MLB Play by Play - Oakland vs. Houston

Athletics 1st
Chris Sampson pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Foul, Kotsay grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Ellis:Ball, Foul, Ellis grounded out to shortstop.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Swisher grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Joe Blanton pitching:
Craig Biggio:Foul, Strike looking, Biggio struck out swinging.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lamb lined out to center.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Pence flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 2nd
Chris Sampson pitching:
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Chavez grounded out to third.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Ball, Johnson grounded out to second.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Ball, Crosby grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Joe Blanton pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lee doubled to right.
Mark Loretta:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Loretta struck out swinging.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Burke grounded out to shortstop, Lee to third.
Eric Munson:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Munson doubled to center, Lee scored.
Adam Everett:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Everett grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 3rd
Chris Sampson pitching:
Jack Cust:Cust grounded out to first.
Jason Kendall:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Kendall singled to left center.
Joe Blanton:Ball, Blanton hit into double play pitcher to second to first, Kendall out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Joe Blanton pitching:
Chris Sampson:Strike looking, Bunt foul, Sampson reached on an infield single.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Biggio flied out to right.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Lamb fouled out to third.
Hunter Pence:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Pence doubled to deep right, Sampson scored.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 4th
Chris Sampson pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Kotsay grounded out to second.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Ellis flied out to center.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Strike looking, Swisher popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Mark Loretta:Ball, Loretta doubled to deep left.
Chris Burke:Foul, Burke grounded out to shortstop, Loretta to third.
Eric Munson:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Munson walked.
Adam Everett:Ball, Everett grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Munson out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 5th
Chris Sampson pitching:
Eric Chavez:Chavez homered to right.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Johnson grounded out to second.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Crosby struck out swinging.
Jack Cust:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Cust grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Chris Sampson:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Sampson grounded out to shortstop.
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Biggio lined out to second.
Mike Lamb:Lamb grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 6th
Chris Sampson pitching:
Jason Kendall:Ball, Kendall homered to left center.
Joe Blanton:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Blanton struck out swinging.
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kotsay grounded out to first.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ellis flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Hunter Pence:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Pence struck out swinging.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lee singled to center.
Mark Loretta:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Loretta grounded out to shortstop, Lee to second.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Ball, Burke lined out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 7th
Chris Sampson pitching:
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Swisher grounded out to first.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Chavez flied out to center.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Johnson grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Eric Munson:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Munson grounded out to shortstop.
Adam Everett:Everett ground-rule doubled to right.
Chris Sampson:Orlando Palmeiro hit for Chris Sampson.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Palmeiro grounded out to shortstop, Everett to third.
Craig Biggio:Biggio doubled to deep left center, Everett scored.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Biggio to third on balk, Lamb grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 8th
Dan Wheeler pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Dan Wheeler relieved Chris Sampson, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Crosby struck out swinging.
Jack Cust:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Cust struck out swinging.
Jason Kendall:Kendall reached on an infield single
Marco Scutaro hit for Joe Blanton.
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to third, Scutaro reached on an infield single, Kendall to second.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Kotsay doubled to left, Kendall scored, Scutaro to third.
Mark Ellis:Ellis doubled to left center, Scutaro and Kotsay scored.
Nick Swisher:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Swisher intentionally walked.
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Ball, Ellis stole third Swisher to second, Ball, Chavez singled to center, Ellis and Swisher scored.
Dan Johnson:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Johnson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Santiago Casilla pitching:
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence singled to center.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Lee grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Pence out at second.
Mark Loretta:Loretta singled to right.
Chris Burke:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Burke singled to center, Loretta to second.
Eric Munson:Ball, Munson grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 9th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Brian Moehler relieved Trever Miller, Crosby grounded out to third
Donnie Murphy hit for Santiago Casilla.
Donnie Murphy:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Murphy struck out swinging.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Kendall grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Alan Embree pitching:
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Everett flied out to center
Morgan Ensberg hit for Brian Moehler.
Morgan Ensberg:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ensberg flied out to right.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Biggio struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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