MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Pittsburgh

Astros 1st
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Taveras reached on an infield single.
Mike Lamb:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Taveras stole second, Lamb flied out to left.
Chris Burke:Foul, Burke flied out to left.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Berkman singled to center, Taveras scored.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Huff grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Berkman out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 1st
Jason Hirsh pitching:
Chris Duffy:Ball, Duffy flied out to center.
Jose A. Bautista:Strike looking, Strike looking, Bautista struck out swinging.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Sanchez flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Luke Scott:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Scott walked.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Everett popped out to second.
Brad Ausmus:Ausmus grounded into double play second to first, Scott out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 2nd
Jason Hirsh pitching:
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Bay grounded out to shortstop.
Jeromy Burnitz:Ball, Burnitz flied out to center.
Xavier Nady:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Nady singled to right.
Ryan Doumit:Strike looking, Doumit grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Jason Hirsh:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Hirsh struck out looking.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Taveras walked.
Mike Lamb:Taveras to second on Chacon's throwing error, Foul, Lamb doubled to left, Taveras scored.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Burke walked.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Berkman safe at first on 3rd baseman Sanchez's fielding error, Lamb scored, Burke to third.
Aubrey Huff:Strike looking, Huff hit sacrifice fly to center, Burke scored.
Luke Scott:Scott flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 1 Hit, 2 Errors)
Pirates 3rd
Jason Hirsh pitching:
Jose Castillo:Ball, Strike looking, Castillo popped out to shortstop.
Shawn Chacon:Chacon fouled out to first.
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Duffy grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Adam Everett:Strike swinging, Foul, Everett struck out swinging.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ausmus grounded out to second.
Jason Hirsh:Strike looking, Foul, Hirsh struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 4th
Jason Hirsh pitching:
Jose A. Bautista:Strike looking, Bautista doubled to deep right.
Freddy Sanchez:Sanchez lined out to second.
Jason Bay:Strike swinging, Foul, Bay grounded out to third.
Jeromy Burnitz:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Burnitz walked.
Xavier Nady:Ball, Ball, Nady singled to center, Bautista scored, Burnitz to third.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Ball, Ball, Doumit walked, Nady to second.
Jose Castillo:Castillo grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Taveras grounded out to third.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Lamb walked.
Chris Burke:Foul, Burke singled to center, Lamb to third.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Foul, Foul, Berkman homered to right, Lamb and Burke scored.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Huff singled to right
Joe Randa at third.
Britt Reames relieved Shawn Chacon.
Luke Scott:Ball, Ball, Ball, Scott walked, Huff to second.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Everett flied out to left.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ausmus walked, Huff to third, Scott to second.
Jason Hirsh:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Hirsh struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 5th
Jason Hirsh pitching:
Joe Randa:Strike looking, Ball, Randa ground-rule doubled to left.
Chris Duffy:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Duffy lined out to center.
Jose A. Bautista:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Bautista hit by pitch.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Sanchez singled to left, Randa to third, Bautista to second.
Jason Bay:Strike swinging, Ball, Bay fouled out to first.
Jeromy Burnitz:Foul, Ball, Burnitz flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Britt Reames pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Taveras ground-rule doubled to left.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lamb singled to center, Taveras to third.
Chris Burke:Ball, Foul, Foul, Burke reached on fielder's choice to third, Taveras out at home, Lamb to third, Burke to second.
Lance Berkman:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Berkman intentionally walked.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Huff reached on fielder's choice to first, Lamb scored, Burke to third, Berkman to second.
Luke Scott:Ball, Ball, Scott hit sacrifice fly to third, Burke scored.
Adam Everett:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Everett doubled to left, Berkman and Huff scored.
Brad Ausmus:Ausmus singled to right, Everett scored.
Jason Hirsh:Strike looking, Hirsh fouled out to first.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 6th
Jason Hirsh pitching:
Xavier Nady:Nady fouled out to first.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Strike swinging, Doumit popped out to catcher
Orlando Palmeiro in right
Humberto Cota hit for Britt Reames.
Humberto Cota:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Cota struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
John Grabow pitching:
Willy Taveras:Taveras grounded out to third.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Lamb grounded out to first.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Burke struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 7th
Jason Hirsh pitching:
Joe Randa:Randa grounded out to first.
Chris Duffy:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Duffy lined out to center.
Jose A. Bautista:Strike looking, Foul, Bautista grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
John Grabow pitching:
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Palmeiro fouled out to third.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Huff grounded out to pitcher.
Luke Scott:Foul, Scott grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 8th
Jason Lane in center
J.R. House catching
Chris K. Sampson pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Sanchez singled to right.
Jason Bay:Ball, Bay grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Sanchez out at second.
Jeromy Burnitz:Strike swinging, Burnitz grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
John Grabow pitching:
Adam Everett:Everett tripled to center.
Jason Lane:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Lane hit sacrifice fly to left, Everett scored.
J.R. House:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, House struck out swinging
Morgan Ensberg hit for Chris K. Sampson.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ensberg singled to right.
Mike Lamb:Lamb singled to center, Ensberg to second.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Burke popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 9th
Trever Miller pitching:
Xavier Nady:Strike looking, Ball, Nady singled to left.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Doumit hit by pitch, Nady to second
Rajai Davis hit for John Grabow.
Rajai Davis:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Davis flied out to center.
Joe Randa:Ball, Ball, Foul, Randa flied out to deep left.
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Duffy grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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