MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Glen Perkins pitching:
Mike Aviles:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Aviles flied out to center.
Alberto Callaspo:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Callaspo popped out to second.
Jose Guillen:Ball, Guillen grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Gil Meche pitching:
Denard Span:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Span struck out looking.
Alexi Casilla:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Casilla walked.
Joe Mauer:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Mauer grounded out to first, Casilla to second.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Casilla stole third, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Morneau struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Glen Perkins pitching:
Ryan Shealy:Ball, Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Foul, Ball, Shealy struck out on foul tip.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Teahen popped out to shortstop.
Billy Butler:Butler grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Gil Meche pitching:
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Kubel doubled to left.
Delmon Young:Foul, Foul, Young grounded out to first, Kubel to third.
Brendan Harris:Harris doubled to center, Kubel scored.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Punto singled to left, Harris to third.
Carlos Gomez:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Foul, Gomez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Punto out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Glen Perkins pitching:
Alex Gordon:Ball, Foul, Foul, Gordon grounded out to second.
John Buck:Buck singled to center.
Mitch Maier:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Maier struck out swinging.
Mike Aviles:Foul, Foul, Ball, Aviles flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Gil Meche pitching:
Denard Span:Span safe at first on 1st baseman Shealy's fielding error.
Alexi Casilla:Ball, Span stole second, Casilla reached on bunt single to pitcher, Span to third.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Mauer hit sacrifice fly to left, Span scored.
Justin Morneau:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Morneau singled to right, Casilla to second.
Jason Kubel:Ball, Strike looking, Kubel grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Morneau out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Royals 4th
Glen Perkins pitching:
Alberto Callaspo:Foul, Foul, Callaspo grounded out to pitcher.
Jose Guillen:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Guillen doubled to deep right.
Ryan Shealy:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Shealy struck out swinging.
Mark Teahen:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Teahen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Gil Meche pitching:
Delmon Young:Ball, Young flied out to center.
Brendan Harris:Foul, Foul, Ball, Harris struck out swinging.
Nick Punto:Ball, Punto singled to right.
Carlos Gomez:Gomez singled to right, Punto to second.
Denard Span:Ball, Span grounded into fielder's choice to second, Gomez out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Glen Perkins pitching:
Billy Butler:Ball, Butler singled to right.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Gordon flied out to left.
John Buck:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Buck doubled to left center, Butler to third.
Mitch Maier:Maier hit by pitch.
Mike Aviles:Ball, Foul, Foul, Aviles hit sacrifice fly to center, Butler scored, Buck to third.
Alberto Callaspo:Callaspo lined out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Gil Meche pitching:
Alexi Casilla:Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Casilla struck out looking.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Mauer walked.
Justin Morneau:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Morneau struck out swinging.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Kubel struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Boof Bonser pitching:
Jose Guillen:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Guillen singled to right.
Ryan Shealy:Shealy singled to left, Guillen to second.
Mark Teahen:Teahen reached on an infield single, Guillen scored, Shealy to second.
Billy Butler:Ball, Ball, Butler singled to left, Shealy to third, Teahen to second.
Craig A. Breslow relieved Boof Bonser.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Gordon struck out swinging.
Matt Guerrier relieved Craig A. Breslow.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Buck reached on fielder's choice to third, Shealy out at home, Teahen to third, Butler to second.
Mitch Maier:Ball, Ball, Foul, Maier lined out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Gil Meche pitching:
Delmon Young:Strike swinging, Foul, Young struck out swinging.
Brendan Harris:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Harris grounded out to second.
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Punto grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Matt Guerrier pitching:
Mike Aviles:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Aviles singled to left.
Alberto Callaspo:Pickoff attempt, Callaspo singled to center, Aviles to second.
Jesse Crain relieved Matt Guerrier.
Jose Guillen:Foul, Foul, Ball, Guillen struck out swinging, Aviles to third, Callaspo to second on wild pitch.
Ryan Shealy:Shealy reached on an infield single, Aviles and Callaspo scored.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Teahen flied out to left.
Billy Butler:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Butler struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Gil Meche pitching:
Carlos Gomez:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Gomez safe at first on 3rd baseman Gordon's throwing error.
Denard Span:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Gomez stole second, Span walked.
John Bale relieved Gil Meche.
Alexi Casilla:Ball, Casilla popped bunt out to first.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Mauer walked, Gomez to third, Span to second.
Justin Morneau:Morneau grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Mauer out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Royals 8th
Dennys Reyes pitching:
Alex Gordon:Ball, Strike looking, Gordon singled to left.
John Buck:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Gordon stole second, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Buck struck out looking, Gordon stole third.
Mitch Maier:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball (pitchout), Maier reached on fielder's choice to , Gordon out at home, Maier to second.
Mike Aviles:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Aviles intentionally walked.
Alberto Callaspo:Ball, Callaspo flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
John Bale pitching:
Jason Kubel:Matt Tolbert hit for Jason Kubel, Ramon Ramirez relieved John Bale, Strike looking, Ball, Foul.
Matt Tolbert:Tolbert reached on an infield single.
Delmon Young:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Young reached on fielder's choice to first, Tolbert out at second.
Brendan Harris:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Harris flied out to left.
Nick Punto:Ball, Ball, Ball, Punto walked, Young to second.
Carlos Gomez:Gomez flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Jose Mijares pitching:
Jose Guillen:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Guillen flied out to center.
Ryan Shealy:Strike looking, Ball, Shealy popped out to second.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Teahen flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 9th
Joey Gathright in center
Tony F. Pena at shortstop
Joakim Soria pitching:
Denard Span:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Span walked.
Alexi Casilla:Ball, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Casilla walked, Span to second.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Ball, Mauer grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Span to third, Casilla out at second.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Morneau flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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