MLB Play by Play - Chicago vs. Houston

Cubs 1st
Taylor Buchholz pitching:
Juan Pierre:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Pierre grounded out to shortstop.
Tony Womack:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Womack grounded out to third.
Michael Barrett:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Barrett grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike looking, Biggio flied out to first.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Burke struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Berkman struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 2nd
Taylor Buchholz pitching:
Todd Walker:Strike (foul tip), Strike swinging, Walker singled to left.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Walker to second on wild pitch, Ball, Ball, Ramirez doubled to deep left, Walker scored.
Jacque Jones:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Jones struck out swinging.
Freddie Bynum:Strike looking, Strike looking, Bynum reached on an infield single, Ramirez to third.
Ronny Cedeno:Strike looking, Ball, Bynum stole second, Ball, Strike swinging, Cedeno reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Ramirez out at home, Bynum to third.
Carlos Zambrano:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Zambrano homered to center, Bynum and Cedeno scored.
Juan Pierre:Pierre singled to left.
Tony Womack:Ball, Strike looking, Pierre stole second, Womack flied out to first.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ensberg grounded out to third.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Lamb grounded out to first.
Preston Wilson:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Wilson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 3rd
Taylor Buchholz pitching:
Michael Barrett:Barrett homered to left.
Todd Walker:Walker grounded out to first.
Aramis Ramirez:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ramirez flied out to left.
Jacque Jones:Jones homered to left center.
Freddie Bynum:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bynum flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ausmus flied out to center.
Eric Bruntlett:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Bruntlett flied out to right.
Taylor Buchholz:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Buchholz struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 4th
Taylor Buchholz pitching:
Ronny Cedeno:Ball, Ball, Cedeno tripled to deep left center.
Carlos Zambrano:Ball, Strike looking, Zambrano hit sacrifice fly to center, Cedeno scored.
Juan Pierre:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pierre walked.
Tony Womack:Ball, Strike looking, Pierre stole second, Womack flied out to left.
Michael Barrett:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Barrett flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Biggio grounded out to pitcher.
Chris Burke:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Burke flied out to left.
Lance Berkman:Berkman flied out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 5th
Taylor Buchholz pitching:
Todd Walker:Ball, Ball, Ball, Walker singled to center.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ramirez grounded out to second, Walker to second.
Jacque Jones:Strike looking, Jones singled to right, Walker scored.
Freddie Bynum:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bynum struck out swinging.
Ronny Cedeno:Strike looking, Strike looking, Cedeno singled to left, Jones to second.
Carlos Zambrano:Zambrano grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ensberg walked.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Lamb grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Ensberg out at second.
Preston Wilson:Wilson grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 6th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Juan Pierre:Ball, Ball, Pierre lined out to pitcher.
Tony Womack:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Womack grounded out to shortstop.
Michael Barrett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Barrett grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ausmus flied out to center.
Eric Bruntlett:Ball, Ball, Bruntlett grounded out to third.
Dave Borkowski:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Borkowski grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 7th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Todd Walker:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Walker flied out to left.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Ramirez singled to center.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Jones flied out to deep right.
Freddie Bynum:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Bynum struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Craig Biggio:Strike swinging, Biggio lined out to third.
Chris Burke:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Burke flied out to center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Berkman struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 8th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Ronny Cedeno:Cedeno grounded out to third.
Carlos Zambrano:Ball, Strike looking, Zambrano grounded out to pitcher.
Juan Pierre:Strike looking, Pierre singled to left.
Tony Womack:Strike looking, Ball, Bunt foul, Womack grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Jason Lane in center
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ensberg struck out swinging.
Mike Lamb:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Lamb walked.
Preston Wilson:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Wilson singled to right, Lamb to second.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Lamb to third, Wilson to second on wild pitch, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus struck out swinging.
Eric Bruntlett:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bruntlett struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 9th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Michael Barrett:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Barrett struck out swinging.
John Mabry:Strike looking, Strike looking, Mabry grounded out to first
Phil Nevin hit for Aramis Ramirez.
Phil Nevin:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Nevin struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Willy Taveras hit for Dave Borkowski
Will Ohman pitching:
Willy Taveras:Matt Murton in left, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Taveras fouled out to first.
Jason Lane:Ball, Lane flied out to left.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Strike looking, Burke grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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