MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Scott Diamond pitching:
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Gordon grounded out to second.
Eric Hosmer :Strike looking, Foul, Hosmer struck out swinging.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Butler flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
James Shields pitching:
Brian Dozier :Strike looking, Dozier flied out to right.
Doug Bernier :Ball, Strike looking, Bernier flied out to center.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Mauer grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Scott Diamond pitching:
Salvador Perez :Ball, Foul, Perez singled to left.
Lorenzo Cain :Ball, Cain singled to left, Perez to second.
Miguel Tejada :Strike looking, Bunt foul, Ball, Tejada safe at first on 3rd baseman Plouffe fielding error, Perez to third, Cain to second.
Mike Moustakas :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Moustakas hit sacrifice fly to right, Perez scored, Cain to third, Tejada to second.
Justin Maxwell :Maxwell singled to left, Cain scored, Tejada to third.
Alcides Escobar :Foul, Pickoff attempt, Escobar grounded into double play third to second to first, Maxwell out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Twins 2nd
James Shields pitching:
Justin Morneau :Ball, Strike looking, Morneau doubled to right.
Ryan Doumit :Doumit flied out to left.
Trevor Plouffe :Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Morneau to third on wild pitch, Ball, Plouffe walked.
Chris Herrmann :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Herrmann walked, Plouffe to second.
Aaron Hicks :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Hicks fouled out to left.
Clete Thomas :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Thomas flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Scott Diamond pitching:
Alex Gordon :Gordon tripled to deep right.
Eric Hosmer :Hosmer hit sacrifice fly to right, Gordon scored.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Butler grounded out to shortstop.
Salvador Perez :Perez flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
James Shields pitching:
Brian Dozier :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Dozier doubled to left.
Doug Bernier :Bunt foul, Ball, Bernier grounded out to shortstop, Dozier to third.
Joe Mauer :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Mauer grounded out to second, Dozier scored.
Justin Morneau :Foul, Ball, Morneau homered to center.
Ryan Doumit :Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Doumit walked.
Trevor Plouffe :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Plouffe struck out looking.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Scott Diamond pitching:
Lorenzo Cain :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Cain walked.
Miguel Tejada :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Tejada singled to center, Cain to second.
Mike Moustakas :Bunt foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Moustakas singled to right, Cain to third, Tejada to second.
Justin Maxwell :Maxwell flied out to right.
Alcides Escobar :Escobar reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Cain scored, Tejada to third, Moustakas out at second.
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Gordon flied out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
James Shields pitching:
Chris Herrmann :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Herrmann struck out looking.
Aaron Hicks :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Hicks struck out swinging.
Clete Thomas :Ball, Thomas reached on an infield single.
Brian Dozier :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Dozier walked, Thomas to second.
Doug Bernier :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Bernier struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Scott Diamond pitching:
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Hosmer flied out to center.
Billy Butler :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Butler singled to center.
Salvador Perez :Ball, Foul, Perez doubled to left, Butler to third.
Lorenzo Cain :Ball, Ball, Intentional ball, Cain intentionally walked.
Miguel Tejada :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Tejada reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Butler scored, Perez to third, Cain out at second.
Mike Moustakas :Strike looking, Foul, Moustakas grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
James Shields pitching:
Joe Mauer :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Mauer singled to center.
Justin Morneau :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Morneau flied out to left.
Ryan Doumit :Strike swinging, Ball, Doumit flied out to left.
Trevor Plouffe :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Plouffe flied out hard to deep center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Scott Diamond pitching:
Justin Maxwell :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Maxwell walked.
Alcides Escobar :Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Escobar singled to left, Maxwell to second.
Anthony Swarzak relieved Scott Diamond.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Foul, Gordon flied out to deep center.
Eric Hosmer :Hosmer reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Maxwell to third, Escobar out at second.
Billy Butler :Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Hosmer stole second, Butler singled to right, Maxwell and Hosmer scored.
Salvador Perez :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Perez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
James Shields pitching:
Chris Herrmann :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Herrmann grounded out to shortstop.
Aaron Hicks :Hicks lined out to center.
Clete Thomas :Ball, Ball, Ball, Thomas walked.
Brian Dozier :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Dozier flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Anthony Swarzak pitching:
Lorenzo Cain :Strike looking, Cain grounded out to third.
Miguel Tejada :Strike looking, Tejada grounded out to shortstop.
Mike Moustakas :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Moustakas flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Doug Bernier :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Bernier struck out swinging.
Joe Mauer :Ball, Mauer grounded out to second.
Justin Morneau :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Morneau struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Anthony Swarzak pitching:
Justin Maxwell :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Maxwell grounded out to shortstop.
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Escobar grounded out to second.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Foul, Foul, Gordon singled to left.
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Strike looking, Hosmer grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Ryan Doumit :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Doumit walked.
Trevor Plouffe :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Plouffe grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Doumit out at second.
Chris Herrmann :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Herrmann popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Josh Roenicke pitching:
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Foul, Butler flied out to center.
Salvador Perez :Strike looking, Foul, Perez grounded out to third.
Lorenzo Cain :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Cain walked.
Miguel Tejada :Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Tejada struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 9th
Louis Coleman pitching:
Aaron Hicks :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Hicks struck out looking.
Clete Thomas :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Thomas struck out swinging.
Brian Dozier :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Dozier struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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