MLB Play by Play - Minnesota vs. Kansas City

Twins 1st
Robinson Tejeda pitching:
Denard Span:Strike looking, Foul, Span grounded out to second.
Orlando Cabrera:Cabrera popped out to shortstop.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Mauer walked.
Jason Kubel:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Kubel struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Carl Pavano pitching:
Willie Bloomquist:Strike looking, Bloomquist grounded out to second.
Mitch Maier:Strike looking, Maier lined out to second.
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Butler singled to right.
Mike Jacobs:Strike looking, Ball, Jacobs singled to left center, Butler to second.
Alberto Callaspo:Strike looking, Foul, Callaspo flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 2nd
Robinson Tejeda pitching:
Michael Cuddyer:Strike looking, Cuddyer flied out to left.
Delmon Young:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Young struck out swinging.
Jose Morales:Foul, Strike swinging, Morales struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Carl Pavano pitching:
John Buck:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Buck lined out to first.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Gordon flied out to center.
Yuniesky Betancourt:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Betancourt singled to right.
Josh Anderson:Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Anderson grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 3rd
Robinson Tejeda pitching:
Matt Tolbert:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Tolbert flied out to center.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Punto walked.
Denard Span:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Span flied out to left.
Orlando Cabrera:Ball (pitchout), Strike looking, Punto stole second, Foul, Ball, Ball, Punto scored on wild pitch, Foul, Cabrera lined out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Carl Pavano pitching:
Willie Bloomquist:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Bloomquist struck out swinging.
Mitch Maier:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Maier struck out swinging.
Billy Butler:Butler homered to center.
Mike Jacobs:Strike looking, Jacobs grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 4th
Robinson Tejeda pitching:
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Mauer walked.
Jason Kubel:Ball, Strike looking, Kubel grounded into double play shortstop to first, Mauer out at second.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Cuddyer homered to left.
Delmon Young:Ball, Foul, Young grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Carl Pavano pitching:
Alberto Callaspo:Foul, Strike looking, Callaspo singled to left.
John Buck:Buck singled to left, Callaspo to second.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Bunt foul, Gordon struck out swinging.
Yuniesky Betancourt:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Betancourt grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Buck out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 5th
Robinson Tejeda pitching:
Jose Morales:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Morales walked.
Matt Tolbert:Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Tolbert safe at first on shortstop Betancourt's fielding error, Morales to second.
Nick Punto:Ball, Bunt foul, Punto sacrificed to third, Morales to third, Tolbert to second.
Denard Span:Ball, Ball, Ball, Span walked.
Orlando Cabrera:Ball, Cabrera singled to right, Morales scored, Tolbert to third, Span to second.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mauer walked, Tolbert scored, Span to third, Cabrera to second.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Kubel walked, Span scored, Cabrera to third, Mauer to second.
Juan Cruz relieved Robinson Tejeda.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Cuddyer walked, Cabrera scored, Mauer to third, Kubel to second.
Delmon Young:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Young struck out swinging.
Jose Morales:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Morales grounded out to second.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Royals 5th
Carl Pavano pitching:
Josh Anderson:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Anderson doubled to center.
Willie Bloomquist:Bloomquist flied out to right, Anderson to third.
Mitch Maier:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Maier walked.
Billy Butler:Ball, Foul, Ball, Maier stole second, Butler homered to left, Anderson and Maier scored.
Mike Jacobs:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Jacobs grounded out to first.
Alberto Callaspo:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Callaspo struck out looking.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 6th
Juan Cruz pitching:
Matt Tolbert:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Tolbert grounded out to second.
Nick Punto:Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Punto flied out to center.
Denard Span:Span reached on bunt single to first.
Orlando Cabrera:Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Span stole second, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Cabrera reached on an infield single, Span to third.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mauer grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Carl Pavano pitching:
John Buck:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Buck struck out swinging.
Alex Gordon:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Gordon fouled out to left.
Yuniesky Betancourt:Betancourt grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 7th
Roman Colon pitching:
Jason Kubel:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Kubel struck out swinging.
Michael Cuddyer:Foul, Cuddyer singled to center.
Delmon Young:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Cuddyer stole second, Cuddyer to third on Buck's throwing error, Young tripled to center, Cuddyer scored.
Jose Morales:Ball, Ball, Morales flied out to left.
Matt Tolbert:Ball, Tolbert singled to left center, Young scored.
Nick Punto:Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Tolbert caught stealing, catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Royals 7th
Ron Mahay pitching:
Josh Anderson:Anderson lined out to first.
Willie Bloomquist:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bloomquist grounded out to shortstop.
Mitch Maier:Ball, Foul on 2nd baseman Tolbert's dropped ball error, Maier grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Twins 8th
Carlos Rosa pitching:
Nick Punto:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Punto grounded out to shortstop.
Denard Span:Ball, Strike looking, Span singled to center.
Orlando Cabrera:Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball (pitchout), Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Cabrera reached on fielder's choice to first, Span out at second.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Mauer lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Carlos Gomez in center
Jon Rauch pitching:
Billy Butler:Ball, Ball, Butler singled to left.
Mike Jacobs:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Jacobs struck out swinging.
Alberto Callaspo:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Callaspo walked, Butler to second.
John Buck:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Buck struck out swinging.
Jose Mijares relieved Jon Rauch.
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Ball, Gordon popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 9th
Victor M. Marte pitching:
Carlos Gomez:Gomez flied out to right.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Strike looking, Cuddyer lined out to left.
Delmon Young:Ball, Ball, Young homered to left.
Jose Morales:Ball, Ball, Morales flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 9th
Matt Guerrier pitching:
Yuniesky Betancourt:Strike looking, Betancourt reached on an infield single.
Josh Anderson:Foul, Anderson singled to left center, Betancourt to second.
Willie Bloomquist:Strike looking, Ball, Bloomquist reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Betancourt to third, Anderson out at second.
Mitch Maier:Maier flied out to center.
Billy Butler:Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Butler struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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