MLB Play by Play - Chicago vs. Houston

Cubs 1st
Mike Hampton pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Soriano singled to left center.
Ryan Theriot:Ball, Theriot flied out to left.
Milton Bradley:Strike (missed bunt), Ball, Ball, Ball, Bradley singled to left center, Soriano to second.
Aramis Ramirez:Strike looking, Foul, Ramirez flied out to center.
Geovany Soto:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Soto walked, Soriano to third, Bradley to second.
Reed Johnson:Ball, Foul, Johnson tripled to center, Soriano, Bradley and Soto scored.
Micah Hoffpauir:Foul, Foul, Ball, Johnson scored on passed ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Hoffpauir struck out swinging.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Rich Harden pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Foul, Matsui singled to right.
Michael Bourn:Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Bourn struck out swinging.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman grounded into fielder's choice to second, Matsui out at second.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Lee grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Berkman out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 2nd
Mike Hampton pitching:
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Foul, Miles doubled to deep left.
Rich Harden:Ball, Harden reached on fielder's choice to third, on 3rd baseman Blum's throwing error.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Soriano popped out to second.
Ryan Theriot:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Theriot flied out to right.
Milton Bradley:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Bradley popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Astros 2nd
Rich Harden pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Tejada grounded out to second.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Strike looking, Pence doubled to center.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Blum grounded out to first, Pence to third.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Strike looking, Rodriguez flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 3rd
Mike Hampton pitching:
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ramirez walked.
Geovany Soto:Strike looking, Soto grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Ramirez out at second.
Reed Johnson:Johnson grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Rich Harden pitching:
Mike Hampton:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Hampton struck out swinging.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Strike looking, Matsui singled to left.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Bourn lined out to second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman walked, Matsui to second.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Matsui to third, Berkman to second on wild pitch, Ball, Lee walked.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Foul, Tejada popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 4th
Mike Hampton pitching:
Micah Hoffpauir:Hoffpauir grounded out to first.
Aaron Miles:Strike looking, Miles grounded out to pitcher.
Rich Harden:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Harden singled to right.
Alfonso Soriano:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Soriano struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Rich Harden pitching:
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Pence reached on an infield single.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Blum walked, Pence to second.
Ivan Rodriguez:Rodriguez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Pence to third, Blum out at second.
Mike Hampton:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Hampton singled to right, Pence scored.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Matsui struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 5th
Mike Hampton pitching:
Ryan Theriot:Strike looking, Ball, Theriot grounded out to shortstop.
Milton Bradley:Bradley grounded out to third.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ramirez singled to center.
Geovany Soto:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Soto struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Rich Harden pitching:
Michael Bourn:Bunt foul, Foul, Bourn flied out to deep right.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman grounded out to second.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Lee flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 6th
Mike Hampton pitching:
Reed Johnson:Strike looking, Bunt foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Johnson walked.
Micah Hoffpauir:Ball, Hoffpauir doubled to deep right, Johnson to third.
Aaron Miles:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Miles walked.
Rich Harden:Ball, Ball, Johnson scored, Hoffpauir to third, Miles to second on passed ball, Foul, Foul, Harden struck out looking.
Alberto Arias relieved Mike Hampton.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Soriano struck out swinging.
Ryan Theriot:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Theriot struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Rich Harden pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Tejada lined out to right.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence fouled out to first.
Geoff Blum:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Blum struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 7th
Alberto Arias pitching:
Milton Bradley:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bradley grounded out to second.
Aramis Ramirez:Ramirez homered to left.
Geovany Soto:Ball, Soto grounded out to shortstop.
Reed Johnson:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Johnson struck out, reached on wild pitch.
Micah Hoffpauir:Hoffpauir grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Rich Harden pitching:
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Ball, Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop
Darin Erstad hit for Alberto Arias.
Darin Erstad:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Erstad flied out to right.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Matsui fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 8th
Wesley Wright pitching:
Aaron Miles:Ball, Miles grounded out to shortstop.
Rich Harden:Strike looking, Strike looking, Harden struck out swinging.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Soriano struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Rich Harden pitching:
Michael Bourn:Bourn singled to right.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman homered to left, Bourn scored.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike swinging, Ball, Lee singled to right.
Carlos Marmol relieved Rich Harden.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Tejada grounded into fielder's choice to first, Lee out at second.
Hunter Pence:Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pence grounded into fielder's choice to third, Tejada out at second.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Blum popped out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 9th
Jeff Fulchino pitching:
Ryan Theriot:Ball, Theriot flied out to center.
Milton Bradley:Foul, Bradley grounded out to first.
Aramis Ramirez:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ramirez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Joey Gathright in center
Kevin Gregg pitching:
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Rodriguez grounded out to third.
Jeff Fulchino:Jason Michaels hit for Jeff Fulchino.
Jason Michaels:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Michaels struck out swinging.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Matsui grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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