MLB Play by Play - Oakland vs. Kansas City

Athletics 1st
Jeff Francis pitching:
Coco Crisp :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Crisp safe at first on 3rd baseman Betemit throwing error.
Daric Barton :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Barton doubled to deep right, Crisp to third.
Conor Jackson :Strike looking, Jackson singled to right, Crisp scored, Barton to third.
Josh Willingham :Strike looking, Willingham reached on fielder's choice to first, Barton scored, Jackson out at second.
Kurt Suzuki :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Ball, Suzuki walked, Willingham to second.
David DeJesus :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, DeJesus flied out to right.
Mark Ellis :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ellis grounded out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Royals 1st
Tyson Ross pitching:
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Getz flied out to left.
Melky Cabrera :Strike looking, Cabrera grounded out to shortstop.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Gordon grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 2nd
Jeff Francis pitching:
Kevin Kouzmanoff :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Kouzmanoff grounded out to shortstop.
Cliff Pennington :Pennington popped bunt out to catcher.
Coco Crisp :Ball, Crisp grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Tyson Ross pitching:
Jeff Francoeur :Strike looking, Francoeur singled to right.
Eric Hosmer :Foul, Hosmer reached on an infield single, Francoeur out at third.
Wilson Betemit :Betemit lined out to second.
Mitch Maier :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Maier grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 3rd
Jeff Francis pitching:
Daric Barton :Barton flied out to center.
Conor Jackson :Strike looking, Jackson singled to left.
Josh Willingham :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Willingham flied out to right.
Kurt Suzuki :Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Foul, Suzuki grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Tyson Ross pitching:
Brayan Pena :Strike looking, Pena grounded out to pitcher.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Escobar singled to right.
Chris Getz :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Getz flied out to right.
Melky Cabrera :Strike looking, Cabrera grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 4th
Jeff Francis pitching:
David DeJesus :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, DeJesus struck out looking.
Mark Ellis :Ball, Ellis singled to right.
Kevin Kouzmanoff :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Kouzmanoff singled to left, Ellis to second.
Cliff Pennington :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pennington grounded out to third, Ellis to third, Kouzmanoff to second.
Coco Crisp :Ball, Ball, Crisp lined out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Tyson Ross pitching:
Alex Gordon :Ball, Ball, Ball, Gordon walked.
Jeff Francoeur :Foul, Francoeur grounded out to pitcher, Gordon to second.
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Hosmer reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Gordon out at third, Hosmer to second.
Wilson Betemit :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Betemit struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 5th
Jeff Francis pitching:
Daric Barton :Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Barton grounded out to pitcher.
Conor Jackson :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Jackson singled to center.
Josh Willingham :Ball, Willingham reached on fielder's choice to third, Jackson out at second.
Kurt Suzuki :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Suzuki flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Tyson Ross pitching:
Mitch Maier :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Maier walked.
Brayan Pena :Bunt foul, Foul, Ball, Pena flied out to center.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Bunt foul, Ball, Foul, Escobar struck out swinging.
Chris Getz :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Getz struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 6th
Jeff Francis pitching:
David DeJesus :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, DeJesus fouled out to first.
Mark Ellis :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ellis struck out looking.
Kevin Kouzmanoff :Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Kouzmanoff homered to center.
Cliff Pennington :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Pennington grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Tyson Ross pitching:
Melky Cabrera :Bunt foul, Ball, Ball, Cabrera reached on an infield single, Cabrera to second on pitcher Ross throwing error.
Alex Gordon :Gordon grounded out to second, Cabrera to third.
Jeff Francoeur :Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Francoeur struck out swinging.
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Hosmer doubled to deep right, Cabrera scored.
Wilson Betemit :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Betemit walked.
Mitch Maier :Foul, Ball, Ball, Maier singled to right, Hosmer scored, Betemit out at third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)

Athletics 7th
Jeff Francis pitching:
Coco Crisp :Strike swinging, Foul, Crisp grounded out to pitcher.
Daric Barton :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Barton singled to center.
Conor Jackson :Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Jackson struck out swinging.
Josh Willingham :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Willingham singled to right, Barton to second.
Kurt Suzuki :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Suzuki grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
Michael Wuertz pitching:
Brayan Pena :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pena walked.
Alcides Escobar :Strike looking, Escobar sacrificed to first, Pena to second.
Chris Getz :Ball, Getz flied out to center, Pena to third.
Melky Cabrera :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Cabrera struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 8th
Blake Wood pitching:
David DeJesus :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, DeJesus lined out to left.
Mark Ellis :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ellis singled to left.
Kevin Kouzmanoff :Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Kouzmanoff struck out swinging.
Cliff Pennington :Ball, Ball, Ball, Pennington walked, Ellis to second.
Tim Collins relieved Blake Wood.
Coco Crisp :Crisp singled to center, Ellis scored, Pennington to second.
Daric Barton :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Barton struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Grant Balfour pitching:
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Gordon popped out to third.
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Francoeur walked.
Eric Hosmer :Strike looking, Strike looking, Hosmer grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Francoeur out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 9th
Louis Coleman pitching:
Conor Jackson :Foul, Strike swinging, Jackson struck out swinging.
Josh Willingham :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Willingham struck out looking.
Kurt Suzuki :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Suzuki homered to left.
David DeJesus :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, DeJesus struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 9th
Brian Fuentes pitching:
Wilson Betemit :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Betemit flied out to deep center
Mike Aviles hit for Mitch Maier.
Mike Aviles :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Aviles struck out swinging.
Brayan Pena :Strike looking, Pena flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)