MLB Play by Play - Pittsburgh vs. Houston

Pirates 1st
Brian Moehler pitching:
Nate McLouth:Foul, McLouth singled to center.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Sanchez singled to right, McLouth to third.
Ryan Doumit:Foul, Doumit hit sacrifice fly to center, McLouth scored.
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Bay homered to left center, Sanchez scored.
Xavier Nady:Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Nady singled to center.
Adam A. LaRoche:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, LaRoche lined out to third.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Strike looking, Mientkiewicz singled to left, Nady to second.
Ian Snell:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Snell singled to center, Nady scored, Mientkiewicz to third.
Jack Wilson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Wilson popped out to first.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 6 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Ian Snell pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Matsui walked.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Strike looking, Bourn singled to left, Matsui to second.
Lance Berkman:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Berkman walked, Matsui to third, Bourn to second.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Lee popped out to second.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Loretta singled to left, Matsui and Bourn scored, Berkman to third.
Hunter Pence:Pence grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Berkman scored, Loretta out at second.
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Pence stole second, Wigginton struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 2nd
Brian Moehler pitching:
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, McLouth safe at first on 1st baseman Berkman's fielding error, McLouth to second.
Freddy Sanchez:Sanchez doubled to right, McLouth scored.
Ryan Doumit:Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Doumit popped out to second.
Jason Bay:Strike looking, Foul, Bay grounded out to third, Sanchez to third.
Xavier Nady:Foul, Nady grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Astros 2nd
Ian Snell pitching:
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ausmus struck out swinging.
Brian Moehler:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Moehler struck out looking.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Matsui homered to right.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bourn singled to left.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball (pitchout), Strike swinging, Ball, Bourn stole second, Berkman walked.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Lee struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 3rd
Brian Moehler pitching:
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, Foul, Ball, LaRoche ground-rule doubled to right.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Foul, Foul, Mientkiewicz doubled to deep right, LaRoche scored.
Ian Snell:Ball, Bunt foul, Snell grounded out to shortstop, Mientkiewicz to third.
Chris Sampson relieved Brian Moehler.
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Bunt foul, Wilson popped out to third.
Nate McLouth:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, McLouth intentionally walked.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Sanchez struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Ian Snell pitching:
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Loretta struck out looking.
Hunter Pence:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pence popped out to second.
Ty Wigginton:Wigginton doubled to center.
Brad Ausmus:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Wigginton to third on wild pitch, Ball, Foul, Ausmus doubled to center, Wigginton scored.
Chris Sampson:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Sampson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 4th
Chris Sampson pitching:
Ryan Doumit:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Doumit grounded out to first.
Jason Bay:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bay flied out to right.
Xavier Nady:Strike looking, Ball, Nady grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
T.J. Beam pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Matsui walked.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Bourn flied out to center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Matsui stole second, Foul, Berkman singled to center, Matsui scored.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Lee flied out to center.
Mark Loretta:Loretta singled to center, Berkman to second.
Hunter Pence:Pence fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 5th
Chris Sampson pitching:
Adam A. LaRoche:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, LaRoche grounded out to second.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Mientkiewicz singled to center
Chris Gomez hit for T.J. Beam.
Chris Gomez:Gomez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Mientkiewicz out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Franquelis Osoria pitching:
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Wigginton grounded out to shortstop.
Brad Ausmus:Ball, Strike looking, Ausmus grounded out to third
David Newhan hit for Chris Sampson.
David Newhan:Ball, Newhan flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 6th
Geoff Geary pitching:
Jack Wilson:Ball, Ball, Wilson popped out to first.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, McLouth struck out swinging.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Sanchez struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Franquelis Osoria pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Matsui grounded out to shortstop.
Michael Bourn:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Bourn lined out to first.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Berkman struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 7th
Geoff Geary pitching:
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Doumit singled to center.
Jason Bay:Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bay popped out to second.
Xavier Nady:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Nady singled to left center, Doumit to second.
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, LaRoche walked, Doumit to third, Nady to second.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Mientkiewicz singled to right, Doumit scored, Nady to third, LaRoche to second
Jason Michaels hit for Franquelis Osoria.
Jason Michaels:Ball, Strike looking, Michaels grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Nady scored, LaRoche to third, Mientkiewicz out at second.
Jack Wilson:Strike looking, Strike looking, Wilson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Tyler Yates pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee singled to right.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Strike looking, Loretta singled to center, Lee to second.
Hunter Pence:Pence grounded into double play third to first, Lee out at third, Loretta to second.
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Wigginton walked.
Brad Ausmus:Geoff Blum hit for Brad Ausmus.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Ball, Blum singled to right, Loretta scored, Wigginton to second.
John Grabow relieved Tyler Yates
Darin Erstad hit for Geoff Geary.
Darin Erstad:Strike looking, Erstad grounded into fielder's choice to third, Wigginton out at third, Blum to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 8th
Wesley Wright pitching:
Nate McLouth:Humberto Quintero catching, Wesley Wright relieved Geoff Geary, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, McLouth walked.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike (missed bunt), Pickoff attempt to first, Sanchez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, McLouth out at second.
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Doumit flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
John Grabow pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Ball, Ball, Matsui walked.
Michael Bourn:Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Bourn sacrificed to catcher, Matsui to second.
Lance Berkman:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Berkman flied out to center.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Lee flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 9th
Doug Brocail pitching:
Jason Bay:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Bay grounded out to third.
Xavier Nady:Strike swinging, Nady popped out to first.
Adam A. LaRoche:LaRoche singled to center.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Mientkiewicz walked, LaRoche to second
Jose A. Bautista hit for John Grabow.
Jose A. Bautista:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, LaRoche to third, Mientkiewicz to second on wild pitch, Bautista struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Damaso Marte pitching:
Mark Loretta:Loretta grounded out to third.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Strike looking, Pence grounded out to second.
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Wigginton walked
Miguel Tejada hit for Doug Brocail.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Foul, Foul, Tejada struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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