MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Chicago

Astros 1st
Rodrigo Lopez pitching:
Michael Bourn :Bourn singled to center.
Clint Barmes :Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Barmes struck out swinging.
Hunter Pence :Strike looking, Ball, Pence doubled to right, Bourn scored.
Carlos Lee :Lee flied out to right, Pence to third.
Jeff Keppinger :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Keppinger doubled to right, Pence scored.
Brett Wallace :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Wallace grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 1st
Aneury Rodriguez pitching:
Kosuke Fukudome :Foul, Ball, Ball, Fukudome flied out to center.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Barney tripled to left.
Starlin Castro :Castro singled to left center, Barney scored.
Aramis Ramirez :Foul, Strike swinging, Castro stole second, Ramirez flied out to deep center, Castro to third.
Carlos Pena :Pena homered to right, Castro scored.
Alfonso Soriano :Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Soriano grounded out to third.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Blake DeWitt in left
Rodrigo Lopez pitching:
Chris Johnson :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Johnson lined out to shortstop.
J.R. Towles :Bunt foul, Foul, Towles struck out looking.
Aneury Rodriguez :Strike looking, Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 2nd
Aneury Rodriguez pitching:
Tony Campana :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Campana reached on an infield single.
Geovany Soto :Ball, Campana stole second, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Soto struck out swinging.
Rodrigo Lopez :Strike looking, Foul, Lopez struck out swinging.
Kosuke Fukudome :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Fukudome walked.
Darwin Barney :Ball, Campana stole third, Pickoff attempt to first, Campana scored, Fukudome to second on Towles throwing error, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Barney struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Astros 3rd
Rodrigo Lopez pitching:
Michael Bourn :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Bourn singled to left.
Clint Barmes :Ball, Strike looking, Barmes popped out to second.
Hunter Pence :Strike looking, Ball, Bourn stole second, Bourn to third on Soto throwing error, Foul, Foul, Pence lined out to right.
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Lee singled to right, Bourn scored.
Jeff Keppinger :Strike looking, Keppinger grounded into fielder's choice to third, Lee out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Cubs 3rd
Aneury Rodriguez pitching:
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Castro grounded out to second.
Aramis Ramirez :Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ramirez singled to center.
Carlos Pena :Ball, Ball, Ball, Pena flied out to right.
Blake DeWitt :Ball, DeWitt tripled to deep right, Ramirez scored.
Tony Campana :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Campana walked.
Geovany Soto :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Campana stole second, Soto struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Rodrigo Lopez pitching:
Brett Wallace :Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Wallace struck out looking.
Chris Johnson :Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Johnson struck out swinging.
J.R. Towles :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Towles popped out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 4th
Aneury Rodriguez pitching:
Rodrigo Lopez :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Lopez grounded out to second.
Kosuke Fukudome :Strike swinging, Ball, Fukudome singled to right.
Darwin Barney :Pickoff attempt to first, Barney fouled out to first.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Castro safe at first on right fielder Pence fielding error, Fukudome scored, Castro to third.
Aramis Ramirez :Ramirez flied out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Astros 5th
Bill Hall hit for Aneury Rodriguez
Rodrigo Lopez pitching:
Bill Hall :Ball, Hall fouled out to third.
Michael Bourn :Strike swinging, Foul, Bourn tripled to deep center.
Clint Barmes :Barmes homered to left, Bourn scored.
Hunter Pence :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Pence homered to left center.
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Lee flied out to right.
Jeff Keppinger :Ball, Strike looking, Keppinger singled to right.
Brett Wallace :Strike looking, Ball, Wallace reached on an infield single, Keppinger to second.
Chris Johnson :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Johnson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 5th
Sergio Escalona pitching:
Carlos Pena :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Pena struck out looking.
Blake DeWitt :Strike looking, DeWitt singled to center.
Tony Campana :Campana reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, DeWitt out at second.
Geovany Soto :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Soto walked, Campana to second.
Jeff Samardzija :Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Campana stole third, Samardzija grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
J.R. Towles :Ball, Ball, Foul, Towles homered to left
Matt Downs hit for Sergio Escalona.
Matt Downs :Ball, Downs flied out to center.
Michael Bourn :Bourn grounded bunt out to third.
Clint Barmes :Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Barmes struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 6th
Enerio Del Rosario pitching:
Kosuke Fukudome :Strike looking, Strike looking, Fukudome struck out swinging.
Darwin Barney :Ball, Barney grounded out to shortstop.
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Castro grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Hunter Pence :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pence singled to left.
Carlos Lee :Ball, Pence to second on wild pitch, Ball, Ball, Lee walked.
Jeff Keppinger :Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Pence to third, Lee to second on wild pitch, Keppinger popped out to second.
John Grabow relieved Jeff Samardzija.
Brett Wallace :Ball, Foul, Foul, Wallace safe at first on shortstop Castro fielding error, Pence scored, Lee out at home.
Chris Johnson :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Johnson doubled to left, Wallace scored.
J.R. Towles :Ball, Foul, Towles grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 2 Errors)
Cubs 7th
Enerio Del Rosario pitching:
Aramis Ramirez :Ball, Ramirez grounded out to third.
Carlos Pena :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Pena grounded out to first.
Blake DeWitt :Ball, DeWitt singled to center.
Tony Campana :Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Campana flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Jason Michaels hit for Enerio Del Rosario
John Grabow pitching:
Jason Michaels :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Michaels flied out to right.
Michael Bourn :Strike swinging, Ball, Bourn grounded out to second.
Clint Barmes :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Barmes grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 8th
Wilton Lopez pitching:
Geovany Soto :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Soto hit by pitch
D.J. LeMahieu hit for John Grabow.
D.J. LeMahieu :Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, LeMahieu grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Soto out at second.
Kosuke Fukudome :Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Fukudome walked.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Barney grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Fukudome out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Scott Maine pitching:
Hunter Pence :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Pence walked.
Carlos Lee :Ball, Ball, Lee doubled to right, Pence to third.
Jeff Keppinger :Foul, Keppinger homered to left center, Pence and Lee scored.
Brett Wallace :Wallace grounded out to shortstop.
Chris Johnson :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Johnson reached on an infield single.
J.R. Towles :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Towles safe at first on shortstop Barney fielding error, Johnson to third, Towles to second
Angel Sanchez hit for Wilton Lopez.
Angel Sanchez :Sanchez grounded into double play second to first, Towles out at third.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Cubs 9th
Mark Melancon pitching:
Starlin Castro :Ball, Strike looking, Castro doubled to right.
Aramis Ramirez :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ramirez grounded out to shortstop, Castro to third.
Carlos Pena :Ball, Pena grounded out to first, Castro scored.
Blake DeWitt :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, DeWitt grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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