MLB Play by Play - Oakland vs. Minnesota

Athletics 1st
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ellis singled to shallow center.
Eric Patterson:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Patterson struck out on foul tip.
Jack Cust:Strike looking, Strike looking, Cust struck out looking.
Frank Thomas:Ball, Strike looking, Thomas flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Sean Gallagher pitching:
Denard Span:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Span walked.
Nick Punto:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Punto flied out to center.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Mauer flied out to center.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Span stole second, Foul, Foul, Morneau struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 2nd
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Kurt Suzuki:Suzuki homered to left.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Crosby reached on an infield single.
Carlos Gonzalez:Strike looking, Foul, Gonzalez struck out swinging.
Jack Hannahan:Pickoff attempt, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Hannahan struck out on foul tip.
Daric Barton:Barton flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Sean Gallagher pitching:
Jason Kubel:Ball, Kubel singled to right.
Randy Ruiz:Ball, Ruiz flied out to right.
Brian Buscher:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Buscher homered to right, Kubel scored.
Brendan Harris:Ball, Harris singled to right.
Carlos Gomez:Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Gomez struck out swinging.
Denard Span:Span tripled to center, Harris scored.
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Punto grounded out to second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 3rd
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ellis grounded out to second.
Eric Patterson:Patterson singled to left center.
Jack Cust:Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Cust struck out swinging.
Frank Thomas:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Thomas struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Sean Gallagher pitching:
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Mauer singled to left center.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Ball, Ball, Morneau doubled to center, Mauer scored.
Jason Kubel:Ball, Ball, Kubel flied out to deep right, Morneau to third.
Randy Ruiz:Ruiz singled to right, Morneau scored.
Brian Buscher:Buscher flied out to center.
Brendan Harris:Harris doubled to left, Ruiz scored.
Carlos Gomez:Gomez grounded out to second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 4th
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Kurt Suzuki:Strike looking, Suzuki grounded out to second.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Strike looking, Crosby safe at first on 3rd baseman Buscher's throwing error.
Carlos Gonzalez:Strike looking, Foul, Gonzalez struck out swinging.
Jack Hannahan:Strike swinging, Ball, Hannahan doubled to deep right, Crosby scored.
Daric Barton:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Barton struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Twins 4th
Sean Gallagher pitching:
Denard Span:Strike looking, Foul, Span grounded out to shortstop.
Nick Punto:Ball, Ball, Ball, Punto walked.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Mauer grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Punto out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 5th
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Mark Ellis:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ellis fouled out to third.
Eric Patterson:Strike looking, Patterson flied out to left.
Jack Cust:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Cust struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Sean Gallagher pitching:
Justin Morneau:Strike looking, Strike looking, Morneau doubled to left.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Ball, Kubel popped out to left.
Randy Ruiz:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ruiz walked.
Brian Buscher:Foul, Buscher singled to shallow center, Morneau scored, Ruiz to third, Buscher to second.
Brendan Harris:Strike looking, Harris hit sacrifice fly to center, Ruiz scored.
Carlos Gomez:Gomez homered to left, Buscher scored.
Denard Span:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Span grounded out to second.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 6th
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Frank Thomas:Strike looking, Thomas grounded out to third.
Kurt Suzuki:Strike looking, Suzuki grounded out to second.
Bobby Crosby:Foul, Foul, Ball, Crosby struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Rob Bowen catching
Cliff Pennington at shortstop
Santiago Casilla pitching:
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Punto doubled to center.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Mauer walked.
Justin Morneau:Morneau singled to shallow left center, Punto to third, Mauer to second.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Foul, Kubel lined out to first.
Randy Ruiz:Foul, Foul, Ruiz singled to right, Punto scored, Mauer to third, Morneau to second.
Brian Buscher:Strike looking, Ball, Buscher singled to right, Mauer and Morneau scored, Ruiz to third.
Brendan Harris:Ball, Ball, Harris grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Buscher out at second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 7th
Kevin Slowey pitching:
Carlos Gonzalez:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Gonzalez struck out swinging.
Jack Hannahan:Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Hannahan struck out swinging.
Daric Barton:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Barton flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Rajai Davis in center
Santiago Casilla pitching:
Carlos Gomez:Ball, Gomez fouled out to first.
Denard Span:Ball, Ball, Span grounded out to second.
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Punto singled to right.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Mauer flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 8th
Brian Bass pitching:
Mark Ellis:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ellis singled to shallow center.
Eric Patterson:Strike looking, Patterson flied out to center.
Rajai Davis:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ellis to second on wild pitch, Davis grounded out to shortstop, Ellis to third.
Frank Thomas:Ball, Ball, Ball, Thomas walked.
Rob Bowen:Bowen grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Mike Lamb hit for Justin Morneau
Joey Devine pitching:
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Ball, Lamb walked.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Kubel grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Lamb out at second.
Randy Ruiz:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ruiz grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 9th
Brian Bass pitching:
Cliff Pennington:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Pennington grounded out to second.
Carlos Gonzalez:Gonzalez grounded out to second.
Jack Hannahan:Hannahan grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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