MLB Play by Play - Pittsburgh vs. Chicago

Pirates 1st
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Sanchez doubled to deep right.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to second, Ball, Foul, McLouth struck out looking.
Jason Bay:Bay flied out to deep left.
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, LaRoche lined out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 1st
Zach Duke pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Soriano singled to center.
Ryan Theriot:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Bunt foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Theriot grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, Soriano out at second.
Derrek Lee:Foul, Ball, Lee safe at first on shortstop Bixler's fielding error.
Aramis Ramirez:Foul, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ramirez grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Pirates 2nd
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Xavier Nady:Nady popped out to shortstop.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Ball, Ball, Mientkiewicz walked.
Ronny Paulino:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Mientkiewicz to second on passed ball, Paulino flied out to right.
Brian Bixler:Bixler singled to left center, Mientkiewicz scored, Bixler to second advancing on throw.
Zach Duke:Foul, Duke grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 2nd
Zach Duke pitching:
Kosuke Fukudome:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Fukudome grounded out to second.
Geovany Soto:Soto doubled to left.
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, DeRosa singled to center, Soto to third.
Reed Johnson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Foul, Foul, Johnson singled to left center, Soto scored, DeRosa to second.
Carlos Zambrano:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Zambrano popped bunt out to pitcher.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Soriano singled to center, DeRosa and Johnson scored, Soriano to second on center fielder Bay's fielding error.
Ryan Theriot:Theriot singled to right, Soriano to third.
Derrek Lee:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Lee grounded into fielder's choice to second, Theriot out at second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 5 Hits, 1 Error)

Pirates 3rd
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Sanchez popped out to second.
Nate McLouth:Ball, McLouth grounded out to shortstop.
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Bay flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 3rd
Zach Duke pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ramirez flied out to right.
Kosuke Fukudome:Ball, Strike swinging, Fukudome grounded out to first.
Geovany Soto:Ball, Ball, Ball, Soto walked.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, DeRosa doubled to left center, Soto out at home advancing on throw.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 4th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, LaRoche doubled to center.
Xavier Nady:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Nady grounded out to second, LaRoche to third.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Foul, Mientkiewicz singled to center, LaRoche scored.
Ronny Paulino:Foul, Foul, Paulino struck out swinging.
Brian Bixler:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Bixler struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 4th
Zach Duke pitching:
Reed Johnson:Ball, Strike looking, Johnson grounded out to third.
Carlos Zambrano:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Zambrano struck out swinging.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Soriano homered to left center.
Ryan Theriot:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Theriot grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 5th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Zach Duke:Ball, Ball, Ball, Duke walked.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Sanchez singled to center, Duke to second.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Ball, McLouth singled to center, Duke scored, Sanchez to third.
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Bay walked, McLouth to second.
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, Ball, LaRoche singled to center, Sanchez scored, McLouth to third, Bay to second.
Michael Wuertz relieved Carlos Zambrano.
Xavier Nady:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Nady hit sacrifice fly to right, McLouth scored, Bay to third.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Foul, Mientkiewicz lined into double play first, LaRoche out at first.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 5th
Zach Duke pitching:
Derrek Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Lee grounded out to shortstop.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ramirez struck out looking.
Kosuke Fukudome:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Fukudome grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 6th
Michael Wuertz pitching:
Ronny Paulino:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Paulino struck out swinging.
Brian Bixler:Bixler grounded bunt out to pitcher.
Zach Duke:Strike looking, Foul, Duke grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 6th
Zach Duke pitching:
Geovany Soto:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Soto struck out swinging.
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, Foul, DeRosa struck out looking.
Reed Johnson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Johnson fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 7th
Michael Wuertz pitching:
Freddy Sanchez:Sanchez grounded out to second.
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, Ball, McLouth reached on an infield single.
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Bay flied out to center.
Scott Eyre relieved Michael Wuertz.
Adam A. LaRoche:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Ball, McLouth to second on passed ball, LaRoche struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 7th
Zach Duke pitching:
Scott Eyre:Strike looking, Eyre flied out to deep right.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Soriano homered to left center.
Ryan Theriot:Foul, Ball, Theriot grounded out to first.
Derrek Lee:Strike looking, Lee grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 8th
Jon Lieber pitching:
Xavier Nady:Strike (foul tip), Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Ball, Nady struck out swinging.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Mientkiewicz struck out swinging.
Ronny Paulino:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Paulino singled to left.
Brian Bixler:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bixler struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 8th
Tyler Yates pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ramirez walked.
Damaso Marte relieved Tyler Yates.
Kosuke Fukudome:Ball, Fukudome reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Ramirez out at second.
Geovany Soto:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Soto flied out to center.
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 9th
Mike Fontenot at second
Jason Michaels hit for Damaso Marte
Carlos Marmol pitching:
Jason Michaels:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Michaels struck out looking.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Strike looking, Sanchez reached on an infield single.
Nate McLouth:Pickoff attempt, Ball, McLouth homered to right, Sanchez scored.
Jason Bay:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Bay struck out looking.
Adam A. LaRoche:LaRoche fouled out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 9th
Matt Capps pitching:
Reed Johnson:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Johnson struck out swinging.
Mike Fontenot:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Fontenot lined out to right.
Alfonso Soriano:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Soriano ground-rule doubled to center.
Ryan Theriot:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Theriot singled to right, Soriano scored.
Derrek Lee:Lee flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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