MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. St. Louis

Astros 1st
Kip Wells pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ensberg reached on an infield single.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Loretta singled to right, Ensberg to third.
Lance Berkman:Berkman singled to left center, Ensberg scored, Loretta to second.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Foul, Lee struck out swinging.
Luke Scott:Scott grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, Berkman out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
Matt Albers pitching:
Scott Spiezio:Strike looking, Spiezio flied out to right.
Chris Duncan:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Duncan walked.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Pujols struck out swinging.
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Edmonds flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Kip Wells pitching:
Hunter Pence:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pence struck out swinging.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Everett grounded out to third.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ausmus grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
Matt Albers pitching:
Scott Rolen:Ball, Foul, Foul, Rolen flied out to center.
Aaron Miles:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Miles struck out looking.
Yadier Molina:Foul, Ball, Ball, Molina grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Kip Wells pitching:
Matt Albers:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Albers struck out swinging.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ensberg popped out to third.
Mark Loretta:Loretta popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
Matt Albers pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Eckstein grounded out to third.
Kip Wells:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Wells flied out to center.
Scott Spiezio:Ball, Spiezio grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Kip Wells pitching:
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Berkman flied out to left.
Carlos N. Lee:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Lee walked.
Luke Scott:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Scott doubled to center, Lee scored, Scott to third on center fielder Edmonds' fielding error.
Hunter Pence:Pence grounded out to second.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Everett grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Cardinals 4th
Matt Albers pitching:
Chris Duncan:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Duncan singled to center.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pujols grounded out to second, Duncan to second.
Jim Edmonds:Edmonds flied out to left.
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Rolen grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Kip Wells pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus walked.
Matt Albers:Albers sacrificed to pitcher, Ausmus to second.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Ball, Ensberg walked.
Mark Loretta:Foul, Loretta singled to center, Ausmus scored, Ensberg to second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Berkman walked, Ensberg to third, Loretta to second.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee doubled to deep right, Ensberg, Loretta and Berkman scored, Lee to third advancing on throw.
Tyler J. Johnson relieved Kip Wells.
Luke Scott:Strike looking, Scott doubled to center, Lee scored.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike swinging, Pence grounded out to shortstop.
Adam Everett:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Everett grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 5th
Matt Albers pitching:
Aaron Miles:Miles grounded out to second.
Yadier Molina:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Molina singled to left center.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Eckstein lined out to left
Preston Wilson hit for Tyler J. Johnson.
Preston Wilson:Ball, Ball, Wilson grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Kelvin Jimenez pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Ausmus doubled to right.
Matt Albers:Albers sacrificed to pitcher, Ausmus to third.
Morgan Ensberg:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ensberg singled to left center, Ausmus scored.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Ball, Loretta singled to left center, Ensberg to second.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Ball, Ball, Berkman singled to right, Ensberg scored, Loretta to third.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee flied out to center.
Luke Scott:Ball, Strike swinging, Scott flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
Matt Albers pitching:
Scott Spiezio:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Spiezio popped out to center.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Duncan grounded out to second.
Albert Pujols:Pujols lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Kelvin Jimenez pitching:
Hunter Pence:Ball, Foul, Ball, Pence grounded out to shortstop.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Everett safe at first on shortstop Eckstein's fielding error.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ausmus lined out to second.
Matt Albers:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Albers struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Cardinals 7th
Matt Albers pitching:
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Edmonds grounded out to second.
Scott Rolen:Rolen grounded out to shortstop.
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Ball, Miles flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Chris Burke at second
Dennis Dove pitching:
Morgan Ensberg:Dennis Dove relieved Kelvin Jimenez, Ball, Ball, Gary Bennett catching, Ball, Strike looking, Ensberg flied out to left.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Loretta doubled to left.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Burke singled to left center, Loretta to third
Orlando Palmeiro hit for Carlos N. Lee.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Palmeiro walked, Burke to second.
Luke Scott:Ball, Scott grounded into fielder's choice to first, Loretta out at home, Burke to third, Palmeiro to second.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence homered to left center, Burke, Palmeiro and Scott scored.
Adam Everett:Everett grounded out to third.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Humberto Quintero catching
Matt Albers pitching:
Gary Bennett:Bennett popped out to third.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Ball, Eckstein singled to center
Skip Schumaker hit for Dennis Dove.
Trever Miller relieved Matt Albers.
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Schumaker flied out to center.
Scott Spiezio:Foul, Ball, Spiezio reached on an infield single, Eckstein to third.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Duncan struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Russ Springer pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ausmus struck out on foul tip
Jason Lane hit for Trever Miller.
Jason Lane:Ball, Foul, Lane popped out to first.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ensberg popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 9th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Pujols grounded out to third.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Edmonds flied out to left.
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Rolen lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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