MLB Play by Play - Pittsburgh vs. Houston

Pirates 1st
Brian Moehler pitching:
Nyjer Morgan:Strike looking, Ball, Morgan flied out to center.
Nate McLouth:Ball, McLouth singled to right.
Ryan Doumit:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Doumit lined out to second.
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, Ball, LaRoche grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Tom Gorzelanny pitching:
Darin Erstad:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Erstad grounded out to pitcher.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Loretta struck out swinging.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Foul, Ball, Tejada grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 2nd
Brian Moehler pitching:
Brandon Moss:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Moss grounded out to catcher.
Andy LaRoche:Strike looking, Strike looking, LaRoche grounded out to third.
Luis Cruz:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Cruz singled to right.
Brian Bixler:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bixler grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Cruz out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Tom Gorzelanny pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Berkman walked.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence homered to right, Berkman scored.
Jose Castillo:Foul, Ball, Castillo flied out to right.
Reggie Abercrombie:Abercrombie reached on an infield single.
Humberto Quintero:Strike looking, Abercrombie stole second, Strike swinging, Quintero popped out to shortstop.
Brian Moehler:Ball, Strike looking, Moehler lined out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 3rd
Brian Moehler pitching:
Tom Gorzelanny:Ball, Strike looking, Gorzelanny grounded out to third.
Nyjer Morgan:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Morgan flied out to center.
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, Ball, McLouth flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Tom Gorzelanny pitching:
Darin Erstad:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Erstad struck out swinging.
Mark Loretta:Strike looking, Loretta reached on an infield single.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Tejada walked, Loretta to second.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, T.J. Beam relieved Tom Gorzelanny, Foul, Berkman struck out swinging.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Foul, Pence grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Tejada out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 4th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Ryan Doumit:Ball, Doumit grounded out to first.
Adam A. LaRoche:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, LaRoche homered to center.
Brandon Moss:Moss grounded out to second.
Andy LaRoche:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, LaRoche grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
T.J. Beam pitching:
Jose Castillo:Strike swinging, Ball, Castillo flied out to left.
Reggie Abercrombie:Strike swinging, Foul, Abercrombie singled to center.
Humberto Quintero:Quintero flied out to center.
Brian Moehler:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Moehler grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 5th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Luis Cruz:Ball, Foul, Ball, Cruz grounded out to second.
Brian Bixler:Strike looking, Ball, Bixler singled to left center.
T.J. Beam:Bunt foul, Ball, Strike (missed bunt), Ball, Ball, Beam sacrificed to catcher, Bixler to second.
Nyjer Morgan:Morgan ground-rule doubled to right, Bixler scored.
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, McLouth grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
T.J. Beam pitching:
Darin Erstad:Ball, Ball, Ball, Erstad walked.
Mark Loretta:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Erstad caught stealing, catcher to shortstop, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Loretta struck out swinging.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Tejada doubled to deep left center.
Lance Berkman:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Berkman intentionally walked.
Denny Bautista relieved T.J. Beam.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 6th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Ryan Doumit:Doumit grounded out to second.
Adam A. LaRoche:Strike looking, Ball, LaRoche grounded out to pitcher.
Brandon Moss:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Moss grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Denny Bautista pitching:
Jose Castillo:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Castillo singled to left center.
Reggie Abercrombie:Pickoff attempt, Bunt foul, Bunt foul, Abercrombie doubled to deep left center, Castillo to third.
Humberto Quintero:Ball, Quintero flied out to right
David Newhan hit for Brian Moehler.
David Newhan:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Newhan walked.
Darin Erstad:Erstad hit sacrifice fly to center, Castillo scored.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Ball, Ball, Loretta walked, Abercrombie to third, Newhan to second.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Tejada homered to left center, Abercrombie, Newhan and Loretta scored.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Berkman flied out to center.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 7th
Chris Sampson pitching:
Andy LaRoche:Strike looking, LaRoche lined out to third.
Luis Cruz:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Cruz singled to left.
Brian Bixler:Strike looking, Bixler grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Cruz out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
John Grabow pitching:
Hunter Pence:Strike swinging, Foul, Pence struck out swinging.
Jose Castillo:Castillo singled to center.
Reggie Abercrombie:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Abercrombie struck out swinging.
Humberto Quintero:Ball, Quintero flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 8th
Jason Michaels hit for John Grabow
Wesley Wright pitching:
Jason Michaels:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Michaels walked.
Nyjer Morgan:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Morgan struck out swinging.
Nate McLouth:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, McLouth doubled to left, Michaels scored.
Tim Byrdak relieved Wesley Wright.
Ryan Doumit:Foul, Doumit lined out to third.
Adam A. LaRoche:LaRoche doubled to center, McLouth scored.
Brandon Moss:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Moss struck out looking.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Mark Saccomanno hit for Tim Byrdak
Tyler Yates pitching:
Mark Saccomanno:Strike swinging, Ball, Saccomanno flied out to center.
Darin Erstad:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Erstad struck out swinging.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Loretta struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 9th
Jose Valverde pitching:
Andy LaRoche:Foul, Ball, LaRoche popped out to shortstop
Chris Gomez hit for Luis Cruz.
Chris Gomez:Ball, Strike looking, Gomez flied out to left
Doug Mientkiewicz hit for Brian Bixler.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Mientkiewicz reached on an infield single.
Jason Michaels:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Mientkiewicz to second on fielder's indifference, Michaels flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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