MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Oakland

Cardinals 1st
Lenny DiNardo pitching:
So Taguchi:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Taguchi struck out swinging.
Scott Spiezio:Ball, Ball, Ball, Spiezio walked.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Foul, Pujols ground-rule doubled to right, Spiezio to third.
Juan Encarnacion:Foul, Encarnacion sacrificed to shortstop, Spiezio scored.
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Rolen grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 1st
Todd Wellemeyer pitching:
Travis Buck:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Buck singled to center.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Kotsay walked, Buck to second.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Swisher fouled out to first.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Foul, Buck to third, Kotsay to second on wild pitch, Ball, Ball, Johnson reached on fielder's choice to first, Buck out at home, Kotsay to third.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Strike looking, Crosby flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Lenny DiNardo pitching:
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ludwick popped out to second.
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Miles grounded out to third.
Kelly Stinnett:Strike looking, Ball, Stinnett grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 2nd
Todd Wellemeyer pitching:
Jack Cust:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Cust doubled to right.
Mark Ellis:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ellis flied out to left.
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Scutaro doubled to deep left center, Cust scored.
Kurt Suzuki:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Suzuki grounded out to third.
Travis Buck:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Buck popped out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Lenny DiNardo pitching:
Brendan Ryan:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ryan reached on an infield single.
So Taguchi:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Bunt foul, Ball, Taguchi reached on an infield single, Ryan to second.
Scott Spiezio:Ball, Spiezio doubled to right, Ryan scored, Taguchi to third.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Pujols sacrificed to second, Taguchi scored, Spiezio to third.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Ball, Encarnacion hit sacrifice fly to center, Spiezio scored.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Rolen walked.
Ryan Ludwick:Ludwick lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 3rd
Todd Wellemeyer pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kotsay flied out to left.
Nick Swisher:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Swisher homered to right.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Johnson walked.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Crosby struck out looking.
Jack Cust:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Cust doubled to center, Johnson to third.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Johnson scored, Cust to third on wild pitch, Ellis struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Cardinals 4th
Lenny DiNardo pitching:
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Miles doubled to right.
Kelly Stinnett:Strike swinging, Ball, Bunt foul, Stinnett singled to left center, Miles to third.
Brendan Ryan:Ryan lined out to shortstop.
So Taguchi:Taguchi singled to left center, Miles scored, Stinnett to second.
Scott Spiezio:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Spiezio lined out to third.
Ruddy Lugo relieved Lenny DiNardo.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pujols struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 4th
Todd Wellemeyer pitching:
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Scutaro grounded out to third.
Kurt Suzuki:Ball, Suzuki doubled to left.
Randy Flores relieved Todd Wellemeyer.
Travis Buck:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Buck walked.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Kotsay grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, Buck out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Ruddy Lugo pitching:
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Encarnacion doubled to shallow left center, Encarnacion to third on Crosby's throwing error.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Ball, Ball, Rolen walked.
Ryan Ludwick:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ludwick flied out to right.
Aaron Miles:Miles singled to right, Encarnacion scored, Rolen to third.
Kelly Stinnett:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Stinnett doubled to right, Rolen scored, Miles to third.
Brendan Ryan:Strike swinging, Ball, Ryan reached on an infield single, Miles scored, Stinnett to third.
So Taguchi:Taguchi doubled to right, Stinnett and Ryan scored.
Scott Spiezio:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Spiezio hit by pitch.
Kiko Calero relieved Ruddy Lugo.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pujols walked, Taguchi to third, Spiezio to second.
Juan Encarnacion:Encarnacion grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Taguchi scored, Spiezio to third, Pujols out at second.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Rolen walked, Encarnacion to second
Chris Duncan hit for Ryan Ludwick.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Duncan homered to right, Spiezio, Encarnacion and Rolen scored.
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Miles grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (10 Runs, 6 Hits, 1 Error)
Athletics 5th
Randy Flores pitching:
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Swisher grounded out to third.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Ball, Johnson grounded out to second.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Foul, Crosby singled to center.
Jack Cust:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Cust walked, Crosby to second.
Mark Ellis:Ellis homered to left center, Crosby and Cust scored.
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Scutaro lined out to third.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Ron Flores pitching:
Kelly Stinnett:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Stinnett struck out swinging.
Brendan Ryan:Strike swinging, Foul, Ryan struck out swinging.
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Taguchi singled to right.
Scott Spiezio:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Spiezio walked, Taguchi to second.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Pujols lined out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Athletics 6th
Ryan Franklin pitching:
Kurt Suzuki:Strike looking, Ball, Suzuki singled to center.
Travis Buck:Strike looking, Foul, Buck grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Suzuki out at second.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Kotsay singled to center.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Swisher singled to center, Kotsay to second.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Johnson grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Ron Flores pitching:
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Encarnacion flied out to right.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Rolen struck out swinging.
Chris Duncan:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Duncan struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 7th
Russ Springer pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Crosby struck out looking.
Jack Cust:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Cust walked.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ellis struck out swinging.
Marco Scutaro:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Scutaro flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Ron Flores pitching:
Aaron Miles:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Miles flied out to right.
Kelly Stinnett:Strike swinging, Foul, Stinnett struck out swinging.
Brendan Ryan:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ryan popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 8th
Brad Thompson pitching:
Kurt Suzuki:Strike looking, Suzuki grounded out to pitcher.
Travis Buck:Buck singled to deep right.
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Kotsay singled to right, Buck to second.
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Swisher struck out looking.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Johnson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Jay Marshall pitching:
So Taguchi:Taguchi flied out to center.
Scott Spiezio:Spiezio singled to center.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Strike looking, Pujols singled to center, Spiezio to second.
Juan Encarnacion:Encarnacion grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Pujols out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 9th
Brad Thompson pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Crosby grounded out to pitcher.
Jack Cust:Ball, Cust singled to left center.
Mark Ellis:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ellis grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Cust out at second.
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Scutaro flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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