MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Pittsburgh

Astros 1st
Paul Maholm pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Taveras grounded out to second.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Biggio walked.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Burke flied out to right.
Morgan Ensberg:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ensberg singled to center, Biggio to second.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Lamb grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 1st
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, Foul, McLouth safe at first on 1st baseman Lamb's fielding error.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Wilson grounded out to third, McLouth to second.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Sanchez walked.
Jason Bay:Foul, Ball, Bay singled to shallow left center, McLouth scored, Sanchez to second.
Craig A. Wilson:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Wilson struck out swinging.
Jose A. Bautista:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bautista safe at first on shortstop Everett's throwing error, Sanchez scored, Bay to third, Bautista to second.
Jose Castillo:Ball (pitchout), Ball (pitchout), Ball (pitchout), Castillo intentionally walked.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Doumit struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 2 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Paul Maholm pitching:
Preston Wilson:Ball, Strike looking, Wilson grounded out to first.
Eric Munson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Munson singled hard to center.
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Everett reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Munson out at second.
Wandy Rodriguez:Strike looking, Strike looking, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 2nd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Paul Maholm:Strike looking, Strike looking, Maholm struck out swinging.
Nate McLouth:McLouth flied out to center.
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Foul, Wilson singled to right.
Freddy Sanchez:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Sanchez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Paul Maholm pitching:
Willy Taveras:Taveras popped out to shortstop.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Biggio walked.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Biggio caught stealing, pitcher to second to first, Strike looking, Burke grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 3rd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Bay grounded out to pitcher.
Craig A. Wilson:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Wilson struck out swinging.
Jose A. Bautista:Ball, Bautista singled softly to center.
Jose Castillo:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Bautista caught stealing, pitcher to first to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Paul Maholm pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Ensberg flied out to deep right.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Lamb doubled to center.
Preston Wilson:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Wilson walked.
Eric Munson:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Munson struck out swinging.
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Ball, Everett reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Wilson out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 4th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Jose Castillo:Foul, Castillo grounded out to third.
Ryan Doumit:Foul, Doumit popped out to catcher.
Paul Maholm:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Maholm grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Paul Maholm pitching:
Wandy Rodriguez:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Rodriguez grounded out to third.
Willy Taveras:Taveras reached on bunt single to third.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Biggio walked, Taveras to second.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Burke singled to center, Taveras to third, Biggio to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Foul, Ensberg hit sacrifice fly to center, Taveras scored.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Foul, Lamb singled to center, Biggio scored, Burke to third.
Preston Wilson:Foul, Wilson singled to left center, Burke scored, Lamb to second.
Eric Munson:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Munson doubled to right, Lamb scored, Wilson to third.
Adam Everett:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Everett intentionally walked.
Wandy Rodriguez:Foul, Strike swinging, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 5th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, McLouth grounded out to second.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Wilson singled to center.
Freddy Sanchez:Sanchez singled to right, Wilson to second.
Jason Bay:Bay homered to center, Wilson and Sanchez scored.
Craig A. Wilson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Wilson singled to left center.
Jose A. Bautista:Pickoff attempt, Foul, Bautista grounded into double play third to second, Wilson out at second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Matt D. Capps pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Taveras doubled to left.
Craig Biggio:Biggio singled to center, Taveras scored.
Chris Burke:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Burke popped out to catcher.
Morgan Ensberg:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ensberg popped out to third.
John Grabow relieved Matt D. Capps.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Lamb singled to shallow center, Biggio to second.
Preston Wilson:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Wilson struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 6th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Jose Castillo:Castillo flied out to center.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Doumit doubled to left
Mike Edwards hit for John Grabow.
Mike Edwards:Ball, Ball, Ball, Edwards walked.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, McLouth reached on fielder's choice to first, Doumit to third, Edwards out at second
Orlando Palmeiro in right.
Russ Springer relieved Wandy Rodriguez.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Wilson popped out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Salomon Torres pitching:
Eric Munson:Strike swinging, Ball, Munson grounded out to third.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Everett flied out to center.
Orlando Palmeiro:Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Palmeiro flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 7th
Russ Springer pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Sanchez grounded out to second.
Jason Bay:Bay flied out to center.
Craig A. Wilson:Wilson singled to center.
Jose A. Bautista:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Bautista struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Roberto Hernandez pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Taveras struck out swinging.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Biggio walked.
Chris Burke:Strike (missed bunt), Burke hit by pitch, Biggio to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ensberg walked, Biggio to third, Burke to second.
Mike Lamb:Lamb safe at first on left fielder Bay's fielding error, Biggio scored, Burke out at home, Ensberg to third, Lamb to second
Lance Berkman hit for Russ Springer.
Lance Berkman:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Berkman intentionally walked.
Eric Munson:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Munson grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Pirates 8th
Dan Wheeler pitching:
Jose Castillo:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Castillo grounded out to third.
Ryan Doumit:Foul, Strike swinging, Doumit flied out to center
Jeromy Burnitz hit for Roberto Hernandez.
Jeromy Burnitz:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Burnitz homered to center.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, McLouth walked.
