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MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Houston

Cardinals 1st
Matt Albers pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Eckstein singled to right.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ankiel flied out to right.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Pujols flied out to center.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Eckstein to second on passed ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Encarnacion struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pence struck out swinging.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Burke singled to left center.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Berkman popped out to third.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Strike looking, Burke caught stealing, catcher to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Matt Albers pitching:
Ryan Ludwick:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ludwick grounded out to third.
Yadier Molina:Molina popped out to catcher.
Aaron Miles:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Miles grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Lee grounded out to third.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lamb walked.
Luke Scott:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Scott doubled to left, Lamb scored, Scott out at third.
Eric Bruntlett:Strike looking, Ball, Bruntlett grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Matt Albers pitching:
Joel Pineiro:Ball, Strike looking, Pineiro singled to left.
Brendan Ryan:Ball, Ball, Ryan doubled to deep left center, Pineiro to third.
David Eckstein:Ball, Eckstein grounded out to shortstop, Pineiro scored, Ryan to third.
Rick Ankiel:Strike swinging, Ankiel lined out to first.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Intentional ball, Pujols intentionally walked.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Encarnacion grounded out to catcher.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Eric Munson:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Munson singled to right.
Matt Albers:Bunt foul, Bunt foul, Ball, Munson to second on wild pitch, Albers struck out on missed bunt.
Hunter Pence:Pence grounded out to shortstop.
Chris Burke:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Burke lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Matt Albers pitching:
Ryan Ludwick:Ludwick grounded out to third.
Yadier Molina:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Molina flied out to left.
Aaron Miles:Foul, Miles grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Lance Berkman:Berkman homered to right.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee flied out to center.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike looking, Lamb flied out to deep left.
Luke Scott:Ball, Foul, Scott flied out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Matt Albers pitching:
Joel Pineiro:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Pineiro struck out swinging.
Brendan Ryan:Strike looking, Ryan flied out to right.
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Eckstein safe at first on shortstop Bruntlett's fielding error.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Ankiel walked, Eckstein to second.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pujols struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Astros 5th
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Eric Bruntlett:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bruntlett lined out to pitcher.
Eric Munson:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Munson popped out to shortstop.
Matt Albers:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Albers struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Matt Albers pitching:
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Encarnacion walked.
Ryan Ludwick:Ludwick flied out to center.
Yadier Molina:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Encarnacion caught stealing, catcher to second, Molina grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Hunter Pence:Foul, Pence singled to left.
Chris Burke:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pence to third on Pineiro's throwing error, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Burke popped out to second.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Foul, Foul, Berkman grounded out to pitcher.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Lee grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Cardinals 7th
Matt Albers pitching:
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Miles popped out to shortstop
Chris Duncan hit for Joel Pineiro.
Chris Duncan:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Duncan grounded out to second.
Brendan Ryan:Ball, Ball, Ball, Ryan walked.
David Eckstein:Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Eckstein fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Tyler J. Johnson pitching:
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lamb singled to left.
Luke Scott:Strike (missed bunt), Bunt foul, Scott reached on fielder's choice to first, Lamb out at second.
Eric Bruntlett:Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Bruntlett flied out to right.
Eric Munson:Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Munson flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Chad Qualls pitching:
Rick Ankiel:Ankiel singled to center.
Albert Pujols:Pujols flied out to deep right.
Juan Encarnacion:Encarnacion flied out to center.
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Ludwick reached on an infield single, Ankiel to third.
Yadier Molina:Molina grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Craig Biggio hit for Chad Qualls
Russ Springer pitching:
Craig Biggio:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Biggio reached on an infield single.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pence walked, Biggio to second.
Chris Burke:Burke sacrificed to catcher, Biggio to third, Pence to second.
Lance Berkman:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Berkman intentionally walked.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Lee struck out swinging.
Mike Lamb:Lamb flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Brad Lidge pitching:
Aaron Miles:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Miles grounded out to second
Jim Edmonds hit for Russ Springer.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Edmonds flied out to left.
Brendan Ryan:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ryan struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)