MLB Play by Play - Boston vs. Minnesota

Red Sox 1st
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Jacoby Ellsbury :Strike looking, Ball, Ellsbury reached on an infield single.
Marco Scutaro :Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Ball, Scutaro flied out to center.
Adrian Gonzalez :Gonzalez grounded into fielder's choice to second, Ellsbury out at second.
Kevin Youkilis :Strike looking, Youkilis fouled out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Jon Lester pitching:
Denard Span :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Span grounded out to second.
Ben Revere :Ball, Revere singled to center.
Joe Mauer :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Revere caught stealing,pitcher to first to shortstop, Ball, Mauer walked.
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Cuddyer singled to right, Mauer to third.
Jim Thome :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Thome singled to center, Mauer scored, Cuddyer to third.
Danny Valencia :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Valencia grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Red Sox 2nd
Nick Blackburn pitching:
David Ortiz :Strike looking, Foul, Ortiz struck out looking.
Carl Crawford :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Crawford grounded out to first.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Saltalamacchia struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Jon Lester pitching:
Delmon Young :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Young walked.
Trevor Plouffe :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Plouffe struck out swinging.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka :Nishioka popped out to second, Young out at first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Red Sox 3rd
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Josh Reddick :Ball, Reddick grounded out to first.
Mike Aviles :Strike looking, Aviles doubled to left.
Jacoby Ellsbury :Strike looking, Ellsbury grounded into fielder's choice to pitcher, Aviles out at third, Ellsbury to second.
Marco Scutaro :Strike looking, Scutaro fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Jon Lester pitching:
Denard Span :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Span grounded out to second.
Ben Revere :Ball, Bunt foul, Foul, Revere struck out swinging.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Ball, Mauer grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Red Sox 4th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Adrian Gonzalez :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Gonzalez struck out swinging.
Kevin Youkilis :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Youkilis singled to center.
David Ortiz :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ortiz singled to left, Youkilis to second.
Carl Crawford :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Crawford flied out to center.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Saltalamacchia struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Jon Lester pitching:
Michael Cuddyer :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Cuddyer grounded out to third.
Jim Thome :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Thome grounded out to third.
Danny Valencia :Valencia grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Red Sox 5th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Josh Reddick :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Reddick grounded out to first.
Mike Aviles :Strike looking, Aviles singled to right.
Jacoby Ellsbury :Foul, Ball, Ellsbury flied out to right.
Marco Scutaro :Scutaro lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Jon Lester pitching:
Delmon Young :Ball, Strike looking, Young singled to center.
Trevor Plouffe :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Plouffe grounded into double play shortstop to first, Young out at second.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka :Strike looking, Ball, Nishioka popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Red Sox 6th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Adrian Gonzalez :Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Gonzalez flied out to center.
Kevin Youkilis :Foul, Ball, Youkilis lined out to shortstop.
David Ortiz :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ortiz walked.
Carl Crawford :Strike swinging, Ball, Crawford lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Jon Lester pitching:
Denard Span :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Span struck out looking.
Ben Revere :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Revere walked.
Joe Mauer :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Mauer ground-rule doubled to left, Revere scored.
Michael Cuddyer :Cuddyer fouled out to first.
Jim Thome :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Thome struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Red Sox 7th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Jarrod Saltalamacchia :Ball, Saltalamacchia grounded out to second.
Josh Reddick :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Reddick grounded out to second.
Mike Aviles :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Aviles walked.
Jacoby Ellsbury :Ball, Ellsbury safe at first on shortstop Plouffe fielding error, Aviles to second.
Marco Scutaro :Ball, Strike looking, Scutaro singled to left, Aviles scored, Ellsbury to second.
Glen Perkins relieved Nick Blackburn.
Adrian Gonzalez :Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Gonzalez flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Twins 7th
Jon Lester pitching:
Danny Valencia :Ball, Valencia grounded out to third.
Delmon Young :Young singled to center.
Trevor Plouffe :Strike looking, Strike looking, Plouffe singled to left, Young to second.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka :Nishioka popped out to second.
Denard Span :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Span walked, Young to third, Plouffe to second.
Ben Revere :Strike looking, Revere grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Red Sox 8th
Matt Tolbert at second
Glen Perkins pitching:
Kevin Youkilis :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Youkilis struck out swinging.
David Ortiz :Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ortiz homered to center.
Carl Crawford :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Crawford singled to center.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia :Saltalamacchia fouled out to first
Dustin Pedroia hit for Josh Reddick.
Dustin Pedroia :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pedroia grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Jon Lester pitching:
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Mauer walked.
Michael Cuddyer :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Cuddyer grounded out to first, Mauer to second.
Jim Thome :Strike looking, Ball, Thome doubled to left, Mauer scored
Jason Repko ran for Jim Thome.
Alfredo Aceves relieved Jon Lester.
Danny Valencia :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Valencia doubled to left, Repko scored.
Delmon Young :Ball, Ball, Ball, Young intentionally walked.
Matt Tolbert :Foul, Tolbert singled to right, Valencia to third, Young to second.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Nishioka singled to center, Valencia scored, Young out at home, Tolbert to third, Nishioka to second advancing on throw.
Andrew Miller relieved Alfredo Aceves.
Denard Span :Ball, Ball, Ball, Span walked.
Ben Revere :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Revere struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Red Sox 9th
Joe Nathan pitching:
Mike Aviles :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Aviles popped out to shortstop.
Jacoby Ellsbury :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ellsbury struck out swinging.
Marco Scutaro :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Scutaro grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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