MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Minnesota

Rangers 1st
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Ian Kinsler :Strike looking, Kinsler flied out to center.
Elvis Andrus :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Andrus flied out to center.
Josh Hamilton :Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Hamilton doubled to left.
Adrian Beltre :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Beltre walked.
Michael Young :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Young struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Yu Darvish pitching:
Denard Span :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Span grounded out to second.
Jamey Carroll :Ball, Strike looking, Carroll flied out to right.
Joe Mauer :Ball, Strike looking, Mauer singled to right.
Justin Morneau :Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Strike swinging, Morneau struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 2nd
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Nelson Cruz :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Cruz doubled to right.
David Murphy :Murphy grounded out to first, Cruz to third.
Mike Napoli :Ball, Foul, Ball, Napoli hit sacrifice fly to left, Cruz scored.
Brandon Snyder :Strike looking, Snyder singled to left.
Ian Kinsler :Ball, Kinsler grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Yu Darvish pitching:
Josh Willingham :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Willingham walked.
Ryan Doumit :Ball, Doumit grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, Willingham out at second.
Danny Valencia :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Valencia singled to right.
Chris Parmelee :Ball, Ball, Parmelee singled to left, Valencia to third.
Alexi Casilla :Strike looking, Casilla safe at first on Young fielding error, Valencia scored, Parmelee to second.
Denard Span :Strike looking, Span reached on an infield single, Parmelee to third, Casilla to second.
Jamey Carroll :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Carroll struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 1 Error)

Rangers 3rd
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Elvis Andrus :Strike looking, Andrus grounded out to shortstop.
Josh Hamilton :Hamilton homered to right.
Adrian Beltre :Beltre doubled to left.
Michael Young :Ball, Young flied out to center.
Nelson Cruz :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cruz lined out to pitcher.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Yu Darvish pitching:
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Ball, Mauer grounded out to first.
Justin Morneau :Ball, Morneau grounded out to first.
Josh Willingham :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Willingham grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 4th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
David Murphy :Strike looking, Ball, Murphy grounded out to catcher.
Mike Napoli :Strike looking, Foul, Napoli struck out swinging.
Brandon Snyder :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Snyder singled to center.
Ian Kinsler :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Kinsler grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Snyder out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Yu Darvish pitching:
Ryan Doumit :Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Doumit singled to right.
Danny Valencia :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Valencia struck out swinging.
Chris Parmelee :Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Parmelee flied out to right.
Alexi Casilla :Ball, Casilla singled to right, Doumit to third.
Denard Span :Ball, Ball, Doumit out at home.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Elvis Andrus :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Andrus struck out on foul tip.
Josh Hamilton :Strike swinging, Ball, Hamilton grounded out to second.
Adrian Beltre :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Beltre grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Yu Darvish pitching:
Denard Span :Ball, Span doubled to right.
Jamey Carroll :Strike looking, Carroll grounded out to second, Span to third.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Mauer flied out to left.
Justin Morneau :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Morneau walked.
Josh Willingham :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Willingham walked, Morneau to second.
Ryan Doumit :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Doumit struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Michael Young :Ball, Young grounded out to second.
Nelson Cruz :Strike looking, Cruz singled to left.
David Murphy :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Murphy struck out swinging.
Mike Napoli :Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Napoli flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
Yu Darvish pitching:
Danny Valencia :Ball, Foul, Ball, Valencia singled to left.
Chris Parmelee :Ball, Valencia to second on wild pitch, Parmelee grounded out to third.
Alexi Casilla :Casilla flied out to center.
Denard Span :Strike looking, Span doubled to center, Valencia scored.
Jamey Carroll :Strike looking, Carroll hit by pitch.
Joe Mauer :Ball, Ball, Ball, Mauer walked, Span to third, Carroll to second.
Justin Morneau :Ball, Morneau fouled out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
Brian Duensing pitching:
Brandon Snyder :Foul, Snyder singled to left.
Ian Kinsler :Ball, Kinsler flied out to center.
Elvis Andrus :Ball, Ball, Ball, Andrus walked, Snyder to second.
Josh Hamilton :Hamilton grounded into fielder's choice to second, Snyder to third, Andrus out at second.
Jeff Gray relieved Brian Duensing.
Adrian Beltre :Strike looking, Beltre singled to left, Snyder scored, Hamilton to third.
Michael Young :Young singled to right, Hamilton scored, Beltre to third.
Nelson Cruz :Ball, Ball, Cruz flied out to left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Robbie Ross pitching:
Josh Willingham :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Willingham singled to left.
Ryan Doumit :Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Doumit grounded into fielder's choice to third, Willingham out at second.
Alexi Ogando relieved Robbie Ross.
Danny Valencia :Strike looking, Valencia fouled out to third.
Chris Parmelee :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Parmelee flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Jeff Gray pitching:
David Murphy :Strike looking, Murphy grounded out to second.
Mike Napoli :Strike looking, Foul, Napoli struck out swinging.
Brandon Snyder :Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Snyder struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Craig Gentry in center
Mike Adams pitching:
Alexi Casilla :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Casilla singled to center.
Denard Span :Strike looking, Casilla stole second, Span grounded out to pitcher
Sean Burroughs hit for Jamey Carroll.
Sean Burroughs :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Burroughs grounded out to first, Casilla to third.
Joe Mauer :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Mauer grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Trevor Plouffe at shortstop
Glen Perkins pitching:
Ian Kinsler :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Kinsler lined out to left.
Elvis Andrus :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Andrus flied out to left.
Josh Hamilton :Ball, Hamilton doubled to left.
Adrian Beltre :Ball, Strike looking, Beltre doubled to right, Hamilton scored.
Michael Young :Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Young safe at first on shortstop Plouffe throwing error, Beltre scored.
Alex Burnett relieved Glen Perkins.
Nelson Cruz :Strike swinging, Foul, Cruz doubled to left, Young to third.
Craig Gentry :Strike looking, Gentry grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Twins 9th
Joe Nathan pitching:
Justin Morneau :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Morneau singled to center.
Josh Willingham :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Willingham doubled to left, Morneau to third.
Ryan Doumit :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Doumit struck out swinging.
Danny Valencia :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Valencia struck out swinging.
Chris Parmelee :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Parmelee grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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