MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Chicago

Astros 1st
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Taveras flied out to left.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Lamb grounded out to pitcher.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Burke walked.
Lance Berkman:Berkman flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 1st
Fernando Nieve pitching:
Juan Pierre:Pierre reached on bunt single to pitcher.
Tony Womack:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball (pitchout), Pierre stole second, Womack sacrificed to pitcher, Pierre to third.
Michael Barrett:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Barrett hit sacrifice fly to center, Pierre scored.
Todd Walker:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Walker singled to left center.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ramirez grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Jason Lane:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Lane flied out to center.
Preston Wilson:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Wilson struck out looking.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ausmus singled to center.
Adam Everett:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Everett struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 2nd
Fernando Nieve pitching:
Jacque Jones:Ball, Jones homered to right.
Freddie Bynum:Foul, Strike looking, Bynum flied out to second.
Ronny Cedeno:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Cedeno popped out to second.
Carlos Zambrano:Ball, Zambrano grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Fernando Nieve:Nieve grounded out to first.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bunt foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Taveras flied out to deep left.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lamb walked.
Chris Burke:Strike swinging, Ball, Burke grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 3rd
Fernando Nieve pitching:
Juan Pierre:Ball, Pierre singled to left.
Tony Womack:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball (pitchout), Strike swinging, Pierre stole second, Womack flied out to right, Pierre to third.
Michael Barrett:Ball, Barrett grounded out to second.
Todd Walker:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Walker flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman flied out to center.
Jason Lane:Lane flied out to left.
Preston Wilson:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Wilson singled to left.
Brad Ausmus:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ausmus struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 4th
Fernando Nieve pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Foul, Ball, Ramirez flied out to left.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Jones flied out to left.
Freddie Bynum:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Bynum lined out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Adam Everett:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Everett doubled to left.
Fernando Nieve:Nieve sacrificed to pitcher, Everett to third.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Taveras grounded out to shortstop, Everett scored.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike looking, Lamb flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 5th
Fernando Nieve pitching:
Ronny Cedeno:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Cedeno flied out to left.
Carlos Zambrano:Zambrano singled to deep left.
Juan Pierre:Pierre reached on fielder's choice to first, Zambrano out at second.
Tony Womack:Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Pierre stole second, Strike looking, Foul, Womack grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Burke singled to left center.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Berkman reached on fielder's choice to third, Burke out at second.
Jason Lane:Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Lane struck out swinging.
Preston Wilson:Ball, Wilson reached on an infield single, Berkman to second.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 6th
Fernando Nieve pitching:
Michael Barrett:Ball, Barrett grounded out to third.
Todd Walker:Foul, Foul, Ball, Walker doubled to deep right.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Ramirez grounded out to third.
Trever Miller relieved Fernando Nieve.
Jacque Jones:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Jones lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Adam Everett:Everett flied out to center
Morgan Ensberg at third.
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg hit by pitch.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Bunt foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Taveras popped out to second.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Lamb struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 7th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Freddie Bynum:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Bynum tripled to deep left.
Ronny Cedeno:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Cedeno grounded out to second
Phil Nevin at designated hitter.
Phil Nevin:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Nevin grounded out to second.
Juan Pierre:Ball, Ball, Ball, Pierre walked.
Tony Womack:Ball, Pierre to second on fielder's indifference, Strike looking, Ball, Womack grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Bob Howry pitching:
Chris Burke:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Burke singled to left center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Berkman singled to right, Burke to second.
Jason Lane:Ball, Lane flied out to center.
Preston Wilson:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Wilson safe at first on 1st baseman Walker's throwing error, Burke to third, Berkman to second.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Ausmus singled to right, Burke and Berkman scored, Wilson to second.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Everett popped out to shortstop
Orlando Palmeiro hit for Dave Borkowski.
Orlando Palmeiro:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Palmeiro struck out looking.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Cubs 8th
Chad Qualls pitching:
Michael Barrett:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Barrett singled to left center.
Todd Walker:Ball, Ball, Walker grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Barrett out at second.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Ramirez grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Scott Eyre pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Taveras singled to left center.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Bunt foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Lamb flied out to center.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Burke walked, Taveras to second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Berkman struck out swinging.
Roberto Novoa relieved Scott Eyre.
Jason Lane:Lane flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 9th
Brad Lidge pitching:
Jacque Jones:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Jones struck out swinging.
Freddie Bynum:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Bynum struck out looking
John Mabry hit for Ronny Cedeno.
John Mabry:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Mabry grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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