MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Chicago

Astros 1st
Jason Marquis pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Strike looking, Matsui fouled out to third.
Hunter Pence:Pence flied out to right.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Berkman grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 1st
Brandon Backe pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Strike swinging, Soriano grounded out to third.
Ryan Theriot:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Theriot lined out to second.
Derrek Lee:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Lee grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Jason Marquis pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Lee grounded out to third.
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Blum grounded out to third.
Ty Wigginton:Strike looking, Wigginton doubled to deep left.
Darin Erstad:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Erstad grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 2nd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ramirez flied out to right.
Jim Edmonds:Edmonds doubled to right.
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, DeRosa doubled to deep left center, Edmonds scored.
Kosuke Fukudome:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Fukudome lined out to right.
Geovany Soto:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Soto walked.
Jason Marquis:Foul, Foul, Marquis fouled out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Jason Marquis pitching:
Humberto Quintero:Bunt foul, Quintero flied out to right.
Brandon Backe:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Backe grounded out to third.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Ball, Matsui ground-rule doubled to center.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Pence walked.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Berkman singled to right, Matsui scored, Pence to third.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Strike looking, Lee homered to left, Pence and Berkman scored.
Geoff Blum:Blum grounded out to first.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 3rd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Soriano popped out to second.
Ryan Theriot:Strike looking, Theriot singled to right.
Derrek Lee:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Lee flied out to right.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ramirez walked, Theriot to second.
Jim Edmonds:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Edmonds walked, Theriot to third, Ramirez to second.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Strike looking, DeRosa homered to center, Theriot, Ramirez and Edmonds scored.
Kosuke Fukudome:Ball, Strike looking, Fukudome doubled to right.
Geovany Soto:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Soto intentionally walked.
Jason Marquis:Marquis doubled to deep right, Fukudome scored, Soto to third.
Alfonso Soriano:Soriano homered to left, Soto and Marquis scored.
Ryan Theriot:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Theriot grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (8 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Jason Marquis pitching:
Ty Wigginton:Wigginton singled to left center.
Darin Erstad:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Erstad reached on fielder's choice to second, Wigginton out at second.
Humberto Quintero:Ball, Ball, Foul, Quintero singled to right, Erstad to second.
Brandon Backe:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Backe struck out swinging.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Strike looking, Matsui reached on fielder's choice to first, Erstad to third, Quintero to second.
Hunter Pence:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Pence flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 4th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Derrek Lee:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Lee walked.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ramirez singled to center, Lee to second.
Jim Edmonds:Edmonds flied out to center, Lee to third.
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, DeRosa walked, Ramirez to second.
Kosuke Fukudome:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Fukudome singled to left, Lee scored, Ramirez to third, DeRosa to second.
Geovany Soto:Tim Byrdak relieved Brandon Backe, Ball, Soto hit sacrifice fly to center, Ramirez scored.
Jason Marquis:Marquis flied out to left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Jason Marquis pitching:
Lance Berkman:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Berkman grounded out to second.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Lee grounded out to third.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Blum grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 5th
Tim Byrdak pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Soriano singled to center.
Ryan Theriot:Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Theriot grounded out to third, Soriano to second.
Derrek Lee:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Lee struck out swinging.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Ball, Ramirez grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Jason Marquis pitching:
Ty Wigginton:Wigginton popped out to first.
Darin Erstad:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Erstad struck out swinging.
Humberto Quintero:Quintero safe at first on 3rd baseman Ramirez's throwing error.
Tim Byrdak:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Byrdak struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Cubs 6th
Tim Byrdak pitching:
Jim Edmonds:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Edmonds struck out looking.
Mark DeRosa:Foul, Ball, DeRosa grounded out to second.
Kosuke Fukudome:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Fukudome flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Jason Marquis pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Matsui walked
Ronny Cedeno at shortstop.
Hunter Pence:Pence reached on fielder's choice to second, Matsui out at second.
Sean Marshall relieved Jason Marquis.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Reed Johnson in center, Foul, Berkman grounded out to second, Pence to second.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Foul, Lee popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 7th
Tim Byrdak pitching:
Geovany Soto:Soto grounded out to pitcher.
Reed Johnson:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Johnson doubled to center.
Alfonso Soriano:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Soriano struck out swinging.
Ronny Cedeno:Ball, Foul, Foul, Cedeno struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Sean Marshall pitching:
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Blum struck out looking.
Ty Wigginton:Strike looking, Ball, Wigginton singled to left center.
Darin Erstad:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Erstad lined into double play first, Wigginton out at first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 8th
Tim Byrdak pitching:
Derrek Lee:LaTroy Hawkins relieved Tim Byrdak, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Lee struck out looking
Mike Fontenot hit for Aramis Ramirez.
Mike Fontenot:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Fontenot struck out swinging
David Newhan in left
Daryle Ward hit for Sean Marshall.
Daryle Ward:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ward struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Humberto Quintero:Foul, Ball, Ball, Quintero grounded out to second.
David Newhan:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Newhan struck out swinging.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Matsui flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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