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MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Chicago

Astros 1st
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bourn flied out to center.
Ty Wigginton:Strike looking, Strike looking, Wigginton struck out swinging.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Ball, Tejada popped out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 1st
Brandon Backe pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Soriano homered to left center.
Mike Fontenot:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Fontenot popped out to shortstop.
Derrek Lee:Lee singled to left.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ramirez doubled to left, Lee to third.
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, DeRosa walked.
Jim Edmonds:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Edmonds grounded into double play pitcher to catcher to first, Lee out at home.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Lance Berkman:Berkman grounded out to first.
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Blum walked.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pence doubled to right, Blum to third.
David Newhan:Foul, Foul, Newhan grounded out to second, Blum scored, Pence to third.
Humberto Quintero:Strike looking, Quintero grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 2nd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Geovany Soto:Ball, Soto singled to left.
Ryan Theriot:Ball, Theriot reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Soto out at second.
Carlos Zambrano:Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Zambrano grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Theriot out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Brandon Backe:Backe grounded out to shortstop.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Bourn struck out looking.
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Wigginton popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 3rd
Brandon Backe pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Soriano grounded out to shortstop.
Mike Fontenot:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Fontenot struck out swinging.
Derrek Lee:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lee walked.
Aramis Ramirez:Foul, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ramirez flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Ball, Tejada doubled to deep left center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Berkman popped out to shortstop.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Blum popped out to second.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Pence reached on an infield single, Tejada to third.
David Newhan:Newhan grounded into fielder's choice to second, Pence out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 4th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa homered to left center.
Jim Edmonds:Foul, Strike looking, Edmonds flied out to center.
Geovany Soto:Strike swinging, Soto homered to center.
Ryan Theriot:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Theriot singled to center.
Carlos Zambrano:Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Zambrano grounded out to first, Theriot to second.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Soriano struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Humberto Quintero:Foul, Foul, Quintero doubled to deep right.
Brandon Backe:Backe sacrificed to pitcher, Quintero to third.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bourn walked.
Ty Wigginton:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bourn stole second, Wigginton walked.
Miguel Tejada:Tejada singled to right, Quintero and Bourn scored, Wigginton to third.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Berkman struck out swinging.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Foul, Blum grounded out to second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 5th
Brandon Backe pitching:
Mike Fontenot:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Fontenot singled to center.
Derrek Lee:Ball, Lee singled to left, Fontenot to second.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ramirez flied out to deep right, Fontenot to third.
Fernando Nieve relieved Brandon Backe.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, DeRosa grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Lee out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Bob Howry pitching:
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pence tripled to deep right.
David Newhan:Ball, Ball, Newhan singled to right, Pence scored.
Humberto Quintero:Bunt foul, Strike (missed bunt), Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Quintero reached on an infield single, Newhan to second.
Fernando Nieve:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Nieve walked, Newhan to third, Quintero to second.
Michael Bourn:Strike swinging, Bourn singled to center, Newhan and Quintero scored, Abercrombie to second.
Michael Wuertz relieved Bob Howry.
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Wigginton walked, Nieve to third, Bourn to second.
Miguel Tejada:Tejada grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Abercrombie scored, Bourn to third, Wigginton out at second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Berkman grounded out to first.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 6th
Tim Byrdak pitching:
Jim Edmonds:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Edmonds walked.
Geovany Soto:Ball, Soto doubled to deep right, Edmonds to third.
Ryan Theriot:Theriot doubled to right, Edmonds and Soto scored
Reed Johnson hit for Michael Wuertz.
Chris Sampson relieved Tim Byrdak.
Reed Johnson:Ball, Johnson grounded out to third.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Soriano grounded out to third, Theriot to third.
Mike Fontenot:Strike looking, Fontenot singled to center, Theriot scored.
Derrek Lee:Ball, Foul, Lee grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Fontenot out at second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Angel Guzman pitching:
Geoff Blum:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Blum grounded out to first.
Hunter Pence:Pence flied out to right.
David Newhan:Ball, Ball, Newhan singled to center.
Humberto Quintero:Ball, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Quintero walked, Newhan to second
Darin Erstad hit for Chris Sampson.
Darin Erstad:Ball, Erstad grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 7th
Doug Brocail pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Foul, Ball, Ramirez flied out to right.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, DeRosa flied out to right.
Jim Edmonds:Edmonds homered to left.
Geovany Soto:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Soto grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Kosuke Fukudome in right
Carlos Marmol pitching:
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Bourn fouled out to third.
Ty Wigginton:Foul, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Wigginton struck out looking.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Tejada popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 8th
Doug Brocail pitching:
Ryan Theriot:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Theriot struck out swinging.
Kosuke Fukudome:Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Fukudome walked.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Soriano walked, Fukudome to second.
Mike Fontenot:Ball, Ball, Ball, Fontenot walked, Fukudome to third, Soriano to second.
Derrek Lee:Ball, Lee grounded into double play third to second to first, Fontenot out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Carlos Marmol pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman flied out to right.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Blum popped out to first.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Pence safe at first on 3rd baseman Ramirez's fielding error.
David Newhan:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Newhan struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Cubs 9th
Jose Castillo at third
Wesley Wright pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ramirez walked.
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Ramirez out at second
Casey McGehee hit for Carlos Marmol.
Casey McGehee:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, McGehee struck out swinging.
Geovany Soto:Foul, Ball, Soto flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 10th
Kerry Wood pitching:
Humberto Quintero:Foul, Quintero safe at first on 3rd baseman Ramirez's fielding error.
Jose Castillo:Ball, Bunt foul, Strike looking, Castillo struck out swinging.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Bourn struck out swinging.
Ty Wigginton:Foul, Foul, Wigginton grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Quintero out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Cubs 10th
Wesley Wright pitching:
Ryan Theriot:Ball, Ball, Ball, Theriot walked.
Kosuke Fukudome:Strike looking, Bunt foul, Ball, Ball, Fukudome singled to left, Theriot to second.
Alfonso Soriano:Soriano flied out to center
Daryle Ward hit for Kerry Wood.
Henry Blanco:Strike looking, Blanco flied out to center.
Derrek Lee:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Lee struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 11th
Ronny Cedeno at second
Kerry Wood pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Tejada grounded out to shortstop.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Berkman walked.
Geoff Blum:Blum homered to right, Berkman scored.
Hunter Pence:Pence reached on an infield single, Pence to second on 3rd baseman Ramirez's throwing error
Mark Loretta hit for Wesley Wright.
Mark Loretta:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Loretta struck out looking.
Humberto Quintero:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Quintero struck out looking.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Cubs 11th
Jose Valverde pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ramirez struck out swinging.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Foul, Ball, DeRosa singled to left center.
Daryle Ward:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Foul, Foul, Ward flied out to left.
Geovany Soto:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Soto struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)