MLB Play by Play - Washington vs. St. Louis

Nationals 1st
Jake Westbrook pitching:
Danny Espinosa :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Espinosa reached on an infield single.
Rick Ankiel :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ankiel flied out to deep center.
Jayson Werth :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Werth singled to right, Espinosa to third.
Adam LaRoche :Ball, LaRoche reached on fielder's choice to second, Espinosa scored, Werth out at second.
Ian Desmond :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Desmond popped out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
John Lannan pitching:
Ryan Theriot :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Theriot singled to right.
Colby Rasmus :Rasmus reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Theriot out at second.
Albert Pujols :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pujols walked, Rasmus to second.
Matt Holliday :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Holliday lined out to right.
Lance Berkman :Berkman flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Nationals 2nd
Jake Westbrook pitching:
Laynce Nix :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Nix struck out swinging.
Ivan Rodriguez :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Rodriguez safe at first on shortstop Greene fielding error.
Alex Cora :Foul, Cora grounded into double play first, Rodriguez out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Cardinals 2nd
John Lannan pitching:
David Freese :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Freese lined out to left.
Gerald Laird :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Laird grounded out to second.
Tyler Greene :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Greene doubled to right.
Jake Westbrook :Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Westbrook grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Nationals 3rd
Jake Westbrook pitching:
John Lannan :Strike looking, Lannan grounded out to third.
Danny Espinosa :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Espinosa reached on an infield single.
Rick Ankiel :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ankiel walked, Espinosa to second.
Jayson Werth :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Werth singled to left center, Espinosa scored, Ankiel to third, Werth to second advancing on throw.
Adam LaRoche :Ball, Ball, Ball, LaRoche walked.
Ian Desmond :Desmond singled to center, Ankiel and Werth scored, LaRoche to third.
Laynce Nix :Nix singled to right, LaRoche scored, Desmond to third.
Ivan Rodriguez :Ball, Desmond stole home Nix to second, Ball, Rodriguez doubled to center, Nix scored.
Alex Cora :Cora grounded out to first.
John Lannan :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Lannan grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (6 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
John Lannan pitching:
Ryan Theriot :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Theriot singled to right.
Colby Rasmus :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Rasmus grounded into double play shortstop to first, Theriot out at second.
Albert Pujols :Ball, Pujols homered to right.
Matt Holliday :Foul, Holliday singled to left center.
Lance Berkman :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Berkman walked, Holliday to second.
David Freese :Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Freese struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Nationals 4th
Fernando Salas pitching:
Danny Espinosa :Ball, Espinosa tripled to right.
Rick Ankiel :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ankiel popped out to second.
Jayson Werth :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Werth struck out swinging.
Adam LaRoche :Foul, Ball, Foul, LaRoche struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
John Lannan pitching:
Gerald Laird :Ball, Ball, Ball, Laird walked.
Tyler Greene :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Greene grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Laird out at second.
Fernando Salas :Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Salas grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Nationals 5th
Fernando Salas pitching:
Ian Desmond :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Desmond grounded out to shortstop.
Laynce Nix :Ball, Foul, Ball, Nix flied out to left.
Ivan Rodriguez :Strike looking, Rodriguez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 5th
John Lannan pitching:
Ryan Theriot :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Theriot grounded out to second.
Colby Rasmus :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Rasmus homered to right.
Albert Pujols :Strike looking, Ball, Pujols grounded out to third.
Matt Holliday :Foul, Foul, Ball, Holliday struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Nationals 6th
Fernando Salas pitching:
Alex Cora :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cora grounded out to third.
John Lannan :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Lannan struck out swinging.
Danny Espinosa :Ball, Espinosa flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
John Lannan pitching:
Lance Berkman :Strike looking, Berkman singled to right.
Chad Gaudin relieved John Lannan.
David Freese :Ball, Freese grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Berkman out at second.
Gerald Laird :Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Laird ground-rule doubled to right.
Tyler Greene :Ball, Ball, Greene safe at first on shortstop Desmond fielding error, Laird to third
Nick Punto hit for Fernando Salas.
Nick Punto :Strike looking, Greene stole second, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Punto walked.
Ryan Theriot :Ball, Theriot reached on an infield single, Laird scored, Greene to third, Punto to second.
Colby Rasmus :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Rasmus singled to left center, Greene and Punto scored, Theriot to third.
Tyler Clippard relieved Doug Slaten.
Albert Pujols :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pujols flied out to left.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 1 Error)

Nationals 7th
Ryan Franklin pitching:
Rick Ankiel :Ball, Ankiel flied out to left.
Jayson Werth :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Werth flied out to deep right.
Adam LaRoche :Ball, Ball, LaRoche grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 7th
Tyler Clippard pitching:
Matt Holliday :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Holliday singled to center.
Lance Berkman :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Berkman walked, Holliday to second.
David Freese :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Freese popped out to first
Jon Jay hit for Gerald Laird.
Jon Jay :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Jay struck out looking
Daniel Descalso hit for Tyler Greene.
Daniel Descalso :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Descalso struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Nationals 8th
Ryan Franklin pitching:
Ian Desmond :Ball, Strike looking, Strike (missed bunt), Desmond struck out swinging.
Laynce Nix :Ball, Ball, Nix homered to right.
Ivan Rodriguez :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Rodriguez walked.
Alex Cora :Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Cora grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, Rodriguez out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Mark Hamilton hit for Ryan Franklin
Sean Burnett pitching:
Mark Hamilton :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Hamilton singled to left center.
Ryan Theriot :Ball, Strike looking, Theriot singled to right, Hamilton to second.
Colby Rasmus :Strike looking, Foul, Rasmus grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Hamilton to third, Theriot out at second.
Albert Pujols :Strike looking, Ball, Pujols singled to center, Hamilton scored
Jerry Hairston at third.
Matt Holliday :Holliday grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Nationals 9th
Jason Motte pitching:
Jerry Hairston Jr.:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Hairston struck out swinging.
Danny Espinosa :Ball, Strike swinging, Espinosa flied out to deep center.
Rick Ankiel :Foul, Strike looking, Ankiel singled to center.
Jayson Werth :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ankiel picked off at first, pitcher to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 9th
Drew Storen pitching:
Lance Berkman :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Berkman fouled out to third.
David Freese :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Freese walked.
Yadier Molina :Ball, Molina popped out to shortstop.
Daniel Descalso :Ball, Strike looking, Descalso lined out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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