MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Pittsburgh

Astros 1st
Dave Williams pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Taveras reached on an infield single.
Craig Biggio:Foul, Foul, Ball, Biggio lined out to shortstop.
Lance Berkman:Pickoff attempt, Berkman lined out to left.
Morgan Ensberg:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Taveras picked off at second, pitcher to first to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 1st
Brandon Backe pitching:
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Duffy reached on an infield single.
Matt Lawton:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Lawton walked, Duffy to second.
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Bay walked, Duffy to third, Lawton to second.
Rob Mackowiak:Strike looking, Strike looking, Mackowiak struck out swinging.
Jose Castillo:Foul, Castillo reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Duffy scored, Lawton to third, Bay out at second.
Daryle Ward:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ward fouled out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Dave Williams pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Foul, Ensberg hit by pitch.
Jason Lane:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Lane struck out swinging.
Adam Everett:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Strike looking, Everett struck out swinging.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Foul, Burke struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 2nd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Ryan Doumit:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Doumit flied out to center.
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Wilson singled to left center.
Dave Williams:Williams sacrificed to third, Wilson to second.
Chris Duffy:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Duffy struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Dave Williams pitching:
Humberto Quintero:Quintero grounded out to shortstop.
Brandon Backe:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Backe ground-rule doubled to right.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Bunt foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Taveras flied out to right.
Craig Biggio:Biggio flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 3rd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Matt Lawton:Foul, Ball, Lawton reached on an infield single.
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Bay struck out looking.
Rob Mackowiak:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Mackowiak flied out to center.
Jose Castillo:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Castillo struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Dave Williams pitching:
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Berkman singled to left.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ensberg grounded into double play third to second to first, Berkman out at second.
Jason Lane:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Lane singled to left center.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Everett singled to left, Lane to second.
Chris Burke:Ball, Foul, Burke reached on an infield single, Lane to third, Everett to second.
Humberto Quintero:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Quintero doubled softly to left, Lane, Everett and Burke scored, Quintero to third on Doumit's fielding error.
Brandon Backe:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Backe tripled to deep right, Quintero scored.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Taveras struck out swinging.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 6 Hits, 1 Error)
Pirates 4th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Daryle Ward:Ward fouled out to third.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Foul, Ball, Doumit flied out to center.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Wilson walked.
Dave Williams:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Williams walked, Wilson to second.
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Duffy grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Williams out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Dave Williams pitching:
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Biggio struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Berkman grounded out to pitcher.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Ensberg doubled to deep left center.
Jason Lane:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Lane grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 5th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Matt Lawton:Ball, Lawton fouled out to third.
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Ball, Bay walked.
Rob Mackowiak:Ball, Ball, Ball, Mackowiak walked, Bay to second.
Jose Castillo:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Castillo struck out on foul tip.
Daryle Ward:Ball, Ball, Ward flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Dave Williams pitching:
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Ball, Everett walked.
Chris Burke:Burke reached on bunt single to third, Everett to second
Freddy Sanchez at third.
Salomon Torres relieved Dave Williams.
Humberto Quintero:Ball, Foul, Quintero sacrificed to pitcher, Everett to third, Burke to second.
Brandon Backe:Foul, Backe grounded out to pitcher.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Everett scored, Burke to third on passed ball, Strike swinging, Taveras grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 6th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Ryan Doumit:Doumit grounded out to second.
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Strike looking, Wilson struck out swinging.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Sanchez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Salomon Torres pitching:
Craig Biggio:Biggio grounded out to third.
Lance Berkman:Berkman doubled to left.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Ensberg intentionally walked.
Jason Lane:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Lane reached on an infield single, Berkman to third, Ensberg to second.
Adam Everett:Everett reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Berkman out at home, Ensberg to third, Lane to second.
Chris Burke:Ball, Burke singled to center, Ensberg and Lane scored, Everett to third.
Humberto Quintero:Strike looking, Strike looking, Quintero struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 7th
Eric Bruntlett at shortstop
Mike D. Gallo pitching:
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Duffy singled to left center.
Matt Lawton:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Lawton grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Duffy out at second.
Jason Bay:Bay flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Michael Restovich in right
Ryan Vogelsong pitching:
Eric Bruntlett:Bruntlett flied out to center.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Taveras reached on an infield single.
Craig Biggio:Foul, Foul, Ball, Biggio struck out looking.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Berkman walked, Taveras to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Foul, Ensberg grounded into fielder's choice to third, Taveras out at third, Berkman to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 8th
Jose Vizcaino at second
Mike Burns pitching:
Rob Mackowiak:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Mackowiak fouled out to third.
Jose Castillo:Foul, Ball, Ball, Castillo singled to right
Tike Redman hit for Michael Restovich.
Tike Redman:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Redman grounded out to first, Castillo to second.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Doumit grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Ryan Vogelsong pitching:
Jason Lane:Lane ground-rule doubled to left center.
Jose Vizcaino:Strike looking, Vizcaino flied out to left.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Burke walked.
Humberto Quintero:Quintero singled to center, Lane scored, Burke to third, Quintero to second on center fielder Duffy's throwing error.
Eric Bruntlett:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bruntlett grounded out to shortstop.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Taveras hit by pitch.
Mike Burns:Mike Lamb hit for Mike Burns.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Ball, Lamb walked, Burke scored, Quintero to third, Taveras to second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman singled to center, Quintero and Taveras scored, Lamb to third.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Ball, Ensberg walked, Berkman to second.
Jason Lane:Brian Meadows relieved Ryan Vogelsong, Foul, Foul, Lane popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Pirates 9th
Orlando Palmeiro in left
Chad Harville pitching:
Jack Wilson:Wilson singled to center.
Freddy Sanchez:Sanchez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Wilson out at second.
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Ball, Duffy grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)