MLB Play by Play - Chicago vs. Houston

Cubs 1st
Roger Clemens pitching:
Juan Pierre:Ball, Foul, Pierre tripled to right.
Cesar Izturis:Izturis singled to center, Pierre scored.
Angel Pagan:Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Pagan grounded out to second, Izturis to second.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out looking.
Jacque Jones:Jones hit by pitch.
John Mabry:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Mabry struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Juan Mateo pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Foul, Foul, Taveras singled to center.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Foul, Biggio flied out to center.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Foul, Lamb grounded out to pitcher, Taveras to second.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Berkman struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 2nd
Roger Clemens pitching:
Ronny Cedeno:Cedeno homered to center.
Henry Blanco:Ball, Ball, Blanco reached on an infield single.
Juan Mateo:Bunt foul, Mateo sacrificed to pitcher, Blanco to second.
Juan Pierre:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pierre grounded out to second, Blanco to third.
Cesar Izturis:Ball, Izturis grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Juan Mateo pitching:
Luke Scott:Strike swinging, Ball, Scott singled to right.
Aubrey Huff:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Huff flied out to center.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Ball, Everett fouled out to third.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ausmus flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 3rd
Roger Clemens pitching:
Angel Pagan:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pagan grounded out to first.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ramirez struck out swinging.
Jacque Jones:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Jones flied out to shallow center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Juan Mateo pitching:
Roger Clemens:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Clemens grounded out to shortstop.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Taveras lined out to second.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Foul, Ball, Biggio flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 4th
Roger Clemens pitching:
John Mabry:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Mabry singled to right.
Ronny Cedeno:Cedeno sacrificed to third, Mabry to second.
Henry Blanco:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Blanco grounded out to third.
Juan Mateo:Foul, Mateo flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Juan Mateo pitching:
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lamb singled to shallow center.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Berkman walked, Lamb to second.
Luke Scott:Strike swinging, Ball, Scott flied out to left, Lamb to third.
Aubrey Huff:Huff doubled to center, Lamb and Berkman scored.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Everett grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 5th
Roger Clemens pitching:
Juan Pierre:Foul, Ball, Pierre grounded out to shortstop.
Cesar Izturis:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Izturis grounded out to second.
Angel Pagan:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pagan walked.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Foul, Ramirez singled to right, Pagan to third.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Jones homered to center, Pagan and Ramirez scored.
John Mabry:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Mabry struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Juan Mateo pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus flied out to center.
Roger Clemens:Strike looking, Clemens hit by pitch.
Willy Taveras:Strike swinging, Bunt foul, Taveras struck out looking.
Craig Biggio:Biggio flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 6th
Roger Clemens pitching:
Ronny Cedeno:Ball, Ball, Foul, Cedeno popped out to second.
Henry Blanco:Ball, Blanco grounded out to shortstop
Ryan Theriot at second.
Ryan Theriot:Theriot hit by pitch.
Juan Pierre:Pickoff attempt to first, Theriot stole second, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pierre struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Will Ohman pitching:
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Foul, Lamb popped out to second.
Lance Berkman:Berkman flied out to deep left.
Luke Scott:Ball, Strike looking, Scott singled to shallow center.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Huff singled to center, Scott to second.
Michael Wuertz relieved Will Ohman.
Adam Everett:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Everett tripled to deep left, Scott and Huff scored.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ausmus walked
Orlando Palmeiro in left.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Ball, Palmeiro doubled to right, Everett and Ausmus scored, Palmeiro out at third.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 7th
Chad Qualls pitching:
Cesar Izturis:Strike looking, Ball, Izturis singled to left center.
Angel Pagan:Pagan reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Izturis out at second.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Ball (pitchout), Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out swinging.
Jacque Jones:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Jones struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
David Aardsma pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Taveras struck out looking.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Biggio flied out to center.
Scott Eyre relieved David Aardsma.
Mike Lamb:Matt Murton in left, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Lamb struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 8th
Dan Wheeler pitching:
John Mabry:Dan Wheeler relieved Chad Qualls, Jason Lane in right, Strike looking, Mabry flied out to center.
Ronny Cedeno:Strike looking, Foul, Cedeno flied out to right.
Henry Blanco:Foul, Blanco flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Michael Barrett catching
Scott Eyre pitching:
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Berkman flied out to right.
Luke Scott:Scott singled to center.
Aubrey Huff:Strike looking, Scott to second on wild pitch, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Huff reached on an infield single, Scott to third.
Bob Howry relieved Scott Eyre.
Adam Everett:Strike (missed bunt), Scott caught stealing, third to catcher to pitcher to third to catcher, Foul, Ball, Everett flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 9th
Chris Burke at second
Brad Lidge pitching:
Matt Murton:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Murton homered to left center.
