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Cleveland Indians [8] Kansas City Royals [3]Play by Play
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Ben Francisco played in this game for CLE
Play by Play results of this game. Play by Play data is available since 1957. The grid below provides an at-bat by at-bat record of this game including the game state at the time of the at bat, the batter and pitcher information and the results.

Date of GameThursday May 21,2009Day/NightDay
StadiumKauffman StadiumLocationKansas City,MO
Winning PitcherCarl PavanoLosing PitcherHoracio RamirezSaveRafael Betancourt

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InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
1Asdrubal CabreraCLE1SS23.189BZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RS9/LSingle RF011BSX
1Grady SizemoreCLE2DH26.292LZack GreinkeKCA 25.213R13/SH/BG.1-2Groundout P000Asdrubal Cabrera1X
1Victor MartinezCLE31B30.149BZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RPO2(E2/TH).2-3111Asdrubal CabreraCB+2
1Victor MartinezCLE31B30.149BZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RKStrikeout Swinging122Asdrubal CabreraCB+2.BFS
1Shin-Soo ChooCLE4RF26.295LZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RKStrikeout Swinging212Asdrubal CabreraBSFS
1David DeJesusKCA 1LF29.153LCarl PavanoCLE33.134RKStrikeout Looking022BBCFC
1Alberto CallaspoKCA 22B26.032RCarl PavanoCLE33.134RD9/FDouble RF102CFFX
1Billy ButlerKCA 31B23.033RCarl PavanoCLE33.134RWP.2-3111Alberto CallaspoCB*B
1Billy ButlerKCA 31B23.033RCarl PavanoCLE33.134RD8/F.3-HDouble CF121Alberto CallaspoCB*B.X
1Mike JacobsKCA 4DH28.203LCarl PavanoCLE33.134RKStrikeout Swinging132Billy ButlerBCBSBFFS
1Jose GuillenKCA 5RF33.004RCarl PavanoCLE33.134RS7/G.2-HSingle LF212Billy ButlerBFTX
1Mark TeahenKCA 63B27.257LCarl PavanoCLE33.134R43/GGroundout 2B202Jose GuillenCFX
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
2Jhonny PeraltaCLE53B26.358RZack GreinkeKCA 25.213R31/GGroundout 1B022CSBBX
2Mark DeRosaCLE6LF34.108RZack GreinkeKCA 25.213R63/GGroundout SS112FBFX
2Ben FranciscoCLE7CF27.210RZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RT7/FTriple LF210BX
2Kelly ShoppachCLE8C29.022RZack GreinkeKCA 25.213R63/G-Groundout SS222Ben FranciscoBFSBX
2Miguel OlivoKCA 7C30.310RCarl PavanoCLE33.134RKStrikeout Swinging012SBFFS
2Mitch MaierKCA 8CF26.325LCarl PavanoCLE33.134R8/LLineout CF110BX
2Mike AvilesKCA 9SS28.069RCarl PavanoCLE33.134RKStrikeout Looking202CFC
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
3Luis ValbuenaCLE92B23.172LZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RS9/L-Single RF021CBBX
3Asdrubal CabreraCLE1SS23.189BZack GreinkeKCA 25.213R8/FFlyout CF032Luis Valbuena1BBBCF>F1>X
3Grady SizemoreCLE2DH26.292LZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RS9/F-.1-3Single RF111Luis ValbuenaCBX
3Victor MartinezCLE31B30.149BZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RS9/G.3-H;1-3Single RF100Grady SizemoreLuis ValbuenaX
3Shin-Soo ChooCLE4RF26.295LZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RS7/G.3-H;1-2Single LF120Victor MartinezGrady SizemoreBBX
