MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Gregor Blanco :Strike looking, Blanco flied out to center.
Mike Aviles :Ball, Aviles popped out to first.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Butler flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Brian Bannister pitching:
Denard Span :Strike looking, Span grounded out to shortstop.
Orlando Hudson :Ball, Strike swinging, Hudson grounded out to third.
Joe Mauer :Ball, Mauer singled to left center.
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Kubel grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Wilson Betemit :Strike looking, Ball, Betemit popped out to second.
Josh Fields :Fields singled to right.
Alex Gordon :Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Gordon struck out swinging.
Brayan Pena :Pena grounded into fielder's choice to third, Fields out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Brian Bannister pitching:
Michael Cuddyer :Cuddyer grounded out to third.
Jim Thome :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Thome walked.
Delmon Young :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Young doubled to deep center, Thome to third.
J.J. Hardy :Strike looking, Ball, Hardy hit sacrifice fly to right, Thome scored, Young to third.
Matt Tolbert :Ball, Tolbert flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Jai Miller :Strike looking, Strike looking, Miller singled to center.
Yuniesky Betancourt :Strike looking, Betancourt grounded out to second, Miller to second.
Gregor Blanco :Ball, Strike looking, Blanco grounded out to shortstop.
Mike Aviles :Ball, Aviles grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Brian Bannister pitching:
Denard Span :Ball, Strike looking, Span reached on an infield single
Kila Ka'aihue at first.
Orlando Hudson :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Span stole second, Foul, Hudson lined out to left.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Mauer grounded out to pitcher, Span to third.
Jason Kubel :Ball, Kubel singled to center, Span scored.
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Cuddyer singled to left, Kubel to second.
Jim Thome :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Thome walked, Kubel to third, Cuddyer to second.
Delmon Young :Young singled to left center, Kubel and Cuddyer scored, Thome to second.
J.J. Hardy :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Thome to third, Young to second on wild pitch, Ball, Hardy singled to deep center, Thome and Young scored.
Matt Tolbert :Ball, Tolbert tripled to deep center, Hardy scored.
Greg Holland relieved Brian Bannister.
Denard Span :Ball, Span grounded out to second.
End of Inning (6 Runs, 6 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Kila Ka'aihue :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ka'aihue grounded out to second.
Wilson Betemit :Strike looking, Ball, Betemit grounded out to third.
Josh Fields :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Fields homered to left center.
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Gordon grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Orlando Hudson :Hudson singled to left center.
Joe Mauer :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mauer singled to center, Hudson to second.
Jason Kubel :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Kubel popped out to third.
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Cuddyer struck out swinging.
Jim Thome :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Thome hit by pitch, Hudson to third, Mauer to second.
Delmon Young :Ball, Foul, Young doubled to deep left, Hudson and Mauer scored, Thome to third.
J.J. Hardy :Strike looking, Hardy flied out to right.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Brayan Pena :Strike looking, Ball, Pena grounded out to shortstop.
Jai Miller :Strike looking, Miller doubled to deep center.
Yuniesky Betancourt :Betancourt reached on an infield single, Miller to third.
Gregor Blanco :Foul, Foul, Ball, Blanco struck out swinging.
Mike Aviles :Ball, Miller scored, Betancourt to second on wild pitch, Ball, Foul, Ball, Aviles grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Matt Tolbert :Ball, Ball, Ball, Tolbert walked.
Denard Span :Strike looking, Foul, Span struck out swinging.
Orlando Hudson :Strike looking, Hudson singled to left center, Tolbert to second.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Strike looking, Mauer grounded out to first, Tolbert to third, Hudson to second.
Jason Kubel :Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Kubel struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Kila Ka'aihue :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ka'aihue flied out to deep center.
Wilson Betemit :Ball, Betemit grounded out to third.
Josh Fields :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Fields grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Michael Cuddyer :Cuddyer flied out to left.
Jim Thome :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Thome homered to right.
Delmon Young :Foul, Young flied out to deep left.
J.J. Hardy :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Hardy lined out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Gordon struck out swinging.
Brayan Pena :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pena singled to left center.
Jai Miller :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Miller struck out swinging.
Yuniesky Betancourt :Foul, Betancourt singled to deep center, Pena to second.
Gregor Blanco :Blanco flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Jesse Chavez pitching:
Matt Tolbert :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Tolbert flied out to center
Ben Revere hit for Denard Span.
Ben Revere :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Revere struck out swinging.
Orlando Hudson :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Hudson grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Jose Morales catching
Glen Perkins pitching:
Mike Aviles :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Aviles reached on an infield single.
Kila Ka'aihue :Ball, Strike looking, Ka'aihue grounded out to first, Aviles to second.
Wilson Betemit :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Betemit struck out swinging.
Josh Fields :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Fields struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Jesse Chavez pitching:
Jose Morales :Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Morales flied out to deep center.
Jason Kubel :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Kubel struck out looking.
Michael Cuddyer :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cuddyer walked
Trevor Plouffe hit for Jim Thome.
Trevor Plouffe :Strike looking, Plouffe flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Pat Neshek pitching:
Alex Gordon :.
Jarrod Dyson :Ball, Ball, Ball, Dyson walked
Lucas May hit for Brayan Pena.
Lucas May :Strike looking, May flied out to center.
Jai Miller :Ball, Ball, Miller flied out to right.
Yuniesky Betancourt :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Betancourt walked, Dyson to second.
Gregor Blanco :Ball, Strike looking, Blanco singled to right, Dyson scored, Betancourt to third.
Mike Aviles :Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Blanco to second on fielder's indifference, Aviles popped out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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