MLB Play by Play - Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota

Rays 1st
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Sam Fuld :Strike looking, Fuld popped out to shortstop.
Johnny Damon :Ball, Ball, Ball, Damon walked.
B.J. Upton :Strike looking, Damon stole second, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Upton singled to right, Damon scored.
Matt Joyce :Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Upton stole second, Ball, Joyce walked.
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Zobrist singled to right, Upton scored, Joyce to third.
Sean Rodriguez :Ball, Rodriguez reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Joyce out at home, Zobrist to second.
Kelly Shoppach :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Shoppach grounded out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Jeremy Hellickson pitching:
Denard Span :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Span struck out swinging.
Alexi Casilla :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Casilla lined out to shortstop.
Jason Kubel :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Kubel flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 2nd
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Casey Kotchman :Kotchman homered to right.
Reid Brignac :Foul, Ball, Brignac flied out to left.
Sam Fuld :Ball, Ball, Fuld grounded out to second.
Johnny Damon :Ball, Damon singled to left center.
B.J. Upton :Upton grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Jeremy Hellickson pitching:
Justin Morneau :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Morneau fouled out to third.
Michael Cuddyer :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Cuddyer struck out swinging.
Danny Valencia :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Valencia flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 3rd
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Matt Joyce :Ball, Ball, Ball, Joyce walked.
Ben Zobrist :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Zobrist reached on fielder's choice to second, Joyce out at second.
Sean Rodriguez :Ball, Zobrist stole second, Strike looking, Foul, Rodriguez safe at first on 2nd baseman Casilla fielding error, Zobrist to third.
Kelly Shoppach :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Shoppach hit sacrifice fly to left, Zobrist scored.
Casey Kotchman :Strike looking, Kotchman singled to left, Rodriguez scored, Kotchman to second on left fielder Tosoni fielding error.
Reid Brignac :Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Brignac grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 2 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Jeremy Hellickson pitching:
Rene Tosoni :Ball, Foul, Tosoni singled to right.
Steve Holm :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Holm struck out swinging.
Luke Hughes :Hughes popped bunt out to pitcher.
Denard Span :Ball, Span singled to left, Tosoni to second.
Alexi Casilla :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Casilla reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Span out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 4th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Sam Fuld :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Fuld walked.
Johnny Damon :Pickoff attempt, Damon tripled to deep center, Fuld scored.
B.J. Upton :Ball, Upton singled to center, Damon scored.
Matt Joyce :Strike swinging, Joyce singled to center, Upton to second.
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Zobrist flied out to center.
Jim Hoey relieved Nick Blackburn.
Sean Rodriguez :Foul, Strike swinging, Rodriguez grounded into double play third to second to first, Joyce out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Jeremy Hellickson pitching:
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Kubel grounded out to shortstop.
Justin Morneau :Morneau flied out to deep right.
Michael Cuddyer :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Cuddyer homered to left.
Danny Valencia :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Valencia grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rays 5th
Jim Hoey pitching:
Kelly Shoppach :Ball, Shoppach flied out to right.
Casey Kotchman :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Kotchman struck out swinging.
Reid Brignac :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Brignac singled to center.
Sam Fuld :Ball, Strike looking, Fuld grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Jeremy Hellickson pitching:
Rene Tosoni :Ball, Strike looking, Tosoni popped out to shortstop.
Steve Holm :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Holm fouled out to catcher.
Luke Hughes :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Hughes lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 6th
Jim Hoey pitching:
Johnny Damon :Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Damon struck out swinging.
B.J. Upton :Ball, Upton singled to right.
Matt Joyce :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Joyce reached on an infield single, Upton to third.
Ben Zobrist :Foul, Ball, Zobrist homered to right, Upton and Joyce scored.
Sean Rodriguez :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Rodriguez doubled to deep left.
Kelly Shoppach :Foul, Shoppach fouled out to first.
Casey Kotchman :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Kotchman grounded out to second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Jeremy Hellickson pitching:
Denard Span :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Span grounded out to pitcher.
Alexi Casilla :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Casilla flied out to right.
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kubel singled to right.
Justin Morneau :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Morneau lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rays 7th
Matt Tolbert at second
Jose Mijares pitching:
Reid Brignac :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Brignac struck out looking.
Sam Fuld :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Fuld grounded out to right.
Johnny Damon :Ball, Damon singled to left.
B.J. Upton :Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Upton walked, Damon to second.
Matt Joyce :Foul, Strike looking, Joyce singled to center, Damon scored, Upton to third.
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Zobrist doubled to deep left, Upton and Joyce scored.
Dusty Hughes relieved Jose Mijares.
Sean Rodriguez :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Jeremy Hellickson pitching:
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Cuddyer walked.
Danny Valencia :Strike looking, Valencia singled to right, Cuddyer to third.
Rene Tosoni :Ball, Tosoni singled to center, Cuddyer scored, Valencia to second.
Steve Holm :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Holm reached on fielder's choice to third, Valencia to third, Tosoni out at second.
Luke Hughes :Ball, Ball, Foul, Hughes singled to center, Valencia scored, Holm to second.
Jake McGee relieved Jeremy Hellickson.
Denard Span :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Span flied out to left.
Alexi Casilla :Strike looking, Casilla lined out to right.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 8th
Dusty Hughes pitching:
Kelly Shoppach :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Shoppach flied out to left.
Casey Kotchman :Ball, Ball, Kotchman grounded out to third.
Reid Brignac :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Brignac fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Jake McGee pitching:
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Kubel popped out to shortstop.
Matt Tolbert :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Tolbert flied out to right.
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Foul, Cuddyer singled to right, Cuddyer out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rays 9th
Dusty Hughes pitching:
Sam Fuld :.
Felipe Lopez :Strike looking, Lopez reached on an infield single
Elliot Johnson hit for Johnny Damon.
Elliot Johnson :Ball, Johnson singled to left, Lopez to second.
B.J. Upton :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Upton walked, Lopez to third, Johnson to second.
Matt Joyce :Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Joyce struck out swinging.
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Zobrist doubled to deep left, Lopez and Johnson scored, Upton to third.
Matt Capps relieved Dusty Hughes.
Sean Rodriguez :Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
Kelly Shoppach :Strike swinging, Shoppach lined out to left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 9th
Adam Russell pitching:
Danny Valencia :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Valencia walked.
Rene Tosoni :Ball, Tosoni grounded out to second, Valencia to second.
Steve Holm :Ball, Foul, Holm flied out to left.
Luke Hughes :Ball, Strike looking, Hughes grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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