MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. St. Louis

Astros 1st
Mark Mulder pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Foul, Taveras grounded out to first.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Biggio flied out to deep left
Larry Walker in right.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Berkman grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
Andy Pettitte pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Eckstein walked.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Edmonds doubled to deep right, Eckstein to third.
Albert Pujols:Pujols reached on fielder's choice to third, Eckstein out at home.
Larry Walker:Strike looking, Walker grounded into double play shortstop to first, Edmonds out at third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Mark Mulder pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg singled to center.
Jason Lane:Ball, Lane singled to left center, Ensberg to second.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Everett struck out looking.
Chris Burke:Burke grounded into double play second, Lane out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Rolen struck out swinging.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Grudzielanek homered hard to left center.
So Taguchi:Taguchi flied out to center.
Einar Diaz:Diaz flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Mark Mulder pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus flied out to center.
Andy Pettitte:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Pettitte grounded out to second.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Taveras grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Mark Mulder:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Mulder walked.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Eckstein grounded into double play second to shortstop, Mulder out at second.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Ball, Edmonds flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Mark Mulder pitching:
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Biggio grounded out to second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Berkman grounded out to third.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ensberg doubled to deep left.
Jason Lane:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lane grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pujols grounded out to first.
Larry Walker:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Walker singled to center.
Scott Rolen:Pickoff attempt, Rolen popped out to shortstop.
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Mark Mulder pitching:
Adam Everett:Ball, Everett flied out to center.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Burke reached on an infield single.
Brad Ausmus:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ausmus singled to right, Burke to second.
Andy Pettitte:Ball, Bunt foul, Strike (missed bunt), Ball, Pettitte struck out on missed bunt.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Taveras reached on an infield single, Burke to third, Ausmus to second.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Burke scored, Ausmus to third, Taveras to second on wild pitch, Ball, Biggio walked.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Berkman lined out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 5th
Andy Pettitte pitching:
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Taguchi struck out swinging.
Einar Diaz:Ball, Diaz grounded out to third.
Mark Mulder:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Mulder grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Mark Mulder pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ensberg grounded out to shortstop.
Jason Lane:Lane grounded out to pitcher.
Adam Everett:Everett singled to left.
Chris Burke:Ball, Strike swinging, Burke reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Everett out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
Andy Pettitte pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Eckstein popped out to first.
Jim Edmonds:Edmonds grounded out to second.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Foul, Ball, Pujols lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Mark Mulder pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ausmus singled to center.
Andy Pettitte:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pettitte reached on fielder's choice to third, Ausmus out at second.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Strike (missed bunt), Foul, Taveras grounded into double play shortstop to second, Pettitte out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 7th
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Larry Walker:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Walker walked.
Scott Rolen:Foul, Rolen flied out to center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Grudzielanek reached on an infield single, Walker to second.
So Taguchi:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Taguchi struck out swinging, Walker out at third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Mark Mulder pitching:
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Biggio grounded out to third.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman walked.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ensberg walked, Berkman to second.
Jason Lane:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lane struck out swinging.
Adam Everett:Ball, Everett popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Chad Qualls pitching:
Einar Diaz:Strike looking, Diaz homered hard to left
John Mabry hit for Mark Mulder.
John Mabry:Foul, Mabry flied out to deep left.
David Eckstein:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Eckstein walked.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Strike looking, Edmonds flied out to deep right.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pujols walked, Eckstein to second.
Mike D. Gallo relieved Chad Qualls.
Larry Walker:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Walker popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Orlando Palmeiro hit for Chris Burke
Jason Isringhausen pitching:
Orlando Palmeiro:Palmeiro doubled to deep right.
Brad Ausmus:Ausmus sacrificed to catcher, Palmeiro to third
Mike Lamb hit for Mike D. Gallo.
Mike Lamb:Foul, Foul, Lamb hit sacrifice fly to left, Palmeiro scored.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Taveras singled to right.
Craig Biggio:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball (pitchout), Taveras stole second, Ball, Biggio walked.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Berkman struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 9th
Mike Lamb at first
Dan Wheeler pitching:
Scott Rolen:Rolen popped bunt out to catcher.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Grudzielanek singled to left center.
So Taguchi:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Taguchi flied out to center.
Einar Diaz:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Diaz singled softly to center, Grudzielanek to third
Abraham O. Nunez hit for Jason Isringhausen.
Abraham O. Nunez:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Diaz stole second, Nunez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 10th
Julian Tavarez pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ensberg grounded out to second.
Jason Lane:Lane flied out to center.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Everett hit by pitch.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Palmeiro grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 10th
Dan Wheeler pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Eckstein struck out swinging.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Edmonds struck out swinging.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Pujols flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 11th
Julian Tavarez pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ausmus walked.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Foul, Ball, Lamb grounded into double play third to second, Ausmus out at second.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Taveras walked.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Biggio grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 11th
Brad Lidge pitching:
Larry Walker:Ball, Ball, Walker flied out to center.
Scott Rolen:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Rolen struck out swinging.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Strike looking, Grudzielanek struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 12th
Eric Bruntlett hit for Brad Lidge
Al Reyes pitching:
Eric Bruntlett:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Bruntlett flied out to right.
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg grounded out to shortstop.
Jason Lane:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Lane popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 12th
Russ Springer pitching:
So Taguchi:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Taguchi grounded out to second.
Einar Diaz:Ball, Diaz popped out to shortstop.
Al Reyes:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Reyes struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 13th
Jose Vizcaino hit for Adam Everett
Al Reyes pitching:
Jose Vizcaino:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Vizcaino struck out swinging.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Palmeiro walked.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ausmus sacrificed to pitcher, Palmeiro to second.
Mike Lamb:Ray King relieved Al Reyes, Foul, Foul, Lamb singled to center, Palmeiro scored.
Willy Taveras:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Taveras singled to right, Lamb to third.
Brad Thompson relieved Ray King.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Biggio reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Taveras out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 13th
Russ Springer pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Eckstein walked.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Edmonds struck out swinging.
Chad Harville relieved Russ Springer.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Pujols homered hard to left center, Eckstein scored

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