3Jhonny PeraltaCLE53B26.358RZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RW.2-3;1-2Walk131Shin-Soo ChooVictor MartinezBBCBB
3Mark DeRosaCLE6LF34.108RZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RKStrikeout Swinging112Jhonny PeraltaShin-Soo ChooVictor MartinezCBCS
3Ben FranciscoCLE7CF27.210RZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RKStrikeout Swinging212Jhonny PeraltaShin-Soo ChooVictor MartinezCBSS
3David DeJesusKCA 1LF29.153LCarl PavanoCLE33.134RS7/LSingle LF000X
3Alberto CallaspoKCA 22B26.032RCarl PavanoCLE33.134R7/FFlyout LF021David DeJesusBB>FX
3Billy ButlerKCA 31B23.033RCarl PavanoCLE33.134RSB2Stolen Base (2nd)112David DeJesusBCS*B
3Billy ButlerKCA 31B23.033RCarl PavanoCLE33.134RKStrikeout Swinging132David DeJesusBCS*B.BS
3Mike JacobsKCA 4DH28.203LCarl PavanoCLE33.134RS68/G.2-HSingle SS222David DeJesusBCCBX
3Jose GuillenKCA 5RF33.004RCarl PavanoCLE33.134RHP.1-2Hit by Pitch210Mike JacobsBH
3Mark TeahenKCA 63B27.257LCarl PavanoCLE33.134RW.2-3;1-2Walk231Jose GuillenMike JacobsBSBBB
3Miguel OlivoKCA 7C30.310RCarl PavanoCLE33.134R13/G-Groundout P212Mark TeahenJose GuillenMike JacobsSBSFX
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
4Kelly ShoppachCLE8C29.022RZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RKStrikeout Swinging012FBCS
4Luis ValbuenaCLE92B23.172LZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RKStrikeout Swinging112BFCS
4Asdrubal CabreraCLE1SS23.189BZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RS8/GSingle CF221CBBX
4Grady SizemoreCLE2DH26.292LZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RSB2Stolen Base (2nd)222Asdrubal Cabrera1FBBF1>B
4Grady SizemoreCLE2DH26.292LZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RWWalk232Asdrubal Cabrera1FBBF1>B.2FB
4Victor MartinezCLE31B30.149BZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RKStrikeout Looking222Grady SizemoreAsdrubal CabreraCSFBBC
4Mitch MaierKCA 8CF26.325LCarl PavanoCLE33.134RS7/GSingle LF002CCX
4Mike AvilesKCA 9SS28.069RCarl PavanoCLE33.134RCS2(24)010Mitch MaierB11>S
4Mike AvilesKCA 9SS28.069RCarl PavanoCLE33.134R8/FFlyout CF132B11>S.FBFFBX
4David DeJesusKCA 1LF29.153LCarl PavanoCLE33.134R43/GGroundout 2B231BBFBX
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
5Shin-Soo ChooCLE4RF26.295LZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RS9/GSingle RF000X
5Jhonny PeraltaCLE53B26.358RZack GreinkeKCA 25.213R64(1)3/GDPGroundout SS031Shin-Soo ChooB1BBC1X
5Mark DeRosaCLE6LF34.108RZack GreinkeKCA 25.213R3/P3FPopout 1B200X
5Alberto CallaspoKCA 22B26.032RCarl PavanoCLE33.134R8/LLineout CF000X
5Billy ButlerKCA 31B23.033RCarl PavanoCLE33.134RKStrikeout Swinging112CFBS
5Mike JacobsKCA 4DH28.203LCarl PavanoCLE33.134RKStrikeout Looking232BFBSBFC
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
6Ben FranciscoCLE7CF27.210RZack GreinkeKCA 25.213R8/FFlyout CF011BCX
6Kelly ShoppachCLE8C29.022RZack GreinkeKCA 25.213R7/FFlyout LF100X
6Luis ValbuenaCLE92B23.172LZack GreinkeKCA 25.213RKStrikeout Swinging222BBCFFFT
6Jose GuillenKCA 5RF33.004RCarl PavanoCLE33.134R8/FFlyout CF000X
6Mark TeahenKCA 63B27.257LCarl PavanoCLE33.134R31/GGroundout 1B110BX
