MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Houston

Cardinals 1st
Roger Clemens pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Eckstein walked.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Edmonds singled to center, Eckstein to second.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Pujols singled to center, Eckstein scored, Edmonds to third, Pujols to second advancing on throw.
Larry Walker:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Walker struck out looking.
Mark Grudzielanek:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Grudzielanek doubled to left, Edmonds and Pujols scored.
John Mabry:Mabry grounded out to first, Grudzielanek to third.
Abraham O. Nunez:Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Nunez popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Mark Mulder pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Taveras singled to left.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Burke ground-rule doubled to right, Taveras to third.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Ball, Biggio hit sacrifice fly to center, Taveras scored, Burke to third.
Lance Berkman:Berkman reached on fielder's choice to third, Burke scored.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ensberg homered to left, Berkman scored.
Jason Lane:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Lane homered to left.
Adam Everett:Everett popped out to third.
Brad Ausmus:Strike swinging, Ball, Ausmus grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Roger Clemens pitching:
Yadier Molina:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Molina tripled to center.
Mark Mulder:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mulder hit sacrifice fly to center, Molina scored.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Eckstein singled to center.
Jim Edmonds:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Edmonds singled to left, Eckstein to second.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Pujols grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Edmonds out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Mark Mulder pitching:
Roger Clemens:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Clemens flied out to center.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Taveras reached on an infield single.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Burke lined out to third.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Biggio grounded into fielder's choice to third, Taveras out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Roger Clemens pitching:
Larry Walker:Ball, Ball, Walker grounded out to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Grudzielanek singled to left, Grudzielanek to second on left fielder Burke's fielding error.
John Mabry:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Mabry struck out swinging.
Abraham O. Nunez:Ball, Nunez grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Astros 3rd
Mark Mulder pitching:
Lance Berkman:Berkman grounded out to third.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ensberg doubled to center.
Jason Lane:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to second, Lane singled to left, Ensberg scored.
Adam Everett:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Everett lined out to third.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ausmus grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Roger Clemens pitching:
Yadier Molina:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Molina grounded out to pitcher.
Mark Mulder:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Mulder grounded out to first.
David Eckstein:Ball, Bunt foul, Eckstein grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Mark Mulder pitching:
Roger Clemens:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Clemens walked.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Strike looking, Taveras reached on bunt single to catcher, Clemens to second.
Al Reyes relieved Mark Mulder.
Chris Burke:Strike swinging, Burke sacrificed to pitcher, Clemens to third, Taveras to second.
Craig Biggio:Foul, Foul, Ball, Biggio struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Berkman popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Roger Clemens pitching:
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Edmonds singled to left.
Albert Pujols:Pujols grounded out to second, Edmonds to second.
Larry Walker:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Walker struck out looking.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Grudzielanek struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Al Reyes pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ensberg flied out to left.
Jason Lane:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lane walked.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Everett reached on fielder's choice to second, Lane out at second.
Brad Ausmus:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ausmus fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Roger Clemens pitching:
John Mabry:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Mabry singled to right.
Abraham O. Nunez:Russ Springer relieved Roger Clemens, Foul, Ball, Nunez reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Mabry out at second.
Yadier Molina:Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Molina reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Nunez out at second
Roger Cedeno hit for Al Reyes.
Roger Cedeno:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Cedeno grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Eric Bruntlett hit for Russ Springer
Randy Flores pitching:
Eric Bruntlett:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Bruntlett lined out to center.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Taveras singled to left.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Burke popped out to first.
Craig Biggio:Biggio grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Taveras out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Dan Wheeler pitching:
David Eckstein:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Eckstein struck out swinging.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Strike swinging, Edmonds flied out to left.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Pujols singled to left.
Larry Walker:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Walker struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Randy Flores pitching:
Lance Berkman:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Berkman flied out to center.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike swinging, Ensberg lined out to second.
Jason Lane:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Lane struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Dan Wheeler pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Foul, Grudzielanek struck out swinging.
John Mabry:Foul, Ball, Mabry grounded out to first.
Abraham O. Nunez:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Nunez flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Gabe White pitching:
Adam Everett:Everett lined out to shortstop.
Brad Ausmus:Ausmus flied out to right.
Eric Bruntlett:Strike looking, Bruntlett doubled to left center
Jose Vizcaino hit for Dan Wheeler.
Jose Vizcaino:Vizcaino reached on an infield single, Bruntlett to third.
Chris Burke:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Burke struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Brad Lidge pitching:
Yadier Molina:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Molina flied out to center
Reggie Sanders hit for Gabe White.
Reggie Sanders:Foul, Strike swinging, Sanders struck out looking.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Eckstein reached on an infield single.
Jim Edmonds:Strike swinging, Ball, Eckstein to second on fielder's indifference, Edmonds lined out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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