MLB Play by Play - Chicago vs. Houston

Cubs 1st
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Juan Pierre:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Pierre struck out swinging.
Neifi Perez:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Perez lined out to shortstop.
Michael Barrett:Barrett grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Taveras struck out swinging.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Biggio walked.
Lance Berkman:Berkman lined out to second.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Huff singled to left, Biggio to third.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ensberg struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 2nd
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Ramirez singled to right.
Jacque Jones:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Jones flied out to center.
Phil Nevin:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Nevin grounded out to shortstop.
Matt Murton:Murton singled to center, Ramirez out at home.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Luke Scott:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Scott walked.
Adam Everett:Everett flied out to deep right.
Brad Ausmus:Foul, Ball, Ausmus grounded into double play shortstop to first, Scott out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 3rd
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Ronny Cedeno:Cedeno flied out to shortstop.
Carlos Zambrano:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Zambrano lined out to shortstop.
Juan Pierre:Pierre singled to left center.
Neifi Perez:Ball, Perez safe at first on 2nd baseman Biggio's fielding error, Pierre to second.
Michael Barrett:Barrett grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Astros 3rd
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Roy Oswalt:Oswalt fouled out to first.
Willy Taveras:Taveras reached on bunt single to pitcher.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Ball, Taveras to second on wild pitch, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Biggio grounded out to shortstop.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Berkman walked.
Aubrey Huff:Huff hit by pitch, Taveras to third, Berkman to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ensberg struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 4th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Ramirez singled to right.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Jones flied out to center.
Phil Nevin:Ball, Nevin homered to left center, Ramirez scored.
Matt Murton:Murton flied out to right.
Ronny Cedeno:Cedeno grounded out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Luke Scott:Ball, Scott doubled to center.
Adam Everett:Ball, Everett grounded out to shortstop.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ausmus walked.
Roy Oswalt:Oswalt sacrificed to third, Scott to third, Ausmus to second.
Willy Taveras:Taveras grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 5th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Carlos Zambrano:Strike looking, Zambrano grounded out to second.
Juan Pierre:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pierre grounded out to first.
Neifi Perez:Ball, Perez singled to left.
Michael Barrett:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Barrett struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Biggio walked.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Berkman struck out swinging.
Aubrey Huff:Huff flied out to left.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ensberg flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 6th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out swinging.
Jacque Jones:Strike looking, Jones flied out to left.
Phil Nevin:Nevin singled to left.
Matt Murton:Ball, Ball, Ball, Murton reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Nevin out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Luke Scott:Scott doubled to center.
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Everett walked.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Foul, Ausmus grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Everett out at second.
Roy Oswalt:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Oswalt grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 7th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Ronny Cedeno:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Cedeno lined out to pitcher.
Carlos Zambrano:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Zambrano struck out swinging.
Juan Pierre:Pierre grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Taveras struck out swinging.
Craig Biggio:Biggio grounded out to third.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 8th
Chad Qualls pitching:
Neifi Perez:Chad Qualls relieved Roy Oswalt, Ball, Strike looking, Perez singled to right.
Michael Barrett:Barrett grounded out to third, Perez to second.
Aramis Ramirez:Ramirez flied out to right.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Ball, Intentional ball, Jones intentionally walked.
Phil Nevin:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Nevin singled to center, Perez scored, Jones to third.
Matt Murton:Strike looking, Strike looking, Murton struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Ball, Ball, Huff walked.
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg fouled out to first.
Luke Scott:Scott reached on fielder's choice to first, Huff out at second.
Adam Everett:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Everett flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 9th
Russ Springer pitching:
Ronny Cedeno:Foul, Foul, Cedeno singled to center
Cesar Izturis hit for Carlos Zambrano.
Cesar Izturis:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cedeno stole second, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Izturis grounded out to first, Cedeno to third.
Juan Pierre:Pierre flied out to first.
Neifi Perez:Foul, Perez flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Orlando Palmeiro hit for Brad Ausmus
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Orlando Palmeiro:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Palmeiro fouled out to shortstop
Mike Lamb hit for Russ Springer.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lamb walked.
Willy Taveras:Taveras grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Lamb out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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