MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Texas

Astros 1st
Kason Gabbard pitching:
Michael Bourn:Ball, Strike swinging, Bourn grounded out to first.
Kazuo Matsui:Matsui singled to left.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Tejada grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Matsui out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 1st
Brandon Backe pitching:
Ian Kinsler:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Kinsler grounded out to third.
Frank Catalanotto:Strike looking, Foul, Catalanotto grounded out to third.
Michael Young:Strike looking, Ball, Young flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Kason Gabbard pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman grounded out to third.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Foul, Ball, Lee grounded out to pitcher.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Pence struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 2nd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Milton Bradley:Bradley flied out to center.
David Murphy:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Murphy grounded out to second.
Gerald Laird:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Laird flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Kason Gabbard pitching:
Mark Loretta:Ball, Strike looking, Loretta doubled to left.
Ty Wigginton:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Wigginton struck out swinging.
J.R. Towles:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Towles struck out swinging.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Bourn walked.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Matsui grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 3rd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Brandon Boggs:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Boggs struck out swinging.
Marlon Byrd:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Byrd struck out swinging.
German Duran:Ball, Duran grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Kason Gabbard pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Tejada singled to center.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Berkman singled hard to left center, Tejada to second.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee flied out to center.
Hunter Pence:Pence reached on an infield single, Tejada to third, Berkman to second.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Loretta walked, Tejada scored, Berkman to third, Pence to second.
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Wigginton grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Berkman scored, Pence to third, Loretta out at second.
J.R. Towles:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Towles doubled to deep right, Pence scored, Wigginton to third.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Strike looking, Bourn struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 4th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Kinsler singled to center.
Frank Catalanotto:Catalanotto singled softly to right, Kinsler to third.
Michael Young:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Young popped out to second, Kinsler out at home.
Milton Bradley:Ball (pitchout), Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bradley struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Kason Gabbard pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Matsui reached on an infield single.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Tejada doubled to right, Matsui scored.
Lance Berkman:Berkman singled to center, Tejada to third.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee hit sacrifice fly to right, Tejada scored.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence grounded into fielder's choice to pitcher, Berkman out at second.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Loretta walked, Pence to second.
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Wigginton grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 5th
Brandon Backe pitching:
David Murphy:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Murphy flied out to center.
Gerald Laird:Ball, Ball, Foul, Laird grounded out to shortstop.
Brandon Boggs:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Boggs struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Josh Rupe pitching:
J.R. Towles:Strike (missed bunt), Foul, Foul, Towles struck out looking.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Bourn singled to left.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Bourn caught stealing, catcher to shortstop, Foul, Matsui flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 6th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Marlon Byrd:Ball, Strike looking, Byrd grounded out to second.
German Duran:Ball, Ball, Duran fouled out to first.
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Kinsler struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Josh Rupe pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Tejada singled to right.
Lance Berkman:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Berkman grounded into fielder's choice to second, Tejada out at second.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Lee flied out to center.
Hunter Pence:Pence singled to right, Berkman to second.
Mark Loretta:Loretta grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Pence out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 7th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Frank Catalanotto:Ball, Catalanotto flied out to deep right.
Michael Young:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Young singled to left.
Milton Bradley:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bradley homered to right, Young scored.
David Murphy:Strike looking, Ball, Murphy homered to right.
Doug Brocail relieved Brandon Backe.
Gerald Laird:Strike looking, Foul, Laird flied out to center.
Brandon Boggs:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Boggs grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Jamey Wright pitching:
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Wigginton struck out swinging.
J.R. Towles:Strike swinging, Ball, Towles flied out to center.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Bourn reached on bunt single to pitcher.
Kazuo Matsui:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Bourn caught stealing, catcher to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 8th
Ramon Vazquez hit for Marlon Byrd
Doug Brocail pitching:
Ramon Vazquez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike looking, Vazquez struck out looking
Josh Hamilton hit for German Duran.
Josh Hamilton:Ball, Hamilton grounded out to first.
Ian Kinsler:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Kinsler singled to right.
Jose Valverde relieved Doug Brocail.
Frank Catalanotto:Catalanotto doubled to deep left, Kinsler scored.
Michael Young:Ball, Young grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
C.J. Wilson pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Ball, Ball, Matsui walked.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Tejada grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Matsui out at second.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Berkman struck out, reached on wild pitch.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Berkman stole second, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Lee struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 9th
Darin Erstad in left
Jose Valverde pitching:
Milton Bradley:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bradley struck out swinging.
David Murphy:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Murphy struck out swinging.
Gerald Laird:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Laird singled to left.
Brandon Boggs:Pickoff attempt to second, Ball, Pickoff attempt to second, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Boggs struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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