MLB Play by Play - Washington vs. Houston

Nationals 1st
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Brandon Watson:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Watson grounded out to first.
Jose Vidro:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Vidro fouled out to shortstop.
Nick Johnson:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Johnson fouled out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
John Patterson pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike swinging, Taveras lined out to second.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Biggio flied out to center.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Berkman popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Nationals 2nd
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Vinny Castilla:Strike looking, Castilla popped out to third.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Wilkerson homered to right.
Preston Wilson:Strike looking, Wilson flied out to right.
Brian Schneider:Ball, Ball, Schneider singled to right.
Cristian Guzman:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Guzman struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
John Patterson pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ensberg homered to left center.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Lamb grounded out to first.
Orlando Palmeiro:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Palmeiro singled to center.
Adam Everett:Strike swinging, Palmeiro stole second, Foul, Ball, Foul, Everett popped out to shortstop.
Brad Ausmus:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Ausmus intentionally walked.
Ezequiel Astacio:Ball, Palmeiro to third, Ausmus to second on wild pitch, Astacio grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Nationals 3rd
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
John Patterson:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Patterson singled to right.
Brandon Watson:Strike (missed bunt), Foul, Watson ground-rule doubled to right, Patterson to third.
Jose Vidro:Strike looking, Vidro hit sacrifice fly to center, Patterson scored, Watson to third.
Nick Johnson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Johnson walked.
Vinny Castilla:Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Ball, Castilla grounded out to third, Watson scored, Johnson to second.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Wilkerson walked.
Preston Wilson:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Wilson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
John Patterson pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Taveras struck out swinging.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Biggio grounded out to third.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Berkman doubled to deep left.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Ball, Berkman to third on wild pitch, Ensberg walked.
Mike Lamb:Foul, Ball, Lamb fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Nationals 4th
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Brian Schneider:Schneider homered to right.
Cristian Guzman:Strike looking, Guzman flied out to deep left.
John Patterson:Ball, Foul, Patterson grounded out to shortstop.
Brandon Watson:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Watson homered to left.
Jose Vidro:Strike looking, Foul, Vidro grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
John Patterson pitching:
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Palmeiro grounded out to first.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Everett flied out to left.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ausmus walked
Chris Burke hit for Ezequiel Astacio.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Burke popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Nationals 5th
Chad Harville pitching:
Nick Johnson:Ball, Johnson grounded out to shortstop.
Vinny Castilla:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Castilla homered to left.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Ball, Wilkerson grounded out to second.
Preston Wilson:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Wilson struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
John Patterson pitching:
Willy Taveras:Bunt foul, Ball, Bunt foul, Taveras singled to right.
Craig Biggio:Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Biggio fouled out to first.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman flied out to center.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike swinging, Ensberg homered to left, Taveras scored.
Mike Lamb:Lamb fouled out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Nationals 6th
Chad Harville pitching:
Brian Schneider:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Schneider walked.
Cristian Guzman:Foul, Ball, Foul, Guzman struck out looking.
John Patterson:Patterson sacrificed to pitcher, Schneider to second.
Brandon Watson:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Watson grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
John Patterson pitching:
Orlando Palmeiro:Palmeiro flied out to right.
Adam Everett:Ball, Foul, Foul, Everett struck out swinging.
Brad Ausmus:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ausmus singled to center
Eric Bruntlett hit for Chad Harville.
Eric Bruntlett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Bruntlett walked, Ausmus to second.
Willy Taveras:Taveras singled to shallow center, Ausmus to third, Bruntlett to second.
Luis Ayala relieved John Patterson.
Craig Biggio:Biggio safe at first on shortstop Guzman's throwing error, Ausmus and Bruntlett scored, Taveras to third.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman flied out to left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Nationals 7th
Chad Harville pitching:
Jose Vidro:Vidro singled to left.
Chad Qualls relieved Chad Harville.
Nick Johnson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Johnson walked, Vidro to second.
Vinny Castilla:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Castilla grounded into double play shortstop to first, Vidro to third, Johnson out at second.
Brad B. Wilkerson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Wilkerson intentionally walked.
Preston Wilson:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Wilson struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Luis Ayala pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ensberg singled to left.
Mike Stanton relieved Luis Ayala.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Foul, Lamb grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, Ensberg out at second.
Orlando Palmeiro:Strike looking, Palmeiro flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Nationals 8th
Chad Qualls pitching:
Brian Schneider:Strike looking, Schneider grounded out to pitcher.
Cristian Guzman:Ball, Strike looking, Guzman grounded out to second
Tony Blanco hit for Mike Stanton.
Tony Blanco:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Blanco struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Gary Majewski pitching:
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Everett fouled out to first.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ausmus struck out swinging
Jason Lane hit for Chad Qualls.
Jason Lane:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lane tripled to deep right.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Taveras walked.
Chad Cordero relieved Gary Majewski.
Craig Biggio:Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Biggio fouled out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Nationals 9th
Mike D. Gallo pitching:
Brandon Watson:Ball, Watson popped bunt out to first.
Jose Vidro:Foul, Ball, Ball, Vidro grounded out to shortstop.
Nick Johnson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Johnson walked
Jose Vizcaino at second.
Brad Lidge relieved Mike D. Gallo.
Vinny Castilla:Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Foul, Castilla struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Chad Cordero pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman walked.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ensberg struck out swinging.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Lamb grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Berkman out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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