MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Chicago

Astros 1st
Randy Wells pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Matsui flied out to left.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Strike looking, Bourn grounded out to third.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Berkman flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 1st
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Soriano grounded out to shortstop.
Ryan Theriot:Ball, Theriot doubled to right.
Kosuke Fukudome:Ball, Foul, Ball, Fukudome grounded out to first, Theriot to third.
Derrek Lee:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Lee struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Randy Wells pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee singled to center.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Tejada grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Lee out at second.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pence walked.
Geoff Blum:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Blum singled to right, Pence to second.
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Rodriguez walked, Pence to third, Blum to second.
Roy Oswalt:Ball, Foul, Oswalt grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 2nd
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Micah Hoffpauir:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Hoffpauir singled to center.
Geovany Soto:Strike looking, Ball, Soto flied out to right.
Mike Fontenot:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Fontenot struck out swinging.
Bobby Scales:Foul, Scales flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Randy Wells pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Matsui struck out on foul tip.
Michael Bourn:Bourn grounded out to first.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Berkman walked.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Lee singled to center, Berkman to second.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Tejada grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 3rd
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Randy Wells:Ball, Foul, Foul, Wells struck out swinging.
Alfonso Soriano:Strike looking, Foul, Soriano grounded out to third.
Ryan Theriot:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Theriot flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Randy Wells pitching:
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pence grounded bunt out to center.
Geoff Blum:Blum grounded out to second.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 4th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Kosuke Fukudome:Foul, Ball, Foul, Fukudome safe at first on shortstop Tejada's fielding error.
Derrek Lee:Lee flied out to right.
Micah Hoffpauir:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Hoffpauir popped out to shortstop.
Geovany Soto:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Soto lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Astros 5th
Randy Wells pitching:
Roy Oswalt:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Oswalt struck out looking.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Matsui grounded out to second.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Bourn struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 5th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Mike Fontenot:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Fontenot struck out on foul tip.
Bobby Scales:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Scales struck out swinging.
Randy Wells:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Wells struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Randy Wells pitching:
Lance Berkman:Strike looking, Ball, Berkman singled to left center.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Lee grounded into double play third to second to first, Berkman out at second.
Miguel Tejada:Foul, Tejada fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 6th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Soriano singled to right.
Ryan Theriot:Theriot sacrificed to pitcher, Soriano to second.
Kosuke Fukudome:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Fukudome flied out to center, Soriano to third.
Derrek Lee:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lee singled to left center, Soriano scored.
Micah Hoffpauir:Foul, Ball, Ball, Hoffpauir homered to right, Lee scored.
Geovany Soto:Soto doubled to center.
Mike Fontenot:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Fontenot struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Angel Guzman pitching:
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pence struck out swinging.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Blum flied out to deep right.
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike swinging, Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 7th
Alberto Arias pitching:
Bobby Scales:Strike (missed bunt), Foul, Ball, Ball, Scales struck out looking
Ryan P. Freel hit for Angel Guzman.
Ryan P. Freel:Freel grounded out to shortstop.
Alfonso Soriano:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Soriano grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Darin Erstad hit for Alberto Arias
Carlos Marmol pitching:
Darin Erstad:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Erstad struck out swinging.
Kazuo Matsui:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Matsui struck out swinging.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bourn struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 8th
Wesley Wright pitching:
Ryan Theriot:Foul, Ball, Theriot lined out to second.
Kosuke Fukudome:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Fukudome walked.
Derrek Lee:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Lee walked, Fukudome to second.
Micah Hoffpauir:Chris Sampson relieved Wesley Wright, Reed Johnson hit for Micah Hoffpauir.
Reed Johnson:Ball, Foul, Johnson reached on fielder's choice to second, Fukudome to third, Lee out at second.
Geovany Soto:Strike looking, Soto reached on an infield single, Fukudome scored, Johnson to second.
Mike Fontenot:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Fontenot flied out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Kevin Gregg pitching:
Lance Berkman:Berkman homered to right.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee homered to left.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Strike swinging, Tejada singled to left center.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pence singled to center, Tejada to third.
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Blum hit by pitch, Pence to second.
Ivan Rodriguez:Aaron Heilman relieved Kevin Gregg, Rodriguez singled to left center, Tejada and Pence scored, Blum to second
Jason Michaels hit for Chris Sampson.
Jason Michaels:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Michaels flied out to deep right.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Matsui flied out to deep right.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bourn walked, Blum to third, Rodriguez to second.
Lance Berkman:Aaron Miles at second, Ball, Ball, Berkman grounded out to second.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 9th
LaTroy Hawkins pitching:
Bobby Scales:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Scales walked.
Aaron Miles:Bunt foul, Miles sacrificed to first, Scales to second.
Alfonso Soriano:Foul, Strike swinging, Soriano singled to right, Scales scored

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