MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Houston

Cardinals 1st
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Schumaker flied out to left.
Chris Duncan:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Duncan grounded out to second.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Foul, Pujols flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Brad Thompson pitching:
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Bourn grounded out to second.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Foul, Ball, Pence grounded out to third.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Ball, Berkman grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Rick Ankiel:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ankiel walked.
Troy Glaus:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Glaus flied out to center.
Adam Kennedy:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Kennedy walked, Ankiel to second.
Jason LaRue:Ball, Ball, Ball, LaRue walked, Ankiel to third, Kennedy to second.
Brad Thompson:Bunt foul, Ball, Ball, Thompson sacrificed to pitcher, Ankiel scored, Kennedy to third, LaRue to second.
Cesar Izturis:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Izturis flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Brad Thompson pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Lee lined out to center.
Miguel Tejada:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Tejada hit by pitch.
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Blum flied out to left.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Loretta singled to right, Tejada to second.
J.R. Towles:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Towles walked, Tejada to third, Loretta to second.
Shawn Chacon:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Chacon struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Schumaker tripled to center.
Chris Duncan:Duncan hit sacrifice fly to center, Schumaker scored.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pujols grounded out to second.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Ankiel flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Brad Thompson pitching:
Michael Bourn:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bourn flied out to center.
Hunter Pence:Foul, Foul, Ball, Pence struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman doubled to center.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Lee walked.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Tejada doubled to deep left center, Berkman and Lee scored, Tejada to third advancing on throw.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Ball, Tejada scored on wild pitch, Foul, Foul, Blum singled to center.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Loretta struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Troy Glaus:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Glaus walked.
Adam Kennedy:Kennedy flied out to center.
Jason LaRue:LaRue grounded into double play second to first, Glaus out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Brad Thompson pitching:
J.R. Towles:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Towles reached on an infield single.
Shawn Chacon:Ball, Chacon reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Towles out at second.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Bourn struck out swinging.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Pence struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Brian Barton hit for Brad Thompson
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Brian Barton:Barton flied out to right.
Cesar Izturis:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Izturis flied out to left.
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Schumaker flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Anthony Reyes pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Berkman flied out to center.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Lee grounded out to third.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Strike looking, Tejada struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Chris Duncan:Duncan singled to center.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pujols struck out swinging.
Rick Ankiel:Foul, Ankiel singled to right, Duncan to second.
Troy Glaus:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Glaus struck out swinging.
Adam Kennedy:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kennedy singled to center, Duncan scored, Ankiel to third.
Jason LaRue:Ball, Ankiel picked off at home, second to catcher.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Anthony Reyes pitching:
Geoff Blum:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Blum flied out to center.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Loretta lined out to third.
J.R. Towles:Towles popped out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Wesley Wright pitching:
Jason LaRue:Strike looking, Strike looking, LaRue struck out swinging.
Anthony Reyes:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Reyes struck out swinging.
Cesar Izturis:Ball, Izturis grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Jose Cruz hit for Wesley Wright
Anthony Reyes pitching:
Jose Cruz Jr.:Ball, Ball, Foul, Cruz flied out to center.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Bourn grounded out to shortstop.
Hunter Pence:Strike swinging, Pence tripled to center.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Berkman grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Wesley Wright pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Geoff Geary relieved Wesley Wright, Strike looking, Schumaker grounded out to second.
Chris Duncan:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Duncan walked.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Pujols reached on an infield single, Duncan to second.
Rick Ankiel:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ankiel struck out swinging.
Troy Glaus:Glaus doubled to center, Duncan and Pujols scored.
Adam Kennedy:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Kennedy intentionally walked.
Jason LaRue:Ball, LaRue flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Ryan Franklin pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Lee flied out to deep right.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Foul, Tejada lined out to left.
Geoff Blum:Aaron Miles at second, Ball, Blum doubled to center.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Loretta grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Oscar Villarreal pitching:
Aaron Miles:Ball, Miles grounded out to second.
Cesar Izturis:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Izturis grounded out to first.
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Schumaker grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Jason Isringhausen pitching:
J.R. Towles:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Towles flied out to right
Darin Erstad hit for Oscar Villarreal.
Darin Erstad:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Erstad struck out swinging.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Bourn struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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