MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Texas

Royals 1st
C.J. Wilson pitching:
Mike Aviles :Strike looking, Aviles singled to left center.
Melky Cabrera :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Cabrera struck out looking.
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Aviles stole second, Ball, Foul, Foul, Gordon struck out swinging.
Billy Butler :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Butler struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 1st
Bruce Chen pitching:
Ian Kinsler :Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Kinsler singled to left.
Mitch Moreland :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Moreland flied out to center.
Michael Young :Strike looking, Kinsler stole second, Foul, Foul, Young flied out to right, Kinsler to third.
Adrian Beltre :Ball, Ball, Ball, Beltre walked.
Nelson Cruz :Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cruz struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
C.J. Wilson pitching:
Jeff Francoeur :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Francoeur walked.
Wilson Betemit :Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Betemit struck out looking.
Brayan Pena :Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pena singled to center, Francoeur to second.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Escobar lined into double play first, Francoeur out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 2nd
Bruce Chen pitching:
Mike Napoli :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Napoli homered hard to left center.
David Murphy :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Murphy grounded out to third.
Andres Blanco :Ball, Blanco grounded out to third.
Julio Borbon :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Borbon grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
C.J. Wilson pitching:
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Getz grounded out to second.
Mike Aviles :Aviles lined out to center.
Melky Cabrera :Strike looking, Ball, Cabrera popped out to catcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 3rd
Bruce Chen pitching:
Ian Kinsler :Strike looking, Ball, Kinsler reached on bunt single to third.
Mitch Moreland :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Moreland grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Kinsler out at second.
Michael Young :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Young struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
C.J. Wilson pitching:
Alex Gordon :Ball, Ball, Gordon grounded out to shortstop.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Butler struck out swinging.
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Foul, Francoeur homered hard to left.
Wilson Betemit :Betemit reached on an infield single.
Brayan Pena :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pena grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 4th
Bruce Chen pitching:
Adrian Beltre :Strike looking, Beltre homered to left center.
Nelson Cruz :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Cruz doubled to right.
Mike Napoli :Napoli grounded out to second, Cruz to third.
David Murphy :Strike looking, Murphy grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Cruz out at home.
Andres Blanco :Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Murphy caught stealing,pitcher to first to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
C.J. Wilson pitching:
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Ball, Escobar grounded out to shortstop.
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Getz struck out swinging.
Mike Aviles :Strike looking, Aviles homered to center.
Melky Cabrera :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Cabrera struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 5th
Bruce Chen pitching:
Andres Blanco :Blanco homered to left.
Julio Borbon :Strike (missed bunt), Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Borbon walked.
Ian Kinsler :Pickoff attempt, Kinsler flied out to deep center.
Mitch Moreland :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Borbon stole second, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Moreland walked.
Michael Young :Ball, Foul, Young singled to center, Borbon scored, Moreland to second.
Jeremy Jeffress relieved Bruce Chen.
Adrian Beltre :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Beltre walked, Moreland to third, Young to second.
Nelson Cruz :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Cruz struck out swinging.
Mike Napoli :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Napoli walked, Moreland scored, Young to third, Beltre to second.
David Murphy :Strike looking, Ball, Murphy doubled to deep center, Young, Beltre and Napoli scored.
Andres Blanco :Ball, Strike looking, Blanco grounded out to second.
End of Inning (6 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
C.J. Wilson pitching:
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Gordon struck out looking.
Billy Butler :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Butler flied out to left.
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Francoeur struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 6th
Jeremy Jeffress pitching:
Julio Borbon :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Borbon reached on an infield single.
Ian Kinsler :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Kinsler flied out to deep right.
Mitch Moreland :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Moreland struck out swinging.
Michael Young :Strike looking, Young grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Borbon out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
C.J. Wilson pitching:
Wilson Betemit :Ball, Betemit doubled to deep center.
Brayan Pena :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Pena grounded out to shortstop.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Escobar doubled to deep left, Betemit scored.
Chris Getz :Getz singled to center, Escobar scored.
Mike Aviles :Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Getz stole second, Aviles flied out to deep center, Getz to third.
Melky Cabrera :Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Cabrera struck out looking.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 7th
Blake Wood pitching:
Adrian Beltre :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Beltre singled to right.
Nelson Cruz :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Cruz struck out swinging.
Mike Napoli :Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Napoli struck out swinging.
Tim Collins relieved Blake Wood.
David Murphy :Pickoff attempt, Murphy flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Brett Tomko pitching:
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Gordon singled to right.
Billy Butler :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Butler grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Gordon out at second.
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Francoeur struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 8th
Mitch Maier in right
Tim Collins pitching:
Andres Blanco :Strike looking, Foul, Blanco flied out to center.
Julio Borbon :Strike looking, Strike looking, Borbon reached on an infield single.
Ian Kinsler :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball (pitchout), Foul, Pickoff attempt, Kinsler struck out swinging, Borbon stole second.
Mitch Moreland :Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Moreland walked.
Aaron Crow relieved Tim Collins.
Michael Young :Foul, Ball, Young grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Moreland out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Brett Tomko pitching:
Wilson Betemit :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Betemit struck out swinging.
Brayan Pena :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pena struck out looking.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Escobar singled to left center.
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Foul, Getz reached on an infield single, Escobar to second.
Mike Aviles :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Aviles homered to left, Escobar and Getz scored.
Melky Cabrera :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Cabrera grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

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