MLB Play by Play - Minnesota vs. Oakland

Twins 1st
Brandon McCarthy pitching:
Ben Revere :Revere tripled to center.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Mauer grounded out to second, Revere scored.
Michael Cuddyer :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Cuddyer singled to left.
Jason Kubel :Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Kubel struck out swinging.
Jim Thome :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Thome singled to center, Cuddyer to second.
Danny Valencia :Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Valencia singled to center, Cuddyer scored, Thome to second.
Delmon Young :Strike looking, Young singled to right, Thome to third, Valencia to second.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Nishioka grounded into fielder's choice to second, Young out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 1st
Carl Pavano pitching:
Jemile Weeks :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Weeks struck out looking.
Coco Crisp :Strike looking, Strike looking, Crisp doubled to deep right.
Hideki Matsui :Strike looking, Matsui lined out to right.
Josh Willingham :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Willingham walked.
Conor Jackson :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Crisp stole third, Ball, Jackson popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 2nd
Brandon McCarthy pitching:
Drew Butera :Strike looking, Strike looking, Butera grounded out to second.
Ben Revere :Ball, Revere lined out to shortstop.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Strike looking, Mauer grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 2nd
Carl Pavano pitching:
Ryan Sweeney :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Sweeney flied out to center.
Cliff Pennington :Ball, Pennington flied out to center.
Kurt Suzuki :Strike looking, Ball, Suzuki fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 3rd
Brandon McCarthy pitching:
Michael Cuddyer :Cuddyer grounded out to third.
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Strike looking, Kubel struck out swinging.
Jim Thome :Ball, Thome homered to left center.
Danny Valencia :Strike (foul tip), Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Valencia struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 3rd
Carl Pavano pitching:
Scott Sizemore :Ball, Sizemore grounded out to shortstop.
Jemile Weeks :Ball, Strike looking, Weeks doubled to left.
Coco Crisp :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Weeks stole third, Ball, Foul, Crisp reached on an infield single, Weeks scored.
Hideki Matsui :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Matsui singled to right, Crisp to second.
Josh Willingham :Ball, Crisp stole third, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Willingham singled to left, Crisp scored, Matsui to second.
Conor Jackson :Strike looking, Foul, Jackson singled to left, Matsui scored, Willingham to second.
Ryan Sweeney :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Sweeney doubled to left, Willingham and Jackson scored, Sweeney to third advancing on throw.
Cliff Pennington :Foul, Strike looking, Pennington singled to right, Sweeney scored.
Kurt Suzuki :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Suzuki lined into double play pitcher, Pennington out at first.
End of Inning (6 Runs, 7 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 4th
Brandon McCarthy pitching:
Delmon Young :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Young lined out to first.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Nishioka struck out swinging.
Drew Butera :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Butera struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 4th
Carl Pavano pitching:
Scott Sizemore :Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Sizemore walked.
Jemile Weeks :Weeks reached on bunt single to first, Sizemore to second.
Coco Crisp :Foul, Crisp reached on fielder's choice to first, Sizemore to third, Weeks out at second.
Hideki Matsui :Matsui hit sacrifice fly to left, Sizemore scored.
Josh Willingham :Strike looking, Crisp stole second, Strike looking, Foul, Willingham flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 5th
Brandon McCarthy pitching:
Ben Revere :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Revere struck out looking.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Mauer singled to center.
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Cuddyer struck out swinging.
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Ball, Kubel grounded into fielder's choice to second, Mauer out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 5th
Phil Dumatrait pitching:
Conor Jackson :Strike looking, Jackson grounded out to shortstop.
Ryan Sweeney :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Sweeney grounded out to shortstop.
Cliff Pennington :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pennington flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 6th
Brandon McCarthy pitching:
Jim Thome :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Thome singled to center.
Danny Valencia :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Valencia struck out looking.
Delmon Young :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Young struck out swinging.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka :Ball, Nishioka grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 6th
Phil Dumatrait pitching:
Kurt Suzuki :Ball, Ball, Foul, Suzuki singled to right.
Scott Sizemore :Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Sizemore struck out swinging.
Jemile Weeks :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Weeks flied out to right.
Coco Crisp :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Crisp walked, Suzuki to second.
Hideki Matsui :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Matsui fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 7th
Craig Breslow pitching:
Drew Butera :Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Butera grounded out to third.
Ben Revere :Ball, Ball, Ball, Revere walked.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Ball, Mauer singled to center, Revere to second.
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Cuddyer struck out looking.
Jason Kubel :Ball, Revere to third, Mauer to second on wild pitch, Ball, Foul, Ball, Kubel walked.
Jim Thome :Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Thome struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 7th
Matt Capps pitching:
Josh Willingham :Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Willingham singled to left.
Conor Jackson :Strike looking, Foul, Jackson grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Willingham out at second.
Ryan Sweeney :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Sweeney struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 8th
David DeJesus in right
Grant Balfour pitching:
Danny Valencia :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Valencia singled to center.
Delmon Young :Strike looking, Foul, Young grounded into double play shortstop to first, Valencia out at second.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Nishioka struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 8th
Joe Nathan pitching:
Cliff Pennington :Ball, Pennington popped out to second.
Kurt Suzuki :Ball, Ball, Suzuki flied out to right.
Scott Sizemore :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Sizemore struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 9th
Trevor Plouffe hit for Drew Butera
Andrew Bailey pitching:
Trevor Plouffe :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Plouffe struck out looking.
Ben Revere :Ball, Strike looking, Revere grounded out to second.
Joe Mauer :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mauer singled to center.
Michael Cuddyer :Ball, Mauer to second on fielder's indifference, Ball, Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Cuddyer struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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