MLB Play by Play - Minnesota vs. Tampa Bay

Twins 1st
Jeff Niemann pitching:
Denard Span :Strike looking, Strike looking, Span struck out swinging.
Luke Hughes :Strike looking, Ball, Hughes popped out to second.
Delmon Young :Strike looking, Ball, Young singled to center.
Justin Morneau :Morneau grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rays 1st
Scott Baker pitching:
Sam Fuld :Ball, Foul, Ball, Fuld flied out to deep center.
Johnny Damon :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Damon flied out to left.
Matt Joyce :Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Joyce struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 2nd
Jeff Niemann pitching:
Jason Kubel :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Kubel homered to center.
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Ball, Cuddyer grounded out to shortstop.
Danny Valencia :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Valencia lined out to shortstop.
Steve Holm :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Holm grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rays 2nd
Scott Baker pitching:
Felipe Lopez :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Lopez struck out looking.
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Zobrist struck out looking.
B.J. Upton :Strike swinging, Upton grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 3rd
Jeff Niemann pitching:
Alexi Casilla :Foul, Ball, Casilla singled to center.
Denard Span :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Span singled to right, Casilla to third.
Luke Hughes :Strike swinging, Hughes grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Casilla scored, Span out at second.
Delmon Young :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Young walked.
Justin Morneau :Ball, Foul, Foul, Young stole second, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Morneau flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rays 3rd
Scott Baker pitching:
Casey Kotchman :Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Kotchman singled to left center.
John Jaso :Ball, Jaso singled to right, Kotchman to third.
Reid Brignac :Bunt foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Brignac struck out swinging.
Sam Fuld :Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Fuld hit sacrifice fly to left, Kotchman scored, Jaso to second.
Johnny Damon :Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Damon popped out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 4th
Jeff Niemann pitching:
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Kubel flied out to deep center.
Michael Cuddyer :Cuddyer flied out to left.
Danny Valencia :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Valencia struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rays 4th
Scott Baker pitching:
Matt Joyce :Ball, Strike looking, Joyce doubled to deep right.
Felipe Lopez :Lopez flied out to left.
Ben Zobrist :Foul, Ball, Zobrist flied out to left.
B.J. Upton :Strike (foul tip), Ball, Strike looking, Upton grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 5th
Jeff Niemann pitching:
Steve Holm :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Holm struck out swinging.
Alexi Casilla :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Casilla singled to right.
Denard Span :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Span tripled to deep left, Casilla scored.
Luke Hughes :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Hughes grounded out to third.
Delmon Young :Foul, Ball, Young lined out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rays 5th
Scott Baker pitching:
Casey Kotchman :Ball, Ball, Ball, Kotchman walked.
John Jaso :Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Jaso singled to right, Kotchman to third.
Reid Brignac :Strike swinging, Foul, Brignac struck out on foul tip.
Sam Fuld :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Fuld popped out to catcher.
Johnny Damon :Foul, Damon grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 6th
Jeff Niemann pitching:
Justin Morneau :Ball, Morneau popped out to third.
Jason Kubel :Ball, Kubel singled to deep center.
Michael Cuddyer :Ball, Kubel stole second, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Cuddyer struck out swinging.
Danny Valencia :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Valencia struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rays 6th
Scott Baker pitching:
Matt Joyce :Ball, Foul, Joyce flied out to deep left.
Felipe Lopez :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Lopez grounded out to third.
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Zobrist popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 7th
Jeff Niemann pitching:
Steve Holm :Holm flied out to right.
Alexi Casilla :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Casilla flied out to right.
Denard Span :Ball, Span singled to left.
Luke Hughes :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Span stole second, Foul, Ball, Span to third on wild pitch, Foul, Foul, Hughes struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rays 7th
Scott Baker pitching:
B.J. Upton :Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Upton struck out swinging.
Casey Kotchman :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kotchman grounded out to first.
John Jaso :Strike looking, Foul, Jaso flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 8th
Adam Russell pitching:
Delmon Young :Ball, Ball, Foul, Young grounded out to second.
Justin Morneau :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Morneau struck out swinging.
Jason Kubel :Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Kubel walked.
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Cuddyer grounded out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rays 8th
Matt Tolbert at second
Matt Capps pitching:
Reid Brignac :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Brignac singled to deep center.
Sam Fuld :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Fuld grounded out to pitcher, Brignac to second.
Johnny Damon :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Damon struck out looking.
Matt Joyce :Ball, Joyce singled to right, Brignac scored.
Felipe Lopez :Ball, Lopez grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 9th
Juan Cruz pitching:
Danny Valencia :Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Valencia walked
Jim Thome at first.
Jim Thome :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Thome struck out looking.
Alexi Casilla :Casilla grounded out to pitcher, Valencia to second.
Denard Span :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Span lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rays 9th
Drew Butera catching
Joe Nathan pitching:
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Zobrist homered to right.
B.J. Upton :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Upton walked.
Casey Kotchman :Ball, Upton stole second, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike (missed bunt), Foul, Kotchman walked.
John Jaso :Ball, Pickoff attempt to second, Jaso flied out to left.
Jose Mijares relieved Joe Nathan
Elliot Johnson at shortstop.
Elliot Johnson :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Johnson struck out swinging.
Sam Fuld :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Fuld walked, Upton to third, Kotchman to second.
Johnny Damon :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Damon singled to right, Upton scored, Kotchman to third, Fuld to second

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