MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Royals 1st
Ricky Nolasco pitching:
Norichika Aoki :Ball, Aoki grounded out to pitcher.
Omar Infante :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Infante struck out swinging.
Eric Hosmer :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Hosmer grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 1st
James Shields pitching:
Brian Dozier :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Dozier homered to left center.
Joe Mauer :Mauer lined out to center.
Trevor Plouffe :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Plouffe lined out to left.
Chris Colabello :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Colabello struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Ricky Nolasco pitching:
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Foul, Butler struck out swinging.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Gordon flied out to center.
Salvador Perez :Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Perez doubled to deep right.
Mike Moustakas :Strike looking, Moustakas fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 2nd
James Shields pitching:
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kubel singled to right.
Josmil Pinto :Strike looking, Pinto singled to left center, Kubel to second.
Kurt Suzuki :Suzuki safe at first on Shields fielding error, Kubel to third, Pinto to second.
Aaron Hicks :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Hicks walked, Kubel scored, Pinto to third, Suzuki to second.
Pedro Florimon :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Florimon struck out looking.
Brian Dozier :Ball, Strike looking, Bunt foul, Ball, Ball, Dozier safe at first on 3rd baseman Moustakas fielding error, Pinto and Suzuki scored, Hicks to third, Dozier to second.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Mauer homered to right, Hicks and Dozier scored.
Trevor Plouffe :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Plouffe walked.
Chris Colabello :Strike looking, Foul, Colabello struck out looking.
Jason Kubel :Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Kubel walked, Plouffe to second.
Josmil Pinto :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pinto struck out swinging.
End of Inning (6 Runs, 3 Hits, 2 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Ricky Nolasco pitching:
Lorenzo Cain :Strike looking, Foul, Cain struck out swinging.
Alcides Escobar :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Escobar grounded out to pitcher.
Norichika Aoki :Foul, Aoki grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 3rd
James Shields pitching:
Kurt Suzuki :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Suzuki grounded out to second.
Aaron Hicks :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Hicks struck out looking.
Pedro Florimon :Florimon flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Ricky Nolasco pitching:
Omar Infante :Ball, Infante flied out to center.
Eric Hosmer :Hosmer popped out to third.
Billy Butler :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Butler grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 4th
James Shields pitching:
Brian Dozier :Ball, Strike looking, Dozier grounded out to shortstop.
Joe Mauer :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Mauer singled to center.
Trevor Plouffe :Plouffe flied out to center.
Chris Colabello :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Colabello grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Ricky Nolasco pitching:
Alex Gordon :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Gordon doubled to deep right.
Salvador Perez :Ball, Perez grounded out to shortstop.
Mike Moustakas :Ball, Ball, Moustakas grounded out to second, Gordon to third.
Lorenzo Cain :Ball, Cain doubled to left, Gordon scored.
Alcides Escobar :Strike looking, Ball, Escobar singled to center, Cain to third.
Norichika Aoki :Ball, Ball, Aoki grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 5th
James Shields pitching:
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Kubel flied out to deep center.
Josmil Pinto :Pinto flied out to deep center.
Kurt Suzuki :Strike looking, Ball, Suzuki flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Ricky Nolasco pitching:
Omar Infante :Strike looking, Ball, Infante grounded out to third.
Eric Hosmer :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Hosmer grounded out to third.
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Butler struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 6th
James Shields pitching:
Aaron Hicks :Strike looking, Hicks singled to right.
Pedro Florimon :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Florimon flied out to right.
Brian Dozier :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Dozier flied out to deep center.
Joe Mauer :Ball, Mauer lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Darin Mastroianni in right
Ricky Nolasco pitching:
Alex Gordon :Ball, Gordon flied out to right.
Salvador Perez :Ball, Perez flied out to first.
Mike Moustakas :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Moustakas walked.
Lorenzo Cain :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Cain grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Twins 7th
Danny Duffy pitching:
Trevor Plouffe :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Plouffe struck out looking.
Darin Mastroianni :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Mastroianni flied out to shortstop.
Jason Kubel :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Kubel grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Ricky Nolasco pitching:
Alcides Escobar :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Escobar doubled to left.
Norichika Aoki :Ball, Foul, Ball, Bunt foul, Ball, Aoki flied out to left.
Omar Infante :Infante popped out to third.
Eric Hosmer :Strike looking, Ball, Hosmer grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Twins 8th
Danny Duffy pitching:
Josmil Pinto :Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Pinto struck out looking.
Kurt Suzuki :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Suzuki lined out to third.
Aaron Hicks :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Hicks struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Michael Tonkin pitching:
Billy Butler :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Butler struck out swinging.
Alex Gordon :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Gordon doubled to deep left center.
Salvador Perez :Strike looking, Perez grounded out to third.
Mike Moustakas :Moustakas grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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