MLB Play by Play - Pittsburgh vs. Houston

Pirates 1st
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Matt Lawton:Strike looking, Ball, Lawton grounded out to second.
Rob Mackowiak:Mackowiak flied out to right.
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bay grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Kip Wells pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Taveras walked.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Taveras stole second, Biggio doubled to deep left center, Taveras scored.
Jeff Bagwell:Bagwell reached on fielder's choice to pitcher.
Mike Lamb:Foul, Ball, Lamb doubled to deep left center, Biggio scored, Bagwell to third.
Jason Lane:Ball, Lane flied out to center.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ensberg grounded out to third.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Everett struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 2nd
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Daryle Ward:Ward grounded out to first.
Craig A. Wilson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Wilson singled softly to right.
Bobby R. Hill:Strike looking, Ball, Wilson to second on wild pitch, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Hill popped out to third.
Humberto Cota:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Cota struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Kip Wells pitching:
Raul Chavez:Chavez grounded out to third.
Ezequiel Astacio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Astacio struck out swinging.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Taveras singled to right.
Craig Biggio:Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball (pitchout), Taveras stole second, Biggio popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 3rd
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Jack Wilson:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Wilson homered to left center.
Kip Wells:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Wells struck out swinging.
Matt Lawton:Strike looking, Lawton doubled hard to right.
Rob Mackowiak:Lawton to third on balk, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Mackowiak doubled to center, Lawton scored.
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Foul, Bay struck out swinging.
Daryle Ward:Ward singled to right, Mackowiak scored, Ward out at second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Kip Wells pitching:
Jeff Bagwell:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Bagwell struck out looking.
Mike Lamb:Foul, Lamb singled softly to shallow center.
Jason Lane:Ball, Lane grounded out to first, Lamb to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ensberg singled softly to center, Lamb scored.
Adam Everett:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Everett grounded into fielder's choice to third, Ensberg out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 4th
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Craig A. Wilson:Strike looking, Ball, Wilson doubled to left.
Bobby R. Hill:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Hill struck out swinging.
Humberto Cota:Ball, Ball, Ball, Cota walked.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Strike looking, Wilson flied out to center.
Kip Wells:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Wells struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Kip Wells pitching:
Raul Chavez:Strike looking, Ball, Chavez grounded out to third.
Ezequiel Astacio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Astacio struck out swinging.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Strike looking, Taveras reached on bunt single to pitcher, Taveras to second on Wells' throwing error.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Biggio walked.
Jeff Bagwell:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bagwell grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Pirates 5th
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Matt Lawton:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lawton flied out to right.
Rob Mackowiak:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Mackowiak struck out swinging.
Jason Bay:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Bay lined out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Kip Wells pitching:
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike looking, Lamb lined out to right.
Jason Lane:Foul, Ball, Lane grounded out to shortstop.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ensberg singled to left center.
Adam Everett:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Everett flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 6th
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Daryle Ward:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ward flied out to left.
Craig A. Wilson:Strike looking, Wilson homered hard to left center.
Bobby R. Hill:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Hill grounded out to second.
Humberto Cota:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Cota grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Kip Wells pitching:
Raul Chavez:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Chavez struck out swinging
Orlando Palmeiro hit for Ezequiel Astacio.
Orlando Palmeiro:Palmeiro flied out to center.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Strike looking, Taveras singled to shallow left center.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Taveras to third on Wells' throwing error, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Biggio reached on an infield single, Taveras scored.
Jeff Bagwell:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Bagwell flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Pirates 7th
Chad Qualls pitching:
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Wilson flied out to left
Tike Redman hit for Kip Wells.
Tike Redman:Ball, Redman grounded out to shortstop.
Matt Lawton:Strike looking, Strike looking, Lawton struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
John Grabow pitching:
Mike Lamb:Lamb grounded out to second.
Rick White relieved John Grabow.
Jason Lane:Lane singled to left center.
Morgan Ensberg:Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Lane caught stealing, catcher to shortstop, Strike swinging, Ball, Ensberg fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 8th
Chad Qualls pitching:
Rob Mackowiak:Ball, Mackowiak singled to shallow left center.
Jason Bay:Bay reached on an infield single, Mackowiak to second.
Daryle Ward:Ball, Ball, Ball, Ward walked, Mackowiak to third, Bay to second.
Craig A. Wilson:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Wilson singled to left center, Mackowiak scored, Bay to third, Ward to second.
Bobby R. Hill:Ball, Ball, Hill singled to left, Bay and Ward scored, Wilson to second.
Humberto Cota:Cota grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Wilson to third, Hill out at second.
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Wilson grounded out to third.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Rick White pitching:
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Ball, Everett lined out to shortstop.
Raul Chavez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Chavez grounded out to shortstop
Chris Burke hit for Chad Qualls.
Chris Burke:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Burke struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 9th
Freddy Sanchez hit for Rick White
Brad Lidge pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Sanchez singled to center.
Matt Lawton:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Sanchez caught stealing, catcher to shortstop, Ball, Lawton struck out swinging.
Rob Mackowiak:Mackowiak reached on an infield single.
Jason Bay:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Bay reached on an infield single, Mackowiak to second.
Daryle Ward:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ward grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Jose Mesa pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Taveras walked.
Craig Biggio:Biggio singled softly to center, Taveras to second.
Jeff Bagwell:Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Bagwell fouled out to first.
Mike Lamb:Lamb grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, Biggio out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)