MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Texas

Royals 1st
Derek Holland pitching:
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Strike looking, Getz safe at first on 3rd baseman Young fielding error.
Melky Cabrera :Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Cabrera grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Getz out at second.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Strike swinging, Gordon safe at first on shortstop Andrus fielding error.
Billy Butler :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Butler struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 2 Errors)
Rangers 1st
Jeff Francis pitching:
Ian Kinsler :Strike looking, Kinsler safe at first on 3rd baseman Betemit fielding error.
Elvis Andrus :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Andrus grounded out to shortstop, Kinsler to second.
Michael Young :Pickoff attempt to second, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Young singled to right, Kinsler scored.
Adrian Beltre :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Beltre flied out to shortstop.
Nelson Cruz :Ball, Ball, Cruz singled to center, Young to second.
Mike Napoli :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Napoli struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Royals 2nd
Derek Holland pitching:
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Francoeur struck out swinging.
Wilson Betemit :Strike looking, Strike looking, Betemit popped out to second.
Kila Ka'aihue :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ka'aihue grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 2nd
Jeff Francis pitching:
David Murphy :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Murphy grounded out to shortstop.
Yorvit Torrealba :Ball, Foul, Torrealba grounded out to shortstop.
Mitch Moreland :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Moreland grounded out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Derek Holland pitching:
Brayan Pena :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pena walked.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Strike swinging, Escobar sacrificed to pitcher, Pena to second.
Chris Getz :Ball, Ball, Getz singled to left, Pena to third.
Melky Cabrera :Cabrera grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Getz out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 3rd
Jeff Francis pitching:
Ian Kinsler :Strike looking, Kinsler doubled to left.
Elvis Andrus :Andrus sacrificed to third, Kinsler to third.
Michael Young :Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Young tripled to deep center, Kinsler scored.
Adrian Beltre :Ball, Beltre doubled to deep right, Young scored.
Nelson Cruz :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Cruz lined out to center.
Mike Napoli :Ball, Strike swinging, Napoli homered to right, Beltre scored.
David Murphy :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Murphy struck out swinging.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Derek Holland pitching:
Alex Gordon :Ball, Gordon reached on an infield single.
Billy Butler :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Butler walked, Gordon to second.
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Strike looking, Francoeur doubled to deep center, Gordon scored, Butler to third.
Wilson Betemit :Betemit singled to right, Butler scored, Francoeur to third.
Kila Ka'aihue :Foul, Strike swinging, Ka'aihue struck out swinging.
Brayan Pena :Ball, Pena homered to right, Francoeur and Betemit scored.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Escobar struck out looking.
Chris Getz :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Getz grounded out to second.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 4th
Jeff Francis pitching:
Yorvit Torrealba :Strike looking, Torrealba grounded out to shortstop.
Mitch Moreland :Strike looking, Strike looking, Moreland grounded out to second.
Ian Kinsler :Strike looking, Ball, Kinsler homered to right.
Elvis Andrus :Andrus singled to center.
Michael Young :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Young singled to right, Andrus to third.
Adrian Beltre :Ball, Foul, Beltre flied out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Derek Holland pitching:
Melky Cabrera :Strike looking, Foul, Cabrera struck out swinging.
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Gordon singled to right.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Butler struck out swinging.
Jeff Francoeur :Foul, Ball, Gordon caught stealing,catcher to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 5th
Jeff Francis pitching:
Nelson Cruz :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Cruz walked.
Mike Napoli :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Cruz caught stealing,first to second, Strike looking, Ball, Napoli walked.
David Murphy :Ball, Murphy homered to right, Napoli scored.
Yorvit Torrealba :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Torrealba doubled to deep right.
Mitch Moreland :Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Moreland walked.
Nate Adcock relieved Blake Wood.
Ian Kinsler :Ball, Foul, Kinsler grounded into double play third to first, Torrealba out at third, Moreland to second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Derek Holland pitching:
Jeff Francoeur :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Francoeur struck out swinging.
Wilson Betemit :Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Betemit struck out looking.
Kila Ka'aihue :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ka'aihue doubled to right.
Brayan Pena :Ball, Foul, Pena grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 6th
Nate Adcock pitching:
Elvis Andrus :Ball, Ball, Ball, Andrus walked.
Michael Young :Pickoff attempt, Young grounded into double play shortstop to first, Andrus out at second.
Adrian Beltre :Ball, Beltre homered to right.
Nelson Cruz :Ball, Cruz flied out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Derek Holland pitching:
Alcides Escobar :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Escobar struck out swinging.
Chris Getz :Getz grounded bunt out to pitcher.
Melky Cabrera :Ball, Strike looking, Cabrera grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 7th
Nate Adcock pitching:
Mike Napoli :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Napoli walked.
David Murphy :Strike looking, Murphy reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Napoli out at second.
Yorvit Torrealba :Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Torrealba lined out to left.
Mitch Moreland :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Moreland homered to left center, Murphy scored.
Ian Kinsler :Ball, Foul, Ball, Kinsler singled to left.
Elvis Andrus :Strike swinging, Andrus grounded into fielder's choice to third, Kinsler out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Pedro Strop pitching:
Alex Gordon :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Gordon walked.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Butler singled to center, Gordon to second.
Jeff Francoeur :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Francoeur walked, Gordon to third, Butler to second.
Wilson Betemit :Ball, Strike looking, Betemit hit sacrifice fly to right, Gordon scored, Butler to third.
Kila Ka'aihue :Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Francoeur stole second, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ka'aihue struck out swinging.
Brayan Pena :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Pena struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 8th
Jeremy Jeffress pitching:
Michael Young :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Young struck out looking.
Adrian Beltre :Ball, Foul, Beltre singled to center.
Nelson Cruz :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Cruz struck out swinging, Beltre caught stealing,catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Darren Oliver pitching:
Alcides Escobar :Escobar lined out to left.
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Ball, Getz flied out to left.
Melky Cabrera :Strike looking, Foul, Cabrera safe at first on 2nd baseman Kinsler fielding error.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Gordon struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

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