Jack Wilson:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Wilson popped out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Mike Gonzalez pitching:
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Everett popped out to first
Jason Lane hit for Orlando Palmeiro.
Jason Lane:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Lane lined out to right.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Taveras struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 9th
Dan Wheeler pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Sanchez struck out looking.
Jason Bay:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bay grounded out to shortstop.
Craig A. Wilson:Wilson flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 10th
Mike Gonzalez pitching:
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Biggio struck out looking.
Chris Burke:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Burke grounded out to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ensberg struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 10th
Eric Bruntlett in left
Chad Qualls pitching:
Jose A. Bautista:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bautista grounded out to shortstop.
Jose Castillo:Foul, Castillo grounded out to shortstop.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Doumit walked
Ian Snell ran for Ryan Doumit
Ronny Paulino hit for Mike Gonzalez.
Ronny Paulino:Paulino reached on fielder's choice to second, Snell out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 11th
Damaso Marte pitching:
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lamb struck out looking.
Eric Bruntlett:Bruntlett singled to center.
Eric Munson:Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Munson flied out to left.
Adam Everett:Ball, Everett reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Bruntlett out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 11th
Chad Qualls pitching:
Nate McLouth:Ball, Strike looking, McLouth singled to center.
Jack Wilson:Bunt foul, Wilson sacrificed to pitcher, McLouth to second.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Sanchez flied out to left.
Jason Bay:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Bay intentionally walked.
Craig A. Wilson:Wilson reached on an infield single, McLouth to third, Bay to second.
Jose A. Bautista:Ball, Bautista grounded into fielder's choice to third, Bay out at third, Wilson to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 12th
Damaso Marte pitching:
Jason Lane:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Lane walked.
Willy Taveras:Taveras popped out to third.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Ball, Biggio flied out to left
Brad Ausmus hit for Chad Qualls.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Lane stole second, Ball, Ausmus struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 12th
Trever Miller pitching:
Jose Castillo:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Castillo flied out to center
Jose Hernandez hit for Damaso Marte.
Jose Hernandez:Foul, Hernandez singled to left center.
Ronny Paulino:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Paulino grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop, Hernandez out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 13th
Ryan Vogelsong pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg flied out to deep left.
Mike Lamb:Foul, Foul, Lamb flied out to deep left.
Eric Bruntlett:Bruntlett grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 13th
Trever Miller pitching:
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, McLouth popped out to second.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Ball, Wilson popped out to second.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Sanchez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 14th
Ryan Vogelsong pitching:
Eric Munson:Munson flied out to left.
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Everett singled to center.
Jason Lane:Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Lane grounded into double play third to second, Everett out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 14th
Trever Miller pitching:
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bay struck out looking.
Craig A. Wilson:Ball, Ball, Foul, Wilson popped out to third.
Jose A. Bautista:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Bautista struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 15th
Ryan Vogelsong pitching:
Willy Taveras:Taveras flied out to deep right.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Biggio struck out looking
Taylor Buchholz hit for Trever Miller.
Taylor Buchholz:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Buchholz grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 15th
Brad Lidge pitching:
Jose Castillo:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Castillo struck out swinging.
Ryan Vogelsong:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Vogelsong walked.
Ronny Paulino:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Paulino struck out swinging.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, McLouth struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 16th
Ryan Vogelsong pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ensberg flied out to left.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Foul, Lamb flied out to center.
Eric Bruntlett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bruntlett flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 16th
Brad Lidge pitching:
Jack Wilson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Wilson popped out to catcher.
Freddy Sanchez:Foul, Sanchez flied out to center.
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Bay singled to left center.
Craig A. Wilson:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Bay stole second, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Wilson intentionally walked.
Jose A. Bautista:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Bay to third, Wilson to second on wild pitch, Ball, Bautista struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 17th
Ryan Vogelsong pitching:
Eric Munson:Foul, Munson singled to right.
Adam Everett:Everett sacrificed to pitcher, Munson to second.
Jason Lane:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Lane grounded out to second.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Taveras singled to center, Munson scored.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Ball (pitchout), Taveras stole second, Taveras to third on Paulino's throwing error, Andy Pettitte hit for Brad Lidge, Biggio walked.
Andy Pettitte:Ball, Pettitte grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Pirates 17th
Mike D. Gallo pitching:
Jose Castillo:Castillo homered to center
Humberto Cota hit for Ryan Vogelsong.
Humberto Cota:Ball, Cota grounded out to shortstop.
Ronny Paulino:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Paulino singled to left center.
Nate McLouth:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, McLouth lined out to shortstop.
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Wilson reached on an infield single, Paulino to second.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Sanchez popped out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 18th
Victor Santos pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ensberg flied out to center.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Lamb flied out to center.
Eric Bruntlett:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Bruntlett doubled to deep left.
Eric Munson:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Munson intentionally walked.
Adam Everett:Everett flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 18th
Mike D. Gallo pitching:
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bay walked.
Craig A. Wilson:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Bay to second on wild pitch, Intentional ball, Wilson walked, Bay to third on wild pitch.
Dave Borkowski relieved Mike D. Gallo.
Jose A. Bautista:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Bautista hit sacrifice fly to center, Bay scored

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