MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Kansas City

Rangers 1st
Gil Meche pitching:
Elvis Andrus :Strike looking, Andrus grounded out to second.
Michael Young :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Young walked.
Ian Kinsler :Kinsler flied out to right.
Vladimir Guerrero :Guerrero homered to left, Young scored.
Josh Hamilton :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Hamilton lined out to right.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Rich Harden pitching:
Scott Podsednik :Ball, Podsednik lined out to left.
Mike Aviles :Ball, Aviles fouled out to third.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Butler grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 2nd
Gil Meche pitching:
Nelson R. Cruz :Ball, Cruz flied out to right.
Justin Smoak :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Smoak grounded out to first.
Matt Treanor :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Treanor walked.
Julio Borbon :Ball, Borbon flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Rich Harden pitching:
Jose Guillen :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Guillen struck out looking.
Alberto Callaspo :Strike looking, Callaspo grounded out to first.
Mitch Maier :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Maier struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 3rd
Gil Meche pitching:
Elvis Andrus :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Andrus struck out swinging.
Michael Young :Foul, Young grounded out to shortstop.
Ian Kinsler :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Kinsler flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Rich Harden pitching:
Yuniesky Betancourt :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Betancourt doubled to deep left center.
Willie Bloomquist :Foul, Foul, Bloomquist singled to right, Betancourt to third.
Jason Kendall :Ball, Kendall hit sacrifice fly to right, Betancourt scored, Bloomquist to second advancing on throw.
Scott Podsednik :Foul, Ball, Ball, Podsednik grounded out to first, Bloomquist to third.
Mike Aviles :Ball, Ball, Aviles safe at first on 3rd baseman Young fielding error, Bloomquist scored.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Foul, Butler walked, Aviles to second.
Jose Guillen :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Guillen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Rangers 4th
Gil Meche pitching:
Vladimir Guerrero :Strike looking, Ball, Guerrero grounded out to second.
Josh Hamilton :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Hamilton homered to center.
Nelson R. Cruz :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Cruz homered to left.
Justin Smoak :Ball, Foul, Smoak popped out to shortstop.
Matt Treanor :Ball, Strike looking, Treanor reached on an infield single.
Julio Borbon :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Treanor stole second, Borbon struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Rich Harden pitching:
Alberto Callaspo :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Callaspo popped out to shortstop.
Mitch Maier :Strike looking, Maier singled to center.
Yuniesky Betancourt :Ball, Ball, Betancourt flied out to center.
Willie Bloomquist :Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Bloomquist struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Gil Meche pitching:
Elvis Andrus :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Andrus safe at first on shortstop Betancourt fielding error.
Michael Young :Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball (pitchout), Pickoff attempt, Foul, Young struck out swinging.
Ian Kinsler :Pickoff attempt, Kinsler lined out to shortstop.
Vladimir Guerrero :Foul, Guerrero homered to left, Andrus scored.
Josh Hamilton :Foul, Ball, Foul, Hamilton struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Royals 5th
Rich Harden pitching:
Jason Kendall :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Kendall singled to center.
Scott Podsednik :Podsednik reached on fielder's choice to first, Kendall out at second.
Mike Aviles :Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Aviles reached on fielder's choice to second, Podsednik out at second.
Billy Butler :Ball, Strike looking, Butler doubled to deep center, Aviles scored.
Jose Guillen :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Guillen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Gil Meche pitching:
Nelson R. Cruz :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Cruz grounded out to third.
Justin Smoak :Smoak lined out to right.
Matt Treanor :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Treanor walked.
Julio Borbon :Bunt foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Borbon struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Rich Harden pitching:
Alberto Callaspo :Callaspo grounded out to first.
Mitch Maier :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Maier singled to center.
Chris Getz :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Getz walked, Maier to second.
Willie Bloomquist :Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Bloomquist tripled to deep left, Maier and Getz scored.
Darren O'Day relieved Rich Harden.
Jason Kendall :Kendall reached on bunt single to catcher, Bloomquist scored.
Scott Podsednik :Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Podsednik lined out to left.
Mike Aviles :Strike looking, Kendall caught stealing,catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
Brad Thompson pitching:
Elvis Andrus :Strike looking, Andrus singled to center.
Michael Young :Pickoff attempt, Young doubled to deep center, Andrus to third.
Ian Kinsler :Strike looking, Kinsler hit sacrifice fly to left, Andrus scored.
Vladimir Guerrero :Foul, Foul, Ball, Young to third on passed ball, Guerrero doubled to left, Young scored.
Josh Hamilton :Ball (pitchout), Ball (pitchout), Ball (pitchout), Hamilton walked.
Nelson R. Cruz :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Cruz grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Hamilton out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
Darren O'Day pitching:
Mike Aviles :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Aviles singled to center.
Billy Butler :Ball, Strike looking, Butler doubled to left, Aviles to third.
Jose Guillen :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Guillen struck out swinging.
Darren Oliver relieved Darren O'Day.
Alberto Callaspo :Callaspo hit sacrifice fly to center, Aviles scored.
Mitch Maier :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Maier struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Kyle Farnsworth pitching:
Justin Smoak :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Smoak singled to right.
Matt Treanor :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Treanor sacrificed to pitcher, Smoak to second
David Murphy hit for Julio Borbon.
David Murphy :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Murphy singled to right, Smoak out at home.
Elvis Andrus :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Andrus struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Darren Oliver pitching:
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Strike looking, Getz singled to right.
Willie Bloomquist :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Bloomquist sacrificed to first, Getz to second.
Chris Ray relieved Darren Oliver.
Jason Kendall :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Kendall lined out to shortstop.
Scott Podsednik :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Podsednik walked.
Mike Aviles :Strike looking, Aviles flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Robinson Tejeda pitching:
Michael Young :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Young flied out to right.
Ian Kinsler :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kinsler reached on an infield single.
Vladimir Guerrero :Guerrero popped out to shortstop.
Josh Hamilton :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Hamilton flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 9th
Neftali Feliz pitching:
Billy Butler :Ball, Butler flied out to deep right.
Jose Guillen :Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Guillen walked
Wilson Betemit ran for Jose Guillen.
Alberto Callaspo :Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Callaspo struck out swinging.
Mitch Maier :Foul, Foul, Foul, Maier flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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