MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Gordon flied out to left.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Escobar struck out swinging.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Butler walked.
Jeff Francoeur :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Francoeur flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Bruce Chen pitching:
Denard Span :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Span grounded out to first.
Jamey Carroll :Ball, Carroll flied out to right.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Ball, Mauer flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Yuniesky Betancourt :Ball, Strike swinging, Betancourt grounded out to second.
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Ball, Foul, Hosmer grounded out to shortstop.
Brayan Pena :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pena struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Bruce Chen pitching:
Josh Willingham :Ball, Ball, Willingham grounded out to first.
Justin Morneau :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Morneau grounded out to third.
Trevor Plouffe :Plouffe homered to left.
Darin Mastroianni :Foul, Mastroianni grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Jason Bourgeois :Strike looking, Bourgeois popped out to third.
Irving Falu :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Falu struck out looking.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Gordon walked.
Alcides Escobar :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Escobar grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Gordon out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Bruce Chen pitching:
Drew Butera :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Butera struck out looking.
Brian Dozier :Dozier popped out to first.
Denard Span :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Span struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Billy Butler :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Butler singled to center.
Jeff Francoeur :Strike looking, Foul, Francoeur struck out swinging.
Yuniesky Betancourt :Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Betancourt walked, Butler to second.
Eric Hosmer :Strike swinging, Ball, Hosmer singled to left, Butler to third, Betancourt to second.
Brayan Pena :Pena hit sacrifice fly to center, Butler scored, Betancourt to third.
Jason Bourgeois :Strike looking, Strike looking, Hosmer stole second, Foul, Bourgeois struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
Bruce Chen pitching:
Jamey Carroll :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Carroll grounded out to first.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Mauer struck out looking.
Josh Willingham :Ball, Willingham grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Irving Falu :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Falu singled to left.
Alex Gordon :Strike swinging, Gordon grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Falu out at second.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Ball, Ball, Escobar walked.
Billy Butler :Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Escobar to second on wild pitch, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Butler struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Bruce Chen pitching:
Justin Morneau :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Morneau struck out looking.
Trevor Plouffe :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Plouffe flied out to right.
Darin Mastroianni :Mastroianni reached on bunt single to catcher.
Drew Butera :Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Foul, Butera grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Jeff Francoeur :Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Francoeur flied out to deep center.
Yuniesky Betancourt :Betancourt singled to left.
Eric Hosmer :Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Hosmer hit by pitch, Betancourt to second.
Brayan Pena :Ball, Pena reached on an infield single, Betancourt to third, Hosmer to second.
Jason Bourgeois :Ball, Ball, Bourgeois reached on fielder's choice to first, Betancourt scored, Hosmer to third, Pena to second on 1st baseman Morneau fielding error, Hosmer scored, Pena to third, Bourgeois to second on Mastroianni fielding error.
Jeff Gray relieved Francisco Liriano.
Irving Falu :Ball, Ball, Falu doubled to right, Pena and Bourgeois scored.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Ball, Ball, Gordon walked.
Alcides Escobar :Escobar reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Falu to third, Gordon out at second.
Billy Butler :Butler grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Escobar out at second.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 2 Errors)
Twins 6th
Bruce Chen pitching:
Brian Dozier :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Dozier tripled to deep center.
Denard Span :Ball, Span sacrificed to pitcher, Dozier scored.
Jamey Carroll :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Carroll walked.
Joe Mauer :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Mauer singled to center, Carroll to second.
Josh Willingham :Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Willingham homered to center, Carroll and Mauer scored.
Justin Morneau :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Morneau struck out swinging.
Trevor Plouffe :Plouffe homered to left.
Kelvin Herrera relieved Bruce Chen.
Darin Mastroianni :Ball, Foul, Foul, Mastroianni grounded out to second.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Jeff Gray pitching:
Jeff Francoeur :Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Francoeur singled to right.
Yuniesky Betancourt :Strike looking, Foul, Betancourt lined out to third.
Tyler Robertson relieved Jeff Gray.
Eric Hosmer :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Francoeur caught stealing,catcher to shortstop, Ball, Ball, Hosmer reached on an infield single.
Brayan Pena :Ball, Pena flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Kelvin Herrera pitching:
Drew Butera :Butera popped out to shortstop.
Brian Dozier :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Dozier walked.
Jose Mijares relieved Kelvin Herrera.
Denard Span :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Dozier stole second, Span singled to center, Dozier scored, Span to second on center fielder Bourgeois throwing error, Span stole third.
Jamey Carroll :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Carroll grounded out to shortstop.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Mauer flied out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Royals 8th
Jarrod Dyson hit for Jason Bourgeois
Jared Burton pitching:
Jarrod Dyson :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Dyson flied out to left.
Irving Falu :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Falu struck out swinging.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Ball, Gordon doubled to left center.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Escobar walked.
Billy Butler :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Butler struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Aaron Crow pitching:
Josh Willingham :Strike looking, Strike looking, Willingham struck out swinging.
Justin Morneau :Morneau doubled to left.
Trevor Plouffe :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Plouffe struck out swinging.
Darin Mastroianni :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Mastroianni walked.
Drew Butera :Ball, Butera homered to left, Morneau and Mastroianni scored.
Brian Dozier :Ball, Dozier flied out to right.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Glen Perkins pitching:
Jeff Francoeur :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Francoeur flied out to right.
Yuniesky Betancourt :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Betancourt flied out to right.
Eric Hosmer :Hosmer singled to center.
Brayan Pena :Strike looking, Hosmer to second on fielder's indifference, Pena singled to center, Hosmer scored
Salvador Perez hit for Jarrod Dyson.
Salvador Perez :Perez doubled to deep center, Pena to third.
Irving Falu :Falu singled to center, Pena and Perez scored.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Foul, Gordon grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Falu out at second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

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