MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Andrew Albers pitching:
Alex Gordon :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Gordon grounded out to first.
Emilio Bonifacio :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Bonifacio struck out looking.
Eric Hosmer :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Hosmer grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
Danny Duffy pitching:
Brian Dozier :Strike looking, Strike looking, Dozier flied out to center.
Wilkin Ramirez :Ball, Foul, Ramirez singled to left.
Justin Morneau :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Morneau reached on fielder's choice to second, Ramirez out at second.
Josh Willingham :Ball, Foul, Willingham lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Andrew Albers pitching:
Billy Butler :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Butler grounded out to second.
Salvador Perez :Foul, Ball, Perez doubled to deep center.
Justin Maxwell :Foul, Strike swinging, Maxwell struck out looking.
Jamey Carroll :Strike looking, Ball, Carroll grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
Danny Duffy pitching:
Trevor Plouffe :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Plouffe singled to center.
Chris Herrmann :Strike looking, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Herrmann grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, Plouffe out at second.
Chris Colabello :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Colabello struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Andrew Albers pitching:
Alcides Escobar :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Escobar lined out to shortstop.
Jarrod Dyson :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Dyson grounded out to second.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Gordon homered to right.
Emilio Bonifacio :Bonifacio grounded bunt out to pitcher.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
Danny Duffy pitching:
Clete Thomas :Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Thomas struck out looking.
Pedro Florimon :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Florimon singled to right.
Brian Dozier :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Foul, Dozier flied out to center.
Wilkin Ramirez :Strike looking, Florimon stole second, Ball, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Andrew Albers pitching:
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Strike swinging, Hosmer flied out to center.
Billy Butler :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Butler safe at first on 3rd baseman Plouffe throwing error.
Salvador Perez :Perez homered to left, Butler scored.
Justin Maxwell :Ball, Maxwell grounded out to first.
Jamey Carroll :Ball, Carroll flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Twins 4th
Danny Duffy pitching:
Justin Morneau :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Morneau flied out to right.
Josh Willingham :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Willingham flied out to left.
Trevor Plouffe :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Plouffe struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Andrew Albers pitching:
Alcides Escobar :Escobar flied out to right.
Jarrod Dyson :Strike looking, Strike looking, Dyson ground-rule doubled to left center.
Alex Gordon :Pickoff attempt to second, Strike looking, Gordon flied out to left.
Emilio Bonifacio :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Dyson stole third, Ball, Bonifacio flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
Danny Duffy pitching:
Chris Herrmann :Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Herrmann flied out to left.
Chris Colabello :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Colabello struck out swinging.
Clete Thomas :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Thomas struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Andrew Albers pitching:
Eric Hosmer :Hosmer grounded out to first.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Butler popped out to first.
Salvador Perez :Ball, Foul, Ball, Perez singled to center.
Justin Maxwell :Maxwell safe at first on 3rd baseman Plouffe fielding error, Perez to second.
Jamey Carroll :Ball, Carroll flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Twins 6th
Danny Duffy pitching:
Pedro Florimon :Ball, Foul, Florimon singled softly to center.
Brian Dozier :Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Ball, Dozier flied out to center.
Wilkin Ramirez :Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Florimon stole second, Ball, Foul, Ramirez grounded out to shortstop, Florimon to third.
Justin Morneau :Ball, Strike looking, Morneau flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Andrew Albers pitching:
Alcides Escobar :Bunt foul, Foul, Foul, Escobar flied out to center.
Jarrod Dyson :Dyson reached on bunt single to pitcher.
Alex Gordon :Ball (pitchout), Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Foul, Gordon grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, Dyson out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Danny Duffy pitching:
Josh Willingham :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Willingham struck out looking.
Trevor Plouffe :Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Plouffe flied out to right.
Chris Herrmann :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Herrmann singled softly to left.
Luke Hochevar relieved Danny Duffy.
Chris Colabello :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Colabello flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Casey Fien pitching:
Emilio Bonifacio :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bonifacio struck out swinging.
Eric Hosmer :Strike looking, Hosmer doubled to deep left center.
Billy Butler :Butler singled softly to right, Hosmer scored.
Salvador Perez :Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Perez homered to left center, Butler scored.
Brian Duensing relieved Casey Fien.
Justin Maxwell :Maxwell flied out to center.
Jamey Carroll :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Carroll walked.
Alcides Escobar :Strike looking, Foul, Escobar reached on an infield single, Carroll to second.
Jarrod Dyson :Dyson grounded out to second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Luke Hochevar pitching:
Clete Thomas :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Thomas grounded out to second.
Pedro Florimon :Strike looking, Strike looking, Florimon struck out swinging.
Brian Dozier :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Dozier flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Anthony Swarzak pitching:
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Gordon singled to right.
Emilio Bonifacio :Foul, Ball, Bonifacio singled to center, Gordon to second.
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Ball, Ball, Hosmer walked, Gordon to third, Bonifacio to second.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Butler reached on an infield single, Gordon scored, Bonifacio to third, Hosmer to second.
Salvador Perez :Perez grounded into double play shortstop to first, Bonifacio scored, Hosmer to third, Butler out at second.
Justin Maxwell :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Maxwell hit by pitch.
Jamey Carroll :Carroll lined out to right.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 9th
David Lough in right
Aaron Crow pitching:
Wilkin Ramirez :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ramirez struck out looking.
Justin Morneau :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Morneau homered to right.
Josh Willingham :Strike looking, Foul, Willingham grounded out to shortstop.
Trevor Plouffe :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Plouffe walked.
Chris Herrmann :Strike looking, Plouffe to second on fielder's indifference, Ball, Foul, Herrmann struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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