jose Molina:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Molina struck out swinging.
Robinson Cano:Strike looking, Foul, Cano grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Chris Britton pitching:
Billy Butler:Foul, Ball, Butler doubled to left.
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Sweeney singled to center, Butler to third.
Shane Costa:Ball, Costa grounded out to first, Butler scored, Sweeney to second.
Emil Brown:Brown flied out to center.
Tony F. Pena:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Pena walked.
Jason LaRue:Ball, Foul, Foul, LaRue lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Yankees 9th
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Wilson Betemit:Ball, Ball, Betemit grounded out to first.
Melky Cabrera:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Cabrera doubled to center.
Johnny Damon:Ball, Ball, Damon grounded out to first, Cabrera to third.
Alberto Gonzalez:Ball, Ball, Gonzalez grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 9th
Brian Bruney pitching:
Joey Gathright:Ball, Ball, Ball, Gathright walked
Craig Brazell at first.
Craig Brazell:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Brazell walked, Gathright to second.
Jason Smith:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Smith flied out to right, Gathright to third.
Billy Butler:Ball, Ball, Ball, Butler walked, Brazell to second.
Edwar Ramirez relieved Brian Bruney.
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Sweeney singled to right, Gathright scored, Brazell to third, Butler to second.
Shane Costa:Strike looking, Foul, Costa grounded out to first, Brazell scored, Butler to third, Sweeney to second.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Brown popped out to second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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