MLB Play by Play - Minnesota vs. Kansas City

Twins 1st
Kyle Davies pitching:
Jason Bartlett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Bartlett walked.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Kubel struck out looking.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Strike looking, Mauer safe at first on Butler's fielding error, Bartlett scored, Mauer to second.
Torii Hunter:Ball, Hunter flied out to center.
Justin Morneau:Morneau fouled out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Royals 1st
Scott Baker pitching:
David DeJesus:Ball, Ball, Ball, DeJesus grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Foul, Grudzielanek flied out to center.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Teahen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 2nd
Kyle Davies pitching:
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cuddyer walked.
Jason Tyner:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Tyner grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Cuddyer out at second.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Rodriguez struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Scott Baker pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Sweeney singled to shallow center.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Foul, Gordon doubled to deep right, Sweeney to third.
Billy Butler:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Butler grounded out to second, Sweeney scored, Gordon to third.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Gathright grounded out to first.
Jason LaRue:LaRue singled to left, Gordon scored.
Tony F. Pena:Ball, Pena singled to left, LaRue to second.
David DeJesus:Strike looking, DeJesus safe at first on 2nd baseman Casilla's fielding error, LaRue to third, Pena to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Grudzielanek struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 1 Error)

Twins 3rd
Kyle Davies pitching:
Alexi Casilla:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Casilla struck out looking.
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bartlett struck out looking.
Jason Kubel:Bunt foul, Ball, Kubel singled to center.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Mauer grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Scott Baker pitching:
Mark Teahen:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Teahen flied out to left.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Sweeney struck out swinging.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Gordon singled to center.
Billy Butler:Butler flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 4th
Kyle Davies pitching:
Torii Hunter:Ball, Foul, Foul, Hunter singled to center.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Morneau reached on fielder's choice to first, Hunter out at second.
Michael Cuddyer:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Cuddyer flied out to center.
Jason Tyner:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Tyner popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Scott Baker pitching:
Joey Gathright:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Gathright singled to center.
Jason LaRue:Pickoff attempt to first, LaRue sacrificed to pitcher, Gathright to second.
Tony F. Pena:Pena lined out to shortstop.
David DeJesus:Ball, Strike looking, DeJesus flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 5th
Kyle Davies pitching:
Luis O. Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Rodriguez lined out to center.
Alexi Casilla:Ball, Strike (missed bunt), Casilla grounded out to shortstop.
Jason Bartlett:Strike looking, Ball, Bartlett grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Scott Baker pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Ball, Grudzielanek doubled to center.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Teahen doubled to center, Grudzielanek scored.
Mike Sweeney:Sweeney grounded out to shortstop.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Ball, Ball, Gordon walked.
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Butler flied out to center.
Joey Gathright:Foul, Foul, Gathright struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 6th
Kyle Davies pitching:
Jason Kubel:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Kubel walked.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Foul, Mauer doubled to deep left, Kubel to third.
Torii Hunter:Ball, Hunter singled to left center, Kubel and Mauer scored, Hunter to third on left fielder Gathright's fielding error.
John Bale relieved Kyle Davies.
Justin Morneau:Morneau hit sacrifice fly to right, Hunter scored.
Michael Cuddyer:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Cuddyer struck out swinging.
Jason Tyner:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Tyner grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Royals 6th
Scott Baker pitching:
Jason LaRue:Ball, LaRue flied out to right.
Tony F. Pena:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Pena grounded out to second.
David DeJesus:Ball, DeJesus singled to center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Grudzielanek singled to center, DeJesus to second.
Juan Rincon relieved Scott Baker.
Mark Teahen:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Teahen grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 7th
John Bale pitching:
Luis O. Rodriguez:Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Rodriguez struck out looking.
Alexi Casilla:Casilla reached on bunt single to pitcher.
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Bartlett singled to left, Casilla to second.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Kubel walked, Casilla to third, Bartlett to second.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Mauer hit sacrifice fly to center, Casilla scored, Bartlett to third.
Leo Nunez relieved John Bale.
Torii Hunter:Hunter fouled out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
Juan Rincon pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Ball, Sweeney flied out to right.
Alex Gordon:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Gordon singled to center.
Billy Butler:Ball, Ball, Ball, Butler walked, Gordon to second
Esteban German ran for Billy Butler.
Joey Gathright:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Gathright walked, Gordon to third, German to second
John Buck catching
Esteban German ran for Jason LaRue.
Ross Gload:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Gload grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Gathright out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 8th
Leo Nunez pitching:
Justin Morneau:Ball, Morneau doubled to right.
Michael Cuddyer:Cuddyer grounded out to third.
Jason Tyner:Strike looking, Tyner grounded out to second, Morneau to third.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Rodriguez flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Nick Punto at third
Matt Guerrier pitching:
Tony F. Pena:Ball, Matt Guerrier relieved Pat Neshek, Pena flied out to right.
David DeJesus:Ball, DeJesus singled to left.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Ball, Grudzielanek flied out to left.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Teahen grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 9th
Leo Nunez pitching:
Alexi Casilla:Casilla reached on bunt single to pitcher.
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Casilla stole second, Foul, Foul, Bartlett singled to center, Casilla scored.
Jimmy Gobble relieved Leo Nunez.
Jason Kubel:Ball, Strike swinging, Kubel grounded into double play first to shortstop to pitcher, Bartlett out at second.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Strike looking, Mauer doubled to center.
Ryan Z. Braun relieved Jimmy Gobble.
Torii Hunter:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Hunter walked.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Ball, Morneau grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Hunter out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 9th
Joe Nathan pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Sweeney popped out to shortstop.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Gordon doubled to right
Shane Costa hit for John Buck.
Shane Costa:Ball, Costa grounded out to first.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Gathright grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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