6Miguel OlivoKCA 7C30.310RCarl PavanoCLE33.134RKStrikeout Swinging212CBSS
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
7Asdrubal CabreraCLE1SS23.189BHoracio RamirezKCA 29.179LS8/GSingle CF022.BBCFX
7Grady SizemoreCLE2DH26.292LHoracio RamirezKCA 29.179L1/SH/BG.1-2Groundout P000Asdrubal Cabrera1X
7Victor MartinezCLE31B30.149BHoracio RamirezKCA 29.179L31/G.2-3Groundout 1B100Asdrubal CabreraX
7Shin-Soo ChooCLE4RF26.295LHoracio RamirezKCA 29.179LS8/L.3-HSingle CF232Asdrubal CabreraBCBBCFFX
7Jhonny PeraltaCLE53B26.358RJamey WrightKCA 35.086RD9/L.1-HDouble RF211Shin-Soo Choo.11FB1X
7Mark DeRosaCLE6LF34.108RJamey WrightKCA 35.086RKStrikeout Swinging222Jhonny PeraltaCBBCS
7Mitch MaierKCA 8CF26.325LLuis VizcainoCLE34.288RKStrikeout Swinging022.CBCBS
7Mike AvilesKCA 9SS28.069RLuis VizcainoCLE34.288RE4/GReached on Error by 2B112SFBFX
7David DeJesusKCA 1LF29.153LLuis VizcainoCLE34.288R4/P-Popout 2B102bloow001.CF1X
7Alberto CallaspoKCA 22B26.032RLuis VizcainoCLE34.288RSB2Stolen Base (2nd)200bloow0011>C
7Alberto CallaspoKCA 22B26.032RLuis VizcainoCLE34.288R8/FFlyout CF212bloow0011>C.BFFFX
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
8Ben FranciscoCLE7CF27.210RJuan CruzKCA 30.218R13/BGGroundout P011..CBX
8Kelly ShoppachCLE8C29.022RJuan CruzKCA 30.218RS9/LSingle RF132FBFBFBX
8Luis ValbuenaCLE92B23.172LJuan CruzKCA 30.218RD9/G.1-3Double RF102Kelly Shoppach1CCFX
8Asdrubal CabreraCLE1SS23.189BJuan CruzKCA 30.218RD9/F.3-H;2-HDouble RF110Luis ValbuenaKelly ShoppachBX
8Grady SizemoreCLE2DH26.292LJuan CruzKCA 30.218RWWalk132Asdrubal CabreraCBBBFFFFB
8Victor MartinezCLE31B30.149BRon MahayKCA 37.328LD9/L.2-H;1-HDouble RF100Grady SizemoreAsdrubal Cabrera.X
8Shin-Soo ChooCLE4RF26.295LRon MahayKCA 37.328L43/G.2-3Groundout 2B121Victor MartinezBF*BX
8Jhonny PeraltaCLE53B26.358RRon MahayKCA 37.328LKStrikeout Looking212Victor MartinezFSBC
8Billy ButlerKCA 31B23.033RMatt HergesCLE39.050R63/GGroundout SS001.CX
8Mike JacobsKCA 4DH28.203LMatt HergesCLE39.050RE3/LReached on Error by 1B122CBSBX
8Jose GuillenKCA 5RF33.004RMatt HergesCLE39.050R9/FFlyout RF101Mike JacobsCX
8Mark TeahenKCA 63B27.257LMatt HergesCLE39.050R7/FFlyout LF220Mike JacobsBBX
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
9Mark DeRosaCLE6LF34.108RKyle FarnsworthKCA 33.037RS7/LSingle LF000.X
9Ben FranciscoCLE7CF27.210RKyle FarnsworthKCA 33.037RKStrikeout Swinging002Mark DeRosaSFS
9Kelly ShoppachCLE8C29.022RKyle FarnsworthKCA 33.037RPB.1-2111Mark DeRosaBFC
9Kelly ShoppachCLE8C29.022RKyle FarnsworthKCA 33.037RKStrikeout Swinging112Mark DeRosaBFC.S
9Luis ValbuenaCLE92B23.172LKyle FarnsworthKCA 33.037RKStrikeout Swinging212Mark DeRosaBCCS
9John BuckKCA 7PH28.318RMatt HergesCLE39.050RWWalk032.BBBCFB
9Mitch MaierKCA 8CF26.325LMatt HergesCLE39.050RS9/G.1-2Single RF032John BuckBCB*BFX
9Willie BloomquistKCA 9SS31.175RMatt HergesCLE39.050RW.2-3;1-2Walk032Mitch MaierJohn BuckBCF*B*BFFB
9David DeJesusKCA 1LF29.153LRafael BetancourtCLE34.022R5/P5FPopout 3B001Willie BloomquistMitch MaierJohn Buck.SX
9Alberto CallaspoKCA 22B26.032RRafael BetancourtCLE34.022R64(1)3/GDPGroundout SS110Willie BloomquistMitch MaierJohn BuckBX