MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Pittsburgh

Cardinals 1st
Paul Maholm pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Eckstein walked.
So Taguchi:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Taguchi doubled to left, Eckstein scored.
Albert Pujols:Foul, Pujols grounded out to shortstop.
Juan Encarnacion:Strike looking, Encarnacion grounded out to pitcher.
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Rolen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 1st
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Sanchez popped out to second.
Cesar Izturis:Strike looking, Foul, Izturis popped out to shortstop.
Adam A. LaRoche:Foul, LaRoche grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Paul Maholm pitching:
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ludwick flied out to center.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Molina flied out to center.
Aaron Miles:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Miles grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 2nd
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Jason Bay:Ball, Strike looking, Bay reached on an infield single.
Xavier Nady:Ball, Ball, Nady singled to left, Bay to second.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Ball, Doumit popped out to third.
Ronny Paulino:Ball, Paulino flied out to right.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Wilson singled to left, Bay scored, Nady to third.
Paul Maholm:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Maholm struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Paul Maholm pitching:
Adam Wainwright:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Wainwright flied out to right.
David Eckstein:Ball, Eckstein fouled out to third.
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Taguchi struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 3rd
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Foul, Ball, Sanchez singled to left.
Cesar Izturis:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Foul, Izturis flied out to left.
Adam A. LaRoche:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, LaRoche popped out to third.
Jason Bay:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bay struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Paul Maholm pitching:
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pujols walked.
Juan Encarnacion:Foul, Strike looking, Encarnacion singled to right, Pujols to second.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Rolen grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Pujols to third, Encarnacion out at second.
Ryan Ludwick:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ludwick hit by pitch.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Molina singled to center, Pujols scored, Ludwick to third.
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball (pitchout), Ludwick caught stealing, catcher to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 4th
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Xavier Nady:Ball, Ball, Foul, Nady singled to center.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Doumit flied out to center.
Ronny Paulino:Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Nate McLouth ran for Xavier Nady, Ball (pitchout), Ball, Ball, Paulino grounded out to second, McLouth to second.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Wilson singled to center, McLouth scored.
Paul Maholm:Ball, Maholm singled to center, Wilson to second.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Sanchez grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Maholm out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Paul Maholm pitching:
Aaron Miles:Ball, Miles grounded out to shortstop.
Adam Wainwright:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Wainwright singled to center.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Eckstein flied out to center.
So Taguchi:Taguchi grounded into fielder's choice to third, Wainwright out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 5th
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Cesar Izturis:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Izturis flied out to center.
Adam A. LaRoche:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, LaRoche walked.
Jason Bay:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Bay singled to center, LaRoche to second.
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, Strike swinging, McLouth struck out swinging.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Doumit grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Paul Maholm pitching:
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike looking, Pujols grounded out to third.
Juan Encarnacion:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Encarnacion struck out swinging.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Rolen singled to left.
Ryan Ludwick:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul on catcher Paulino's dropped ball error, Ludwick doubled to center, Rolen scored.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Molina grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Pirates 6th
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Ronny Paulino:Paulino flied out to left.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Ball, Wilson flied out to center
Matt Kata hit for Paul Maholm.
Matt Kata:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kata flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Salomon Torres pitching:
Aaron Miles:Ball, Foul, Miles singled to right
Chris Duncan hit for Adam Wainwright.
Chris Duncan:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Duncan doubled to right, Miles to third.
David Eckstein:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Eckstein hit sacrifice fly to right, Miles scored, Duncan to third
Skip Schumaker hit for So Taguchi.
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Schumaker hit sacrifice fly to left, Duncan scored.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pujols doubled to left.
Juan Encarnacion:Foul, Ball, Encarnacion grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 7th
Russ Springer pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Sanchez grounded out to third.
Cesar Izturis:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Izturis singled to right.
Adam A. LaRoche:LaRoche singled to right, Izturis to second.
Jason Bay:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bay singled to center, Izturis scored, LaRoche to second.
Randy Flores relieved Russ Springer.
Nate McLouth:Ball, McLouth grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Bay out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Rolen doubled to left.
Ryan Ludwick:Ludwick sacrificed to pitcher, Rolen to third.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Molina hit sacrifice fly to center, Rolen scored.
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Ball, Miles grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 8th
Ryan Franklin pitching:
Ryan Doumit:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Doumit homered to right.
Ronny Paulino:Strike looking, Ball, Paulino grounded out to third.
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Ball, Wilson flied out to left
Josh Phelps hit for Shawn Chacon.
Josh Phelps:Strike looking, Ball, Phelps safe at first on 3rd baseman Rolen's fielding error.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Sanchez flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Cardinals 9th
Scott Spiezio hit for Ryan Franklin
John Grabow pitching:
Scott Spiezio:Foul, Foul, Spiezio grounded out to third.
David Eckstein:Eckstein grounded bunt out to third.
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Schumaker struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 9th
Jason Isringhausen pitching:
Cesar Izturis:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Izturis flied out to right.
Adam A. LaRoche:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, LaRoche grounded out to first.
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Ball, Bay walked.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Bay to second on fielder's indifference, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, McLouth struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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