MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Oakland

Rangers 1st
Lenny DiNardo pitching:
Ian Kinsler:Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Kinsler struck out swinging.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Wilkerson grounded out to second.
Michael Young:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Young walked.
Sammy Sosa:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Sosa grounded into fielder's choice to third, Young out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 1st
Vicente Padilla pitching:
Daric Barton:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Barton singled to left.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Swisher hit by pitch, Barton to second.
Jack Cust:Kevin Thompson ran for Nick Swisher, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Cust walked, Barton to third, Thompson to second.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ellis flied out to left.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Strike swinging, Johnson reached on fielder's choice to second, Barton and Thompson scored, Cust out at second, Johnson to second advancing on throw.
Marco Scutaro:Scutaro grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 2nd
Lenny DiNardo pitching:
Marlon Byrd:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Byrd walked.
Jason Botts:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Botts singled to left center, Byrd to third.
Nelson R. Cruz:Strike swinging, Foul, Cruz hit sacrifice fly to right, Byrd scored.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia:Ball, Saltalamacchia popped out to second.
Travis Metcalf:Ball, Foul, Metcalf singled to center, Botts to second.
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Ball, Ball, Kinsler walked, Botts to third, Metcalf to second.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Wilkerson walked, Botts scored, Metcalf to third, Kinsler to second.
Michael Young:Ball, Ball, Ruddy Lugo relieved Lenny DiNardo, Ball, Strike looking, Young singled to left center, Metcalf and Kinsler scored, Wilkerson to third, Young to second advancing on throw.
Sammy Sosa:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Sosa singled to center, Wilkerson and Young scored.
Marlon Byrd:Strike looking, Byrd grounded out to third.
End of Inning (6 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 2nd
Jamey Wright pitching:
Jack Hannahan:Ball, Hannahan singled to right.
Kurt Suzuki:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Suzuki walked, Hannahan to second.
Jeff DaVanon:Strike swinging, Bunt foul, Ball, DaVanon struck out on foul tip.
Daric Barton:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Barton fouled out to third.
Kevin Thompson:Foul, Ball, Thompson popped out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 3rd
Ruddy Lugo pitching:
Jason Botts:Ball, Ball, Ball, Botts walked.
Nelson R. Cruz:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Cruz struck out swinging.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia:Foul, Ball, Saltalamacchia flied out to left.
Travis Metcalf:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Metcalf struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 3rd
Jamey Wright pitching:
Jack Cust:Ball, Ball, Ball, Cust walked.
Mark Ellis:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ellis homered to left center, Cust scored.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Johnson doubled to right.
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Scutaro grounded out to second, Johnson to third.
Jack Hannahan:Ball, Ball, Ball, Hannahan walked.
Kurt Suzuki:Suzuki doubled to left center, Johnson scored, Hannahan to third.
Jeff DaVanon:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, DaVanon singled to center, Hannahan scored, Suzuki to third.
Daric Barton:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Barton hit sacrifice fly to left, Suzuki scored.
Kevin Thompson:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Thompson grounded out to second.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 4th
Ruddy Lugo pitching:
Ian Kinsler:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Kinsler grounded out to shortstop.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Wilkerson doubled to right.
Michael Young:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Young doubled to center, Wilkerson scored.
Sammy Sosa:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Sosa struck out swinging.
Marlon Byrd:Ball, Strike looking, Byrd grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 4th
Mike Wood pitching:
Jack Cust:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Cust struck out looking.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ellis fouled out to first.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Johnson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Dallas Braden pitching:
Jason Botts:Dallas Braden relieved Ruddy Lugo, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Botts walked.
Nelson R. Cruz:Strike looking, Strike looking, Cruz struck out swinging.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Saltalamacchia walked, Botts to second.
Travis Metcalf:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Metcalf struck out swinging.
Ian Kinsler:Foul, Foul, Ball, Kinsler flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 5th
Mike Wood pitching:
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Scutaro flied out to left.
Jack Hannahan:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Hannahan singled to center.
Kurt Suzuki:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Suzuki doubled to center, Hannahan scored, Suzuki to third advancing on throw.
Jeff DaVanon:John Rheinecker relieved Mike Wood, DaVanon grounded out to shortstop.
Daric Barton:Barton grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Dallas Braden pitching:
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Wilkerson grounded out to first.
Michael Young:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Young grounded out to first.
Sammy Sosa:Ball, Sosa flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 6th
John Rheinecker pitching:
Kevin Thompson:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Thompson struck out swinging.
Jack Cust:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Cust struck out looking.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ellis grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
Dallas Braden pitching:
Marlon Byrd:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Byrd reached on an infield single.
Jason Botts:Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Botts grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Byrd out at second.
Nelson R. Cruz:Strike (foul tip), Foul, Ball, Foul, Cruz fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 7th
John Rheinecker pitching:
Dan Johnson:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Johnson grounded out to first.
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Scutaro grounded out to third.
Jack Hannahan:Strike looking, Strike looking, Hannahan singled to right.
Kurt Suzuki:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Suzuki struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Andrew Brown pitching:
Jarrod Saltalamacchia:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Saltalamacchia reached on an infield single
Frank Catalanotto hit for Travis Metcalf
Freddy Guzman ran for Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
Frank Catalanotto:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Ball, Catalanotto walked, Guzman to second.
Ian Kinsler:Kinsler sacrificed to pitcher, Guzman to third, Catalanotto to second.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Wilkerson walked.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Young homered to center, Guzman, Catalanotto and Wilkerson scored.
Sammy Sosa:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Sosa struck out swinging.
Marlon Byrd:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Byrd fouled out to first.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 8th
C.J. Wilson pitching:
Jeff DaVanon:David Murphy in left, Guillermo Quiroz catching, Ramon Vazquez at third, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, DaVanon struck out looking.
Daric Barton:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Barton walked
Mike Piazza hit for Kevin Thompson.
Mike Piazza:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Piazza flied out to center.
Jack Cust:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Cust singled to center, Barton to third.
Joaquin Benoit relieved C.J. Wilson.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ellis singled to right, Barton scored, Cust to third.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Johnson popped out to catcher.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Dee Brown in left
Jerry Blevins pitching:
David Murphy:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Murphy struck out swinging.
Nelson R. Cruz:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Cruz flied out to left.
Guillermo Quiroz:Quiroz popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 9th
Joaquin Benoit pitching:
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Scutaro doubled to right.
Jack Hannahan:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Hannahan struck out swinging.
Kurt Suzuki:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Suzuki struck out swinging
Shannon Stewart hit for Jeff DaVanon.
Shannon Stewart:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Stewart popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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