MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Houston

Cardinals 1st
Brian Moehler pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Ball, Schumaker grounded out to shortstop.
Joe Mather:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Mather struck out swinging.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Pujols lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Braden Looper pitching:
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Pence lined out to shortstop.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Matsui struck out swinging.
Darin Erstad:Strike looking, Ball, Erstad lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Brian Moehler pitching:
Ryan Ludwick:Ludwick lined out to center.
Troy Glaus:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Glaus grounded out to third.
Yadier Molina:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Molina fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Braden Looper pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Berkman grounded out to shortstop.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Lee struck out swinging.
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Blum flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Brian Moehler pitching:
Adam Kennedy:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Kennedy walked.
Braden Looper:Looper grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Kennedy out at second.
Cesar Izturis:Izturis lined out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Braden Looper pitching:
Mark Loretta:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Loretta singled to right.
Humberto Quintero:Foul, Quintero reached on fielder's choice to second, Loretta out at second.
Brian Moehler:Strike swinging, Strike (missed bunt), Ball, Ball, Bunt foul, Moehler struck out bunting foul.
Hunter Pence:Pence doubled to deep right, Quintero scored.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Strike looking, Matsui singled to center, Pence scored, Matsui out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Schumaker singled to right.
Joe Mather:Strike looking, Ball, Mather flied out to center.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pujols struck out swinging, Schumaker stole second.
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Strike swinging, Ludwick grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Braden Looper pitching:
Darin Erstad:Foul, Ball, Ball, Erstad doubled to center.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Berkman hit by pitch.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Lee reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Erstad and Berkman scored, Lee to third on shortstop Izturis' throwing error.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Strike looking, Blum reached on fielder's choice to first, Lee scored on catcher Molina's fielding error.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Loretta singled to left center, Blum to second.
Humberto Quintero:Strike looking, Foul, Quintero struck out swinging.
Brian Moehler:Foul, Foul, Ball, Moehler struck out swinging.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Ball, Ball, Pence popped out to third.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 2 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Troy Glaus:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Glaus struck out swinging.
Yadier Molina:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Molina walked.
Adam Kennedy:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Kennedy singled to center, Molina to second.
Braden Looper:Strike looking, Strike looking, Looper sacrificed to pitcher, Molina to third, Kennedy to second.
Cesar Izturis:Strike looking, Izturis flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Braden Looper pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Matsui fouled out to catcher.
Darin Erstad:Ball, Foul, Foul, Erstad struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Berkman popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Schumaker grounded out to first.
Joe Mather:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Mather struck out looking.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pujols flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Braden Looper pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Lee lined out to center.
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Ball, Blum reached on an infield single.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Loretta singled to right, Blum to third.
Humberto Quintero:Quintero safe at first on shortstop Izturis' throwing error, Loretta to second.
Brian Moehler:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Moehler struck out swinging.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Cardinals 7th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ludwick struck out swinging.
Troy Glaus:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Glaus grounded out to third.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Molina grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Mitchell Boggs pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Foul, Foul, Aaron Miles at second, Ball, Matsui singled to shallow center.
Darin Erstad:Strike looking, Erstad grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Matsui out at second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Berkman grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Geoff Geary pitching:
Adam Kennedy:Geoff Geary relieved Brian Moehler, Kennedy singled to center.
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Miles grounded out to second, Kennedy to second.
Cesar Izturis:Ball, Strike looking, Izturis grounded out to first, Kennedy to third.
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Schumaker singled to shallow center, Kennedy scored.
Joe Mather:Foul, Foul, Mather struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Mitchell Boggs pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee popped out to first.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Blum homered to right.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Loretta singled to center.
Humberto Quintero:Ball, Strike swinging, Quintero grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Loretta out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Michael Bourn in center
Jose Valverde pitching:
Albert Pujols:Foul, Foul, Pujols struck out swinging.
Ryan Ludwick:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ludwick struck out swinging.
Mitchell Boggs:Brian Barton in left.
Brian Barton:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Barton struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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