MLB Play by Play - Pittsburgh vs. Houston

Pirates 1st
Matt Albers pitching:
Nate McLouth:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, McLouth safe at first on 2nd baseman Biggio's fielding error.
Matt Kata:Strike looking, McLouth stole second, Foul, Kata struck out swinging.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Sanchez popped out to pitcher.
Adam A. LaRoche:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, LaRoche singled to shallow left center, McLouth scored.
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Bay struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Astros 1st
Ian Snell pitching:
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Biggio struck out swinging.
Hunter Pence:Pence flied out to center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Berkman struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 2nd
Matt Albers pitching:
Jose A. Bautista:Ball, Foul, Bautista doubled to left.
Ronny Paulino:Ball, Ball, Paulino grounded out to third.
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Wilson singled to right, Bautista scored.
Ian Snell:Bunt foul, Snell grounded bunt out to pitcher, Wilson to second.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, McLouth popped out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Ian Snell pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Lee singled to left center.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lamb singled to shallow left center, Lee to second.
Luke Scott:Strike swinging, Ball, Scott singled to shallow center, Lee to third, Lamb to second.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Strike swinging, Loretta popped out to second.
Eric Munson:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Munson hit sacrifice fly to left, Lee scored.
Matt Albers:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Albers struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 3rd
Matt Albers pitching:
Matt Kata:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kata grounded out to shortstop.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Sanchez struck out swinging.
Adam A. LaRoche:LaRoche reached on an infield single.
Jason Bay:Bay hit by pitch, LaRoche to second.
Jose A. Bautista:Foul, Ball, Foul, Bautista grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Bay out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Ian Snell pitching:
Craig Biggio:Biggio flied out to center.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Pence flied out to center.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Berkman struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 4th
Matt Albers pitching:
Ronny Paulino:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Paulino flied out to right.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Wilson singled to right.
Ian Snell:Bunt foul, Bunt foul, Snell struck out swinging.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, McLouth flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Ian Snell pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Lee walked.
Mike Lamb:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Lamb flied out to left.
Luke Scott:Scott grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Lee out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 5th
Matt Albers pitching:
Matt Kata:Strike looking, Kata flied out to left.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Sanchez flied out to center.
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, LaRoche struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Ian Snell pitching:
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Loretta grounded out to first.
Eric Munson:Ball, Munson grounded out to first.
Matt Albers:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Albers struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 6th
Matt Albers pitching:
Jason Bay:Ball, Strike swinging, Bay singled to shallow center.
Jose A. Bautista:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Bautista grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Bay out at second.
Ronny Paulino:Strike looking, Ball, Paulino grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Ian Snell pitching:
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Biggio grounded out to third.
Hunter Pence:Pence grounded out to shortstop.
Lance Berkman:Berkman flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 7th
Matt Albers pitching:
Jack Wilson:Wilson popped out to shortstop.
Ian Snell:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Snell struck out looking.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Ball, McLouth flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Ian Snell pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Lee singled to shallow center.
Mike Lamb:Lamb doubled to left, Lee to third.
Luke Scott:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Scott struck out swinging.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Strike swinging, Loretta grounded out to second, Lee scored, Lamb to third.
Eric Munson:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Munson singled to left, Lamb scored
Ty Wigginton hit for Matt Albers.
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Ball, Ball, Wigginton grounded out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 8th
Eric Bruntlett at shortstop
Chad Qualls pitching:
Matt Kata:Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Kata struck out swinging.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Foul, Sanchez flied out to center.
Adam A. LaRoche:Strike looking, LaRoche grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Franquelis Osoria pitching:
Craig Biggio:Foul, Foul, Foul, Biggio struck out swinging.
Hunter Pence:Pence grounded out to pitcher.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Berkman grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 9th
Brad Ausmus catching
Chris Burke at second
Brad Lidge pitching:
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Bay struck out swinging.
Jose A. Bautista:Strike swinging, Ball, Bautista grounded out to second
Xavier Nady hit for Ronny Paulino.
