MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Chicago

Cardinals 1st
Rich Hill pitching:
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Eckstein grounded out to second.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Duncan popped out to third.
Albert Pujols:Foul, Ball, Ball, Pujols grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 1st
Jeff Weaver pitching:
Juan Pierre:Strike looking, Foul, Pierre singled to center.
Todd Walker:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Pierre caught stealing, catcher to shortstop, Ball, Foul, Walker homered to right.
Michael Barrett:Barrett homered to left.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Ball, Ramirez grounded out to third.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Jones singled to center.
Phil Nevin:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Nevin struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Rich Hill pitching:
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Rolen walked.
Juan Encarnacion:Encarnacion homered to left, Rolen scored.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Strike looking, Edmonds singled to right.
Hector Luna:Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Luna doubled to deep left, Edmonds scored.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Molina lined out to right, Luna to third.
Jeff Weaver:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Weaver struck out swinging.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Eckstein flied out to center.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 2nd
Jeff Weaver pitching:
Matt Murton:Strike looking, Ball, Murton singled to left.
Neifi Perez:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Perez reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Murton out at second.
Rich Hill:Strike (missed bunt), Pickoff attempt to first, Hill doubled to left, Perez to third.
Juan Pierre:Ball, Foul, Ball, Pierre grounded out to pitcher.
Todd Walker:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Walker grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Rich Hill pitching:
Chris Duncan:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Duncan singled to center.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike swinging, Pujols lined out to shortstop.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Rolen walked, Duncan to second.
Juan Encarnacion:Encarnacion singled to center, Duncan scored, Rolen to second.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Edmonds fouled out to catcher.
Hector Luna:Foul, Ball, Luna flied out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 3rd
Jeff Weaver pitching:
Michael Barrett:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Barrett doubled to center.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ramirez flied out to center.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Jones grounded out to pitcher.
Phil Nevin:Strike looking, Ball, Nevin grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Rich Hill pitching:
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Ball, Molina walked.
Jeff Weaver:Bunt foul, Ball (pitchout), Ball, Foul, Weaver sacrificed to first, Molina to second.
David Eckstein:Eckstein hit by pitch.
Chris Duncan:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Duncan singled to right, Molina to third, Eckstein to second.
Michael Wuertz relieved Rich Hill.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Pujols grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Duncan out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 4th
Jeff Weaver pitching:
Matt Murton:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Murton grounded out to shortstop.
Neifi Perez:Foul, Perez reached on bunt single to first.
Michael Wuertz:Wuertz sacrificed to first, Perez to second.
Juan Pierre:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pierre fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Michael Wuertz pitching:
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Rolen flied out to right.
Juan Encarnacion:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Encarnacion struck out swinging.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Ball, Ball, Edmonds walked.
Hector Luna:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Luna struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 5th
Jeff Weaver pitching:
Todd Walker:Ball, Ball, Walker grounded out to shortstop.
Michael Barrett:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Barrett struck out swinging.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ramirez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Glendon Rusch pitching:
Yadier Molina:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Molina reached on an infield single.
Jeff Weaver:Weaver sacrificed to first, Molina to second.
David Eckstein:Eckstein singled to left center, Molina to third, Eckstein to second advancing on throw.
Chris Duncan:Duncan reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Molina out at home, Eckstein to third, Duncan to second.
Roberto Novoa relieved Glendon Rusch.
Albert Pujols:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Pujols intentionally walked.
Scott Rolen:Rolen lined out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 6th
Jeff Weaver pitching:
Jacque Jones:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Jones singled to center.
Phil Nevin:Strike swinging, Ball, Nevin reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Jones out at second.
Matt Murton:Murton grounded out to shortstop, Nevin to second.
Neifi Perez:Strike looking, Ball, Perez singled to right, Nevin scored.
Tyler J. Johnson relieved Jeff Weaver
Angel Pagan hit for Roberto Novoa.
Angel Pagan:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Pagan walked, Perez to second.
Juan Pierre:Strike looking, Ball, Pierre singled to left, Perez scored, Pagan to second.
Todd Walker:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Walker walked, Pagan to third, Pierre to second.
Josh Hancock relieved Tyler J. Johnson.
Michael Barrett:Foul, Foul, Foul, Barrett safe at first on 3rd baseman Rolen's fielding error, Pagan scored, Pierre to third, Walker to second.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ramirez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)

Cardinals 7th
Will Ohman pitching:
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Encarnacion singled to left.
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Edmonds struck out swinging.
Hector Luna:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Luna flied out to right.
Yadier Molina:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Molina flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 7th
Josh Hancock pitching:
Jacque Jones:Jones grounded out to first.
Phil Nevin:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Nevin struck out swinging.
Matt Murton:Ball, Murton doubled to center.
Neifi Perez:Foul, Ball, Perez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Scott Spiezio hit for Josh Hancock
Will Ohman pitching:
Scott Spiezio:Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Spiezio struck out swinging.
Bob Howry relieved Will Ohman.
David Eckstein:Foul, Bunt foul, Ball, Eckstein singled to right.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Duncan lined out to third.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Pujols flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 8th
John Mabry hit for Bob Howry
Braden Looper pitching:
John Mabry:Ball, Mabry popped out to shortstop.
Juan Pierre:Ball, Foul, Ball, Pierre grounded out to shortstop.
Todd Walker:Strike looking, Ball, Walker grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Ronny Cedeno at shortstop
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Scott Rolen:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Rolen singled to left.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Encarnacion reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Rolen out at second.
Jim Edmonds:Edmonds singled to center, Encarnacion to second
John Rodriguez hit for Hector Luna.
John Rodriguez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Rodriguez grounded into double play second to first, Edmonds out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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