MLB Play by Play - Cincinnati vs. Houston

Reds 1st
Mike Hampton pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Bunt foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Taveras singled to left center.
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Hairston flied out to center.
Joey Votto:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Votto singled to left, Taveras to second.
Brandon Phillips:Phillips grounded out to second, Taveras to third, Votto to second.
Edwin Encarnacion:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Encarnacion singled to center, Taveras and Votto scored.
Darnell T. McDonald:Ball, McDonald grounded out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Bronson Arroyo pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Matsui struck out on foul tip.
Miguel Tejada:Foul, Ball, Tejada grounded out to third.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Foul, Ball, Berkman lined out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Reds 2nd
Mike Hampton pitching:
Ryan Hanigan:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Hanigan flied out to center.
Paul Janish:Strike looking, Janish singled to left.
Bronson Arroyo:Ball, Bunt foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Arroyo sacrificed to catcher, Janish to second.
Willy Taveras:Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt to second, Ball, Strike looking, Taveras grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Bronson Arroyo pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Lee flied out to deep right.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Ball, Pence singled to left.
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Blum singled to right, Pence to third.
Ivan Rodriguez:Foul, Ball, Rodriguez reached on fielder's choice to third, Pence scored, Blum out at second.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Rodriguez caught stealing, catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Reds 3rd
Mike Hampton pitching:
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Strike looking, Foul, Hairston grounded out to shortstop.
Joey Votto:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Votto struck out swinging.
Brandon Phillips:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Phillips grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Bronson Arroyo pitching:
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Bourn singled to left.
Mike Hampton:Hampton sacrificed to catcher, Bourn to second.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Matsui grounded out to second, Bourn to third.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Tejada grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Reds 4th
Mike Hampton pitching:
Edwin Encarnacion:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Encarnacion struck out looking.
Darnell T. McDonald:Ball, Strike looking, McDonald singled to left center.
Ryan Hanigan:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Hanigan singled to center, McDonald to second.
Paul Janish:Strike looking, Janish grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Hanigan out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Bronson Arroyo pitching:
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman grounded out to shortstop.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Lee grounded out to third.
Hunter Pence:Pence flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Reds 5th
Mike Hampton pitching:
Bronson Arroyo:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Arroyo grounded out to shortstop.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Foul, Taveras struck out looking.
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Strike looking, Foul, Hairston struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Bronson Arroyo pitching:
Geoff Blum:Ball, Blum singled to right.
Ivan Rodriguez:Rodriguez flied out to right.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Bourn struck out swinging.
Mike Hampton:Foul, Hampton reached on fielder's choice to third, Blum out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Reds 6th
Mike Hampton pitching:
Joey Votto:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Votto grounded out to first.
Brandon Phillips:Ball, Phillips grounded out to third.
Edwin Encarnacion:Foul, Ball, Ball, Encarnacion reached on an infield single.
Darnell T. McDonald:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, McDonald walked, Encarnacion to second.
Ryan Hanigan:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Hanigan struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Bronson Arroyo pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Matsui singled to left.
Miguel Tejada:Pickoff attempt, Tejada grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, Matsui out at second.
Lance Berkman:Berkman homered to right.
Carlos N. Lee:Foul, Lee homered to left.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence singled to center, Pence out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Reds 7th
Mike Hampton pitching:
Paul Janish:Strike looking, Janish singled to center.
Bronson Arroyo:Bunt foul, Bunt foul, Foul, Arroyo sacrificed to pitcher, Janish to second.
Geoff Geary relieved Mike Hampton.
Willy Taveras:Strike looking, Foul, Taveras reached on an infield single, Janish to third.
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Ball, Ball, Ball, Hairston walked, Taveras to second.
Tim Byrdak relieved Geoff Geary.
Joey Votto:Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Votto doubled to deep left center, Janish and Taveras scored, Hairston out at home.
Brandon Phillips:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Phillips struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Bronson Arroyo pitching:
Geoff Blum:Ball, Blum singled to right.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Rodriguez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Blum out at second.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bourn flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Reds 8th
LaTroy Hawkins pitching:
Edwin Encarnacion:Ball, Ball, Encarnacion grounded out to pitcher
Chris Dickerson hit for Darnell T. McDonald.
Chris Dickerson:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Dickerson walked.
Ryan Hanigan:Hanigan grounded out to first, Dickerson to second.
Paul Janish:Janish hit by pitch
Laynce Nix hit for Bronson Arroyo.
Laynce Nix:Foul, Strike looking, Nix struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Jason Michaels hit for LaTroy Hawkins
Arthur Rhodes pitching:
Jason Michaels:Foul, Ball, Michaels doubled to deep left center.
Kazuo Matsui:Matsui sacrificed to third, Michaels to third.
Miguel Tejada:Foul, Ball, Tejada walked.
Lance Berkman:Berkman flied out to right.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Lee walked, Tejada to second.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pence struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Reds 9th
Jose Valverde pitching:
Willy Taveras:Ball, Strike looking, Taveras popped out to shortstop.
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Hairston lined out to right.
Joey Votto:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Votto struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Francisco Cordero pitching:
Geoff Blum:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Blum flied out to left.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Rodriguez singled to right
Jason Smith ran for Ivan Rodriguez.
Michael Bourn:Strike swinging, Ball, Bourn popped out to third
Darin Erstad hit for Jose Valverde.
Darin Erstad:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Erstad lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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