MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Houston

Cardinals 1st
Taylor Buchholz pitching:
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Eckstein popped out to pitcher.
Chris Duncan:Foul, Ball, Duncan grounded out to second.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Pujols lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Sidney Ponson pitching:
Craig Biggio:Foul, Ball, Biggio flied out to right.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Lamb homered to right.
Chris Burke:Ball, Burke flied out to right.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Berkman struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Taylor Buchholz pitching:
Scott Rolen:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Rolen doubled to center.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Edmonds flied into double play right, Rolen out at third.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Encarnacion grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Sidney Ponson pitching:
Preston Wilson:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Wilson walked.
Eric Munson:Strike swinging, Foul, Munson flied out to center.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ensberg grounded out to pitcher, Wilson to second.
Adam Everett:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Wilson to third on wild pitch, Ball, Strike looking, Everett flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Taylor Buchholz pitching:
Yadier Molina:Molina hit by pitch.
Aaron Miles:Foul, Gary Bennett catching, Miles reached on fielder's choice to second, Bennett out at second.
Sidney Ponson:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bunt foul, Ponson struck out bunting foul.
David Eckstein:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Miles to second on passed ball, Ball, Eckstein flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Sidney Ponson pitching:
Taylor Buchholz:Ball, Strike looking, Buchholz grounded out to second.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike looking, Biggio reached on an infield single.
Mike Lamb:Lamb grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Biggio out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Taylor Buchholz pitching:
Chris Duncan:Foul, Ball, Ball, Duncan grounded out to right.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Pujols singled to left center.
Scott Rolen:Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Rolen flied out to left.
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Edmonds homered to right, Pujols scored.
Juan Encarnacion:Strike looking, Encarnacion grounded out to second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Sidney Ponson pitching:
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Burke walked.
Lance Berkman:Berkman hit by pitch, Burke to second.
Preston Wilson:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Wilson safe at first on 2nd baseman Miles' fielding error, Burke scored, Berkman to third, Wilson to second.
Eric Munson:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Munson walked.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ensberg grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Berkman scored, Wilson to third, Munson out at second.
Adam Everett:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Everett struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Cardinals 5th
Taylor Buchholz pitching:
Gary Bennett:Strike looking, Ball, Bennett flied out to center.
Aaron Miles:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Miles grounded out to shortstop.
Sidney Ponson:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ponson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Sidney Ponson pitching:
Taylor Buchholz:Ball, Strike looking, Buchholz flied out to center.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Foul, Biggio flied out to center.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lamb struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Taylor Buchholz pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Eckstein flied out to left.
Chris Duncan:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Duncan struck out swinging.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Ball, Pujols walked.
Scott Rolen:Strike swinging, Ball, Rolen grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Sidney Ponson pitching:
Chris Burke:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Burke struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Berkman walked.
Preston Wilson:Strike looking, Foul, Wilson flied out to pitcher.
Eric Munson:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Munson flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Chad Qualls pitching:
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Edmonds singled to right, Edmonds out at second.
Juan Encarnacion:Encarnacion grounded out to third.
Gary Bennett:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Bennett singled to right.
Aaron Miles:Miles grounded into fielder's choice to second, Bennett out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Sidney Ponson pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ensberg singled to left.
Adam Everett:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Everett reached on bunt single to catcher, Ensberg to second
Orlando Palmeiro in left.
Josh Kinney relieved Sidney Ponson.
Orlando Palmeiro:Palmeiro grounded into fielder's choice to catcher, Ensberg out at third, Everett to second.
Craig Biggio:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Biggio grounded into double play third to second to first, Palmeiro out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
John Rodriguez in left
Dan Wheeler pitching:
John Rodriguez:Ball, Strike swinging, Rodriguez doubled to center.
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Eckstein sacrificed to pitcher, Rodriguez to third.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Duncan struck out swinging.
Albert Pujols:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Pujols intentionally walked.
Brad Lidge relieved Dan Wheeler
Brad Ausmus catching.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Rolen lined out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, John Rodriguez in left, Lamb reached on an infield single, Lamb to second on pitcher Wainwright's throwing error.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Foul, Burke popped bunt out to pitcher.
Lance Berkman:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Berkman intentionally walked.
Preston Wilson:Ball, Ball, Wilson singled to center, Lamb scored, Berkman to second.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ausmus reached on fielder's choice to second, Berkman to third, Wilson out at second.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ensberg struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Cardinals 9th
Willy Taveras in center
Brad Lidge pitching:
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Edmonds grounded out to shortstop.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Encarnacion struck out swinging.
Gary Bennett:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Bennett grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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