MLB Play by Play - Detroit vs. Houston

Tigers 1st
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Curtis Granderson:Strike looking, Ball, Granderson flied out to deep left.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Polanco grounded out to shortstop.
Miguel Cabrera:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Cabrera homered to left.
Marcus Thames:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Thames walked.
Brandon Inge:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Inge walked, Thames to second.
Magglio Ordonez:Ordonez flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Justin Verlander pitching:
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Bourn struck out swinging.
Jeff Keppinger:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Keppinger singled to right.
Miguel Tejada:Tejada singled to right, Keppinger to third.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Lee popped out to second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Berkman walked, Tejada to second.
Hunter Pence:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pence struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Tigers 2nd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Gerald Laird:Ball, Foul, Laird popped out to shortstop.
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Everett doubled to deep left.
Justin Verlander:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Verlander struck out swinging.
Curtis Granderson:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Granderson walked.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Polanco homered to left, Everett and Granderson scored.
Miguel Cabrera:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Cabrera struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Justin Verlander pitching:
Ivan Rodriguez:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Rodriguez struck out looking.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Matsui grounded out to shortstop.
Wandy Rodriguez:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Rodriguez struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Tigers 3rd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Marcus Thames:Thames flied out to center.
Brandon Inge:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Inge flied out to center.
Magglio Ordonez:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ordonez grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Justin Verlander pitching:
Michael Bourn:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Bourn walked.
Jeff Keppinger:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Keppinger reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Bourn out at second.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Tejada doubled to deep left, Keppinger scored.
Carlos N. Lee:Foul, Foul, Lee struck out looking.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Berkman walked.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Pence singled to left center, Tejada scored, Berkman to second.
Ivan Rodriguez:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Tigers 4th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Gerald Laird:Laird reached on bunt single to third.
Adam Everett:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Everett lined out to left.
Justin Verlander:Ball, Verlander sacrificed to pitcher, Laird to second.
Curtis Granderson:Strike looking, Granderson flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike (missed bunt), Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Matsui flied out to center.
Wandy Rodriguez:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Bourn singled to center.
Jeff Keppinger:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Bourn to second on balk, Strike swinging, Ball, Keppinger grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Tigers 5th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Polanco grounded out to second.
Miguel Cabrera:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Cabrera walked.
Marcus Thames:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Thames reached on an infield single, Cabrera to second.
Brandon Inge:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Inge singled to left center, Cabrera to third, Thames to second.
Magglio Ordonez:Strike looking, Ordonez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Inge out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Tejada flied out to deep right.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee flied out to right.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Berkman walked.
Hunter Pence:Foul, Foul, Pence grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Tigers 6th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Gerald Laird:Ball, Laird singled to deep left.
Adam Everett:Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Everett reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Laird out at second.
Justin Verlander:Bunt foul, Ball, Verlander sacrificed to pitcher, Everett to second.
Curtis Granderson:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Granderson struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Rodriguez doubled to right.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Foul, Matsui sacrificed to catcher, Rodriguez to third.
Wandy Rodriguez:Matt Kata hit for Wandy Rodriguez.
Matt Kata:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Kata singled to right, Rodriguez scored.
Nate Robertson relieved Justin Verlander.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Bourn singled to right, Kata to second.
Zach Miner relieved Nate Robertson.
Jeff Keppinger:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Keppinger grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Bourn out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Tigers 7th
Alberto Arias pitching:
Placido Polanco:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Polanco grounded out to shortstop.
Miguel Cabrera:Strike swinging, Cabrera flied out to right.
Marcus Thames:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Thames walked.
Brandon Inge:Josh Anderson ran for Marcus Thames, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Inge singled to center, Anderson to second.
Magglio Ordonez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ordonez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Zach Miner pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Tejada grounded out to shortstop.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Lee lined out to third.
Lance Berkman:Berkman singled to right.
Hunter Pence:Don Kelly at shortstop, Strike looking, Pence reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Berkman out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Tigers 8th
Alberto Arias pitching:
Gerald Laird:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Laird walked.
Adam Everett:Everett sacrificed to pitcher, Laird to second.
Don Kelly:Tim Byrdak relieved Alberto Arias, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Kelly struck out swinging.
Curtis Granderson:Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Foul, Granderson walked.
Chris Sampson relieved Tim Byrdak.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Polanco flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Joel Zumaya pitching:
Ivan Rodriguez:Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Rodriguez lined out to right.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Foul, Matsui singled to left center
Darin Erstad hit for Chris Sampson.
Darin Erstad:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Erstad walked, Matsui to second.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Bourn walked, Matsui to third, Erstad to second.
Jeff Keppinger:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Keppinger walked, Matsui scored, Erstad to third, Bourn to second.
Freddy Dolsi relieved Joel Zumaya
Ramon Santiago at second.
Miguel Tejada:Tejada hit sacrifice fly to left, Erstad scored.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee flied out to left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Tigers 9th
LaTroy Hawkins pitching:
Miguel Cabrera:Strike looking, Cabrera singled to deep left center.
Josh Anderson:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Anderson reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Cabrera out at second.
Brandon Inge:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Anderson stole second, Inge flied out to left
Ryan Raburn hit for Ramon Santiago.
Ryan Raburn:Ball, Raburn grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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