MLB Play by Play - Oakland vs. Texas

Athletics 1st
Luis Mendoza pitching:
Shannon Stewart:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Stewart grounded out to second.
Marco Scutaro:Strike swinging, Scutaro grounded out to third.
Jack Cust:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Cust doubled to deep left center.
Mike Piazza:Piazza grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 1st
Chad Gaudin pitching:
Frank Catalanotto:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Catalanotto grounded out to first.
Ian Kinsler:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Kinsler homered to left center.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Young struck out swinging.
Marlon Byrd:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Byrd singled to left center.
Jason Botts:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Botts singled to left, Byrd to third.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Blalock singled to right, Byrd scored, Botts to third.
Nelson R. Cruz:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Cruz struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 2nd
Luis Mendoza pitching:
Dan Johnson:Johnson grounded out to first.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Swisher reached on an infield single.
Jack Hannahan:Foul, Ball, Hannahan flied out to center.
Donnie Murphy:Foul, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Murphy lined out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 2nd
Chad Gaudin pitching:
Jarrod Saltalamacchia:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Saltalamacchia grounded out to second.
Ramon Vazquez:Vazquez grounded out to first.
Frank Catalanotto:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Catalanotto grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 3rd
A.J. Murray pitching:
Kurt Suzuki:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Suzuki flied out to right.
Shannon Stewart:Ball, Foul, Ball, Stewart flied out to right.
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Scutaro singled to center.
Jack Cust:Ball, Cust grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Scutaro out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 3rd
Chad Gaudin pitching:
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Kinsler doubled to center.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike swinging, Young lined out to second.
Marlon Byrd:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Byrd walked.
Jason Botts:Strike swinging, Ball, Botts grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Byrd out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 4th
A.J. Murray pitching:
Mike Piazza:Strike looking, Piazza grounded out to pitcher.
Dan Johnson:Johnson flied out to center.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Swisher lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 4th
Chad Gaudin pitching:
Hank Blalock:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Blalock homered to right.
Nelson R. Cruz:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Cruz doubled to right.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Saltalamacchia walked.
Ramon Vazquez:Bunt foul, Vazquez sacrificed to pitcher, Cruz to third, Saltalamacchia to second.
Frank Catalanotto:Ball, Catalanotto singled to center, Cruz scored, Saltalamacchia to third.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Ball, Ball, Kinsler fouled out to catcher.
Michael Young:Foul, Young singled to center, Saltalamacchia scored, Catalanotto to second.
Marlon Byrd:Ball, Foul, Foul, Byrd singled to center, Catalanotto scored, Young to second.
Dan L. Meyer relieved Chad Gaudin.
Jason Botts:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Botts struck out swinging.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 5th
A.J. Murray pitching:
Jack Hannahan:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Hannahan grounded out to shortstop.
Donnie Murphy:Ball, Ball, Ball, Murphy walked.
Kurt Suzuki:Suzuki doubled to left center, Murphy to third.
Shannon Stewart:Foul, Ball, Stewart hit sacrifice fly to left, Murphy scored.
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Scutaro singled to shallow center, Suzuki scored.
Jack Cust:Foul, Ball, Foul, Cust struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 5th
Dan L. Meyer pitching:
Hank Blalock:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Blalock popped out to shortstop.
Nelson R. Cruz:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Cruz flied out to right.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Saltalamacchia flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 6th
Mike Wood pitching:
Mike Piazza:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Piazza struck out swinging.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Johnson grounded out to pitcher.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Swisher doubled to right.
Jack Hannahan:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Hannahan grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 6th
Dan L. Meyer pitching:
Ramon Vazquez:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Vazquez grounded out to second.
Frank Catalanotto:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Catalanotto grounded out to third.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Kinsler flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 7th
Mike Wood pitching:
Donnie Murphy:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Murphy grounded out to third.
Kurt Suzuki:Suzuki flied out to deep left.
Shannon Stewart:Strike looking, Stewart doubled softly to left.
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Scutaro walked.
John Rheinecker relieved Mike Wood.
Jack Cust:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Cust grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 7th
Dan L. Meyer pitching:
Michael Young:Strike looking, Strike looking, Young struck out swinging.
Marlon Byrd:Strike looking, Byrd singled softly to shallow center.
Jason Botts:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Botts walked, Byrd to second.
Hank Blalock:David Murphy ran for Jason Botts, Ball, Strike looking, Blalock singled to right, Byrd scored, Murphy to third.
Nelson R. Cruz:Strike swinging, Foul, Cruz struck out swinging.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Saltalamacchia struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 8th
Brad B. Wilkerson at first
John Rheinecker pitching:
Mike Piazza:Strike looking, Foul, Piazza struck out looking.
Dan Johnson:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Johnson struck out swinging.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Swisher walked.
Jack Hannahan:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Hannahan singled softly to left, Swisher to third, Hannahan to second advancing on throw.
Wes Littleton relieved John Rheinecker.
Donnie Murphy:Strike looking, Murphy safe at first on shortstop Young's fielding error, Swisher scored, Hannahan to third.
Kurt Suzuki:Ball, Suzuki grounded into fielder's choice to third, Murphy out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Rangers 8th
Jay Marshall pitching:
Ramon Vazquez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Vazquez singled to right.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Wilkerson flied out to left.
Colby Lewis relieved Jay Marshall.
Ian Kinsler:Strike swinging, Kinsler grounded into double play shortstop to first, Vazquez out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 9th
Wes Littleton pitching:
Shannon Stewart:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Stewart grounded out to shortstop.
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Scutaro grounded out to second.
Jack Cust:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Cust flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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