MLB Play by Play - Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota

Rays 1st
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Sean Rodriguez :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
Carl Crawford :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Crawford struck out swinging.
Evan Longoria :Ball, Foul, Longoria singled to center.
Willy Aybar :Foul, Strike swinging, Aybar lined out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Wade Davis pitching:
Denard Span :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Span grounded out to first.
Orlando Hudson :Hudson flied out to center.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Mauer singled to center.
Justin Morneau :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Morneau grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rays 2nd
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Kelly Shoppach :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Shoppach struck out swinging.
B.J. Upton :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Upton grounded out to third.
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Zobrist grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Wade Davis pitching:
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Kubel lined out to first.
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Cuddyer flied out to center.
Jim Thome :Ball, Thome homered to left.
Delmon Young :Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Young doubled to center.
J.J. Hardy :Ball, Hardy grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 3rd
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Gabe Kapler :Strike looking, Ball, Kapler singled to center.
Jason Bartlett :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Bartlett sacrificed to pitcher, Kapler to second.
Sean Rodriguez :Ball, Foul, Ball, Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop, Kapler to third.
Carl Crawford :Ball, Foul, Crawford reached on an infield single, Kapler scored.
Evan Longoria :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Crawford to second on passed ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Longoria flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Wade Davis pitching:
Denard Span :Ball, Ball, Span flied out to left.
Orlando Hudson :Ball, Ball, Hudson flied out to left.
Joe Mauer :Ball, Foul, Foul, Mauer singled to left.
Justin Morneau :Foul, Foul, Foul, Morneau homered to right, Mauer scored.
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Kubel grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 4th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Willy Aybar :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Aybar struck out looking.
Kelly Shoppach :Shoppach grounded out to shortstop.
B.J. Upton :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Upton struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Wade Davis pitching:
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Cuddyer lined out to right.
Jim Thome :Thome homered to left center.
Delmon Young :Foul, Foul, Ball, Young struck out swinging.
J.J. Hardy :Ball, Hardy doubled to center.
Denard Span :Foul, Span grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 5th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Zobrist struck out swinging.
Gabe Kapler :Ball, Foul, Foul, Kapler struck out swinging.
Jason Bartlett :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Bartlett struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Wade Davis pitching:
Orlando Hudson :Strike looking, Ball, Hudson grounded out to second.
Joe Mauer :Ball, Ball, Foul, Mauer doubled to right.
Lance Cormier relieved Wade Davis.
Justin Morneau :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Morneau grounded out to second, Mauer to third.
Jason Kubel :Ball, Kubel grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rays 6th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Sean Rodriguez :Rodriguez reached on bunt single to third.
Carl Crawford :Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Rodriguez to second on wild pitch, Crawford grounded out to second, Rodriguez to third.
Evan Longoria :Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Longoria struck out swinging.
Willy Aybar :Strike looking, Aybar grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Lance Cormier pitching:
Michael Cuddyer :Cuddyer singled to left.
Jim Thome :Thome grounded into double play first to third to pitcher, Cuddyer out at second.
Dan Wheeler relieved Lance Cormier.
Delmon Young :Ball, Young flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rays 7th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Kelly Shoppach :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Shoppach walked.
B.J. Upton :Upton flied out to right.
Ben Zobrist :Strike looking, Strike looking, Zobrist struck out swinging.
Gabe Kapler :Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Kapler grounded into fielder's choice to third, Shoppach out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Dan Wheeler pitching:
J.J. Hardy :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Hardy singled to center.
Randy Choate relieved Dan Wheeler.
Denard Span :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Span struck out swinging.
Orlando Hudson :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Hudson grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Hardy out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rays 8th
Nick Punto at third
Alex Burnett pitching:
Jason Bartlett :Strike looking, Bartlett doubled to right.
Sean Rodriguez :Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Rodriguez reached on an infield single, Bartlett to third.
Jose Mijares relieved Alex Burnett.
Carl Crawford :Ball, Ball, Crawford ground-rule doubled to left, Bartlett scored, Rodriguez to third.
Matt Guerrier relieved Jose Mijares.
Evan Longoria :Longoria singled to left, Rodriguez scored, Crawford to third.
Willy Aybar :Aybar doubled to deep right, Crawford scored, Longoria to third
John Jaso catching.
John Jaso :Foul, Strike looking, Jaso grounded out to first.
B.J. Upton :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Upton walked.
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Zobrist fouled out to first
Matt Joyce hit for Gabe Kapler.
Matt Joyce :Ball, Ball, Joyce homered to center, Longoria, Aybar and Upton scored.
Jason Bartlett :Ball, Bartlett grounded out to third.
End of Inning (7 Runs, 6 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Carlos Pena at first
Joaquin Benoit pitching:
Joe Mauer :Ball, Ball, Ball, Mauer flied out to left.
Justin Morneau :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Morneau struck out swinging.
Nick Punto :Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Punto struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 9th
Ron Mahay pitching:
Sean Rodriguez :Strike looking, Ball, Rodriguez popped out to second.
Carl Crawford :Strike (foul tip), Foul, Crawford grounded out to first.
Evan Longoria :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Longoria grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 9th
Grant Balfour pitching:
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Cuddyer doubled to right.
Jim Thome :Strike looking, Ball, Thome doubled to right, Cuddyer scored.
Rafael Soriano relieved Grant Balfour.
Delmon Young :Foul, Strike swinging, Young grounded out to third.
J.J. Hardy :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Hardy grounded out to shortstop.
Denard Span :Span singled to right, Thome scored.
Orlando Hudson :Ball, Hudson grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

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