MLB Play by Play - Cincinnati vs. Houston

Reds 1st
Brandon Backe pitching:
Ryan P. Freel:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Freel popped out to second.
Luis M. Lopez:Lopez grounded out to first.
Sean Casey:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Casey singled to left center.
Ken Griffey Jr.:Foul, Griffey flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Matt Belisle pitching:
Willy Taveras:Taveras grounded out to second.
Todd D. Self:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Self flied out to center.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Biggio struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Reds 2nd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Adam Dunn:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Dunn walked.
Joe Randa:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Randa flied out to center.
Rich Aurilia:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Aurilia flied out to left.
Jason LaRue:Strike looking, LaRue reached on an infield single, Dunn to second.
Matt Belisle:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Belisle reached on an infield single, Dunn to third, LaRue to second.
Ryan P. Freel:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Freel flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Matt Belisle pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Berkman walked.
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg flied out to right.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Lamb popped out to shortstop.
Adam Everett:Ball, Everett grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Reds 3rd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Luis M. Lopez:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Lopez struck out looking.
Sean Casey:Strike looking, Casey flied out to center.
Ken Griffey Jr.:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Griffey doubled to deep left center.
Adam Dunn:Ball, Dunn flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Matt Belisle pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus grounded out to third.
Brandon Backe:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Backe grounded out to third.
Willy Taveras:Taveras grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Reds 4th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Joe Randa:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Randa singled to center.
Rich Aurilia:Ball, Strike swinging, Aurilia grounded into double play third to second to first, Randa out at second.
Jason LaRue:Ball, Ball, Ball, LaRue walked.
Matt Belisle:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Belisle flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Matt Belisle pitching:
Todd D. Self:Self flied out to center.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Biggio grounded out to second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Berkman singled to left center.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ensberg walked, Berkman to second.
Mike Lamb:Lamb singled to shallow center, Berkman scored, Ensberg to third.
Adam Everett:Everett grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Reds 5th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Ryan P. Freel:Ball, Freel lined out to pitcher.
Luis M. Lopez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Lopez reached on an infield single.
Sean Casey:Strike looking, Ball, Lopez to second on wild pitch, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Casey lined out to left.
Ken Griffey Jr.:Griffey homered to right, Lopez scored.
Adam Dunn:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Dunn flied out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Matt Belisle pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ausmus struck out looking.
Brandon Backe:Backe singled to center.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Taveras reached on an infield single, Backe to second.
Todd D. Self:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Self singled to left, Backe scored, Taveras to second.
Craig Biggio:Biggio flied out to shortstop.
Lance Berkman:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Berkman doubled to deep left center, Taveras scored, Self out at home.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Reds 6th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Joe Randa:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Randa grounded out to shortstop.
Rich Aurilia:Aurilia grounded out to pitcher.
Jason LaRue:Foul, LaRue lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Ricky Stone pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ensberg struck out swinging.
Mike Lamb:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Lamb grounded out to first.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Everett homered to left center.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ausmus singled to right.
Brandon Backe:Strike swinging, Backe grounded into double play shortstop to second, Ausmus out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Reds 7th
Jacob Cruz hit for Ricky Stone
Brandon Backe pitching:
Jacob Cruz:Ball, Cruz singled to center.
Ryan P. Freel:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Freel singled to center, Cruz to second
Jason Romano ran for Jacob Cruz.
Luis M. Lopez:Ball, Romano picked off at third, pitcher to catcher to second, Pickoff attempt, Felipe Lopez at shortstop.
Felipe Lopez:Strike looking, Foul, Lopez grounded out to second.
John Franco relieved Brandon Backe.
Sean Casey:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Casey doubled to right, Freel scored.
Ken Griffey Jr.:Griffey flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Ryan Wagner pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Taveras grounded out to first.
Todd D. Self:Self grounded out to first.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Biggio grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Reds 8th
Dan Wheeler pitching:
Adam Dunn:Strike looking, Strike looking, Dunn struck out looking.
Joe Randa:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Randa struck out swinging.
Rich Aurilia:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Aurilia struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Ryan Wagner pitching:
Lance Berkman:Berkman grounded out to first.
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg grounded out to third.
Mike Lamb:Lamb grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Reds 9th
Brad Lidge pitching:
Jason LaRue:Strike looking, Strike looking, LaRue struck out looking
Austin Kearns hit for Ryan Wagner.
Austin Kearns:Strike looking, Strike looking, Kearns struck out swinging.
Ryan P. Freel:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Freel walked.
Felipe Lopez:Ball, Freel stole second, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Lopez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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