MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Minnesota

Rangers 1st
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Frank Catalanotto:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Catalanotto struck out looking.
David Murphy:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Murphy struck out swinging.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Young safe at first on shortstop Bartlett's fielding error.
Marlon Byrd:Strike looking, Byrd grounded into fielder's choice to third, Young out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Twins 1st
Edinson Volquez pitching:
Jason Bartlett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bartlett flied out to right.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Ball, Kubel flied out to left.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Mauer struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 2nd
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Jason Botts:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Botts grounded out to shortstop.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Wilkerson struck out swinging.
Guillermo Quiroz:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Quiroz singled to center.
Ramon Vazquez:Vazquez popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Edinson Volquez pitching:
Torii Hunter:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Hunter hit by pitch.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Morneau struck out looking.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Cuddyer walked, Hunter to second.
Garrett Jones:Strike looking, Ball, Hunter stole third Cuddyer to second, Hunter scored, Cuddyer to third on Quiroz's throwing error, Jones popped out to third.
Brian Buscher:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Buscher struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Rangers 3rd
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Travis Metcalf:Ball, Strike looking, Metcalf doubled to right.
Frank Catalanotto:Catalanotto fouled out to third.
David Murphy:Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Murphy flied out to left.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Young singled to left center, Metcalf scored.
Marlon Byrd:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Byrd struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Edinson Volquez pitching:
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Punto struck out swinging.
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Strike looking, Bartlett flied out to left.
Jason Kubel:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Kubel singled to right.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Mauer flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 4th
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Jason Botts:Ball, Botts popped out to shortstop.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Wilkerson flied out to left.
Guillermo Quiroz:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Quiroz struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Edinson Volquez pitching:
Torii Hunter:Hunter grounded out to third.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Morneau flied out to center.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Cuddyer reached on an infield single.
Garrett Jones:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Jones flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Ramon Vazquez:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Vazquez fouled out to third.
Travis Metcalf:Strike looking, Metcalf flied out to center.
Frank Catalanotto:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Catalanotto popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Edinson Volquez pitching:
Brian Buscher:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Buscher struck out looking.
Nick Punto:Ball, Foul, Punto reached on bunt single to third.
Jason Bartlett:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Bartlett singled to right, Punto to third.
Jason Kubel:Ball, Kubel grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Bartlett out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Kevin Slowey pitching:
David Murphy:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Murphy flied out to right.
Michael Young:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Young struck out swinging.
Marlon Byrd:Strike looking, Byrd singled to center.
Jason Botts:Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Botts struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Edinson Volquez pitching:
Joe Mauer:Ball, Foul, Mauer homered to left.
Torii Hunter:Strike looking, Foul, Hunter struck out swinging.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Morneau grounded out to shortstop.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Cuddyer grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
Juan Rincon pitching:
Brad B. Wilkerson:Wilkerson reached on bunt single to pitcher.
Guillermo Quiroz:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Wilkerson stole second, Ball, Quiroz singled to right, Wilkerson scored, Quiroz to second.
Ramon Vazquez:Bunt foul, Ball, Vazquez reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Quiroz scored, Vazquez to second on pitcher Rincon's throwing error.
Travis Metcalf:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Metcalf popped bunt out to first.
Frank Catalanotto:Ball, Foul, Foul, Catalanotto grounded out to pitcher, Vazquez to third.
David Murphy:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Murphy grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Twins 7th
Lew Ford hit for Garrett Jones
Bill White pitching:
Lew Ford:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ford walked.
Brian Buscher:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Buscher struck out looking.
Nick Punto:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Punto lined into double play right, Ford out at first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Matt Guerrier pitching:
Michael Young:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Young struck out looking.
Marlon Byrd:Strike looking, Foul, Byrd struck out swinging.
Jason Botts:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Botts walked.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Nelson R. Cruz ran for Jason Botts, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Wilkerson walked, Cruz to second.
Guillermo Quiroz:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Quiroz struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
C.J. Wilson pitching:
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bartlett reached on an infield single
Luis O. Rodriguez hit for Jason Kubel.
Luis O. Rodriguez:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Rodriguez sacrificed to pitcher, Bartlett to second.
Joe Mauer:Strike swinging, Ball, Mauer grounded out to shortstop, Bartlett to third.
Torii Hunter:Hunter singled to left, Bartlett scored.
Justin Morneau:Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Hunter stole second, Morneau struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Ian Kinsler hit for Ramon Vazquez
Joe Nathan pitching:
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Kinsler struck out swinging.
Travis Metcalf:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Metcalf homered to left center.
Frank Catalanotto:Strike looking, Catalanotto grounded out to shortstop.
David Murphy:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Murphy struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 9th
Joaquin Benoit pitching:
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Cuddyer homered to left center.
Lew Ford:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ford walked.
Brian Buscher:Bunt foul, Buscher sacrificed to third, Ford to second.
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Punto struck out swinging.
Jason Bartlett:Ball, Bartlett safe at first on 2nd baseman Kinsler's throwing error, Ford scored

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