MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Chris Getz :Ball, Strike looking, Getz grounded out to pitcher.
Melky Cabrera :Ball, Ball, Cabrera safe at first on 2nd baseman Tolbert throwing error, Cabrera to second.
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Gordon grounded out to first, Cabrera to third.
Billy Butler :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Butler grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Twins 1st
Kyle Davies pitching:
Denard Span :Strike looking, Ball, Span singled to left center.
Matt Tolbert :Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Tolbert doubled to deep center, Span scored on center fielder Cabrera throwing error.
Jason Kubel :Ball, Ball, Kubel singled to right, Tolbert to third.
Justin Morneau :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Morneau popped out to third.
Delmon Young :Ball, Young flied out to right.
Jim Thome :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Thome walked, Kubel to second.
Michael Cuddyer :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Cuddyer struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 1 Error)

Royals 2nd
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Jeff Francoeur :Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Francoeur flied out to center.
Wilson Betemit :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Betemit struck out swinging.
Mike Aviles :Strike looking, Foul, Aviles struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Kyle Davies pitching:
Danny Valencia :Ball, Valencia flied out to deep center.
Drew Butera :Strike looking, Strike looking, Butera struck out swinging.
Denard Span :Foul, Strike looking, Span flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Matt Treanor :Ball, Treanor flied out to right.
Alcides Escobar :Bunt foul, Foul, Escobar grounded out to pitcher.
Chris Getz :Getz grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Kyle Davies pitching:
Matt Tolbert :Strike looking, Ball, Tolbert popped out to second.
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Kubel flied out to left.
Justin Morneau :Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Morneau struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Melky Cabrera :Ball, Ball, Cabrera singled to left.
Alex Gordon :Gordon singled to center, Cabrera to third.
Billy Butler :Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Butler singled to left center, Cabrera scored, Gordon to second.
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Francoeur singled to center, Gordon scored, Butler to second.
Wilson Betemit :Foul, Betemit singled to left center, Butler to third, Francoeur to second.
Mike Aviles :Foul, Foul, Aviles doubled to left, Butler and Francoeur scored, Betemit to third.
Matt Treanor :Ball, Foul, Treanor grounded out to third.
Alcides Escobar :Strike swinging, Escobar singled to right, Betemit scored, Aviles to third.
Chris Getz :Ball, Foul, Escobar picked off at second, pitcher to first to shortstop, Getz reached on an infield single, Aviles scored.
Melky Cabrera :Ball, Foul, Foul, Cabrera struck out swinging.
End of Inning (6 Runs, 8 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Kyle Davies pitching:
Delmon Young :Ball, Ball, Young doubled to right.
Jim Thome :Ball, Thome grounded out to pitcher.
Michael Cuddyer :Ball, Ball, Cuddyer flied out to right.
Danny Valencia :Valencia flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Alex Gordon :Foul, Foul, Gordon grounded out to shortstop.
Billy Butler :Butler grounded out to third.
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Francoeur struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Kyle Davies pitching:
Drew Butera :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Butera popped out to second.
Denard Span :Ball, Ball, Span singled to center.
Matt Tolbert :Tolbert singled to left center, Span to second.
Jason Kubel :Ball, Kubel singled to center, Span scored, Tolbert to third.
Justin Morneau :Morneau doubled to deep right, Tolbert scored, Kubel to third.
Delmon Young :Ball, Foul, Young singled to right, Kubel and Morneau scored.
Jim Thome :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Thome struck out looking.
Michael Cuddyer :Pickoff attempt, Cuddyer singled to left center, Young to second.
Danny Valencia :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Valencia flied out to right.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 6 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Wilson Betemit :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Betemit walked.
Mike Aviles :Ball, Aviles doubled to deep center, Betemit scored.
Matt Treanor :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Treanor popped out to shortstop.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Escobar grounded out to second, Aviles to third.
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Getz flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Kanekoa Texeira pitching:
Drew Butera :Ball, Butera flied out to center.
Denard Span :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Span singled to left center.
Matt Tolbert :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Tolbert reached on fielder's choice to second, Span out at second.
Jason Kubel :Ball, Kubel grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Glen Perkins pitching:
Melky Cabrera :Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Cabrera flied out to deep right.
Alex Gordon :Gordon grounded out to first.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Butler popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Tim Collins pitching:
Justin Morneau :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Morneau struck out swinging.
Delmon Young :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Young popped out to shortstop.
Jim Thome :Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Thome struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Alex Burnett pitching:
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Francoeur singled to right.
Wilson Betemit :Ball, Foul, Foul, Betemit flied out to center.
Mike Aviles :Strike looking, Foul, Aviles lined into double play first, Francoeur out at first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Jeremy Jeffress pitching:
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Cuddyer grounded out to second.
Danny Valencia :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Valencia grounded out to second.
Drew Butera :Ball, Butera grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Alex Burnett pitching:
Matt Treanor :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Treanor struck out swinging.
Alcides Escobar :Strike looking, Foul, Escobar singled to left center.
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Getz singled to center, Escobar to second.
Melky Cabrera :Ball, Cabrera singled to right, Escobar to third, Getz to second.
Alex Gordon :Foul, Gordon doubled to right, Escobar and Getz scored, Cabrera to third.
Billy Butler :Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Butler intentionally walked.
Jeff Manship relieved Dusty Hughes.
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Ball, Francoeur hit sacrifice fly to left, Cabrera scored, Gordon to third, Butler to second on left fielder Young throwing error.
Wilson Betemit :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Betemit grounded out to first.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 1 Error)
Twins 9th
Jeremy Jeffress pitching:
Denard Span :Strike looking, Ball, Span singled to center.
Matt Tolbert :Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Tolbert fouled out to left.
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kubel fouled out to third.
Justin Morneau :Strike looking, Span to second on fielder's indifference, Ball, Foul, Morneau struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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