MLB Play by Play - San Francisco vs. Houston

Giants 1st
Brandon Backe pitching:
Jason J. Ellison:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ellison grounded out to third.
Omar Vizquel:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Vizquel walked.
J.T. Snow:Strike swinging, Foul, Snow struck out swinging.
Moises Alou:Vizquel to second on balk, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Alou lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Jeff Fassero pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Taveras singled to left.
Orlando Palmeiro:Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Palmeiro sacrificed to catcher, Taveras to second.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Biggio grounded out to third.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Berkman walked.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Ensberg homered to right, Taveras and Berkman scored.
Jose Vizcaino:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Vizcaino struck out looking.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Giants 2nd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Ray Durham:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Durham flied out to center.
Edgardo Alfonzo:Alfonzo grounded out to shortstop.
Marquis Grissom:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Grissom struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Jeff Fassero pitching:
Adam Everett:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Everett flied out to center.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ausmus grounded out to third.
Brandon Backe:Foul, Foul, Ball, Backe struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Giants 3rd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Mike Matheny:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Matheny flied out to center.
Jeff Fassero:Strike swinging, Bunt foul, Ball, Fassero struck out swinging.
Jason J. Ellison:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ellison flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Jeff Fassero pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Taveras walked.
Orlando Palmeiro:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Taveras stole second, Bunt foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Palmeiro flied out to deep right, Taveras to third.
Craig Biggio:Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Biggio homered to left, Taveras scored.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Strike looking, Berkman reached on an infield single.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ensberg singled to left center, Berkman to second.
Jose Vizcaino:Ball, Strike looking, Vizcaino reached on fielder's choice to second, Berkman to third, Ensberg out at second.
Adam Everett:Strike swinging, Everett flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Giants 4th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Omar Vizquel:Strike looking, Vizquel singled to center.
J.T. Snow:Strike looking, Foul, Snow popped out to third.
Moises Alou:Strike looking, Alou flied out to left.
Ray Durham:Durham lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Scott Munter pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ball, Ausmus grounded out to pitcher.
Brandon Backe:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Backe safe at first on 2nd baseman Durham's fielding error.
Willy Taveras:Taveras singled to center, Backe to second.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Strike looking, Palmeiro singled to left center, Backe to third, Taveras to second.
Craig Biggio:Biggio reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Backe scored, Taveras to third, Palmeiro out at second.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Foul, Berkman struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Giants 5th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Edgardo Alfonzo:Strike looking, Alfonzo flied out to center.
Marquis Grissom:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Grissom walked.
Mike Matheny:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Matheny struck out looking
Michael Tucker hit for Scott Munter.
Michael Tucker:Tucker singled to right, Grissom to third.
Jason J. Ellison:Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ellison grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Scott Munter pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Jeremy Accardo relieved Scott Munter, Ensberg homered to right.
Jose Vizcaino:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Vizcaino flied out to center.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Everett doubled to deep left.
Brad Ausmus:Ausmus grounded out to pitcher.
Brandon Backe:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Backe singled to center, Everett scored.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Taveras flied out to right.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Giants 6th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Omar Vizquel:Ball, Foul, Ball, Vizquel flied out to center.
J.T. Snow:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Snow grounded out to pitcher.
Moises Alou:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Alou struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Jeremy Accardo pitching:
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Palmeiro struck out swinging.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Biggio flied out to center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike swinging, Berkman lined out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Giants 7th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Ray Durham:Durham singled to left.
Edgardo Alfonzo:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Alfonzo flied out to center.
Marquis Grissom:Grissom grounded into double play shortstop to first, Durham out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Jason Christiansen pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pedro Feliz in left, Ensberg homered to left center.
Jose Vizcaino:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Vizcaino struck out looking.
Adam Everett:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Everett flied out to center.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ausmus flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Giants 8th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Mike Matheny:Matheny flied out to second
Eric Bruntlett at second
Todd D. Self in left.
Pedro Feliz:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Feliz struck out swinging.
Jason J. Ellison:Ellison popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Lance Niekro at first
Scott Eyre pitching:
Brandon Backe:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Backe struck out looking.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Taveras flied out to right.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Strike swinging, Palmeiro popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Giants 9th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Omar Vizquel:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Vizquel grounded out to first.
Lance Niekro:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Niekro fouled out to catcher.
Moises Alou:Foul, Alou singled to left.
Ray Durham:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Durham grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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