MLB Play by Play - Washington vs. Houston

Nationals 1st
Russ Ortiz pitching:
Nyjer Morgan:Strike looking, Ball, Morgan grounded out to pitcher.
Nick Johnson:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Johnson singled to center.
Ryan Zimmerman:Ball, Johnson to second on wild pitch, Johnson to third on Rodriguez's throwing error, Ball, Zimmerman singled to center, Johnson scored.
Adam Dunn:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Dunn doubled to deep left, Zimmerman scored.
Josh Willingham:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Willingham lined out to left.
Cristian Guzman:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Guzman struck out looking.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Astros 1st
John Lannan pitching:
Michael Bourn:Ball, Foul, Bourn grounded out to pitcher.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Tejada flied out to right.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman reached on an infield single.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Lee singled to center, Berkman to second.
Hunter Pence:Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pence singled to left, Berkman scored, Lee to second.
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Nationals 2nd
Russ Ortiz pitching:
Josh Bard:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bard walked.
Anderson Hernandez:Strike swinging, Hernandez grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, Bard out at second.
John Lannan:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Lannan doubled to left.
Nyjer Morgan:Ball, Ball, Morgan grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
John Lannan pitching:
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Strike looking, Blum grounded out to shortstop.
Jeff Keppinger:Strike looking, Ball, Keppinger reached on an infield single.
Russ Ortiz:Bunt foul, Bunt foul, Ball, Foul, Ortiz grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Keppinger out at second.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Bourn struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Nationals 3rd
Russ Ortiz pitching:
Nick Johnson:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Johnson walked.
Ryan Zimmerman:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Zimmerman singled to center, Johnson to second.
Adam Dunn:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Dunn flied out to right.
Josh Willingham:Strike looking, Willingham hit by pitch, Johnson to third, Zimmerman to second.
Cristian Guzman:Strike looking, Foul, Guzman popped out to shortstop.
Josh Bard:Foul, Ball, Bard singled to center, Johnson and Zimmerman scored, Willingham to second, Bard out at first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
John Lannan pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Tejada lined out to pitcher.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Berkman walked.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee doubled to right, Berkman to third.
Hunter Pence:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pence grounded out to first, Berkman scored, Lee to third.
Ivan Rodriguez:Rodriguez grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Nationals 4th
Jeff Fulchino pitching:
Anderson Hernandez:Ball, Hernandez reached on bunt single to second.
John Lannan:Bunt foul, Lannan sacrificed to catcher, Hernandez to second.
Nyjer Morgan:Morgan flied out to left.
Nick Johnson:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Johnson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
John Lannan pitching:
Geoff Blum:Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Blum doubled to center.
Jeff Keppinger:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Keppinger grounded out to third
Matt Kata hit for Jeff Fulchino.
Matt Kata:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Kata flied out to center.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Bourn reached on an infield single, Blum to third.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Tejada grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Bourn out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Nationals 5th
Alberto Arias pitching:
Ryan Zimmerman:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Zimmerman flied out to center.
Adam Dunn:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Dunn struck out swinging.
Josh Willingham:Ball, Willingham doubled to left.
Cristian Guzman:Guzman grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
John Lannan pitching:
Lance Berkman:Berkman grounded out to first.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Lee grounded out to second.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pence singled to center.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Pence caught stealing, catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Nationals 6th
Alberto Arias pitching:
Josh Bard:Bard grounded out to shortstop.
Anderson Hernandez:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Hernandez walked.
John Lannan:Ball, Bunt foul, Ball, Lannan sacrificed to catcher, Hernandez to second.
Nyjer Morgan:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Morgan struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
John Lannan pitching:
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Foul, Rodriguez doubled to deep left.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Foul, Blum reached on an infield single, Rodriguez to third.
Jeff Keppinger:Ball, Ball, Keppinger tripled to center, Rodriguez and Blum scored.
Jason Bergmann relieved John Lannan
Jason Michaels hit for Alberto Arias.
Jason Michaels:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Michaels struck out swinging.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Bourn tripled to left, Keppinger scored.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Tejada singled to left, Bourn scored.
Sean Burnett relieved Jason Bergmann.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Berkman struck out swinging.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee grounded out to second.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)

Nationals 7th
Tim Byrdak pitching:
Nick Johnson:Ball, Foul, Ball, Johnson flied out to center.
Ryan Zimmerman:Ball, Zimmerman grounded out to shortstop.
Adam Dunn:Strike looking, Ball, Dunn grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Sean Burnett pitching:
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence grounded out to first.
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Blum struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Nationals 8th
Chris Sampson pitching:
Josh Willingham:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Willingham struck out looking.
Cristian Guzman:Strike looking, Guzman popped out to shortstop.
Josh Bard:Ball, Foul, Ball, Bard grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Alberto Gonzalez at shortstop
Mike MacDougal pitching:
Jeff Keppinger:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Keppinger grounded out to third
Kazuo Matsui hit for Chris Sampson.
Kazuo Matsui:Matsui reached on an infield single.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Strike looking, Bourn grounded into fielder's choice to second, Matsui out at second.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Tejada hit by pitch, Bourn to second.
Lance Berkman:Foul, Ball, Foul, Berkman homered to left, Bourn and Tejada scored.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee singled to left.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Ball, Ball, Pence walked, Lee to second.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Rodriguez flied out to right.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Nationals 9th
Jose Valverde pitching:
Anderson Hernandez:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Hernandez struck out swinging.
Alberto Gonzalez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Gonzalez walked.
Nyjer Morgan:Strike swinging, Foul, Morgan struck out swinging.
Nick Johnson:Strike swinging, Ball, Johnson singled to center, Gonzalez to third.
Ryan Zimmerman:Strike looking, Foul, Zimmerman grounded into fielder's choice to second, Johnson out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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