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MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Pittsburgh

Astros 1st
Jimmy Barthmaier pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Matsui singled to center.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Bourn singled to right, Matsui to third.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Tejada lined out to shortstop.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Berkman struck out on foul tip, Bourn caught stealing, catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 1st
Brian Moehler pitching:
Nyjer Morgan:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Morgan singled to left.
Freddy Sanchez:Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Foul, Sanchez singled to right, Morgan to third.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, McLouth singled to center, Morgan scored, Sanchez to second.
Ryan Doumit:Doumit doubled to right, Sanchez and McLouth scored.
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, LaRoche fouled out to catcher.
Brandon Moss:Ball, Foul, Moss tripled to right, Doumit scored.
Andy LaRoche:Ball, Ball, LaRoche hit sacrifice fly to right, Moss scored.
Luis Cruz:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Cruz flied out to left.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Jimmy Barthmaier pitching:
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Blum walked.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pence walked, Blum to second.
Ty Wigginton:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Wigginton flied out to left.
Humberto Quintero:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Quintero flied out to right
David Newhan hit for Brian Moehler.
David Newhan:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Newhan struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 2nd
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Jimmy Barthmaier:Strike looking, Strike looking, Barthmaier grounded out to third.
Nyjer Morgan:Ball, Strike looking, Bunt foul, Morgan doubled to right.
Freddy Sanchez:Foul, Sanchez flied out to right.
Nate McLouth:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, McLouth intentionally walked.
Ryan Doumit:Strike looking, Ball, Doumit doubled to left center, Morgan scored, McLouth to third.
Adam A. LaRoche:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, LaRoche intentionally walked.
Brandon Moss:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Moss flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Jimmy Barthmaier pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Matsui singled to center.
Michael Bourn:Bourn singled to left, Matsui to second.
Miguel Tejada:Tejada singled to left, Matsui scored, Bourn to third.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Berkman grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Bourn scored, Tejada out at second.
Geoff Blum:Blum flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 3rd
Dave Borkowski pitching:
Andy LaRoche:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, LaRoche safe at first on 2nd baseman Matsui's fielding error.
Luis Cruz:Strike looking, Cruz grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, LaRoche out at second.
Jimmy Barthmaier:Ball, Strike swinging, Luis Rivas hit for Jimmy Barthmaier.
Luis Rivas:Foul, Ball, Rivas struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Astros 4th
Jason T. Davis pitching:
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Pence grounded out to second.
Ty Wigginton:Ball, Wigginton grounded out to shortstop.
Humberto Quintero:Bunt foul, Quintero flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 4th
Wesley Wright pitching:
Nyjer Morgan:Foul, Strike looking, Morgan struck out swinging.
Freddy Sanchez:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Sanchez walked.
Nate McLouth:Foul, McLouth fouled out to catcher.
Ryan Doumit:Strike looking, Doumit singled to right, Sanchez to second.
Adam A. LaRoche:Strike looking, LaRoche hit by pitch, Sanchez to third, Doumit to second.
Brandon Moss:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Moss fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Jason T. Davis pitching:
Wesley Wright:Mark Saccomanno hit for Wesley Wright.
Mark Saccomanno:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Saccomanno safe at first on 3rd baseman LaRoche's throwing error, Saccomanno to second.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Matsui flied out to center.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bourn struck out swinging.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Tejada hit by pitch.
Lance Berkman:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Berkman popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Pirates 5th
Chris Sampson pitching:
Andy LaRoche:Strike looking, Ball, LaRoche grounded out to shortstop.
Luis Cruz:Foul, Cruz lined out to second.
Jason T. Davis:Jack Wilson hit for Jason T. Davis.
Jack Wilson:Wilson flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
T.J. Beam pitching:
Geoff Blum:T.J. Beam relieved Jason T. Davis, Blum doubled to right.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence fouled out to catcher.
Ty Wigginton:Foul, Foul, Wigginton struck out swinging.
Humberto Quintero:Strike looking, Foul, Quintero popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 6th
Chris Sampson pitching:
Nyjer Morgan:Strike looking, Foul, Morgan grounded out to third.
Freddy Sanchez:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Sanchez grounded out to second.
Nate McLouth:Ball, Foul, McLouth grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Darin Erstad hit for Chris Sampson
Sean Burnett pitching:
Darin Erstad:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike (missed bunt), Erstad struck out swinging.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Ball, Matsui lined out to second.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Foul, Bourn grounded bunt out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 7th
Tim Byrdak pitching:
Ryan Doumit:Strike looking, Doumit grounded out to third.
Adam A. LaRoche:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, LaRoche struck out swinging.
Brandon Moss:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Moss struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Tyler Yates pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Tejada struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Berkman grounded out to pitcher.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Blum walked.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pence reached on an infield single, Blum to second.
Ty Wigginton:Wigginton singled to center, Blum scored, Pence to second
Mark Loretta hit for Humberto Quintero.
Mark Loretta:Ball, Loretta singled to right, Pence scored, Wigginton to second.
John Grabow relieved Tyler Yates
Jose Castillo hit for Tim Byrdak.
Jose Castillo:Strike swinging, Castillo flied out to right.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 8th
Doug Brocail pitching:
Andy LaRoche:Doug Brocail relieved Tim Byrdak, Brad Ausmus catching, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, LaRoche flied out to center.
Luis Cruz:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Cruz struck out swinging
Doug Mientkiewicz hit for John Grabow.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Mientkiewicz grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Matt Capps pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Matsui singled to center.
Michael Bourn:Bourn fouled out to third.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Tejada flied out to right.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Berkman singled to center, Matsui to third.
Geoff Blum:Blum flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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