MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. St. Louis

Astros 1st
Jason Marquis pitching:
Adam Everett:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Everett grounded out to first.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Biggio doubled to deep left.
Jeff Bagwell:Bagwell flied out to right.
Jason Lane:Ball, Lane grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
Brandon Duckworth pitching:
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Eckstein grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Grudzielanek lined out to right.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Pujols grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Jason Marquis pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ensberg struck out swinging.
Chris Burke:Ball, Foul, Ball, Burke flied out to right.
Raul Chavez:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Chavez reached on an infield single.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Taveras struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
Brandon Duckworth pitching:
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Ball, Edmonds reached on bunt single to third.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Rolen walked, Edmonds to second.
Reggie Sanders:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Sanders walked, Edmonds to third, Rolen to second.
So Taguchi:Foul, Ball, Taguchi doubled to left, Edmonds and Rolen scored, Sanders to third.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Molina reached on an infield single, Sanders and Taguchi scored on pitcher Duckworth's throwing error.
Jason Marquis:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Marquis walked, Molina to second.
David Eckstein:Ball, Foul, Eckstein grounded into fielder's choice to catcher, Molina out at third, Marquis to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Grudzielanek flied out to right.
Albert Pujols:Pujols singled to left, Marquis scored, Eckstein out at third.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 1 Error)

Astros 3rd
Jason Marquis pitching:
Brandon Duckworth:Strike looking, Ball, Duckworth singled to left center.
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Ball, Everett walked, Duckworth to second.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Biggio singled to left center, Duckworth to third, Everett to second.
Jeff Bagwell:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Bagwell hit sacrifice fly to right, Duckworth scored, Everett to third.
Jason Lane:Strike swinging, Ball, Lane grounded into double play third to second to first, Biggio out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
Brandon Duckworth pitching:
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Ball, Edmonds grounded out to second.
Scott Rolen:Rolen doubled to deep left.
Reggie Sanders:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Sanders walked.
So Taguchi:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Taguchi grounded out to shortstop, Rolen to third, Sanders to second.
Yadier Molina:Foul, Foul, Foul, Molina fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Jason Marquis pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ensberg struck out swinging.
Chris Burke:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Burke struck out looking.
Raul Chavez:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Chavez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
Brandon Duckworth pitching:
Jason Marquis:Ball, Marquis doubled to deep left center.
David Eckstein:Eckstein singled to center, Marquis to third.
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek doubled to center, Marquis and Eckstein scored, Grudzielanek to third advancing on throw.
Albert Pujols:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pujols hit by pitch.
Jim Edmonds:Edmonds hit sacrifice fly to center, Grudzielanek scored.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Rolen fouled out to catcher.
Reggie Sanders:Ball, Sanders flied out to right.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Jason Marquis pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Taveras reached on an infield single
Luke Scott hit for Brandon Duckworth.
Luke Scott:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Scott struck out swinging.
Adam Everett:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Everett struck out swinging.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike looking, Biggio grounded into fielder's choice to third, Taveras out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 5th
Chad Harville pitching:
So Taguchi:Taguchi lined out to right.
Yadier Molina:Strike looking, Molina grounded out to third.
Jason Marquis:Ball, Foul, Marquis singled to left center.
David Eckstein:Ball, Eckstein lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Jason Marquis pitching:
Jeff Bagwell:Strike looking, Bagwell grounded out to third.
Jason Lane:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lane walked.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ensberg struck out looking.
Chris Burke:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Burke walked, Lane to second.
Raul Chavez:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Chavez singled to center, Lane to third, Burke to second.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Taveras singled to center, Lane and Burke scored, Chavez to second
Orlando Palmeiro hit for Chad Harville.
Randy Flores relieved Jason Marquis.
Orlando Palmeiro:Palmeiro hit by pitch, Chavez to third, Taveras to second.
Adam Everett:Al Reyes relieved Randy Flores, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Everett doubled to left, Chavez, Taveras and Palmeiro scored.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Biggio hit by pitch.
Jeff Bagwell:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Bagwell walked, Everett to third, Biggio to second.
Julian Tavarez relieved Al Reyes.
Jason Lane:Ball, Strike looking, Lane grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Bagwell out at second.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
Russ Springer pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Grudzielanek flied out to center.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Pujols grounded out to shortstop.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Ball, Ball, Edmonds walked.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Rolen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Julian Tavarez pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Strike looking, Ensberg homered to center.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Burke struck out swinging.
Raul Chavez:Foul, Ball, Ball, Chavez singled to left center.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Taveras sacrificed to pitcher, Chavez to second
Mike Lamb hit for Russ Springer.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Lamb popped out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 7th
Dan Wheeler pitching:
Reggie Sanders:Sanders grounded out to pitcher.
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Ball, Taguchi grounded out to second.
Yadier Molina:Molina popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Julian Tavarez pitching:
Adam Everett:Foul, Everett popped out to shortstop.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Biggio popped out to shortstop.
Jeff Bagwell:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bagwell walked.
Jason Lane:Foul, Lane flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Larry Walker hit for Julian Tavarez
Dan Wheeler pitching:
Larry Walker:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Walker struck out swinging.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Eckstein walked.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop, Eckstein to second.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Pujols struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Jason Isringhausen pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Ensberg singled to right.
Chris Burke:Strike (missed bunt), Strike swinging, Burke struck out swinging.
Raul Chavez:Ball, Foul, Bunt foul, Chavez popped out to second.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Taveras grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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