MLB Play by Play - Chicago vs. Houston

Cubs 1st
Brandon Backe pitching:
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Foul, Strike swinging, Hairston struck out swinging.
Neifi Perez:Perez singled to center.
Corey Patterson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Patterson fouled out to third.
Derrek Lee:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Lee struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Kerry Wood pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Taveras walked.
Craig Biggio:Foul, Biggio grounded out to third, Taveras to second.
Jeff Bagwell:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bagwell singled softly to right, Taveras scored.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Foul, Ball, Lamb tripled to center, Bagwell scored.
Jose Vizcaino:Ball, Vizcaino singled to center, Lamb scored.
Jason Lane:Ball, Ball, Lane doubled to left, Vizcaino to third.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ensberg struck out swinging.
Brad Ausmus:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus struck out looking.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 2nd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Ramirez flied out to center.
Jeromy Burnitz:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Burnitz walked.
Todd Hollandsworth:Hollandsworth singled to right, Burnitz to second.
Michael Barrett:Foul, Ball, Barrett singled to center, Burnitz out at home, Hollandsworth to third.
Kerry Wood:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Wood struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Kerry Wood pitching:
Brandon Backe:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Backe struck out swinging.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Strike looking, Taveras struck out swinging.
Craig Biggio:Foul, Foul, Biggio struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 3rd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Hairston grounded out to second.
Neifi Perez:Ball, Foul, Ball, Perez safe at first on 2nd baseman Biggio's fielding error.
Corey Patterson:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Patterson grounded out to first, Perez to second.
Derrek Lee:Lee grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Astros 3rd
Kerry Wood pitching:
Jeff Bagwell:Foul, Bagwell grounded out to third.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lamb walked.
Jose Vizcaino:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Foul, Vizcaino lined out to center.
Jason Lane:Strike looking, Foul, Lane struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 4th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Ramirez flied out to center.
Jeromy Burnitz:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Burnitz doubled to right.
Todd Hollandsworth:Foul, Ball, Ball, Hollandsworth flied out to left.
Michael Barrett:Ball, Foul, Barrett singled to right, Burnitz scored
Jason Dubois hit for Kerry Wood.
Jason Dubois:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Dubois homered to left, Barrett scored.
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Ball, Hairston flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Cliff Bartosh pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ensberg lined out to shortstop.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ausmus walked.
Brandon Backe:Backe sacrificed to second, Ausmus to second.
Willy Taveras:Foul, Taveras doubled to center, Ausmus scored.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Foul, Biggio struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 5th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Neifi Perez:Ball, Perez grounded out to third.
Corey Patterson:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Patterson struck out swinging.
Derrek Lee:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lee struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Cliff Bartosh pitching:
Jeff Bagwell:Bagwell singled to left center.
Mike Lamb:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Lamb struck out swinging.
Jose Vizcaino:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Vizcaino struck out swinging.
Jason Lane:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Lane struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 6th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ramirez struck out swinging.
Jeromy Burnitz:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Burnitz struck out swinging.
Todd Hollandsworth:Ball, Hollandsworth flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Mike Remlinger pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg flied out to deep right.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ausmus singled to left center.
Brandon Backe:Pickoff attempt, Foul, Backe sacrificed to first, Ausmus to second.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Taveras struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 7th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Michael Barrett:Barrett flied out to right
Ronny Cedeno hit for Mike Remlinger.
Ronny Cedeno:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Cedeno struck out swinging.
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Ball, Hairston flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Michael Wuertz pitching:
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Biggio popped out to third.
Jeff Bagwell:Ball, Ball, Ball, Bagwell walked.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Foul, Lamb doubled to deep right, Bagwell to third.
Jose Vizcaino:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Vizcaino intentionally walked.
Jason Lane:Ball, Lane grounded out to second, Bagwell scored, Lamb to third, Vizcaino to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Ensberg intentionally walked.
Brad Ausmus:Ausmus singled to center, Lamb and Vizcaino scored, Ensberg to third.
Brandon Backe:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Backe flied out to center.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 8th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Neifi Perez:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Perez walked.
Corey Patterson:Chad Qualls relieved Brandon Backe, Patterson singled to center, Perez to second.
Derrek Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Lee singled to center, Perez scored, Patterson to second.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Foul, Ramirez grounded out to pitcher, Patterson to third, Lee to second.
Jeromy Burnitz:Ball, Burnitz hit sacrifice fly to center, Patterson scored.
Todd Hollandsworth:Strike looking, Hollandsworth grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Roberto Novoa pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Foul, Bunt foul, Taveras struck out looking.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Biggio flied out to left.
Jeff Bagwell:Ball, Bagwell singled to right.
Mike Lamb:Lamb grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 9th
Chad Qualls pitching:
Michael Barrett:Ball, Strike looking, Barrett grounded out to shortstop
Eric Bruntlett at second
Jose Macias hit for Roberto Novoa.
Jose Macias:Macias grounded out to pitcher
Ben Grieve hit for Jerry Hairston.
Ben Grieve:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Grieve struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)