MLB Play by Play - Minnesota vs. Kansas City

Twins 1st
Gil Meche pitching:
Jason Tyner:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Tyner lined out to shortstop.
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bartlett flied out to center.
Jason Kubel:Foul, Foul, Kubel struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Carlos Silva pitching:
David DeJesus:Strike looking, DeJesus grounded out to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Grudzielanek singled to left center.
Mark Teahen:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Teahen doubled to deep left center, Grudzielanek to third.
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Butler singled to left center, Grudzielanek scored, Teahen to third, Butler to second on left fielder Kubel's throwing error.
Ross Gload:Gload hit sacrifice fly to center, Teahen scored, Butler to third.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Gordon struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)

Twins 2nd
Gil Meche pitching:
Torii Hunter:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Hunter struck out looking.
Justin Morneau:Strike looking, Morneau grounded out to first.
Michael Cuddyer:Cuddyer popped out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Carlos Silva pitching:
Emil Brown:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Brown singled to right.
Jason Smith:Foul, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Foul, Smith struck out swinging.
John Buck:Strike swinging, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Buck flied out to center.
David DeJesus:Bunt foul, DeJesus tripled to left center, Brown scored.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Grudzielanek grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 3rd
Gil Meche pitching:
Chris J. Heintz:Strike looking, Ball, Heintz flied out to center.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Punto struck out swinging.
Alexi Casilla:Strike looking, Foul, Casilla struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Mark Teahen:Ball, Teahen homered to right.
Billy Butler:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Butler popped out to third.
Ross Gload:Gload singled to center.
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Gordon struck out swinging.
Emil Brown:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Brown singled to left center, Gload to third.
Jason Smith:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Brown to second on wild pitch, Ball, Smith walked.
John Buck:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Buck struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 4th
Gil Meche pitching:
Jason Tyner:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Tyner doubled to right.
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Strike looking, Bartlett lined out to shortstop.
Jason Kubel:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Kubel struck out swinging.
Torii Hunter:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Hunter flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Kevin Slowey pitching:
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, DeJesus grounded out to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Grudzielanek lined out to first.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Teahen singled to center.
Billy Butler:Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Butler struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 5th
Gil Meche pitching:
Justin Morneau:Morneau popped out to shortstop.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Foul, Cuddyer singled to right.
Chris J. Heintz:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Heintz struck out swinging.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Punto grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Ross Gload:Foul, Gload safe at first on shortstop Bartlett's throwing error.
Alex Gordon:Gordon flied out to center.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Brown grounded out to third, Gload to second.
Jason Smith:Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Smith struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Twins 6th
Gil Meche pitching:
Alexi Casilla:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Casilla struck out swinging.
Jason Tyner:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Tyner grounded out to pitcher.
Jason Bartlett:Bartlett flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Kevin Slowey pitching:
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Buck singled to center.
David DeJesus:DeJesus homered to right, Buck scored.
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek flied out to right.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Teahen walked.
Julio DePaula relieved Kevin Slowey.
Billy Butler:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Butler flied out to center.
Ross Gload:Gload flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 7th
Gil Meche pitching:
Jason Kubel:Ball, Kubel doubled to deep right.
Torii Hunter:Hunter doubled to center, Kubel scored
Matt LeCroy hit for Justin Morneau.
Matt LeCroy:Ball, LeCroy grounded out to third.
Michael Cuddyer:Cuddyer flied out to shallow shortstop.
Chris J. Heintz:Heintz singled to center, Hunter scored.
Nick Punto:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Punto walked, Heintz to second.
David Riske relieved Gil Meche
Garrett Jones hit for Alexi Casilla.
Garrett Jones:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Jones grounded out to second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
Luis O. Rodriguez at third
Glen Perkins pitching:
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Gordon doubled to left center.
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Ball, Brown flied out to center, Gordon to third
Esteban German hit for Jason Smith.
Esteban German:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, German struck out looking.
John Buck:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Buck struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 8th
David Riske pitching:
Jason Tyner:Tony F. Pena at shortstop, Strike looking, Tyner grounded out to second.
Jason Bartlett:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bartlett struck out swinging.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Kubel grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Carmen Cali pitching:
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, DeJesus grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek grounded out to second.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Teahen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 9th
Joakim Soria pitching:
Torii Hunter:Strike looking, Foul, Hunter struck out swinging.
Matt LeCroy:LeCroy singled to right.
Michael Cuddyer:Strike looking, Strike looking, Cuddyer grounded out to third
Brian Buscher hit for Chris J. Heintz.
Brian Buscher:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Buscher singled to center, LeCroy scored
Rondell White hit for Nick Punto.
Rondell White:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, White flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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