MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Pittsburgh

Astros 1st
Ian Snell pitching:
Darin Erstad:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Erstad grounded out to third.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Loretta popped out to first.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Berkman walked.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Strike looking, Lee singled to center, Berkman to third.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Tejada struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 1st
Brandon Backe pitching:
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, McLouth grounded out to second.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Sanchez flied out to left.
Ryan Doumit:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Doumit struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Ian Snell pitching:
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Pence grounded out to shortstop.
Ty Wigginton:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Wigginton flied out to right.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ausmus singled to left center.
Brandon Backe:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Backe reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Ausmus out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 2nd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bay grounded out to third.
Xavier Nady:Strike looking, Nady singled to left center.
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, Ball, LaRoche singled to right, Nady to second.
Jose A. Bautista:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Bautista struck out swinging.
Ian Snell:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Snell struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Ian Snell pitching:
Darin Erstad:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Erstad grounded out to second.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Strike looking, Loretta grounded out to third.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Berkman walked.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Lee flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 3rd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Wilson flied out to left.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, McLouth flied out to left.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Foul, Sanchez singled to left center.
Ryan Doumit:Doumit reached on fielder's choice to first, Sanchez out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Ian Snell pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Strike swinging, Foul, Tejada grounded out to shortstop.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Pence homered to center.
Ty Wigginton:Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Wigginton singled to center.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Wigginton caught stealing, catcher to shortstop, Ball, Ausmus walked.
Brandon Backe:T.J. Beam relieved Ian Snell, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Backe popped out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 4th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bay doubled to right.
Xavier Nady:Foul, Foul, Foul, Nady grounded out to pitcher.
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, Ball, LaRoche popped out to third.
Jose A. Bautista:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Bautista intentionally walked.
T.J. Beam:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Beam struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
T.J. Beam pitching:
Darin Erstad:Ball, Erstad popped out to shortstop.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Loretta grounded out to pitcher.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman walked.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee homered to left center, Berkman scored.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Tejada fouled out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 5th
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Wilson flied out to center.
Nate McLouth:Ball, McLouth homered to right.
Freddy Sanchez:Foul, Sanchez singled to right.
Ryan Doumit:Doumit grounded into fielder's choice to first, Sanchez out at second.
Jason Bay:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Bay singled to left, Doumit to second.
Xavier Nady:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Nady grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
T.J. Beam pitching:
Hunter Pence:Pence grounded out to shortstop.
Ty Wigginton:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Wigginton grounded out to pitcher.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus walked
David Newhan hit for Dave Borkowski.
David Newhan:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Newhan struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 6th
Wesley Wright pitching:
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, Foul, Ball, LaRoche doubled to center.
Jose A. Bautista:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bautista struck out swinging.
Geoff Geary relieved Wesley Wright
Jason Michaels hit for T.J. Beam.
Jason Michaels:Michaels grounded out to third.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Wilson grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
John Grabow pitching:
Darin Erstad:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Erstad flied out to left.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Loretta walked.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Berkman walked, Loretta to second.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Lee flied out to center, Loretta to third.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Tejada flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 7th
Geoff Geary pitching:
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, Ball, McLouth flied out to center.
Freddy Sanchez:Foul, Foul, Ball, Sanchez grounded out to first.
Ryan Doumit:Foul, Foul, Ball, Doumit grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
John Grabow pitching:
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Foul, Pence grounded out to third.
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Foul, Ball, Wigginton flied out to center.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus walked
Geoff Blum hit for Geoff Geary.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Ball, Ausmus to second on wild pitch, Ball, Blum intentionally walked.
Darin Erstad:Ball, Erstad flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 8th
Doug Brocail pitching:
Jason Bay:Doug Brocail relieved Geoff Geary, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bay flied out to center.
Xavier Nady:Ball, Nady fouled out to catcher.
Adam A. LaRoche:Strike looking, Ball, LaRoche homered to right.
Jose A. Bautista:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bautista hit by pitch
Doug Mientkiewicz hit for John Grabow.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Mientkiewicz singled to left, Bautista to third.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Wilson walked, Mientkiewicz to second
Luis Rivas ran for Doug Mientkiewicz.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, McLouth singled to right, Bautista and Rivas scored, Wilson to third, McLouth to second.
Jose Valverde relieved Doug Brocail.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Sanchez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Damaso Marte pitching:
Mark Loretta:Loretta grounded out to shortstop.
Lance Berkman:Berkman flied out to right.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lee walked
Michael Bourn ran for Carlos N. Lee.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Bourn stole second, Tejada grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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