MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Kansas City

Cardinals 1st
Brian Bannister pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Schumaker grounded out to shortstop.
Aaron Miles:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Miles grounded out to first.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pujols doubled to left.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Ankiel grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Braden Looper pitching:
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, DeJesus walked.
Mike Aviles:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball (pitchout), Ball, Strike looking, Aviles walked, DeJesus to second.
Alex Gordon:Gordon struck out swinging.
Jose Guillen:Foul, Guillen singled to left, DeJesus out at home, Aviles to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Grudzielanek popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Brian Bannister pitching:
Ryan Ludwick:Strike looking, Ludwick flied out to left.
Chris Duncan:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Duncan walked.
Jason LaRue:Ball, LaRue homered to right, Kennedy scored.
Brendan Ryan:Strike looking, Ball, Ryan singled to center.
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Ryan caught stealing, catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Braden Looper pitching:
Mark Teahen:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Teahen struck out looking.
Ross Gload:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Gload grounded out to third.
John Buck:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Buck grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Esteban German at second
Brian Bannister pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Schumaker doubled to deep right.
Aaron Miles:Miles grounded bunt out to third, Schumaker to third.
Albert Pujols:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Pujols intentionally walked.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Ankiel singled to shallow left center, Schumaker scored, Pujols to second.
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ludwick walked, Pujols to third, Ankiel to second.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Duncan singled to shallow left center, Pujols scored, Ankiel to third, Ludwick to second.
Adam Kennedy:Ball, Foul, Ball, Kennedy hit sacrifice fly to center, Ankiel scored, Ludwick to third, Duncan to second.
Jason LaRue:Ball, Ball, LaRue flied out to center.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Braden Looper pitching:
Joey Gathright:Ball, Gathright reached on an infield single.
Esteban German:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, German flied out to right, Gathright to second.
Mike Aviles:Foul, Ball, Aviles grounded out to shortstop, Gathright to third.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Gordon walked.
Jose Guillen:Strike looking, Ball, Gathright scored, Gordon to second on passed ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Guillen grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Brian Bannister pitching:
Brendan Ryan:Ryan fouled out to third.
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Schumaker grounded out to second.
Aaron Miles:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Miles singled to center.
Albert Pujols:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pujols struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Braden Looper pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Grudzielanek singled to right.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Ball, Teahen flied out to center.
Ross Gload:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Gload singled to center, Grudzielanek to second.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Buck walked, Grudzielanek to third, Gload to second.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Gathright singled to shallow left center, Grudzielanek scored, Gload to third, Buck to second.
Esteban German:Ball, Strike looking, German singled to right, Gload scored, Buck to third, Gathright to second.
Chris Perez relieved Braden Looper.
Mike Aviles:Ball, Foul, Aviles popped out to second.
Alex Gordon:Foul, Ball, Ball, Gordon flied out to left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Brian Bannister pitching:
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Ball, Ball, Ankiel popped out to first.
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ludwick singled to right.
Chris Duncan:Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt to first, Duncan flied out to right.
Adam Kennedy:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Kennedy walked, Ludwick to second.
Jason LaRue:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, LaRue tripled to center, Ludwick and Kennedy scored.
Joel Peralta relieved Brian Bannister.
Brendan Ryan:Strike looking, Foul, Ryan flied out to left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Chris Perez pitching:
Jose Guillen:Strike looking, Foul, Guillen struck out swinging.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Grudzielanek doubled to left.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Teahen singled to right, Grudzielanek to third.
Ross Gload:Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Gload hit sacrifice fly to left, Grudzielanek scored.
John Buck:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Buck walked, Teahen to second.
Russ Springer relieved Chris Perez.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Gathright struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Joel Peralta pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Schumaker grounded out to pitcher.
Aaron Miles:Miles reached on an infield single.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pujols homered to left center, Miles scored.
Jimmy Gobble relieved Joel Peralta.
Rick Ankiel:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ankiel doubled to right.
Ryan Ludwick:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ankiel to third on wild pitch, Ludwick lined into double play third, Ankiel out at third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Jason Isringhausen pitching:
Esteban German:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, German grounded out to second.
Mike Aviles:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Aviles struck out looking.
Alex Gordon:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Gordon struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Chris Duncan:Foul, Ball, Duncan grounded out to first.
Adam Kennedy:Ball, Ball, Kennedy flied out to center.
Jason LaRue:Strike looking, LaRue flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
Jason Isringhausen pitching:
Jose Guillen:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Guillen struck out looking.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Grudzielanek doubled to left.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Teahen doubled to deep right, Grudzielanek scored.
Ross Gload:Foul, Ball, Foul, Gload struck out swinging.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Ball, Buck walked.
Kyle McClellan relieved Jason Isringhausen.
Joey Gathright:Strike looking, Gathright grounded into fielder's choice to second, Buck out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Brendan Ryan:Strike looking, Ball, Ryan flied out to right.
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Schumaker singled to right.
Aaron Miles:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Schumaker stole second, Miles walked.
Robinson Tejeda relieved Jimmy Gobble.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Pujols flied out to left.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ankiel struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Kyle McClellan pitching:
Esteban German:Ball, Strike looking, German singled to center.
Mike Aviles:Aviles singled to right, German to third.
Alex Gordon:Foul, Ball, Gordon popped out to shortstop.
Jose Guillen:Pickoff attempt, Ryan Franklin relieved Kyle McClellan, Ball, Guillen flied out to right.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Grudzielanek singled to left center, German scored, Aviles to third.
Mark Teahen:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Teahen struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Robinson Tejeda pitching:
Ryan Ludwick:Foul, Ludwick flied out to center.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Duncan singled to right.
Adam Kennedy:Foul, Kennedy reached on fielder's choice to second, Duncan out at second.
Jason LaRue:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Kennedy out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 9th
Ryan Franklin pitching:
Ross Gload:Strike looking, Strike looking, Gload grounded out to second.
John Buck:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Buck struck out swinging
Billy Butler at designated hitter.
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Butler popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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