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MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Chicago

Cardinals 1st
Greg Maddux pitching:
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Eckstein doubled to right.
Abraham O. Nunez:Ball, Bunt foul, Nunez sacrificed to catcher, Eckstein to third.
Albert Pujols:Strike swinging, Ball, Pujols homered to center, Eckstein scored.
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Edmonds singled to right.
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Edmonds out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 1st
Mark Mulder pitching:
Jose Macias:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Macias struck out swinging.
Neifi Perez:Perez doubled to left.
Derrek Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Lee lined out to shortstop.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Ball, Ramirez singled to right, Perez scored.
Nomar Garciaparra:Ball, Garciaparra popped out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Greg Maddux pitching:
John Mabry:Mabry flied out to center.
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Foul, Taguchi struck out swinging.
Einar Diaz:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Diaz lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 2nd
Mark Mulder pitching:
Michael Barrett:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Barrett walked.
Matt Murton:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Murton struck out looking.
Corey Patterson:Patterson doubled to right, Barrett to third.
Greg Maddux:Maddux grounded out to third, Barrett scored.
Jose Macias:Macias singled softly to left, Patterson scored.
Neifi Perez:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Macias caught stealing, catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Greg Maddux pitching:
Mark Mulder:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Mulder grounded out to second.
David Eckstein:Strike swinging, Eckstein flied out to center.
Abraham O. Nunez:Ball, Foul, Foul, Nunez popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 3rd
Mark Mulder pitching:
Neifi Perez:Foul, Perez grounded out to pitcher.
Derrek Lee:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Lee walked.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Ramirez doubled to center, Lee scored.
Nomar Garciaparra:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Garciaparra grounded out to third.
Michael Barrett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Barrett walked.
Matt Murton:Ball, Murton grounded into fielder's choice to third, Ramirez out at third, Barrett to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Greg Maddux pitching:
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pujols popped out to second.
Jim Edmonds:Foul, Foul, Ball, Edmonds grounded out to third.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Grudzielanek singled to center.
John Mabry:Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Grudzielanek caught stealing, catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 4th
Mark Mulder pitching:
Corey Patterson:Ball, Patterson grounded out to shortstop.
Greg Maddux:Strike looking, Foul, Maddux grounded out to second.
Jose Macias:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Macias singled to center.
Neifi Perez:Ball, Ball, Foul, Perez singled to right, Macias to second.
Derrek Lee:Strike swinging, Lee homered to left, Macias and Perez scored.
Aramis Ramirez:Ramirez singled to center.
Nomar Garciaparra:Ball, Garciaparra grounded into fielder's choice to second, Ramirez out at second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Greg Maddux pitching:
John Mabry:Foul, Mabry popped out to first.
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Taguchi singled to center.
Einar Diaz:Ball, Strike looking, Taguchi stole second, Diaz grounded out to pitcher
Jason Marquis hit for Mark Mulder.
Jason Marquis:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Marquis reached on an infield single, Taguchi to third.
David Eckstein:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Eckstein singled to center, Taguchi scored, Marquis to second.
Abraham O. Nunez:Foul, Nunez singled to center, Marquis scored, Eckstein to third.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Pujols struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 5th
Brad Thompson pitching:
Michael Barrett:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Barrett singled to left.
Matt Murton:Foul, Foul, Murton grounded into fielder's choice to pitcher, Barrett out at second.
Corey Patterson:Ball, Patterson singled to center, Murton to second.
Greg Maddux:Ball, Maddux grounded bunt out to third, Murton to third, Patterson to second.
Jose Macias:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Macias safe at first on 1st baseman Pujols' fielding error, Murton and Patterson scored, Macias to second.
Neifi Perez:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Perez flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Cardinals 6th
Greg Maddux pitching:
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Edmonds flied out to deep left.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Grudzielanek struck out looking.
John Mabry:Ball, Mabry doubled to right.
So Taguchi:Ball, Strike swinging, Taguchi flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 6th
Brad Thompson pitching:
Derrek Lee:Ball, Strike looking, Lee homered to center.
Aramis Ramirez:Ramirez grounded out to third.
Nomar Garciaparra:Ball, Garciaparra singled to left center.
Michael Barrett:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Barrett doubled to right, Garciaparra to third.
Matt Murton:Ball, Ball, Foul, Murton grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Garciaparra out at home.
Corey Patterson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Patterson walked, Barrett to third, Murton to second.
Greg Maddux:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Maddux struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Greg Maddux pitching:
Einar Diaz:Strike looking, Ball, Diaz reached on an infield single
Scott Seabol hit for Brad Thompson.
Scott Seabol:Strike looking, Seabol lined out to left.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Eckstein grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, Diaz out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 7th
Cal Eldred pitching:
Jose Macias:Cal Eldred relieved Brad Thompson, Strike looking, Macias grounded out to third.
Neifi Perez:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Perez grounded out to second.
Derrek Lee:Lee lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Greg Maddux pitching:
Abraham O. Nunez:Nunez doubled to right.
Albert Pujols:Strike swinging, Ball, Pujols lined out to shortstop.
Jim Edmonds:Foul, Strike swinging, Edmonds struck out swinging.
Mark Grudzielanek:Foul, Foul, Ball, Grudzielanek struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 8th
Skip Schumaker in left
Cal Eldred pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Foul, Ramirez hit by pitch.
Nomar Garciaparra:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Garciaparra singled to left center, Ramirez to second.
Michael Barrett:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Barrett flied out to left
Todd Hollandsworth hit for Matt Murton.
Todd Hollandsworth:Strike looking, Hollandsworth popped out to third.
Corey Patterson:Ball, Ball, Patterson singled to center, Ramirez scored, Garciaparra to second.
Greg Maddux:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Maddux grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Greg Maddux pitching:
John Mabry:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Mabry grounded out to first.
So Taguchi:Ball, Foul, Taguchi singled to left center.
Einar Diaz:Strike looking, Diaz reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Taguchi out at second
John Rodriguez hit for Scott Seabol.
John Rodriguez:Strike swinging, Ball, Rodriguez flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)