MLB Play by Play - Chicago vs. Houston

Cubs 1st
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Soriano struck out swinging.
Ryan Theriot:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Theriot fouled out to right.
Derrek Lee:Ball, Lee grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Matsui fouled out to third.
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Berkman struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 2nd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Milton Bradley:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bradley grounded out to pitcher.
Aramis Ramirez:Foul, Ramirez singled to deep left, Ramirez out at second.
Reed Johnson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Johnson walked.
Geovany Soto:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Soto hit by pitch, Johnson to second.
Mike Fontenot:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Fontenot flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike (foul tip), Foul, Ball, Foul, Lee flied out to center.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Tejada walked.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Ball, Blum flied out to right.
Hunter Pence:Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pence struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 3rd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Ryan Dempster:Dempster grounded bunt out to pitcher.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Soriano struck out swinging.
Ryan Theriot:Theriot doubled to deep left.
Derrek Lee:Lee singled to right, Theriot scored.
Milton Bradley:Ball, Strike looking, Bradley grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Michael Bourn:Bourn flied out to deep left.
Wandy Rodriguez:Strike looking, Rodriguez lined out to left.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Matsui walked.
Ivan Rodriguez:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Matsui stole second, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 4th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ramirez flied out to right.
Reed Johnson:Ball, Johnson singled to center.
Geovany Soto:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Soto grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Johnson out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Berkman grounded out to pitcher.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Lee grounded out to first.
Miguel Tejada:Tejada singled to center.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Blum grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 5th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Mike Fontenot:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Fontenot grounded out to first.
Ryan Dempster:Foul, Foul, Ball, Dempster grounded out to second.
Alfonso Soriano:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Soriano struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence homered to center.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Ball, Bourn grounded out to pitcher.
Wandy Rodriguez:Rodriguez flied out to center.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Matsui tripled to center.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Rodriguez walked.
Lance Berkman:Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Berkman struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 6th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Ryan Theriot:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Theriot walked.
Derrek Lee:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lee walked, Theriot to second.
Milton Bradley:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bradley grounded into double play second to first, Theriot to third, Lee out at second.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ramirez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Foul, Lee flied out to right.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Tejada grounded out to shortstop
Koyie Hill catching.
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Blum singled to center.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Foul, Ball, Pence singled to right, Blum to second.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Bourn singled to left, Blum scored, Pence out at third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 7th
Chris Sampson pitching:
Reed Johnson:Johnson grounded bunt out to first.
Koyie Hill:Foul, Ball, Hill lined out to center.
Mike Fontenot:Ball, Strike looking, Fontenot flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Jason Smith hit for Chris Sampson
Angel Guzman pitching:
Jason Smith:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Smith struck out swinging.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Matsui safe at first on shortstop Theriot's fielding error.
Ivan Rodriguez:Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Matsui caught stealing, catcher to shortstop, Foul, Foul, Rodriguez struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Cubs 8th
Aaron Miles hit for Angel Guzman
LaTroy Hawkins pitching:
Aaron Miles:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Miles struck out looking.
Alfonso Soriano:Foul, Strike swinging, Soriano homered to left.
Ryan Theriot:Foul, Strike looking, Theriot singled to right.
Derrek Lee:Ball, Ball, Lee fouled out to first.
Milton Bradley:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Theriot caught stealing, catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Aaron Heilman pitching:
Lance Berkman:Aaron Heilman relieved Angel Guzman, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Berkman walked.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lee grounded into double play third to second to first, Berkman out at second.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Tejada popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 9th
Darin Erstad in left
Jose Valverde pitching:
Milton Bradley:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Bradley struck out swinging.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ramirez struck out swinging.
Reed Johnson:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Johnson grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Aaron Heilman pitching:
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Blum singled to center
Jeff Keppinger ran for Geoff Blum.
Hunter Pence:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pence walked, Keppinger to second.
Neal Cotts relieved Aaron Heilman.
Michael Bourn:Bourn reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Keppinger out at third, Pence to second.
Darin Erstad:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Erstad struck out swinging.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Strike swinging, Matsui lined out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 10th
Tim Byrdak pitching:
Koyie Hill:Tim Byrdak relieved Jose Valverde, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Hill struck out looking.
Mike Fontenot:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Fontenot struck out swinging.
Aaron Miles:Strike swinging, Ball, Miles safe at first on shortstop Tejada's throwing error.
Doug Brocail relieved Tim Byrdak.
Alfonso Soriano:Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Soriano grounded into fielder's choice to third, Miles out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Astros 10th
Neal Cotts pitching:
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Rodriguez reached on an infield single.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Berkman singled to left center, Rodriguez to second.
Kevin Gregg relieved Neal Cotts
Kosuke Fukudome in right
Jason Michaels hit for Doug Brocail.
Jason Michaels:Michaels flied out to center, Rodriguez to third.
Miguel Tejada:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Tejada intentionally walked, Berkman to second.
Jeff Keppinger:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Keppinger singled to left, Rodriguez scored, Berkman to third, Tejada to second

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