MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. St. Louis

Astros 1st
Jason Marquis pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Foul, Taveras singled to center.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Taveras stole second, Ensberg singled to center, Taveras to third.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Berkman walked, Ensberg to second.
Aubrey Huff:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Huff struck out looking.
Luke Scott:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Scott walked, Taveras scored, Ensberg to third, Berkman to second.
Chris Burke:Foul, Ball, Ball, Burke singled to left, Ensberg and Berkman scored, Scott to second.
Eric Bruntlett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bruntlett singled to center, Scott scored, Burke to second.
Brad Ausmus:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Burke to third, Bruntlett stole second, Ausmus struck out swinging.
Roy Oswalt:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Oswalt grounded out to third.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Miles grounded out to first.
Chris Duncan:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Duncan walked.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pujols flied out to right.
Scott Spiezio:Spiezio flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Jason Marquis pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Taveras singled to center.
Morgan Ensberg:Brad Thompson relieved Jason Marquis, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Ball (pitchout), Ball, Taveras stole second, Ensberg walked.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Strike looking, Berkman popped out to third.
Aubrey Huff:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Huff grounded into double play shortstop to first, Ensberg out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Scott Rolen:Rolen grounded out to second.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Foul, Encarnacion grounded out to shortstop.
Ronnie Belliard:Strike looking, Ball, Belliard singled to left.
Gary Bennett:Ball, Foul, Ball, Bennett grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Brad Thompson pitching:
Luke Scott:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Scott singled to right.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Burke reached on an infield single, Scott to second.
Eric Bruntlett:Strike swinging, Bruntlett grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Burke out at second, Scott to third.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Ball, Ausmus walked.
Roy Oswalt:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Oswalt grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
John Nelson at field
Roy Oswalt pitching:
John Nelson:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Nelson struck out swinging.
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Foul, Miles flied out to left.
Chris Duncan:Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Duncan doubled to right.
Albert Pujols:Pujols flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Josh Kinney pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Josh Kinney relieved Brad Thompson, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Taveras singled to right.
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Taveras out at second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman singled to left, Ensberg to third.
Aubrey Huff:Strike swinging, Foul, Huff struck out looking.
Luke Scott:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Scott struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Scott Spiezio:Foul, Strike swinging, Spiezio struck out swinging.
Scott Rolen:Rolen grounded out to shortstop.
Juan Encarnacion:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Encarnacion struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Josh Kinney pitching:
Chris Burke:Ball, Strike looking, Burke flied out to right.
Eric Bruntlett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bruntlett popped out to shortstop.
Brad Ausmus:Foul, Strike looking, Ausmus singled to center.
Roy Oswalt:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Oswalt grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 5th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Ronnie Belliard:Ball, Strike looking, Belliard grounded out to second.
Gary Bennett:Ball, Foul, Foul, Bennett lined out to first
Mike Rose catching.
Mike Rose:Strike looking, Rose popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Josh Hancock pitching:
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Taveras flied out to right.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ensberg grounded out to shortstop.
Lance Berkman:Berkman homered to center.
Aubrey Huff:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Huff safe at first on Hancock's fielding error.
Luke Scott:Ball, Scott singled to right, Huff to second.
Chris Burke:Ball, Burke popped out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Cardinals 6th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Miles grounded out to third.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Duncan fouled out to third.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Ball, Pujols walked.
Scott Spiezio:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Spiezio singled to right, Pujols to third.
Scott Rolen:Foul, Rolen grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Jose Vizcaino at shortstop
Chris Narveson pitching:
Eric Bruntlett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bruntlett flied out to right.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus safe at first on left fielder Duncan's fielding error, Ausmus to second.
Roy Oswalt:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Oswalt struck out swinging.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Taveras flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Cardinals 7th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Juan Encarnacion:Encarnacion popped out to first.
Ronnie Belliard:Strike looking, Belliard grounded out to second.
Gary Bennett:Foul, Bennett safe at first on center fielder Taveras' fielding error.
Jose Vizcaino:Vizcaino grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Astros 8th
Chris Narveson pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg flied out to center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Berkman doubled to left.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Huff walked.
Luke Scott:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Scott struck out swinging.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Burke flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Charlton Jimerson in center
Skip Schumaker in left
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Schumaker reached on an infield single.
Chris Duncan:Duncan flied out to right.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pujols grounded into double play third to second to first, Schumaker out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Jorge Sosa pitching:
Eric Bruntlett:Ball, Bruntlett lined out to shortstop.
Brad Ausmus:Foul, Foul, Ausmus grounded out to first.
Roy Oswalt:Ball, Oswalt singled to right.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Taveras popped out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 9th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Scott Spiezio:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Spiezio fouled out to third.
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Foul, Rolen singled to center.
Juan Encarnacion:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Encarnacion singled to right, Rolen to third.
Ronnie Belliard:Belliard singled to center, Rolen scored, Encarnacion to second
John Rodriguez in left.
John Rodriguez:So Taguchi in left.
So Taguchi:Ball, Taguchi flied out to right
Preston Wilson in left.
Dan Wheeler relieved Trever Miller.
Preston Wilson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Wilson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

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