MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Nick Blackburn pitching:
David DeJesus:Strike looking, DeJesus flied out to center.
Mike Aviles:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Aviles grounded out to third.
Jose Guillen:Strike looking, Ball, Guillen singled to shallow center.
Billy Butler:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Butler grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Brian Bannister pitching:
Denard Span:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Span doubled to right.
Alexi Casilla:Casilla sacrificed to pitcher, Span to third.
Joe Mauer:Foul, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Foul, Mauer grounded out to first, Span scored.
Justin Morneau:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Morneau singled to shallow center.
Jason Kubel:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Kubel struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Mark Teahen:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Teahen grounded out to second.
Miguel Olivo:Strike looking, Olivo homered to center.
Ryan Shealy:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Shealy walked.
Ross Gload:Strike looking, Gload grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Shealy out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Brian Bannister pitching:
Delmon Young:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Young grounded out to first.
Brian Buscher:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Buscher singled to right.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Punto doubled to center, Buscher to third.
Carlos Gomez:Gomez hit sacrifice fly to left, Buscher scored.
Denard Span:Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Span singled to shallow center, Punto scored, Span to second.
Alexi Casilla:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Casilla walked.
Joe Mauer:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Mauer grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Alberto Callaspo:Ball, Callaspo grounded out to second.
David DeJesus:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, DeJesus singled to left.
Mike Aviles:Aviles grounded out to second, DeJesus to second.
Jose Guillen:Guillen doubled to right, DeJesus scored.
Billy Butler:Butler flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Brian Bannister pitching:
Justin Morneau:Morneau flied out to center.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Kubel lined out to shortstop.
Delmon Young:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Young reached on an infield single.
Brian Buscher:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Buscher doubled to center, Young scored.
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike looking, Punto grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Mark Teahen:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Teahen popped out to left.
Miguel Olivo:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Olivo struck out swinging.
Ryan Shealy:Strike looking, Foul, Shealy flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Brian Bannister pitching:
Carlos Gomez:Strike looking, Bunt foul, Ball, Gomez struck out looking.
Denard Span:Ball, Span singled to shallow center.
Alexi Casilla:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Casilla singled to right, Span to third.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Mauer hit sacrifice fly to left, Span scored.
Justin Morneau:Strike looking, Foul, Morneau homered to right, Casilla scored.
John Bale relieved Brian Bannister.
Jason Kubel:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Kubel singled to left center.
Delmon Young:Foul, Strike looking, Young grounded out to third.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Ross Gload:Strike looking, Gload grounded out to shortstop.
Alberto Callaspo:Strike looking, Ball, Callaspo flied out to left.
David DeJesus:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, DeJesus grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
John Bale pitching:
Brian Buscher:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Buscher singled to deep right.
Nick Punto:Ball, Punto grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Buscher out at second.
Carlos Gomez:Ball, Gomez tripled to left.
Denard Span:Ball, Foul, Ball, Span grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Mike Aviles:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Aviles grounded out to shortstop.
Jose Guillen:Guillen singled to right.
Billy Butler:Butler grounded into double play third to second to first, Guillen out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Alexi Casilla:Strike looking, Foul, Casilla struck out swinging.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Mauer grounded out to shortstop.
Justin Morneau:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Morneau struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Mark Teahen:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Teahen grounded out to first.
Miguel Olivo:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Olivo struck out swinging.
Ryan Shealy:Strike looking, Foul, Shealy struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Kip Wells pitching:
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Kubel struck out swinging.
Delmon Young:Foul, Foul, Young struck out swinging.
Brian Buscher:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Buscher flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Dennys Reyes pitching:
Ross Gload:Ball, Gload grounded out to second.
Alberto Callaspo:Ball, Ball, Callaspo singled to center.
David DeJesus:Ball, DeJesus reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Callaspo out at second, DeJesus to second on shortstop Casilla's throwing error.
Mike Aviles:Ball, Ball, Ball, Aviles walked.
Jesse Crain relieved Dennys Reyes.
Jose Guillen:Foul, Ball, Guillen flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Twins 8th
Devon Lowery pitching:
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Punto struck out swinging.
Carlos Gomez:Strike looking, Strike looking, Gomez flied out to right.
Denard Span:Ball, Span flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Jesse Crain pitching:
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Butler popped out to first.
Mark Teahen:Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Teahen struck out swinging.
Miguel Olivo:Olivo lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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