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MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Pittsburgh

Astros 1st
Ian Snell pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Foul, Taveras reached on bunt single to pitcher.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Biggio popped out to shortstop.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Taveras caught stealing, catcher to second, Berkman doubled to center.
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg singled to left center, Berkman scored.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lamb struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 1st
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Duffy grounded out to first.
Bobby R. Hill:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Hill struck out swinging.
Matt Lawton:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Lawton walked.
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Foul, Bay grounded into fielder's choice to third, Lawton out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Ian Snell pitching:
Orlando Palmeiro:Palmeiro doubled to deep left.
Jose Vizcaino:Strike swinging, Vizcaino grounded out to first, Palmeiro to third.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ausmus hit by pitch.
Ezequiel Astacio:Astacio sacrificed to catcher, Ausmus to second.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Taveras doubled to deep left, Palmeiro and Ausmus scored.
Craig Biggio:Biggio fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 2nd
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Rob Mackowiak:Mackowiak grounded out to first.
Jose Castillo:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Castillo singled to center.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Wilson grounded out to shortstop, Castillo to second.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Ball, Ball, Doumit walked.
Ian Snell:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Snell struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Ian Snell pitching:
Lance Berkman:Berkman doubled to center.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ensberg tripled to center, Berkman scored.
Mike Lamb:Foul, Foul, Lamb struck out swinging.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Palmeiro walked.
Jose Vizcaino:Vizcaino singled to center, Ensberg scored, Palmeiro to third.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Vizcaino out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 3rd
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Chris Duffy:Ball, Strike looking, Duffy flied out to left.
Bobby R. Hill:Ball, Hill grounded out to first.
Matt Lawton:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Lawton struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Ian Snell pitching:
Ezequiel Astacio:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Astacio singled to left center.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Taveras flied out to left.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Biggio struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 4th
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Jason Bay:Bay flied out to right.
Rob Mackowiak:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Mackowiak flied out to center.
Jose Castillo:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Castillo flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Ian Snell pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ensberg flied out to left.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Lamb grounded out to second.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Palmeiro singled to right.
Jose Vizcaino:Ball, Vizcaino grounded into fielder's choice to third, Palmeiro out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 5th
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Jack Wilson:Strike swinging, Foul, Wilson struck out swinging.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Doumit homered to right
Tike Redman hit for Ian Snell.
Tike Redman:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Redman flied out to center.
Chris Duffy:Duffy singled to left center.
Bobby R. Hill:Hill grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Duffy to second.
Matt Lawton:Strike swinging, Foul, Lawton struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Brian Meadows pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ausmus struck out looking.
Ezequiel Astacio:Ball, Foul, Astacio grounded out to second.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Taveras struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 6th
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bay singled to center.
Rob Mackowiak:Mackowiak flied out to left.
Jose Castillo:Ball, Castillo singled to center, Bay to third.
Jack Wilson:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Wilson hit sacrifice fly to right, Bay scored.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Doumit grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Brian Meadows pitching:
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Biggio grounded out to shortstop.
Lance Berkman:Berkman flied out to left.
Morgan Ensberg:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ensberg walked.
Mike Lamb:Pickoff attempt, Lamb grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Ensberg out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 7th
Mike D. Gallo pitching:
Tike Redman:Mike D. Gallo relieved Ezequiel Astacio, Foul, Redman grounded out to second.
Chris Duffy:Duffy reached on bunt single to first.
Bobby R. Hill:Ball, Ball, Foul, Hill reached on fielder's choice to third, Duffy out at second
Michael Restovich hit for Brian Meadows.
Michael Restovich:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Restovich reached on an infield single, Hill to second.
Jason Bay:Chad Qualls relieved Mike D. Gallo, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bay walked, Hill to third, Restovich to second.
Rob Mackowiak:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Mackowiak grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Salomon Torres pitching:
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Palmeiro reached on bunt single to third.
Jose Vizcaino:Ball, Vizcaino singled to deep right, Palmeiro to second, Palmeiro to third.
Brad Ausmus:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ausmus safe at first on shortstop Wilson's fielding error, Palmeiro scored, Vizcaino to second
Jason Lane hit for Chad Qualls.
Jason Lane:Ball, Vizcaino to third, Ausmus to second on passed ball, Ball, Ball, Lane walked.
Willy Taveras:Taveras safe at first on 3rd baseman Hill's fielding error, Vizcaino scored, Ausmus to third, Lane to second.
Craig Biggio:Biggio hit sacrifice fly to right, Ausmus scored, Lane to third.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Berkman grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, Taveras out at second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 2 Errors)
Pirates 8th
Eric Bruntlett at shortstop
Russ Springer pitching:
Jose Castillo:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Castillo struck out swinging.
Jack Wilson:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Wilson struck out swinging.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Doumit homered to right.
Tike Redman:Strike looking, Redman flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Salomon Torres pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Ensberg singled to center.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Lamb singled to right, Ensberg to second.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Palmeiro flied out to center, Ensberg to third.
Jose Vizcaino:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Vizcaino safe at first on Torres' fielding error, Ensberg scored, Lamb to second.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ausmus grounded into double play third to second to first, Vizcaino out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Pirates 9th
Mike Burns pitching:
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Duffy struck out looking.
Bobby R. Hill:Hill safe at first on center fielder Taveras' fielding error
Daryle Ward hit for Salomon Torres.
Daryle Ward:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ward grounded out to first, Hill to second.
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Bay struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)