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MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Houston

Rangers 1st
Brandon Backe pitching:
David Dellucci:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Dellucci struck out looking.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Young homered to right.
Mark Teixeira:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Teixeira struck out swinging.
Hank Blalock:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Blalock struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
David Dellucci in left
Chris R. Young pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Taveras grounded bunt out to third.
Craig Biggio:Biggio flied out to center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Berkman struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 2nd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Soriano struck out swinging.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Matthews grounded out to pitcher.
Rod Barajas:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Barajas homered hard to left.
Laynce Nix:Nix grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Chris R. Young pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Strike swinging, Foul, Ensberg struck out looking.
Jason Lane:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Lane grounded out to right.
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Everett grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 3rd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Chris R. Young:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Young struck out swinging.
David Dellucci:Ball, Ball, Ball, Dellucci walked.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Ball, Young homered to left, Dellucci scored.
Mark Teixeira:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Teixeira walked.
Hank Blalock:Foul, Ball, Blalock singled hard to right, Teixeira to second.
Alfonso Soriano:Foul, Soriano doubled hard to left, Teixeira and Blalock scored.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Matthews grounded out to shortstop, Soriano to third.
Rod Barajas:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Barajas popped out to left.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Chris R. Young pitching:
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Burke grounded out to pitcher.
Raul Chavez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Chavez grounded out to third.
Brandon Backe:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Backe flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 4th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Laynce Nix:Nix grounded out to pitcher.
Chris R. Young:Strike looking, Foul, Young struck out looking.
David Dellucci:Ball, Ball, Dellucci grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Chris R. Young pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Taveras hit by pitch.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Biggio struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Berkman flied out to center.
Morgan Ensberg:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ensberg popped out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Michael Young:Strike swinging, Young grounded out to third.
Mark Teixeira:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Teixeira struck out swinging.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Blalock grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Chris R. Young pitching:
Jason Lane:Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Lane popped out to shortstop.
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Ball, Everett walked.
Chris Burke:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Burke popped out to first.
Raul Chavez:Ball, Everett to second on passed ball, Chavez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Soriano grounded out to third.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Matthews flied out to center.
Rod Barajas:Ball, Ball, Barajas grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Orlando Palmeiro hit for Brandon Backe
Chris R. Young pitching:
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Palmeiro struck out swinging.
Willy Taveras:Taveras grounded out to second.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike swinging, Biggio singled to center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Biggio to second on wild pitch, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Berkman homered hard to right, Biggio scored.
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg homered hard to left.
Jason Lane:Lane grounded out to third.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
Mike Burns pitching:
Laynce Nix:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Nix singled hard to left.
Chris R. Young:Bunt foul, Ball, Bunt foul, Young struck out on missed bunt.
John Franco relieved Mike Burns
Kevin Mench hit for David Dellucci.
Kevin Mench:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mench lined out to shortstop.
Michael Young:Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Young singled to center, Nix to third.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Ball, Ball, Teixeira walked, Young to second.
Hank Blalock:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Blalock struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Chris R. Young pitching:
Adam Everett:Foul, Ball, Ball, Everett flied out to right.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Foul, Burke grounded out to third.
Raul Chavez:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Chavez flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Chad Qualls pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Soriano struck out swinging.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Matthews grounded out to first.
Rod Barajas:Barajas flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
John Wasdin pitching:
Orlando Palmeiro:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Palmeiro struck out looking.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Taveras singled to right.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Biggio homered hard to left, Taveras scored
Richard Hidalgo in right.
Francisco Cordero relieved John Wasdin.
Lance Berkman:Berkman grounded out to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ensberg walked
Mike Lamb hit for Chad Qualls.
Mike Lamb:Lamb singled to right, Ensberg to second.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Everett struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Dan Wheeler pitching:
Laynce Nix:Nix singled to left.
Richard Hidalgo:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Hidalgo struck out looking.
Kevin Mench:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Mench flied out to center.
Michael Young:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Young struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Francisco Cordero pitching:
Chris Burke:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Burke struck out swinging
Jose Vizcaino hit for Raul Chavez.
Jose Vizcaino:Vizcaino flied out to center.
Orlando Palmeiro:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Palmeiro lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)