MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Jeff Manship pitching:
Willie Bloomquist:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bloomquist singled to center.
Mitch Maier:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Maier fouled out to catcher.
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Bloomquist stole second, Butler singled to left center, Bloomquist to third.
Brayan Pena:Pena grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Butler out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Lenny DiNardo pitching:
Denard Span:Strike looking, Span popped out to shortstop.
Orlando Cabrera:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Cabrera singled to center.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Mauer singled to deep right, Cabrera to third.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Kubel singled to right, Cabrera scored, Mauer to second.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cuddyer walked, Mauer to third, Kubel to second.
Delmon Young:Ball, Young homered to left center, Mauer, Kubel and Cuddyer scored.
Brendan Harris:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Harris grounded out to third.
Matt Tolbert:Ball, Foul, Ball, Tolbert singled to right.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Punto flied out to center.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Jeff Manship pitching:
Alberto Callaspo:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Callaspo flied out to center.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Teahen singled to left.
Miguel Olivo:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Olivo reached on fielder's choice to first, Teahen out at second, Olivo to second on 1st baseman Cabrera's throwing error.
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Gordon struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Twins 2nd
Lenny DiNardo pitching:
Denard Span:Ball, Span doubled to right.
Orlando Cabrera:Strike (foul tip), Foul, Ball, Cabrera safe at first on DiNardo's fielding error, Span to third.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Mauer walked, Cabrera to second.
Victor M. Marte relieved Lenny DiNardo.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Kubel struck out swinging.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cuddyer walked, Span scored, Cabrera to third, Mauer to second.
Delmon Young:Young reached on fielder's choice to third, Cabrera scored, Mauer to third, Cuddyer out at second.
Brendan Harris:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Harris grounded out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Royals 3rd
Jeff Manship pitching:
Yuniesky Betancourt:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Betancourt struck out looking.
Willie Bloomquist:Ball, Foul, Bloomquist grounded out to shortstop.
Mitch Maier:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Maier struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Victor M. Marte pitching:
Matt Tolbert:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Tolbert grounded out to second.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Punto walked.
Denard Span:Span flied out to center.
Orlando Cabrera:Strike looking, Cabrera singled to center, Punto to third.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Mauer struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Jeff Manship pitching:
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Ball, Butler grounded out to shortstop.
Brayan Pena:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Pena grounded out to shortstop.
Alberto Callaspo:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Callaspo singled to center.
Mark Teahen:Foul, Strike swinging, Teahen grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Victor M. Marte pitching:
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kubel homered to right.
Michael Cuddyer:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Cuddyer walked.
Delmon Young:Young singled to left center, Cuddyer to second.
Brendan Harris:Harris doubled to deep right, Cuddyer scored, Young to third.
Carlos Rosa relieved Victor M. Marte.
Matt Tolbert:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Tolbert hit sacrifice fly to center, Young scored.
Nick Punto:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Punto flied out to right.
Denard Span:Strike looking, Span popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Jeff Manship pitching:
Miguel Olivo:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Olivo grounded out to third.
Alex Gordon:Gordon doubled to right.
Yuniesky Betancourt:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Betancourt singled to center, Gordon scored
Josh Anderson hit for Willie Bloomquist.
Josh Anderson:Luis A. Hernandez ran for Yuniesky Betancourt, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Anderson struck out swinging.
Mitch Maier:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Hernandez to second on passed ball, Maier singled to center, Hernandez scored.
Billy Butler:Ball, Ball, Butler grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Maier out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Carlos Rosa pitching:
Orlando Cabrera:Strike looking, Cabrera grounded out to shortstop.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Mauer struck out looking.
Jason Kubel:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Kubel struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Jeff Manship pitching:
Brayan Pena:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pena singled to center.
Alberto Callaspo:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Callaspo reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Pena out at second.
Mark Teahen:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Teahen walked, Callaspo to second.
Jesse Crain relieved Jeff Manship.
Miguel Olivo:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Olivo struck out swinging.
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Gordon walked, Callaspo to third, Teahen to second.
Luis A. Hernandez:Strike looking, Hernandez singled to left center, Callaspo and Teahen scored, Gordon to second.
Ron Mahay relieved Jesse Crain.
Josh Anderson:Foul, Anderson singled to left center, Gordon scored, Hernandez to second.
Mitch Maier:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Maier struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Carlos Rosa pitching:
Michael Cuddyer:Foul, Cuddyer grounded out to shortstop.
Delmon Young:Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Young grounded out to third.
Brendan Harris:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Harris grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Bobby Keppel pitching:
Billy Butler:Strike looking, Foul, Butler struck out swinging.
Brayan Pena:Pena grounded out to pitcher.
Alberto Callaspo:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Callaspo singled to left center.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Foul, Foul, Teahen grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
John Bale pitching:
Matt Tolbert:Strike looking, Tolbert tripled to center.
Nick Punto:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Punto struck out looking.
Denard Span:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to third, Ball, Span lined into double play third, Tolbert out at third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Bobby Keppel pitching:
Miguel Olivo:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Olivo singled to center.
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Gordon singled to left center, Olivo to second.
Jose Mijares relieved Bobby Keppel.
Luis A. Hernandez:Foul, Strike looking, Hernandez hit by pitch, Olivo to third, Gordon to second.
Josh Anderson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Anderson struck out looking.
Mitch Maier:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Maier singled to center, Olivo and Gordon scored, Hernandez to second.
Matt Guerrier relieved Jose Mijares.
Billy Butler:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Butler struck out swinging.
Brayan Pena:Strike looking, Pena flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Yasuhiko Yabuta pitching:
Orlando Cabrera:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Cabrera grounded out to shortstop.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Mauer flied out to center.
Jason Kubel:Foul, Kubel flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Carlos Gomez in center
Joe Nathan pitching:
Alberto Callaspo:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Callaspo struck out swinging.
Mark Teahen:Teahen safe at first on shortstop Cabrera's fielding error.
Miguel Olivo:Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Olivo struck out swinging.
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Teahen to second on fielder's indifference, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Gordon fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

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