MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Houston

Cardinals 1st
Roger Clemens pitching:
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Eckstein flied out to center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Foul, Foul, Grudzielanek grounded out to pitcher.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Pujols grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Willy Taveras:Taveras flied out to center.
Craig Biggio:Biggio singled to left.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ensberg struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Strike swinging, Berkman doubled to right, Biggio out at home advancing on throw.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Roger Clemens pitching:
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Edmonds struck out swinging.
Larry Walker:Foul, Ball, Foul, Walker grounded out to first.
So Taguchi:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Taguchi singled to center.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Molina walked, Taguchi to second.
Abraham O. Nunez:Strike swinging, Nunez grounded into fielder's choice to second, Molina out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Lamb doubled to left.
Luke Scott:Scott doubled to center, Lamb scored.
Adam Everett:Everett singled to right, Scott to third.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Bunt foul, Ausmus reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Scott out at home, Everett to second.
Roger Clemens:Bunt foul, Bunt foul, Ball, Clemens struck out looking.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Taveras flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Roger Clemens pitching:
Chris Carpenter:Ball, Foul, Ball, Carpenter flied out to right.
David Eckstein:Ball, Foul, Eckstein flied out to center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Strike looking, Grudzielanek popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Biggio struck out swinging.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ensberg walked.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman grounded into double play shortstop to first, Ensberg out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Roger Clemens pitching:
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Pujols singled to center.
Jim Edmonds:Edmonds grounded out to first, Pujols to second.
Larry Walker:Ball, Ball, Ball, Walker walked.
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Ball, Pujols to third, Walker to second on wild pitch, Taguchi reached on fielder's choice to third, Pujols scored, Walker to third on 3rd baseman Ensberg's throwing error.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Molina reached on an infield single, Walker scored, Taguchi to second.
Abraham O. Nunez:Strike looking, Nunez flied out to center.
Chris Carpenter:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Carpenter struck out looking.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Astros 4th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Lamb grounded out to pitcher.
Luke Scott:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Scott lined out to second.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Foul, Everett struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Roger Clemens pitching:
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Eckstein flied out to left.
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek grounded out to second.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Pujols reached on an infield single.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Edmonds grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ausmus singled to left
Chris Burke hit for Roger Clemens.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Burke flied out to center.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Taveras struck out swinging.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Biggio hit by pitch, Ausmus to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Ensberg grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Biggio out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Scott Strickland pitching:
Larry Walker:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Walker grounded out to first.
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Taguchi popped out to shortstop.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Molina grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman homered to left.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Lamb grounded out to second.
Luke Scott:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Scott walked.
Adam Everett:Everett singled to right, Scott to second.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ausmus grounded out to second, Scott to third, Everett to second
Jose Vizcaino hit for Scott Strickland.
Jose Vizcaino:Foul, Vizcaino grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Russ Springer pitching:
Abraham O. Nunez:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Nunez singled to deep left.
Chris Carpenter:Strike looking, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Carpenter sacrificed to catcher, Nunez to second.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Eckstein grounded out to second, Nunez to third.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Grudzielanek doubled to center, Nunez scored.
Albert Pujols:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Pujols intentionally walked.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Foul, Edmonds singled to left, Grudzielanek out at third, Pujols to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Willy Taveras:Taveras grounded bunt out to third.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike looking, Biggio grounded out to third.
Morgan Ensberg:Foul, Ensberg grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Russ Springer pitching:
Larry Walker:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Walker singled to right.
So Taguchi:Taguchi singled to left center, Walker to third.
Yadier Molina:Strike swinging, Molina singled to left center, Walker scored, Taguchi to second.
Abraham O. Nunez:Ball, Ball, Nunez lined into double play second to shortstop, Taguchi out at second.
Chris Carpenter:Strike looking, Strike looking, Carpenter struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Berkman flied out to center.
Mike Lamb:Lamb popped out to shortstop.
Luke Scott:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Scott struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Travis Driskill pitching:
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Eckstein singled to left center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Bunt foul, Bunt foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Grudzielanek struck out swinging.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Pujols flied out to center.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Edmonds struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Everett struck out swinging.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Ausmus grounded out to shortstop
Orlando Palmeiro hit for Travis Driskill.
Orlando Palmeiro:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Palmeiro struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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