MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Pittsburgh

Astros 1st
Victor Santos pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Taveras singled to left.
Mike Lamb:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Taveras stole second, Foul, Foul, Foul, Lamb struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Berkman walked.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Huff flied out to center.
Luke Scott:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Scott walked, Taveras to third, Berkman to second.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Biggio grounded into fielder's choice to third, Berkman out at third, Scott to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 1st
Roger Clemens pitching:
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Duffy grounded out to pitcher.
Joe Randa:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Randa grounded out to shortstop.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Sanchez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Victor Santos pitching:
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Everett struck out looking.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ausmus singled to right.
Roger Clemens:Clemens sacrificed to catcher, Ausmus to second.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Taveras grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 2nd
Roger Clemens pitching:
Jason Bay:Bay grounded out to shortstop.
Jeromy Burnitz:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Burnitz singled to right.
Xavier Nady:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Nady lined out to center.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Doumit grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Victor Santos pitching:
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Lamb grounded out to first.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Berkman homered to left center.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Ball, Huff grounded out to second.
Luke Scott:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Scott grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 3rd
Roger Clemens pitching:
Jose Castillo:Castillo flied out to center.
Victor Santos:Strike looking, Santos singled to deep right.
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Ball, Santos to second on wild pitch, Strike looking, Ball, Duffy grounded out to pitcher.
Joe Randa:Ball, Foul, Randa grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Victor Santos pitching:
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Biggio struck out swinging.
Adam Everett:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Everett singled to center.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Strike looking, Everett stole second, Foul, Ausmus singled to center, Everett scored.
Roger Clemens:Bunt foul, Clemens sacrificed to catcher, Ausmus to second.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Taveras struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 4th
Roger Clemens pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Sanchez walked.
Jason Bay:Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bay struck out swinging.
Jeromy Burnitz:Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Foul, Burnitz singled to center, Sanchez to third.
Xavier Nady:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Nady singled to left, Sanchez scored, Burnitz to second.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Doumit grounded into double play first to shortstop to pitcher, Nady out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Victor Santos pitching:
Mike Lamb:Ball, Lamb grounded out to first.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Berkman walked.
Aubrey Huff:Huff lined into double play first, Berkman out at first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 5th
Roger Clemens pitching:
Jose Castillo:Castillo ground-rule doubled to left center.
Victor Santos:Santos sacrificed to third, Castillo to third.
Chris Duffy:Duffy reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Castillo out at third.
Joe Randa:Ball (pitchout), Randa grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Victor Santos pitching:
Luke Scott:Scott grounded out to second.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Biggio flied out to left.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Everett grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 6th
Roger Clemens pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Ball, Sanchez reached on an infield single.
Jason Bay:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Bay struck out swinging.
Jeromy Burnitz:Burnitz grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Sanchez out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Victor Santos pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Strike swinging, Ausmus singled to left
Orlando Palmeiro hit for Roger Clemens.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Foul, Palmeiro singled to right, Ausmus to third.
Willy Taveras:Taveras reached on an infield single, Palmeiro to second.
John Grabow relieved Victor Santos
Chris Burke hit for Mike Lamb.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Burke reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Ausmus scored, Palmeiro out at third, Taveras to second.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Berkman struck out swinging.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Ball, Huff grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 7th
Russ Springer pitching:
Xavier Nady:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Nady walked.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Doumit flied out to center.
Jose Castillo:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Castillo fouled out to first
Ronny Paulino hit for John Grabow.
Ronny Paulino:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Paulino grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Nady out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Britt Reames pitching:
Luke Scott:Strike looking, Ball, Scott lined out to first.
Craig Biggio:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Biggio struck out swinging.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Everett struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 8th
Jason Lane in right
Dan Wheeler pitching:
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Duffy lined out to left.
Joe Randa:Foul, Strike swinging, Randa flied out to center.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Sanchez doubled to deep right.
Jason Bay:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bay struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Britt Reames pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Ball, Ausmus walked.
Jason Lane:Lane homered to left, Ausmus scored.
Willy Taveras:Strike swinging, Ball, Taveras singled to center.
Chris Burke:Ball, Taveras stole second, Burke reached on bunt single to catcher, Taveras to third.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Berkman fouled out to third.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Huff grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Burke out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 9th
Brad Lidge pitching:
Jeromy Burnitz:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Burnitz struck out swinging.
Xavier Nady:Nady flied out to left.
Ryan Doumit:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Doumit struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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