MLB Play by Play - Chicago vs. Kansas City

White Sox 1st
Jeff Francis pitching:
Juan Pierre :Pierre grounded bunt out to third.
Alexei Ramirez :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ramirez safe at first on 2nd baseman Navarro fielding error.
Paul Konerko :Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Konerko grounded into double play third to second to first, Ramirez out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Royals 1st
Mark Buehrle pitching:
Alex Gordon :Gordon flied out to center.
Melky Cabrera :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Cabrera homered to center.
Billy Butler :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Butler singled to center.
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Hosmer flied out to right.
Jeff Francoeur :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Francoeur walked, Butler to second.
Johnny Giavotella :Strike looking, Ball, Giavotella singled to right, Butler to third, Francoeur to second.
Salvador Perez :Ball, Perez singled to right, Butler scored, Francoeur to third, Giavotella to second.
Yamaico Navarro :Strike looking, Navarro flied out to left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

White Sox 2nd
Jeff Francis pitching:
Alex Rios :Strike looking, Ball, Rios flied out to right.
A.J. Pierzynski :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Pierzynski singled to left.
Dayan Viciedo :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Viciedo struck out swinging.
Tyler Flowers :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Flowers walked, Pierzynski to second.
Brent Morel :Ball, Ball, Ball, Flowers picked off at first, catcher to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Mark Buehrle pitching:
Alcides Escobar :Strike looking, Escobar flied out to deep center.
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Gordon flied out to left.
Melky Cabrera :Ball, Cabrera singled to center.
Billy Butler :Butler grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Cabrera out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

White Sox 3rd
Jeff Francis pitching:
Brent Morel :Morel grounded out to shortstop.
Gordon Beckham :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Beckham doubled to deep left.
Juan Pierre :Strike looking, Ball, Pierre singled to left, Beckham to third.
Alexei Ramirez :Ramirez hit sacrifice fly to center, Beckham scored.
Paul Konerko :Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pierre stole second, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pierre to third on wild pitch, Konerko grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Mark Buehrle pitching:
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Hosmer singled to right.
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Francoeur struck out swinging.
Johnny Giavotella :Strike looking, Giavotella reached on fielder's choice to third, Hosmer out at second.
Salvador Perez :Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Perez doubled to left, Giavotella to third.
Yamaico Navarro :Ball, Navarro grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

White Sox 4th
Jeff Francis pitching:
Alex Rios :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Rios lined out to right.
A.J. Pierzynski :Strike looking, Foul, Pierzynski doubled to right.
Dayan Viciedo :Ball, Foul, Viciedo grounded out to second, Pierzynski to third.
Tyler Flowers :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Flowers struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Mark Buehrle pitching:
Alcides Escobar :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Escobar singled to right.
Alex Gordon :Gordon flied out to deep left.
Melky Cabrera :Foul, Cabrera reached on an infield single, Escobar to third on 3rd baseman Morel throwing error.
Billy Butler :Ball, Ball, Cabrera to second on wild pitch, Butler flied into double play right to catcher to shortstop to catcher to third to first to second to pitcher, Escobar out at home.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

White Sox 5th
Jeff Francis pitching:
Brent Morel :Strike looking, Morel lined out to center.
Gordon Beckham :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Beckham walked.
Juan Pierre :Strike looking, Pierre reached on fielder's choice to second, Beckham out at second.
Alexei Ramirez :Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ramirez grounded into fielder's choice to third, Pierre out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Mark Buehrle pitching:
Eric Hosmer :Foul, Hosmer reached on an infield single.
Jeff Francoeur :Strike swinging, Francoeur flied out to deep left.
Johnny Giavotella :Pickoff attempt, Giavotella flied out to right.
Salvador Perez :Perez safe at first on 3rd baseman Morel fielding error, Hosmer to second.
Yamaico Navarro :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Navarro singled to left, Hosmer scored, Perez to second.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Escobar grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Navarro out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

White Sox 6th
Jeff Francis pitching:
Paul Konerko :Strike looking, Ball, Konerko singled to right.
Alex Rios :Rios singled to center, Konerko to second.
A.J. Pierzynski :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pierzynski singled to right, Konerko to third, Rios to second.
Dayan Viciedo :Strike looking, Ball, Viciedo flied out to left.
Tyler Flowers :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Flowers hit sacrifice fly to right, Konerko scored, Rios to third.
Brent Morel :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Morel flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Mark Buehrle pitching:
Alex Gordon :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Gordon walked.
Melky Cabrera :Foul, Ball, Cabrera doubled to center, Gordon to third.
Billy Butler :Strike swinging, Butler homered to center, Gordon and Cabrera scored.
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Hosmer grounded out to first.
Jeff Francoeur :Foul, Ball, Francoeur grounded out to shortstop.
Johnny Giavotella :Giavotella flied out to left.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

White Sox 7th
Louis Coleman pitching:
Gordon Beckham :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Beckham struck out swinging.
Juan Pierre :Strike looking, Ball, Pierre flied out to center.
Alexei Ramirez :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ramirez walked.
Paul Konerko :Foul on 1st baseman Hosmer dropped ball error, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Konerko flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Royals 7th
Mark Buehrle pitching:
Salvador Perez :Strike looking, Foul, Perez tripled to right.
Yamaico Navarro :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Navarro hit sacrifice fly to center, Perez scored.
Alcides Escobar :Escobar reached on an infield single.
Jason Frasor relieved Mark Buehrle.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Gordon walked, Escobar to second.
Melky Cabrera :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Cabrera struck out swinging.
Billy Butler :Butler flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

White Sox 8th
Louis Coleman pitching:
Alex Rios :Ball, Rios hit by pitch.
A.J. Pierzynski :Ball, Ball, Foul, Pierzynski popped out to shortstop.
Dayan Viciedo :Ball, Ball, Foul, Viciedo flied out to right.
Tyler Flowers :Strike looking, Foul, Flowers struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Josh Kinney pitching:
Eric Hosmer :Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Hosmer grounded out to second.
Jeff Francoeur :Foul, Francoeur doubled to deep center.
Johnny Giavotella :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Giavotella struck out swinging.
Salvador Perez :Ball, Ball, Ball, Perez walked.
Yamaico Navarro :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Navarro struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

White Sox 9th
Aaron Crow pitching:
Brent Morel :Ball, Strike looking, Morel grounded out to shortstop.
Gordon Beckham :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Beckham walked.
Juan Pierre :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pierre struck out swinging.
Alexei Ramirez :Ball, Foul, Foul, Ramirez singled to right, Beckham to second.
Paul Konerko :Konerko lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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