MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. St. Louis

Astros 1st
Mitchell Boggs pitching:
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Bourn ground-rule doubled to left.
Kazuo Matsui:Matsui sacrificed to pitcher, Bourn to third.
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Ball, Tejada singled to center, Bourn scored.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Lee flied out to left.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Blum popped out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
Brian Moehler pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Schumaker grounded out to second.
Julio Lugo:Ball, Lugo grounded out to shortstop.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Foul, Pujols flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Mitchell Boggs pitching:
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pence walked.
Ivan Rodriguez:Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Rodriguez struck out looking.
Chris Coste:Pickoff attempt to first, Coste grounded into double play second to first, Pence out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
Brian Moehler pitching:
Matt Holliday:Foul, Foul, Holliday reached on an infield single.
Ryan Ludwick:Ludwick flied out to center.
Rick Ankiel:Ankiel flied out to center.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Holliday caught stealing, catcher to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Mitchell Boggs pitching:
Brian Moehler:Strike looking, Strike looking, Moehler struck out swinging.
Michael Bourn:Bourn doubled to center, Bourn to third on center fielder Ankiel's fielding error.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Matsui walked.
Miguel Tejada:Tejada grounded into double play shortstop to first, Matsui out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Cardinals 3rd
Brian Moehler pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, Foul on right fielder Pence's dropped ball error, DeRosa struck out swinging.
Jason LaRue:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, LaRue fouled out to third.
Mitchell Boggs:Strike looking, Boggs grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Astros 4th
Mitchell Boggs pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee doubled to deep right.
Geoff Blum:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Blum flied out to right.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Pence walked.
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
Chris Coste:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Coste walked, Lee to third, Pence to second.
Brian Moehler:Foul, Ball, Foul, Moehler flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Schumaker grounded out to second.
Julio Lugo:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Lugo tripled to center.
Albert Pujols:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Pujols intentionally walked.
Matt Holliday:Strike looking, Ball, Holliday singled to left, Lugo scored, Pujols to second.
Ryan Ludwick:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ludwick reached on fielder's choice to first, Pujols to third, Holliday out at second.
Rick Ankiel:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ludwick stole second, Ankiel grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Mitchell Boggs pitching:
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Bourn struck out swinging.
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Foul, Ball, Matsui singled to right.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Matsui stole second, Matsui to third on LaRue's throwing error, Strike swinging, Ball, Tejada grounded out to second, Matsui scored.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Lee reached on an infield single.
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Blum hit by pitch, Lee to second.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Pence walked, Lee to third, Blum to second.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Cardinals 5th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, DeRosa grounded out to pitcher.
Jason LaRue:Strike swinging, LaRue singled to center
Adam Wainwright hit for Mitchell Boggs.
Adam Wainwright:Bunt foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Wainwright struck out bunting foul.
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Foul, Foul, Schumaker struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Brad Thompson pitching:
Chris Coste:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Coste struck out swinging.
Brian Moehler:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Moehler struck out swinging.
Michael Bourn:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bourn grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Julio Lugo:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Lugo flied out to right.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Pujols grounded out to shortstop.
Matt Holliday:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Holliday singled to center.
Ryan Ludwick:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ludwick struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Brad Thompson pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Matsui flied out to left.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Tejada grounded out to shortstop.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Ball, Lee grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 7th
Brian Moehler pitching:
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ankiel struck out swinging.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Ball, Foul, DeRosa homered to left.
Jason LaRue:Ball, Strike swinging, LaRue singled to left.
Brad Thompson:Thompson sacrificed to first, LaRue to second.
Wesley Wright relieved Brian Moehler.
Skip Schumaker:Schumaker singled to center, LaRue out at home.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Brad Thompson pitching:
Geoff Blum:Blum flied out to left.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Pence lined out to left.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Foul, Rodriguez singled to center.
Chris Coste:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Coste singled to center, Rodriguez to second
Matt Kata hit for Wesley Wright.
Matt Kata:Kata singled to left center, Rodriguez scored, Coste to second.
Trever Miller relieved Brad Thompson.
Michael Bourn:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bourn struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Alberto Arias pitching:
Julio Lugo:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lugo struck out swinging.
Albert Pujols:Pujols hit by pitch.
Matt Holliday:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Holliday doubled to right, Pujols scored.
Ryan Ludwick:Ball, Ball, Holliday to third on wild pitch, Intentional ball, Ludwick intentionally walked.
Rick Ankiel:Strike swinging, Ankiel singled to left, Holliday scored, Ludwick to second.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, DeRosa grounded into double play third to second to first, Ankiel out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Yadier Molina catching
Ryan Franklin pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Matsui singled to right.
Miguel Tejada:Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Tejada popped out to third.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Lee reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Matsui out at second
Jason Michaels ran for Carlos N. Lee.
Geoff Blum:Strike looking, Blum grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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