MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Houston

Cardinals 1st
Woody Williams pitching:
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Eckstein struck out swinging.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ankiel singled to right.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pujols lined out to right.
Jim Edmonds:Edmonds singled to right, Ankiel to second.
Chris Duncan:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Duncan homered to right, Ankiel and Edmonds scored.
Scott Rolen:Rolen grounded out to third.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Braden Looper pitching:
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Biggio reached on an infield single.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Ball, Ball, Pence walked, Biggio to second.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Berkman struck out on foul tip.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Lee struck out swinging.
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Wigginton lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Woody Williams pitching:
Yadier Molina:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Molina singled to center.
Braden Looper:Bunt foul, Foul, Looper sacrificed to catcher, Molina to second.
Aaron Miles:Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Miles doubled to right, Molina scored.
David Eckstein:Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Eckstein flied out to center.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ankiel struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Braden Looper pitching:
Luke Scott:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Scott struck out swinging.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Ball, Loretta flied out to deep right.
Brad Ausmus:Foul, Ausmus grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Woody Williams pitching:
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Pujols singled to center.
Jim Edmonds:Edmonds grounded out to pitcher, Pujols to second.
Chris Duncan:Duncan grounded out to pitcher.
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Rolen grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Braden Looper pitching:
Woody Williams:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Williams popped out to second.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Biggio grounded out to first.
Hunter Pence:Strike swinging, Pence grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Woody Williams pitching:
Yadier Molina:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Molina grounded out to shortstop.
Braden Looper:Looper grounded out to third.
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Miles popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Braden Looper pitching:
Lance Berkman:Berkman singled to left center.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Lee flied out to right.
Ty Wigginton:Wigginton hit by pitch, Berkman to second.
Luke Scott:Ball, Scott grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, Wigginton out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Woody Williams pitching:
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Eckstein grounded out to second.
Rick Ankiel:Ankiel singled to right.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Pujols singled to left center, Ankiel to second.
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Edmonds walked, Ankiel to third, Pujols to second.
Mark S. McLemore relieved Woody Williams.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Duncan singled to right, Ankiel scored, Pujols to third, Edmonds to second.
Scott Rolen:Rolen singled to center, Pujols scored, Edmonds to third, Duncan to second.
Yadier Molina:Foul, Strike swinging, Molina struck out looking.
Braden Looper:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Looper struck out looking.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Braden Looper pitching:
Mark Loretta:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Loretta grounded out to third.
Brad Ausmus:Ausmus lined out to right
Orlando Palmeiro hit for Mark S. McLemore.
Orlando Palmeiro:Ball, Palmeiro lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Travis Driskill pitching:
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Miles doubled to center.
David Eckstein:Eckstein grounded out to shortstop.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ankiel doubled to right, Miles scored.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Pujols flied out to center.
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Edmonds flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Braden Looper pitching:
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike looking, Biggio grounded out to shortstop.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pence singled softly to left center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Berkman grounded out to shortstop, Pence to second.
Carlos N. Lee:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lee flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Travis Driskill pitching:
Chris Duncan:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Duncan struck out looking.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Rolen flied out to right.
Yadier Molina:Foul, Ball, Molina singled to center.
Braden Looper:Looper flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Braden Looper pitching:
Ty Wigginton:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Wigginton struck out swinging.
Luke Scott:Foul, Ball, Scott flied out to center.
Mark Loretta:Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Loretta doubled to left.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Foul, Ausmus popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Travis Driskill pitching:
Aaron Miles:Foul, Ball, Miles lined out to left.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Foul, Eckstein singled to right.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ankiel flied out to left.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Pujols singled to right, Eckstein to second
So Taguchi ran for Albert Pujols.
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Foul, Edmonds struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Ryan Ludwick in right
Chris Burke hit for Travis Driskill
Russ Springer pitching:
Chris Burke:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Burke struck out swinging.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Biggio popped out to second.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Pence struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Chris Duncan:Duncan singled softly to shallow center
Brendan Ryan hit for Scott Rolen.
Brendan Ryan:Ball, Ryan popped out to shortstop.
Yadier Molina:Strike swinging, Molina grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Duncan out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Troy Percival pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Berkman singled to center.
Carlos N. Lee:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Lee reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Berkman out at second.
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Strike looking, Wigginton singled to left, Lee to second.
Luke Scott:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Scott struck out swinging.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Ball, Loretta grounded into fielder's choice to third, Wigginton out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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