MLB Play by Play - Chicago vs. Houston

Cubs 1st
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Castro singled to center.
Darwin Barney :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Barney flied out to left.
Marlon Byrd :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Byrd reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Castro out at second.
Aramis Ramirez :Ball, Ramirez singled to center, Byrd to second.
Jeff Baker :Strike looking, Ball, Baker doubled to right, Byrd and Ramirez scored.
Geovany Soto :Ball, Ball, Ball, Soto walked.
Alfonso Soriano :Foul, Foul, Soriano homered to left, Baker and Soto scored.
Tyler Colvin :Strike looking, Foul, Colvin struck out looking.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Michael Bourn :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Bourn flied out to left.
Angel Sanchez :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Sanchez struck out on foul tip.
Hunter Pence :Strike looking, Pence flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 2nd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Carlos Zambrano :Ball, Foul, Zambrano grounded out to shortstop.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Castro grounded out to second.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Barney singled to right.
Marlon Byrd :Foul, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Byrd flied out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Lee grounded out to shortstop.
Brett Wallace :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Wallace walked.
Bill Hall :Ball, Ball, Hall flied out to right.
Matt Downs :Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Downs doubled to left, Wallace out at home.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 3rd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Aramis Ramirez :Ramirez singled to left.
Jeff Baker :Foul, Ball, Baker singled to right, Ramirez to second.
Geovany Soto :Strike looking, Soto singled to center, Ramirez to third, Baker to second.
Alfonso Soriano :Foul, Soriano grounded out to third, Ramirez out at home, Baker to third, Soto to second.
Tyler Colvin :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Colvin struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
J.R. Towles :Ball, Towles singled to left.
Wandy Rodriguez :Rodriguez sacrificed to pitcher, Towles to second.
Michael Bourn :Bourn flied out to center.
Angel Sanchez :Ball, Sanchez lined out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 4th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Carlos Zambrano :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Zambrano struck out on foul tip.
Starlin Castro :Castro flied out to left.
Darwin Barney :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Barney walked.
Marlon Byrd :Byrd flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Hunter Pence :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Pence struck out swinging.
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Foul, Lee popped out to shortstop.
Brett Wallace :Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Wallace struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 5th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Aramis Ramirez :Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ramirez lined out to first.
Jeff Baker :Baker grounded out to shortstop.
Geovany Soto :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Soto reached on an infield single.
Alfonso Soriano :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Soriano struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Bill Hall :Hall singled to center.
Matt Downs :Downs reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Hall out at second.
J.R. Towles :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Towles struck out swinging
Joe Inglett hit for Wandy Rodriguez.
Joe Inglett :Strike looking, Inglett flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 6th
Fernando Abad pitching:
Tyler Colvin :Ball, Strike swinging, Colvin flied out to center.
Carlos Zambrano :Foul, Ball, Zambrano homered to left center.
Starlin Castro :Foul, Foul, Foul, Castro singled to center.
Darwin Barney :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Barney flied into double play left to first, Castro out at first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Carlos Zambrano pitching:
Michael Bourn :Ball, Ball, Ball, Bourn walked.
Angel Sanchez :Strike looking, Foul, Sanchez reached on an infield single, Bourn to second.
Hunter Pence :Pence grounded out to second, Bourn to third, Sanchez to second.
Carlos Lee :Lee singled to left center, Bourn scored, Sanchez to third.
Brett Wallace :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Wallace singled to center, Sanchez scored, Lee to third.
Bill Hall :Ball, Ball, Hall reached on fielder's choice to right, Lee scored, Wallace out at second.
Matt Downs :Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Downs homered to left, Hall scored.
J.R. Towles :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Towles walked
Jason Michaels hit for Fernando Abad.
Marcos Mateo relieved Carlos Zambrano.
Jason Michaels :Michaels flied out to left.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 7th
Enerio Del Rosario pitching:
Marlon Byrd :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Byrd struck out swinging.
Aramis Ramirez :Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ramirez flied out to right.
Jeff Baker :Strike looking, Ball, Baker grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Sean Marshall pitching:
Michael Bourn :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bourn struck out swinging.
Angel Sanchez :Strike looking, Strike looking, Sanchez grounded out to shortstop.
Hunter Pence :Pence grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 8th
Mark Melancon pitching:
Geovany Soto :Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Soto grounded out to third.
Alfonso Soriano :Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Soriano struck out swinging.
Tyler Colvin :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Colvin struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Reed Johnson in right
Kerry Wood pitching:
Carlos Lee :Foul, Ball, Lee flied out to center.
Brett Wallace :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Wallace flied out to right.
Bill Hall :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Hall struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 9th
Wilton Lopez pitching:
Reed Johnson :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Johnson popped out to shortstop.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Castro singled to left.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Ball, Castro stole second, Ball, Strike looking, Barney doubled to center, Castro scored.
Marlon Byrd :Strike (foul tip), Ball, Byrd safe at first on Lopez throwing error, Barney scored, Byrd to third.
Aramis Ramirez :Ramirez singled to center, Byrd scored.
Jeff Baker :Strike looking, Ball, Baker flied out to center.
Geovany Soto :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Soto fouled out to first.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Astros 9th
Carlos Pena at first
Carlos Marmol pitching:
Matt Downs :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Downs walked.
J.R. Towles :Strike looking, Foul, Towles struck out swinging
Jason Bourgeois hit for Aneury Rodriguez.
Jason Bourgeois :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bourgeois popped out to second.
Michael Bourn :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bourn flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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