Xavier Nady:Foul, Ball, Nady homered to left center.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Wilson flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Carlos L. Maldonado catching
Cesar Izturis at shortstop
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Lee flied out to center.
Mike Lamb:Foul, Ball, Lamb flied out to deep left.
Luke Scott:Scott grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 10th
Trever Miller pitching:
Cesar Izturis:Ball, Strike looking, Izturis flied out to right.
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, McLouth flied out to right.
Matt Kata:Strike looking, Kata grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 10th
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Eric Bruntlett:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Bruntlett doubled to deep left center.
Chris Burke:Burke sacrificed to pitcher, Bruntlett to third.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ausmus walked
Orlando Palmeiro hit for Trever Miller.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Ball, Ball, Palmeiro intentionally walked, Ausmus to second.
Hunter Pence:Foul, Strike swinging, Pence struck out swinging.
John Grabow relieved Shawn Chacon
Josh Phelps hit for John Grabow
Jose Castillo at third.
Brian Moehler relieved Trever Miller.
Lance Berkman:Berkman grounded into fielder's choice to second, Moehler out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 11th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Sanchez singled to right.
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Foul, LaRoche flied out to left.
Jason Bay:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Bay flied out to left.
Jose A. Bautista:Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Bautista flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 11th
John Grabow pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Lee flied out to center.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Lamb singled to right.
Luke Scott:Ball, Strike looking, Scott flied out to right.
Eric Bruntlett:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bruntlett grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 12th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Carlos L. Maldonado:Ball, Foul, Foul, Maldonado popped out to first.
Jose Castillo:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Castillo reached on an infield single.
Cesar Izturis:Ball, Izturis flied out to center.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, McLouth walked, Castillo to second.
Josh Phelps:Phelps reached on an infield single, Castillo to third, McLouth to second.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Sanchez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 12th
Matt Capps pitching:
Chris Burke:Burke grounded out to shortstop.
Brad Ausmus:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ausmus struck out swinging.
Brian Moehler:Moehler grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 13th
Travis Driskill pitching:
Adam A. LaRoche:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, LaRoche flied out to deep left.
Jason Bay:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bay singled to center.
Jose A. Bautista:Strike looking, Bautista grounded into double play third to second to first, Bay out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 13th
Matt Capps pitching:
Hunter Pence:Pence singled to left center, Pence to second on left fielder Bay's fielding error.
Lance Berkman:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Berkman intentionally walked.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Lee flied out to left.
Mike Lamb:Lamb grounded out to second, Pence to third, Berkman to second.
Luke Scott:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Scott intentionally walked.
Eric Bruntlett:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Bruntlett struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Pirates 14th
Travis Driskill pitching:
Carlos L. Maldonado:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Maldonado struck out swinging.
Jose Castillo:Foul, Castillo grounded out to shortstop.
Cesar Izturis:Izturis grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 14th
Shane Youman pitching:
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Burke struck out looking.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ausmus walked.
Travis Driskill:Ball, Ball, Bunt foul, Strike (missed bunt), Driskill sacrificed to pitcher, Ausmus to second.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pence walked.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Berkman grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 15th
Travis Driskill pitching:
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, McLouth walked.
Shane Youman:Bunt foul, Bunt foul, Pickoff attempt, Youman struck out on missed bunt.
Freddy Sanchez:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Strike swinging, McLouth stole second, Foul, Sanchez safe at first on 3rd baseman Lamb's fielding error.
Adam A. LaRoche:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, LaRoche homered to center, McLouth and Sanchez scored.
Jason Bay:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Bay doubled to center.
Jose A. Bautista:Bautista singled to shallow center, Bay to third.
Carlos L. Maldonado:Maldonado hit sacrifice fly to right, Bay scored, Bautista to second.
Jose Castillo:Castillo singled to shallow left center, Bautista scored.
Cesar Izturis:Strike looking, Izturis flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 1 Error)
Astros 15th
Shane Youman pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Strike looking, Lee singled to left center.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Lamb doubled to center, Lee to third.
Luke Scott:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Scott hit by pitch.
Eric Bruntlett:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bruntlett struck out swinging.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Burke struck out swinging.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ausmus struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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