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MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. St. Louis

Astros 1st
Braden Looper pitching:
Josh Anderson:Ball, Strike swinging, Anderson flied out to left.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Biggio flied out to center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Berkman flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Eckstein doubled to deep left.
So Taguchi:Foul, Strike looking, Taguchi grounded into double play first to third, Eckstein out at third.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Ankiel grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Braden Looper pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Lee walked.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Lamb flied out to center.
Chris Burke:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Burke flied out to right.
Cody Ransom:Strike looking, Ball, Ransom singled to left, Lee to second.
J.R. Towles:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Towles doubled to deep left, Lee and Ransom scored.
Wandy Rodriguez:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Scott Spiezio:Strike looking, Ball, Spiezio flied out to center.
Ryan Ludwick:Foul, Ludwick doubled to deep left center.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Molina grounded out to pitcher.
Miguel Cairo:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Cairo lined out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Braden Looper pitching:
Josh Anderson:Strike looking, Anderson singled to left center.
Craig Biggio:Biggio grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Anderson out at second.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Berkman grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Braden Looper:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Looper struck out swinging.
Brendan Ryan:Strike looking, Ryan grounded out to second.
David Eckstein:Ball, Eckstein flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Braden Looper pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Lee singled to left.
Mike Lamb:Lamb doubled to deep right, Lee to third.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Burke grounded out to shortstop.
Cody Ransom:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Ransom intentionally walked.
J.R. Towles:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Towles singled to left, Lee and Lamb scored, Ransom to second.
Wandy Rodriguez:Strike (foul tip), Rodriguez sacrificed to pitcher, Ransom to third, Towles to second.
Josh Anderson:Strike looking, Anderson grounded out to second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
So Taguchi:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Taguchi lined out to third.
Rick Ankiel:Strike looking, Ankiel flied out to center.
Scott Spiezio:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Spiezio flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Braden Looper pitching:
Craig Biggio:Ball, Biggio flied out to center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Foul, Ball, Berkman doubled to center.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Lee grounded out to third.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lamb flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 5th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Ball, Ludwick singled to left.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Molina reached on fielder's choice to second, Ludwick out at second.
Miguel Cairo:Ball, Molina to second on wild pitch, Ball, Cairo singled to right, Molina to third.
Braden Looper:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike (missed bunt), Molina caught stealing, catcher to third Cairo to second, Ball, Looper struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Braden Looper pitching:
Chris Burke:Burke popped out to first.
Cody Ransom:Strike looking, Ransom doubled to deep left.
J.R. Towles:Strike looking, Ball, Towles ground-rule doubled to right, Ransom scored.
Wandy Rodriguez:Foul, Strike swinging, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
Josh Anderson:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Anderson walked.
Andy Cavazos relieved Braden Looper.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Biggio grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Brendan Ryan:Ryan safe at first on 3rd baseman Ransom's fielding error.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Eckstein singled to center, Ryan to second.
So Taguchi:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Taguchi grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Ryan to third, Eckstein out at second.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Ankiel grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Astros 7th
Andy Cavazos pitching:
Lance Berkman:Berkman grounded out to first.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Lee singled to left.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Lamb singled to left, Lee to second.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Burke singled to left center, Lee and Lamb scored, Burke to second on left fielder Taguchi's throwing error.
Cody Ransom:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ransom walked.
Kelvin Jimenez relieved Andy Cavazos
Skip Schumaker in left.
J.R. Towles:Ball, Towles hit by pitch, Burke to third, Ransom to second.
Wandy Rodriguez:Ball, Foul, Foul, Rodriguez struck out looking.
Josh Anderson:Ball, Ball, Anderson singled to left, Burke and Ransom scored, Towles to second.
Craig Biggio:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Biggio singled to right, Towles scored, Anderson to third, Biggio to second on right fielder Ludwick's throwing error.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike swinging, Berkman grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 5 Hits, 2 Errors)
Cardinals 7th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Scott Spiezio:Foul, Ball, Ball, Spiezio flied out to right.
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Ludwick flied out to center
Brad Ausmus at third
Adam Everett at shortstop
Eric Bruntlett in left
Gary Bennett catching.
Gary Bennett:Ball, Ball, Bennett flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Kelvin Jimenez pitching:
Eric Bruntlett:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Brian Barden at shortstop, Russell Branyan at first, Ball, Ball, Bruntlett safe at first on shortstop Ryan's fielding error.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Lamb walked, Bruntlett to second.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Burke struck out looking.
Cody Ransom:Ball, Ball, Ransom singled to left, Bruntlett to third, Lamb to second
Aaron Miles in right.
Brian Falkenborg relieved Kelvin Jimenez.
J.R. Towles:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Towles walked, Bruntlett scored, Lamb to third, Ransom to second.
Wandy Rodriguez:Strike looking, Rodriguez singled to right, Lamb scored, Ransom to third, Towles to second.
Josh Anderson:Ball, Ransom scored, Towles to third, Rodriguez to second on wild pitch, Ball, Anderson grounded out to shortstop, Towles scored, Rodriguez to third.
Brad Ausmus:Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ausmus reached on an infield single, Rodriguez scored.
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Everett singled to center, Ausmus to second.
Eric Bruntlett:Bruntlett singled to right, Ausmus to third, Everett to second.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Foul, Lamb singled to center, Ausmus scored, Everett to third, Bruntlett to second.
Chris Burke:Strike looking, Burke grounded out to second.
End of Inning (6 Runs, 6 Hits, 1 Error)
Cardinals 8th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Miguel Cairo:Cairo singled to center, Cairo to third on center fielder Anderson's fielding error.
Skip Schumaker:Foul, Ball, Schumaker singled to center, Cairo scored.
Brendan Ryan:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Schumaker to second on wild pitch, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ryan grounded out to shortstop.
Russell Branyan:Ball, Branyan flied out to right, Schumaker to third.
Aaron Miles:Miles grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Astros 9th
Kelly Stinnett catching
Aaron Miles pitching:
Cody Ransom:Ransom hit by pitch.
J.R. Towles:Towles homered to left, Ransom scored
Humberto Quintero hit for Wandy Rodriguez.
Humberto Quintero:Foul, Quintero singled to left.
Josh Anderson:Ball, Foul, Anderson singled to right, Quintero to second.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ausmus grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Quintero to third, Anderson out at second.
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Everett popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 9th
Mark S. McLemore pitching:
Rick Ankiel:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ankiel doubled to deep right.
Brian Barden:Ball, Barden flied out to left.
Kelly Stinnett:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Stinnett struck out swinging.
Gary Bennett:Foul, Foul, Ball, Bennett popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)