MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. St. Louis

Astros 1st
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Michael Bourn:Bunt foul, Ball, Bourn grounded out to pitcher.
Hunter Pence:Strike looking, Pence lined out to second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Berkman grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Schumaker singled to right.
Colby Rasmus:Foul, Ball, Rasmus singled to right, Schumaker to second.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Strike looking, Pujols struck out looking.
Matt Holliday:Foul, Holliday singled to center, Schumaker scored, Rasmus to third.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, DeRosa doubled to deep left center, Rasmus and Holliday scored.
Rick Ankiel:Foul, Strike looking, Ankiel grounded out to second, DeRosa to third.
Yadier Molina:Strike swinging, Molina grounded out to second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Lee singled to center.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Tejada flied out to center.
Jeff Keppinger:Strike looking, Keppinger grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, Lee out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Brendan Ryan:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ryan grounded out to shortstop.
Joel Pineiro:Strike looking, Pineiro popped out to shortstop.
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Strike looking, Schumaker struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Matsui grounded out to shortstop.
Chris Coste:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Coste grounded out to first.
Roy Oswalt:Strike looking, Strike looking, Oswalt struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Colby Rasmus:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Rasmus flied out to left.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Pujols singled to center.
Matt Holliday:Foul, Holliday flied into double play right, Pujols out at first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bourn singled to left.
Hunter Pence:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Pence singled to center, Bourn to second.
Lance Berkman:Ball, Berkman singled to right, Bourn scored, Pence to third.
Carlos N. Lee:Ball, Lee singled to left, Pence scored, Berkman to second.
Miguel Tejada:Ball, Foul, Tejada grounded into double play pitcher to second to first, Berkman to third, Lee out at second.
Jeff Keppinger:Ball, Keppinger grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Mark DeRosa:Strike looking, DeRosa singled to center.
Rick Ankiel:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ankiel popped out to second.
Yadier Molina:Molina singled to right, DeRosa to second.
Brendan Ryan:Foul, Foul, Ryan hit by pitch, DeRosa to third, Molina to second.
Joel Pineiro:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pineiro struck out swinging.
Skip Schumaker:Strike looking, Foul, Schumaker grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Ball, Matsui lined out to shortstop.
Chris Coste:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Coste struck out swinging.
Roy Oswalt:Ball, Oswalt grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 5th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Colby Rasmus:Foul, Ball, Rasmus popped out to shortstop.
Albert Pujols:Strike looking, Pujols doubled to deep left.
Matt Holliday:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Holliday grounded out to third, Pujols to third.
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa hit by pitch.
Rick Ankiel:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ankiel walked, DeRosa to second.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Molina reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Ankiel out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Bourn struck out looking.
Hunter Pence:Ball, Pence grounded out to shortstop.
Lance Berkman:Berkman singled to center.
Carlos N. Lee:Strike looking, Lee flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
Roy Oswalt pitching:
Brendan Ryan:Strike looking, Foul, Ryan reached on an infield single.
Joel Pineiro:Pickoff attempt, Bunt foul, Pineiro sacrificed to pitcher, Ryan to second.
Skip Schumaker:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Schumaker lined out to second.
Colby Rasmus:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Rasmus singled to right, Ryan to third.
Albert Pujols:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Pujols popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Miguel Tejada:Strike looking, Tejada grounded out to second.
Jeff Keppinger:Strike looking, Strike looking, Keppinger struck out looking.
Kazuo Matsui:Strike looking, Matsui singled to left.
Chris Coste:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Coste grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 7th
Jeff Fulchino pitching:
Matt Holliday:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Holliday walked.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, DeRosa grounded out to third, Holliday to second.
Rick Ankiel:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ankiel struck out looking.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Molina fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Darin Erstad hit for Jeff Fulchino
Joel Pineiro pitching:
Darin Erstad:Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Erstad struck out swinging.
Michael Bourn:Strike looking, Ball, Bourn grounded out to pitcher.
Hunter Pence:Pence flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Sammy Gervacio pitching:
Brendan Ryan:Ryan grounded bunt out to third
Joe Thurston hit for Joel Pineiro.
Joe Thurston:Thurston grounded out to first.
Tim Byrdak relieved Sammy Gervacio
Julio Lugo hit for Skip Schumaker.
Julio Lugo:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lugo walked.
Colby Rasmus:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Lugo stole second, Foul, Rasmus struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Trever Miller pitching:
Lance Berkman:Strike swinging, Berkman lined out to center.
Ryan Franklin relieved Trever Miller.
Carlos N. Lee:Lee doubled to center.
Miguel Tejada:Edwin Maysonet ran for Carlos N. Lee, Strike looking, Foul, Tejada grounded out to third, Maysonet to third.
Jeff Keppinger:Foul, Ball, Keppinger grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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