MLB Play by Play - Minnesota vs. Kansas City

Twins 1st
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Denard Span:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Span walked.
Brendan Harris:Harris reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Span out at second.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Mauer flied out to center.
Justin Morneau:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Morneau struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Nick Blackburn pitching:
David DeJesus:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, DeJesus flied out to center.
Willie Bloomquist:Ball, Bloomquist grounded out to third.
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Strike looking, Butler singled to center.
Mike Jacobs:Strike looking, Ball, Jacobs flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 2nd
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Kubel walked.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Ball, Cuddyer reached on fielder's choice to third, Kubel out at second.
Brian Buscher:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Buscher walked, Cuddyer to second.
Delmon Young:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Young flied out to left.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Punto flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Mark Teahen:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Teahen grounded out to first.
Alberto Callaspo:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Callaspo grounded out to second.
Miguel Olivo:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Olivo singled to left.
Mitch Maier:Foul, Maier doubled to right, Olivo scored, Maier to third on right fielder Cuddyer's throwing error.
Tony F. Pena:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Pena struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Twins 3rd
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Denard Span:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Span fouled out to third.
Brendan Harris:Ball, Harris safe at first on 3rd baseman Teahen's throwing error.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Mauer flied out to center.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Ball, Ball, Morneau walked, Harris to second.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Kubel grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Royals 3rd
Nick Blackburn pitching:
David DeJesus:Strike looking, DeJesus lined out to left.
Willie Bloomquist:Strike looking, Foul, Bloomquist struck out looking.
Billy Butler:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Butler singled to right.
Mike Jacobs:Strike looking, Ball, Jacobs grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 4th
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Michael Cuddyer:Strike looking, Ball, Cuddyer doubled to left.
Brian Buscher:Strike looking, Buscher flied out to center.
Delmon Young:Young flied out to right.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Punto flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Mark Teahen:Ball, Teahen reached on an infield single.
Alberto Callaspo:Pickoff attempt, Foul, Callaspo flied out to left.
Miguel Olivo:Strike looking, Olivo reached on fielder's choice to third, Teahen out at second.
Mitch Maier:Foul, Foul, Maier struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 5th
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Denard Span:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Span grounded out to first.
Brendan Harris:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Harris struck out swinging.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Mauer grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Tony F. Pena:Ball, Pena singled to left.
David DeJesus:Ball, DeJesus singled to left, Pena to third.
Willie Bloomquist:Ball, Foul, Bloomquist hit sacrifice fly to left, DeJesus to second.
Billy Butler:Foul, Butler flied out to center.
Mike Jacobs:Ball, Ball, Ball, Jacobs walked.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Foul, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Teahen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 6th
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Justin Morneau:Morneau grounded out to shortstop.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Kubel grounded out to first.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Ball, Cuddyer flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Alberto Callaspo:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Callaspo homered to right.
Miguel Olivo:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Olivo homered to left center.
Mitch Maier:Maier flied out to left.
Tony F. Pena:Ball, Ball, Pena grounded out to shortstop.
David DeJesus:Ball, DeJesus singled to center.
Willie Bloomquist:Bloomquist safe at first on shortstop Harris' fielding error, DeJesus to second.
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Butler flied out to right.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)

Twins 7th
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Brian Buscher:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Buscher popped out to shortstop.
Delmon Young:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Young singled to left.
Nick Punto:Ball, Punto grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Young out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
R.A. Dickey pitching:
Mike Jacobs:Jacobs flied out to center.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Teahen grounded out to second.
Alberto Callaspo:Ball, Ball, Callaspo singled to center.
Miguel Olivo:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Olivo tripled to center, Callaspo scored.
Mitch Maier:Ball, Ball, Ball, Maier walked.
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Maier stole second, Pena grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 8th
John Bale pitching:
Denard Span:Strike looking, Span reached on bunt single to catcher.
Brendan Harris:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Harris singled to left, Span to second.
Joe Mauer:Mauer grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Span to third, Harris out at second.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Morneau homered to right, Span scored.
Jason Kubel:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Kubel flied out to left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Jose Mijares pitching:
David DeJesus:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, DeJesus struck out looking.
Willie Bloomquist:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bloomquist walked.
Billy Butler:Butler hit sacrifice fly to center, Bloomquist to second.
Mike Jacobs:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Jacobs flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 9th
Joakim Soria pitching:
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Cuddyer struck out swinging.
Brian Buscher:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Buscher struck out swinging.
Delmon Young:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Young struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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