MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. St. Louis

Astros 1st
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Matsui grounded out to shortstop.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Strike looking, Pence grounded out to pitcher.
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Berkman grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
Mike Hampton pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Schumaker reached on an infield single.
Khalil Greene:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Greene struck out looking.
Albert Pujols:Pujols flied out to center.
Ryan Ludwick:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ludwick walked, Schumaker to second.
Chris Duncan:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Duncan singled to right, Schumaker scored, Ludwick to third.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Molina walked, Duncan to second.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ankiel struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Lee singled to right.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Strike looking, Tejada flied out to right.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Blum walked, Lee to second.
Ivan Rodriguez:Rodriguez lined into double play first, Blum out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
Mike Hampton pitching:
David Freese:Freese grounded out to second.
Joel Pineiro:Ball, Strike looking, Pineiro grounded out to third.
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Schumaker grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Michael Bourn:Ball, Foul, Ball, Bourn grounded out to second.
Mike Hampton:Hampton grounded out to third.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Matsui singled to left.
Hunter Pence:Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Pence struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
Mike Hampton pitching:
Khalil Greene:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Greene hit by pitch.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Ball, Pujols walked, Greene to second.
Ryan Ludwick:Foul, Ludwick doubled to right, Greene scored, Pujols to third.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Ball, Duncan flied out to center.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Molina grounded out to pitcher, Pujols scored, Ludwick to third.
Rick Ankiel:Ankiel grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Lance Berkman:Berkman grounded out to pitcher.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Lee singled to center.
Miguel Tejada:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Tejada grounded into double play third to second to first, Lee out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
Mike Hampton pitching:
David Freese:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Freese struck out looking.
Joel Pineiro:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Pineiro struck out looking.
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Strike looking, Schumaker reached on an infield single.
Khalil Greene:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Foul, Greene walked, Schumaker to second.
Albert Pujols:Pujols grounded into fielder's choice to third, Greene out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Blum singled to center.
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Rodriguez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Blum out at second.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Bourn grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 5th
Mike Hampton pitching:
Ryan Ludwick:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ludwick flied out to left.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Duncan struck out looking.
Yadier Molina:Molina lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Jason Smith hit for Mike Hampton
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Jason Smith:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Smith struck out swinging.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Strike looking, Matsui grounded out to shortstop.
Hunter Pence:Foul, Pence singled to center.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Berkman doubled to deep right, Pence scored.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
Geoff Geary pitching:
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Geoff Geary relieved Mike Hampton, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ankiel walked.
David Freese:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Freese flied out to right.
Joel Pineiro:Bunt foul, Pineiro popped bunt out to catcher.
Skip Schumaker:Schumaker doubled to deep left center, Ankiel scored.
Khalil Greene:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Greene grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Tejada popped out to first.
Geoff Blum:Blum doubled to left.
Ivan Rodriguez:Foul, Rodriguez grounded out to pitcher.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Bourn singled to left, Blum to third
Darin Erstad hit for Geoff Geary.
Josh Kinney relieved Joel Pineiro.
Darin Erstad:Ball, Ball, Ball, Erstad walked, Bourn to second.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Matsui walked, Blum scored, Bourn to third, Erstad to second.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pence struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 7th
Doug Brocail pitching:
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Pujols fouled out to first.
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ludwick homered to center.
Chris Duncan:Ball, Ball, Ball, Duncan walked.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Ball, Duncan stole second, Ball, Foul, Molina walked.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Ball, Ball, Ankiel walked, Duncan to third, Molina to second
Brendan Ryan ran for Chris Duncan.
David Freese:Freese grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Ankiel out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Brian Barden at third
Josh Kinney pitching:
Lance Berkman:Strike swinging, Berkman flied out to center.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Lee homered to left.
Miguel Tejada:Tejada grounded out to second.
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Blum lined out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Jeff Keppinger at second
Colby Rasmus hit for Josh Kinney
Tim Byrdak pitching:
Colby Rasmus:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Rasmus popped out to shortstop.
Skip Schumaker:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Schumaker struck out swinging.
Khalil Greene:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Greene grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Jason Motte pitching:
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Rodriguez singled to center.
Michael Bourn:Bourn flied out to left.
Jeff Keppinger:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Keppinger singled to right, Rodriguez to second.
Kyle McClellan relieved Jason Motte.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Strike looking, Matsui struck out swinging.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence grounded into fielder's choice to third, Keppinger out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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