Juan Pierre:Pierre flied out to center.
Cesar Izturis:Izturis singled to left center
Phil Nevin at first.
Phil Nevin:Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Nevin struck out swinging.
Aramis Ramirez:Ramirez singled to center, Izturis to second.
Jacque Jones:Trever Miller relieved Brad Lidge, Foul, Foul, Jones grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Roberto Novoa pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ausmus flied out to right.
Jason Lane:Ball, Ball, Lane flied out to center.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Foul, Taveras flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 10th
Trever Miller pitching:
John Mabry:Strike looking, Foul, Mabry struck out looking.
Ronny Cedeno:Russ Springer relieved Trever Miller, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Cedeno flied out to center.
Michael Barrett:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Barrett singled to left center.
Matt Murton:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Murton struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 10th
Roberto Novoa pitching:
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Burke doubled to deep left center
Morgan Ensberg at third.
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg flied out to deep right, Burke to third.
Lance Berkman:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Berkman intentionally walked.
Luke Scott:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Scott intentionally walked, Berkman to second.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Ball, Huff reached on fielder's choice to first, Burke out at home, Berkman to third, Scott to second.
Adam Everett:Everett popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 11th
Fernando Nieve pitching:
Juan Pierre:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Pierre walked.
Cesar Izturis:Izturis popped out to catcher
Neifi Perez at second.
Neifi Perez:Ball (pitchout), Perez grounded into double play first, Pierre out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 11th
Angel Guzman pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ausmus grounded out to first.
Jason Lane:Ball, Lane flied out to center.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Taveras flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 12th
Fernando Nieve pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Ramirez flied out to right.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Strike swinging, Jones flied out to center.
John Mabry:Mabry fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 12th
Angel Guzman pitching:
Chris Burke:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Burke singled to center.
Morgan Ensberg:Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ensberg walked, Burke to second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Berkman reached on fielder's choice to center, Burke out at third, Ensberg to second.
Luke Scott:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Scott flied out to right
Eric Munson catching.
Eric Munson:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Munson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 13th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Ronny Cedeno:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Cedeno flied out to right.
Michael Barrett:Foul, Foul, Ball, Barrett grounded out to first
Eric Munson catching.
Matt Murton:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Murton flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 13th
Angel Guzman pitching:
Adam Everett:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Everett struck out swinging.
Brad Ausmus:Ausmus doubled to deep right.
Jason Lane:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Lane struck out swinging.
Willy Taveras:Taveras flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 14th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Juan Pierre:Strike looking, Strike looking, Pierre flied out to right.
Cesar Izturis:Izturis singled to left center.
Carlos Zambrano relieved Angel Guzman.
Carlos Zambrano:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Zambrano grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Izturis out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 14th
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Chris Burke:Foul, Ball, Burke singled to left center.
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg flied out to right.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Ball (pitchout), Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Burke stole second, Berkman struck out swinging.
Dave Borkowski:Borkowski grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 15th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Ramirez flied out to right.
Jacque Jones:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Jones struck out looking.
John Mabry:Strike looking, Mabry grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 15th
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Eric Munson:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Munson singled to right.
Adam Everett:Everett sacrificed to pitcher, Munson to second.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus walked.
Jason Lane:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Lane flied out to left.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Taveras grounded into fielder's choice to second, Ausmus out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 16th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Ronny Cedeno:Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Cedeno flied out to center.
Michael Barrett:Barrett popped out to second.
Matt Murton:Murton grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 16th
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Burke hit by pitch.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Ensberg reached on fielder's choice to first, Burke out at second.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman struck out swinging.
Dave Borkowski:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Borkowski grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 17th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Juan Pierre:Pierre grounded out to shortstop.
Cesar Izturis:Izturis flied out to center
Carlos Marmol hit for Ryan Dempster.
Carlos Marmol:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Marmol struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 17th
Rich Hill pitching:
Eric Munson:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Munson struck out swinging.
Adam Everett:Everett grounded out to second.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ausmus singled to center.
Jason Lane:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Lane struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 18th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Ramirez doubled to deep right.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Strike swinging, Jones singled to right, Ramirez to third.
John Mabry:Mabry fouled out to third.
Ronny Cedeno:Cedeno grounded out to third, Jones to second.
Michael Barrett:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Barrett intentionally walked.
Matt Murton:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Murton singled to right, Ramirez and Jones scored, Barrett to third.
Juan Pierre:Ball, Pierre grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 18th
Rich Hill pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Taveras flied out to center.
Chris Burke:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Burke grounded out to third.
Morgan Ensberg:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ensberg struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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