MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Houston

Cardinals 1st
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Schumaker singled to center.
Brian Barton:Barton grounded out to shortstop, Schumaker to second.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Pujols flied out to center.
Ryan Ludwick:Strike looking, Ludwick grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Hunter Pence:Pence singled to center.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball (pitchout), Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Matsui flied out to center.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Tejada flied out to right.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Berkman walked, Pence to second.
Darin Erstad:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to second, Ball, Erstad grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Troy Glaus:Ball, Ball, Glaus homered to left center.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Molina grounded out to shortstop.
Adam Kennedy:Ball, Ball, Ball, Kennedy walked.
Adam Wainwright:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Wainwright singled to left, Kennedy to second.
Cesar Izturis:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Izturis flied out to left.
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Ball, Foul, Schumaker tripled to center, Kennedy and Wainwright scored.
Brian Barton:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Barton ground-rule doubled to right, Schumaker scored.
Albert Pujols:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Pujols intentionally walked.
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ludwick homered to left center, Barton and Pujols scored.
Troy Glaus:Strike looking, Glaus grounded out to third.
End of Inning (7 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Ty Wigginton:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Wigginton struck out swinging.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Bourn struck out looking.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus singled to right.
Shawn Chacon:Strike looking, Foul, Chacon struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Yadier Molina:Strike looking, Foul, Molina singled to center.
Adam Kennedy:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Kennedy struck out swinging, Molina caught stealing, catcher to shortstop.
Adam Wainwright:Wainwright singled to center.
Cesar Izturis:Ball, Ball, Izturis flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Pence struck out swinging.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Matsui singled to center.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Ball, Tejada singled to left, Matsui to second.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Berkman grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Tejada out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Schumaker doubled to left.
Brian Barton:Barton sacrificed to pitcher, Schumaker to third.
Albert Pujols:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Pujols intentionally walked.
Ryan Ludwick:Ludwick grounded into double play third to second to first, Pujols out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Darin Erstad:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Erstad flied out to center.
Ty Wigginton:Wigginton grounded out to shortstop.
Michael Bourn:Bourn reached on bunt single to third.
Brad Ausmus:Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ausmus grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Shawn Chacon pitching:
Troy Glaus:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Glaus doubled to center.
Yadier Molina:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Molina grounded out to shortstop, Glaus to third.
Adam Kennedy:Ball, Foul, Foul, Kennedy flied out to left.
Adam Wainwright:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Wainwright struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Reggie Abercrombie hit for Shawn Chacon
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Reggie Abercrombie:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Abercrombie lined out to third.
Hunter Pence:Pence homered to left.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Matsui grounded out to shortstop.
Miguel Tejada:Tejada lined out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Wesley Wright pitching:
Cesar Izturis:Izturis flied out to right.
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Schumaker struck out swinging.
Brian Barton:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Barton struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Lance Berkman:Berkman doubled to deep left center.
Darin Erstad:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Kyle McClellan relieved Adam Wainwright, Erstad struck out swinging.
Ty Wigginton:Foul, Foul, Foul, Wigginton singled to right, Berkman to third.
Michael Bourn:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Bourn singled to right, Berkman scored, Wigginton to second.
Brad Ausmus:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ausmus singled to left, Wigginton to third, Bourn to second
Geoff Blum hit for Wesley Wright.
Geoff Blum:Foul, Ball, Ball, Blum popped out to third.
Hunter Pence:Pence reached on an infield single, Wigginton scored, Bourn to third, Ausmus to second.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Foul, Matsui struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Oscar Villarreal pitching:
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike looking, Pujols grounded out to pitcher.
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Ball, Ball, Ludwick walked.
Troy Glaus:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Glaus walked, Ludwick to second.
Yadier Molina:Strike looking, Foul, Molina reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Ludwick to third, Glaus out at second.
Tim Byrdak relieved Oscar Villarreal.
Adam Kennedy:Strike looking, Kennedy flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Kyle McClellan pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Bunt foul, Tejada homered to left.
Randy Flores relieved Kyle McClellan.
Lance Berkman:Berkman flied out to left.
Darin Erstad:Erstad grounded bunt out to pitcher.
Ty Wigginton:Wigginton grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Joe Mather hit for Randy Flores
Tim Byrdak pitching:
Joe Mather:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Mather walked.
Cesar Izturis:Pickoff attempt to first, Izturis popped bunt out to pitcher.
Skip Schumaker:Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Schumaker grounded out to second, Mather to second.
Brian Barton:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Barton walked
Mark Loretta at shortstop.
Chris Sampson relieved Tim Byrdak.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Pujols flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Chris Perez pitching:
Michael Bourn:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bourn ground-rule doubled to right.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ausmus singled to center.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Loretta struck out looking.
Hunter Pence:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pence grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Ausmus out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Chris Sampson pitching:
Ryan Ludwick:Ludwick doubled to left.
Troy Glaus:Ball, Ball, Glaus hit sacrifice fly to right, Ludwick to third.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Foul, Molina hit sacrifice fly to right, Ludwick scored.
Adam Kennedy:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Kennedy flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Ryan Franklin pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Ball, Matsui doubled to deep left center.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Tejada grounded out to third.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Foul, Berkman grounded out to second, Matsui to third.
Darin Erstad:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Erstad walked
Carlos N. Lee hit for Chris Sampson.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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