MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. St. Louis

Astros 1st
Kyle Lohse pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Matsui grounded out to first.
Michael Bourn:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bourn popped out to third.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Tejada flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
Brandon Backe pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Ball, Schumaker popped out to third.
Rick Ankiel:Ankiel popped out to shortstop.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Pujols fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Kyle Lohse pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Strike looking, Berkman reached on an infield single.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lee flied out to center.
Hunter Pence:Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pence grounded out to third, Berkman to second.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Loretta singled to left, Berkman scored, Loretta to second advancing on throw.
J.R. Towles:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Towles struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Ryan Ludwick:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ludwick struck out swinging.
Troy Glaus:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Glaus flied out to center.
Aaron Miles:Ball, Ball, Miles singled to right.
Yadier Molina:Molina flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Kyle Lohse pitching:
Brandon Backe:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Backe reached on an infield single.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Matsui flied out to right.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Bourn popped out to second.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Tejada singled to right, Backe to second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman grounded into fielder's choice to first, Tejada out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Kyle Lohse:Strike looking, Strike looking, Lohse struck out swinging.
Brendan Ryan:Ryan singled to center.
Skip Schumaker:Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Schumaker struck out looking.
Rick Ankiel:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ankiel walked, Ryan to second.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pujols walked, Ryan to third, Ankiel to second.
Ryan Ludwick:Ludwick grounded into fielder's choice to third, Ankiel out at third, Pujols to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Kyle Lohse pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Lee struck out swinging.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pence walked.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Loretta lined into double play second, Pence out at first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Troy Glaus:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Glaus grounded out to third.
Aaron Miles:Ball, Strike looking, Miles singled to right.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Ball, Molina walked, Miles to second.
Kyle Lohse:Lohse sacrificed to third, Miles to third, Molina to second.
Brendan Ryan:Strike swinging, Ball, Ryan flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Kyle Lohse pitching:
J.R. Towles:Ball, Towles flied out to right.
Brandon Backe:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Backe flied out to center.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Matsui grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 5th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Strike looking, Schumaker lined out to second.
Rick Ankiel:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ankiel walked.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pujols walked, Ankiel to second.
Ryan Ludwick:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ludwick doubled to deep right, Ankiel and Pujols scored.
Troy Glaus:Ball, Glaus homered to center, Ludwick scored.
Aaron Miles:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Miles struck out looking.
Yadier Molina:Strike looking, Ball, Molina grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Kyle Lohse pitching:
Michael Bourn:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bourn grounded out to second.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Tejada grounded out to third.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Strike looking, Berkman struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
Oscar Villarreal pitching:
Kyle Lohse:Adam Kennedy hit for Kyle Lohse, Kennedy grounded out to shortstop.
Brendan Ryan:Ryan flied out to center.
Skip Schumaker:Schumaker grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Kyle McClellan pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Kyle McClellan relieved Kyle Lohse, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Lee flied out to left.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Ball, Pence grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Loretta struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 7th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Rick Ankiel:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ankiel grounded out to second.
Albert Pujols:Pujols homered to center.
Ryan Ludwick:Strike looking, Ludwick flied out to center.
Troy Glaus:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Glaus struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Kyle McClellan pitching:
J.R. Towles:Strike looking, Towles flied out to left
Darin Erstad hit for Brian Moehler.
Darin Erstad:Erstad grounded out to shortstop.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Matsui struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Aaron Miles:Foul, Ball, Miles flied out to center.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Molina singled to center.
Kyle McClellan:McClellan sacrificed to pitcher, Molina to second.
Brendan Ryan:Foul, Ryan flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Kyle McClellan pitching:
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Bourn lined out to pitcher.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Tejada flied out to center.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Berkman flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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