MLB Play by Play - Chicago vs. Houston

Cubs 1st
Nelson Figueroa pitching:
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Castro singled to center.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Barney walked, Castro to second.
Marlon Byrd :Strike looking, Strike looking, Byrd struck out swinging.
Aramis Ramirez :Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ramirez popped out to shortstop.
Carlos Pena :Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pena walked, Castro to third, Barney to second.
Alfonso Soriano :Soriano doubled to deep right, Castro and Barney scored, Pena to third.
Tyler Colvin :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Colvin grounded out to second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Michael Bourn :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Bourn grounded out to first.
Angel Sanchez :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Sanchez grounded out to shortstop.
Hunter Pence :Ball, Ball, Pence grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 2nd
Nelson Figueroa pitching:
Geovany Soto :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Soto flied out to center.
Ryan Dempster :Strike looking, Dempster grounded out to shortstop.
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Castro singled to center.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Barney tripled to right, Castro scored.
Marlon Byrd :Byrd singled to right, Barney scored.
Aramis Ramirez :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ramirez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Lee singled to right.
Brett Wallace :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Wallace walked, Lee to second.
Chris Johnson :Strike looking, Ball, Johnson grounded out to first, Lee to third, Wallace to second.
Joe Inglett :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Inglett struck out swinging.
Humberto Quintero :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Quintero grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 3rd
Nelson Figueroa pitching:
Carlos Pena :Strike looking, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Foul, Pena grounded out to first.
Alfonso Soriano :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Soriano grounded out to second.
Tyler Colvin :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Colvin struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Nelson Figueroa :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Figueroa struck out swinging.
Michael Bourn :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Bourn struck out swinging.
Angel Sanchez :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Sanchez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 4th
Nelson Figueroa pitching:
Geovany Soto :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Soto struck out swinging.
Ryan Dempster :Ball, Dempster grounded out to third.
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Castro singled to left.
Darwin Barney :Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Ball, Castro stole second, Strike looking, Barney reached on an infield single, Castro to third.
Marlon Byrd :Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Byrd singled to center, Castro scored, Barney to third.
Aramis Ramirez :Ball, Ball, Byrd to second on wild pitch, Foul, Ramirez grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Hunter Pence :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pence struck out swinging.
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Lee struck out swinging.
Brett Wallace :Ball, Ball, Wallace grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 5th
Enerio Del Rosario pitching:
Carlos Pena :Ball, Ball, Ball, Pena walked.
Alfonso Soriano :Ball, Soriano reached on fielder's choice to second, Pena out at second.
Tyler Colvin :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Colvin walked, Soriano to second.
Geovany Soto :Ball, Soto lined into double play third, Soriano out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Chris Johnson :Johnson singled to right.
Joe Inglett :Inglett flied out to deep right.
Humberto Quintero :Ball, Quintero grounded out to third, Johnson to second
Matt Downs hit for Enerio Del Rosario.
Matt Downs :Ball, Strike looking, Downs singled to right, Johnson scored.
Michael Bourn :Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bourn struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 6th
Wilton Lopez pitching:
Ryan Dempster :Strike looking, Foul, Dempster struck out swinging.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Castro struck out swinging.
Darwin Barney :Ball, Ball, Ball, Barney walked.
Marlon Byrd :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Byrd grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Angel Sanchez :Strike looking, Sanchez grounded out to second.
Hunter Pence :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pence safe at first on 3rd baseman Ramirez throwing error.
Carlos Lee :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Lee struck out looking.
Brett Wallace :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Wallace walked, Pence to second.
Chris Johnson :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Johnson walked, Pence to third, Wallace to second.
Joe Inglett :Inglett grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Cubs 7th
Fernando Abad pitching:
Aramis Ramirez :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Ramirez walked.
Carlos Pena :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Pena fouled out to third.
Alfonso Soriano :Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Soriano flied out to deep left.
Tyler Colvin :Strike swinging, Colvin grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Ryan Dempster pitching:
Humberto Quintero :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Quintero struck out swinging
Bill Hall hit for Fernando Abad.
Bill Hall :Ball, Foul, Hall homered to right.
Michael Bourn :Strike looking, Ball, Bourn doubled to deep right.
Angel Sanchez :Ball, Sanchez homered to left, Bourn scored.
John Grabow relieved Ryan Dempster.
Hunter Pence :Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pence walked.
Carlos Lee :Ball, Lee singled to left center, Pence to second.
Brett Wallace :Ball, Foul, Foul, Wallace flied out to left.
Chris Johnson :Ball, Strike looking, Johnson grounded into fielder's choice to second, Lee out at second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 8th
Mark Melancon pitching:
Geovany Soto :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Soto flied out to center
Blake DeWitt hit for John Grabow.
Blake DeWitt :DeWitt grounded out to second.
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Castro struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Sean Marshall pitching:
Joe Inglett :Strike looking, Inglett singled to right.
Humberto Quintero :Quintero sacrificed to first, Inglett to second.
Bill Hall :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Hall reached on an infield single, Inglett to third.
Michael Bourn :Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Bourn struck out swinging.
Carlos Marmol relieved Sean Marshall.
Angel Sanchez :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Sanchez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 9th
Brandon Lyon pitching:
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Barney grounded out to second.
Marlon Byrd :Strike looking, Ball, Byrd grounded out to third.
Aramis Ramirez :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Carlos Marmol pitching:
Hunter Pence :Foul, Foul, Ball, Pence struck out swinging.
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Lee lined out to shortstop.
Brett Wallace :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Wallace singled to right
Jason Bourgeois ran for Brett Wallace
Jason Michaels hit for Brandon Lyon.
Jason Michaels :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Bourgeois stole second, Michaels walked.
Joe Inglett :Strike looking, Foul, Inglett struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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