MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Pittsburgh

Astros 1st
Ian Snell pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Taveras grounded out to shortstop.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Lamb walked.
Lance Berkman:Berkman reached on fielder's choice to second, Lamb to third on 2nd baseman Nady's throwing error.
Luke Scott:Foul, Ball, Scott singled to center, Lamb scored, Berkman to second.
Aubrey Huff:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Huff singled to center, Berkman scored, Scott to third, Huff to second advancing on throw.
Craig Biggio:Foul, Biggio grounded out to shortstop, Scott scored.
Adam Everett:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Everett popped out to second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Pirates 1st
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Duffy flied out to deep right.
Jack Wilson:Bunt foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Wilson grounded out to second.
Freddy Sanchez:Foul, Sanchez grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Ian Snell pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ausmus struck out looking.
Andy Pettitte:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pettitte flied out to left.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Taveras grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 2nd
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Bay homered to left center.
Xavier Nady:Ball, Nady grounded out to third.
Ronny Paulino:Ball, Paulino doubled to center.
Jose A. Bautista:Strike looking, Bautista homered to left center, Paulino scored.
Jose Castillo:Strike looking, Ball, Castillo grounded out to shortstop.
Ian Snell:Ball, Foul, Foul, Snell struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Ian Snell pitching:
Mike Lamb:Ball, Lamb singled to right.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Berkman grounded out to first, Lamb to second.
Luke Scott:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Lamb to third on wild pitch, Foul, Ball, Scott struck out swinging.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Ball, Intentional ball, Huff intentionally walked.
Craig Biggio:Foul, Biggio singled to right, Lamb scored, Huff to second.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Everett popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 3rd
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Chris Duffy:Ball, Strike looking, Duffy grounded out to catcher.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Ball, Wilson flied out to deep right.
Freddy Sanchez:Sanchez singled to center.
Jason Bay:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Bay singled to left, Sanchez to third.
Xavier Nady:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Nady grounded into fielder's choice to third, Bay out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Ian Snell pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ausmus grounded out to pitcher.
Andy Pettitte:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pettitte grounded out to shortstop.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Taveras grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 4th
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Ronny Paulino:Strike looking, Ball, Paulino grounded out to second.
Jose A. Bautista:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bautista singled to left center.
Jose Castillo:Foul, Castillo popped out to shortstop.
Ian Snell:Ball, Ball, Snell grounded into fielder's choice to second, Bautista out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Ian Snell pitching:
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Ball, Lamb walked.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Berkman struck out looking.
Luke Scott:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Scott singled to center, Lamb to second.
Aubrey Huff:Huff singled to left center, Lamb to third, Scott to second.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Biggio hit sacrifice fly to center, Lamb scored, Scott to third.
Adam Everett:Ball, Everett singled to right, Scott scored, Huff to second.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Everett out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 5th
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Foul, Duffy grounded out to second.
Jack Wilson:Wilson popped bunt out to catcher.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Ball, Sanchez doubled to right.
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bay walked.
Xavier Nady:Strike looking, Ball, Nady lined out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Damaso Marte pitching:
Andy Pettitte:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pettitte flied out to left.
Willy Taveras:Taveras reached on bunt single to first.
Mike Lamb:Foul, Ball, Taveras to second on Nady's fielding error, Lamb grounded out to first, Taveras to third.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Berkman walked.
Luke Scott:Strike looking, Juan P. Perez relieved Damaso Marte, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Scott struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Pirates 6th
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Ronny Paulino:Paulino reached on bunt single to third.
Jose A. Bautista:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bautista struck out swinging.
Jose Castillo:Castillo grounded into double play third to second to first, Paulino out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Juan P. Perez pitching:
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Strike looking, Huff grounded out to first.
Craig Biggio:Brian A. Rogers relieved Juan P. Perez, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Biggio grounded out to shortstop.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Everett singled to right.
Brad Ausmus:Ausmus flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 7th
Joe Randa hit for Brian A. Rogers
Andy Pettitte pitching:
Joe Randa:Ball, Foul, Randa grounded out to second.
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Ball, Duffy reached on an infield single.
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Wilson popped out to shortstop.
Freddy Sanchez:Sanchez reached on bunt single to third, Duffy to second.
Jason Bay:Russ Springer relieved Andy Pettitte, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Bay hit by pitch, Duffy to third, Sanchez to second.
Xavier Nady:Ryan Doumit hit for Xavier Nady.
Ryan Doumit:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Doumit fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Morgan Ensberg hit for Russ Springer
Jonah Bayliss pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ensberg flied out to center.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Strike looking, Taveras singled to right.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike looking, Taveras stole second, Ball, Ball, Lamb walked.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Berkman singled to left center, Taveras scored, Lamb to second.
Luke Scott:Ball, Scott flied out to right.
Aubrey Huff:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Huff grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 8th
Fernando Nieve pitching:
Ronny Paulino:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Paulino grounded out to third.
Jose A. Bautista:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bautista struck out swinging.
Jose Castillo:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Castillo walked.
Joe Randa:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Randa struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Jonah Bayliss pitching:
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Foul, Biggio flied out to left.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Everett struck out swinging.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ausmus singled to right.
Morgan Ensberg:Ensberg popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 9th
Eric Bruntlett at second
Fernando Nieve pitching:
Chris Duffy:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Duffy grounded out to shortstop.
Jack Wilson:Wilson doubled to center.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Sanchez doubled to right, Wilson scored.
Jason Bay:Bay grounded out to third
Jeromy Burnitz hit for Jonah Bayliss.
Jeromy Burnitz:Foul, Ball, Burnitz grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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