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MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Detroit

Cardinals 1st
Justin Verlander pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Eckstein flied out to right.
Scott Spiezio:Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Spiezio struck out swinging.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pujols walked.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Rolen reached on an infield single, Pujols to second.
John Rodriguez:Foul, Foul, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Tigers 1st
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Curtis Granderson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Granderson homered to right.
Placido Polanco:Polanco flied out to left.
Ivan Rodriguez:Rodriguez grounded out to second.
Magglio Ordonez:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ordonez singled to shallow center.
Carlos Guillen:Guillen lined out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Justin Verlander pitching:
Juan Encarnacion:Foul, Strike swinging, Encarnacion popped out to second.
So Taguchi:Taguchi grounded out to shortstop.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Molina lined out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 2nd
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Marcus Thames:Strike looking, Thames doubled to left.
Chris Shelton:Strike looking, Shelton grounded out to shortstop.
Craig Monroe:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Monroe struck out swinging.
Brandon Inge:Strike looking, Foul, Inge homered to left center, Thames scored.
Curtis Granderson:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Granderson grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Justin Verlander pitching:
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Ball, Miles grounded out to shortstop.
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Eckstein grounded out to shortstop.
Scott Spiezio:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Spiezio struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 3rd
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Polanco lined out to right.
Ivan Rodriguez:Foul, Foul, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
Magglio Ordonez:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ordonez grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pujols singled to left.
Scott Rolen:Foul, Foul, Ball, Rolen doubled to left center, Pujols to third.
John Rodriguez:Ball, Strike swinging, Rodriguez grounded out to second, Pujols scored, Rolen to third.
Juan Encarnacion:Encarnacion hit sacrifice fly to right, Rolen scored.
So Taguchi:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Taguchi walked.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Molina doubled to left, Taguchi scored.
Aaron Miles:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Miles walked.
David Eckstein:Foul, Eckstein grounded out to second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 4th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Carlos Guillen:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Guillen grounded out to shortstop.
Marcus Thames:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Thames struck out swinging.
Chris Shelton:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Shelton struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Vance Wilson catching
Justin Verlander pitching:
Scott Spiezio:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Spiezio struck out swinging.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Pujols doubled to deep right, Pujols out at second.
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Rolen grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Tigers 5th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Craig Monroe:Monroe doubled to left.
Brandon Inge:Foul, Bunt foul, Ball, Ball, Inge struck out swinging.
Curtis Granderson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Granderson doubled to left, Monroe scored.
Placido Polanco:Polanco singled to center, Granderson scored.
Vance Wilson:Strike looking, Wilson doubled to left, Polanco to third.
Magglio Ordonez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ordonez singled to right, Polanco and Wilson scored.
Carlos Guillen:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Guillen struck out looking.
Marcus Thames:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Thames struck out swinging.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Justin Verlander pitching:
John Rodriguez:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Encarnacion flied out to right.
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Taguchi singled to center.
Yadier Molina:Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Molina doubled to left, Taguchi scored.
Aaron Miles:Foul, Miles popped out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 6th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Chris Shelton:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Shelton flied out hard to center.
Craig Monroe:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Monroe struck out swinging.
Brandon Inge:Ball, Inge grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Fernando Rodney pitching:
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Eckstein grounded out to second.
Scott Spiezio:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Spiezio struck out swinging.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pujols singled to left.
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Rolen struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Tigers 7th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Curtis Granderson:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Granderson struck out swinging.
Placido Polanco:Ball, Strike looking, Polanco grounded out to third.
Vance Wilson:Strike looking, Strike looking, Wilson flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Fernando Rodney pitching:
John Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Rodriguez struck out looking.
Juan Encarnacion:Strike looking, Encarnacion singled to center.
So Taguchi:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Taguchi flied out to center.
Yadier Molina:Strike looking, Encarnacion stole second, Strike looking, Molina singled to left, Encarnacion scored.
Aaron Miles:Miles lined out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 8th
Randy Flores pitching:
Magglio Ordonez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ordonez walked.
Carlos Guillen:Guillen singled to right, Ordonez to second.
Braden Looper relieved Randy Flores.
Marcus Thames:Foul, Ball, Thames singled to left, Ordonez scored, Guillen to second.
Chris Shelton:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Shelton singled to right, Guillen to third, Thames to second.
Craig Monroe:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Monroe hit sacrifice fly to center, Guillen scored, Thames to third.
Brandon Inge:Strike looking, Inge singled to left, Thames scored, Shelton to third.
Tyler J. Johnson relieved Braden Looper.
Curtis Granderson:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Granderson struck out swinging.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Polanco struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Todd Jones pitching:
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Eckstein grounded out to first.
Scott Spiezio:Strike (foul tip), Spiezio grounded out to second.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pujols homered to left.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Rolen singled to center.
John Rodriguez:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)