MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Pittsburgh

Astros 1st
Kip Wells pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Taveras singled to center.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Biggio safe at first on 3rd baseman Mackowiak's throwing error, Taveras scored, Biggio to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ensberg walked.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman homered to left, Biggio and Ensberg scored.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lamb flied out to center.
Jason Lane:Ball, Strike looking, Lane singled to left.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Everett popped out to second.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ausmus grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Lane out at second.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Pirates 1st
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Foul, Sanchez flied out to right.
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Ball, Wilson singled to center.
Jason Bay:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bay struck out looking.
Rob Mackowiak:Ball, Foul, Mackowiak grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Kip Wells pitching:
Roy Oswalt:Strike looking, Strike looking, Oswalt struck out swinging.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Taveras singled to right.
Craig Biggio:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball (pitchout), Ball, Biggio walked, Taveras to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ensberg walked, Taveras to third, Biggio to second.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Berkman hit sacrifice fly to left, Taveras scored, Biggio to third.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Lamb homered to right, Biggio and Ensberg scored.
Jason Lane:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Lane struck out swinging.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 2nd
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Craig A. Wilson:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Wilson grounded out to shortstop.
Brad Eldred:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Eldred popped out to second.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Doumit singled to center.
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, Ball, McLouth reached on an infield single, Doumit to second
Jose A. Bautista hit for Kip Wells.
Jose A. Bautista:Foul, Foul, Bautista struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Ryan Vogelsong pitching:
Adam Everett:Ball, Everett grounded out to shortstop.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus grounded out to second.
Roy Oswalt:Ball, Strike swinging, Oswalt grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 3rd
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Foul, Sanchez doubled to left.
Jack Wilson:Wilson sacrificed to catcher, Sanchez to third.
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Bay doubled to deep right, Sanchez scored
Chris Burke at second.
Rob Mackowiak:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Mackowiak grounded out to second, Bay to third.
Craig A. Wilson:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Wilson walked.
Brad Eldred:Strike looking, Eldred flied out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Ryan Vogelsong pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Foul, Taveras flied out to right.
Chris Burke:Burke popped out to shortstop.
Morgan Ensberg:Foul, Foul, Ensberg singled to center.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Ball, Berkman flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 4th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Ryan Doumit:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Doumit struck out swinging.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Ball, Ball, McLouth walked.
Ryan Vogelsong:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Vogelsong struck out swinging.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike swinging, Foul, Sanchez singled to left, McLouth to second.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Ball, Wilson singled to center, McLouth scored, Sanchez to second.
Jason Bay:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bay safe at first on 3rd baseman Ensberg's throwing error, Sanchez scored, Wilson to third, Bay to second.
Rob Mackowiak:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Mackowiak struck out looking.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Astros 5th
Ryan Vogelsong pitching:
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike looking, Lamb singled to right.
Jason Lane:Ball, Foul, Lane grounded into double play third to second to first, Lamb out at second.
Adam Everett:Ball, Strike looking, Everett singled to right.
Brad Ausmus:Ausmus singled to right, Everett to third.
Roy Oswalt:Ball, Ausmus stole second, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Oswalt struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 5th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Craig A. Wilson:Ball, Wilson tripled to deep right.
Brad Eldred:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Eldred struck out swinging.
Ryan Doumit:Foul, Doumit grounded out to first, Wilson scored.
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, McLouth singled to left
Daryle Ward hit for Ryan Vogelsong.
Daryle Ward:Ward flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Brian Meadows pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Taveras popped out to second.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Burke popped out to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ensberg doubled to deep left center.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Berkman singled to right, Ensberg scored.
Mike Lamb:Lamb flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 6th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Sanchez grounded out to shortstop.
Jack Wilson:Wilson grounded out to shortstop.
Jason Bay:Ball, Bay flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Brian Meadows pitching:
Jason Lane:Strike looking, Lane homered to left.
Adam Everett:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Everett flied out to center.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ausmus struck out swinging
Jeff Bagwell hit for Roy Oswalt.
Jeff Bagwell:Bagwell safe at first on 1st baseman Eldred's fielding error, Bagwell to second.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Taveras struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Pirates 7th
Russ Springer pitching:
Rob Mackowiak:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Mackowiak singled to right.
Craig A. Wilson:Strike looking, Foul, Wilson flied out to center.
Brad Eldred:Strike looking, Eldred grounded out to second, Mackowiak to second.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Doumit homered to right, Mackowiak scored.
Nate McLouth:Strike (foul tip), Foul, Foul, McLouth struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Matt D. Capps pitching:
Chris Burke:Ball, Burke hit by pitch.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Burke picked off at first, pitcher to first, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ensberg grounded out to third.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Ball, Ball, Berkman grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 8th
Charles Gipson in left
Tike Redman hit for Matt D. Capps
Dan Wheeler pitching:
Tike Redman:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Redman flied out to right.
Freddy Sanchez:Sanchez homered to left.
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Wilson doubled to left.
Jason Bay:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Bay struck out swinging.
Mike D. Gallo relieved Dan Wheeler
Ty Wigginton hit for Rob Mackowiak.
Ty Wigginton:Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Wigginton struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Rick White pitching:
Mike Lamb:Ball, Lamb doubled to deep right.
Jason Lane:Lane singled to left center, Lamb to third.
Adam Everett:Pickoff attempt, Foul, Everett popped out to shortstop.
Brad Ausmus:Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ausmus reached on fielder's choice to catcher, Lamb scored, Lane to third on catcher Doumit's fielding error
Jose Vizcaino hit for Charles Gipson.
Jose Vizcaino:Ball, Foul, Vizcaino grounded out to third, Lane scored, Ausmus to second.
Willy Taveras:Taveras grounded into fielder's choice to second, Ausmus out at third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Pirates 9th
Ezequiel Astacio pitching:
Craig A. Wilson:Foul, Strike looking, Wilson struck out swinging.
Brad Eldred:Foul, Eldred homered to left.
Ryan Doumit:Doumit singled to right.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, McLouth grounded out to first, Doumit to second
Humberto Cota hit for Rick White.
Humberto Cota:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Cota struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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