MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Houston

Cardinals 1st
Jason Hirsh pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Eckstein homered to left.
Chris Duncan:Duncan flied out to left.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Pujols grounded out to third.
Scott Spiezio:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Spiezio grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Chris Narveson pitching:
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Biggio doubled to deep left.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ensberg struck out swinging, Biggio stole third.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Berkman grounded out to first, Biggio scored.
Luke Scott:Ball, Ball, Ball, Scott walked.
Jason Lane:Ball, Lane flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Jason Hirsh pitching:
Scott Rolen:Ball, Rolen popped out to second.
Juan Encarnacion:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Encarnacion flied out to center.
Ronnie Belliard:Belliard homered to left.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Molina lined out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Chris Narveson pitching:
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Burke flied out to right.
Adam Everett:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Everett flied out to right.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ausmus struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Jason Hirsh pitching:
Chris Narveson:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Narveson struck out on foul tip.
David Eckstein:Strike (missed bunt), Strike looking, Eckstein singled to right.
Chris Duncan:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Duncan walked, Eckstein to second.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Pujols flied out to right.
Scott Spiezio:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Spiezio walked, Eckstein to third, Duncan to second.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Rolen fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Chris Narveson pitching:
Jason Hirsh:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Hirsh grounded out to shortstop.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Biggio struck out looking.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ensberg homered to left.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Berkman struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Jason Hirsh pitching:
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Strike looking, Encarnacion flied out to deep left.
Ronnie Belliard:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Belliard grounded out to third.
Yadier Molina:Molina flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Chris Narveson pitching:
Luke Scott:Foul, Foul, Scott struck out looking.
Jason Lane:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Lane walked.
Chris Burke:Ball, Foul, Bunt foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Burke struck out swinging, Lane caught stealing, catcher to second to first to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Jose Vizcaino hit for Chris Narveson
Jason Hirsh pitching:
Jose Vizcaino:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Vizcaino struck out swinging.
David Eckstein:Ball, Foul, Foul, Eckstein singled to right.
Chris Duncan:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Foul, Ball, Duncan reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Eckstein out at second.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Pujols singled to center, Duncan to second.
Russ Springer relieved Jason Hirsh.
Scott Spiezio:Strike looking, Ball, Spiezio tripled to center, Duncan and Pujols scored.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Rolen grounded out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Josh Kinney pitching:
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Everett grounded out to third.
Brad Ausmus:Ausmus grounded out to third
Eric Munson hit for Russ Springer.
Eric Munson:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Munson grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Brad Lidge pitching:
Juan Encarnacion:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Encarnacion struck out swinging.
Ronnie Belliard:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Belliard grounded out to shortstop.
Yadier Molina:Molina fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Josh Kinney pitching:
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Biggio grounded out to third.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ensberg singled to deep left.
Lance Berkman:Randy Flores relieved Josh Kinney, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Berkman struck out swinging.
Luke Scott:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Scott struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
John Rodriguez hit for Randy Flores
Brad Lidge pitching:
John Rodriguez:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Ball, Eckstein grounded out to shortstop.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Duncan homered to left.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Pujols struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Mike Lamb hit for Jason Lane
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Lamb struck out swinging.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Foul, Burke struck out looking.
Adam Everett:Everett grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Fernando Nieve pitching:
Scott Spiezio:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Spiezio struck out swinging.
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Rolen popped out to first.
Juan Encarnacion:Foul, Foul, Ball, Encarnacion struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Orlando Palmeiro hit for Brad Ausmus
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Orlando Palmeiro:Foul, So Taguchi in left, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Palmeiro singled to right
Eric Bruntlett hit for Fernando Nieve.
Eric Bruntlett:Strike looking, Bruntlett singled to right, Palmeiro to second.
Craig Biggio:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Palmeiro to third, Bruntlett to second on wild pitch, Biggio singled to center, Palmeiro and Bruntlett scored.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ensberg struck out looking.
Tyler J. Johnson relieved Adam Wainwright.
Lance Berkman:Berkman singled to right, Biggio to third on right fielder Duncan's fielding error.
Luke Scott:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Scott struck out swinging.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Lamb grounded out to second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 1 Error)

Cardinals 9th
Humberto Quintero catching
Chad Qualls pitching:
Ronnie Belliard:Strike looking, Ball, Belliard singled to center.
Yadier Molina:Strike swinging, Belliard caught stealing, catcher to second, Molina grounded out to third
Preston Wilson hit for Tyler J. Johnson.
Preston Wilson:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Wilson singled to left center.
David Eckstein:Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Eckstein grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Braden Looper pitching:
Chris Burke:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Burke grounded out to shortstop.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Everett singled to right.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Palmeiro doubled to left, Everett scored
Aubrey Huff hit for Chad Qualls.
Aubrey Huff:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Huff grounded out to first, Palmeiro to third.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Ball, Biggio singled softly to left center, Palmeiro scored

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