MLB Play by Play - Tampa Bay vs. Houston

Rays 1st
J.A. Happ pitching:
Johnny Damon :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Damon lined out to third.
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Zobrist walked.
Evan Longoria :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Longoria singled to center, Zobrist to second.
B.J. Upton :Ball, Ball, Upton homered to left center, Zobrist and Longoria scored.
Sean Rodriguez :Strike (missed bunt), Foul, Ball, Ball, Rodriguez struck out looking.
Casey Kotchman :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Kotchman struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Jeff Niemann pitching:
Michael Bourn :Strike looking, Bourn grounded out to shortstop.
Jeff Keppinger :Keppinger doubled to deep left.
Hunter Pence :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pence struck out swinging.
Carlos Lee :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Lee tripled to deep center, Keppinger scored.
Chris Johnson :Strike looking, Ball, Johnson grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 2nd
J.A. Happ pitching:
Kelly Shoppach :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Shoppach struck out swinging.
Elliot Johnson :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Johnson struck out looking.
Jeff Niemann :Ball, Strike looking, Niemann singled to right.
Johnny Damon :Ball, Damon lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Jeff Niemann pitching:
Brett Wallace :Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Wallace doubled to left center.
Clint Barmes :Foul, Barmes doubled to deep left, Wallace scored.
Carlos Corporan :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Corporan grounded out to second, Barmes to third.
J.A. Happ :Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Happ struck out looking.
Michael Bourn :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Barmes scored on wild pitch, Bourn flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 3rd
J.A. Happ pitching:
Ben Zobrist :Strike looking, Ball, Zobrist singled to right.
Evan Longoria :Ball, Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Longoria doubled to right, Zobrist to third.
B.J. Upton :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Upton grounded out to third, Zobrist scored.
Sean Rodriguez :Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Rodriguez walked.
Casey Kotchman :Ball, Ball, Foul, Kotchman popped out to first.
Kelly Shoppach :Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Shoppach flied out to center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Jeff Niemann pitching:
Jeff Keppinger :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Keppinger singled to center.
Hunter Pence :Foul, Ball, Pence doubled to left, Keppinger to third.
Carlos Lee :Foul, Lee doubled to left, Keppinger and Pence scored.
Chris Johnson :Ball, Foul, Ball, Johnson grounded out to shortstop, Lee to third.
Brett Wallace :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Wallace grounded out to first.
Clint Barmes :Ball, Barmes lined out to left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 4th
J.A. Happ pitching:
Elliot Johnson :Ball, Johnson doubled to left
Justin Ruggiano hit for Jeff Niemann.
Justin Ruggiano :Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ruggiano struck out swinging.
Johnny Damon :Damon singled to left, Johnson to third.
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Strike looking, Zobrist doubled to left, Johnson scored, Damon to third.
Evan Longoria :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Longoria popped out to second.
B.J. Upton :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Upton struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Cesar Ramos pitching:
Carlos Corporan :Corporan ground-rule doubled to center.
J.A. Happ :Ball, Happ sacrificed to third, Corporan to third.
Michael Bourn :Bunt foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Bourn reached on an infield single, Corporan scored.
Jeff Keppinger :Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Bourn stole second, Bourn to third on Shoppach throwing error, Keppinger hit sacrifice fly to right, Bourn scored.
Hunter Pence :Pence flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Rays 5th
J.A. Happ pitching:
Sean Rodriguez :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Rodriguez walked.
Casey Kotchman :Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Kotchman doubled to right, Rodriguez to third.
Kelly Shoppach :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Shoppach struck out swinging.
Elliot Johnson :Strike swinging, Foul, Johnson struck out looking
Sam Fuld hit for Cesar Ramos.
Sam Fuld :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Fuld lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Juan Cruz pitching:
Carlos Lee :Foul, Lee flied out to left.
Chris Johnson :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Johnson flied out to center.
Brett Wallace :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Wallace struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 6th
Jason Bourgeois in left
Wilton Lopez pitching:
Johnny Damon :Ball, Strike swinging, Damon reached on an infield single.
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Damon to second on wild pitch, Ball, Damon to third on balk, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Zobrist struck out looking.
Evan Longoria :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Longoria homered to left, Damon scored.
B.J. Upton :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Upton struck out swinging.
Sean Rodriguez :Strike looking, Strike looking, Rodriguez lined out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Juan Cruz pitching:
Clint Barmes :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Barmes struck out swinging.
Carlos Corporan :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Corporan flied out to left.
Jason Bourgeois :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Bourgeois reached on an infield single.
Michael Bourn :Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Bourgeois caught stealing,catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rays 7th
Wilton Lopez pitching:
Casey Kotchman :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Kotchman grounded out to first
John Jaso hit for Kelly Shoppach.
John Jaso :Ball, Strike looking, Jaso popped out to shortstop.
Elliot Johnson :Johnson grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Reid Brignac at shortstop
J.P. Howell pitching:
Michael Bourn :Ball, Foul, Ball, Bourn grounded out to second.
Jeff Keppinger :Strike looking, Ball, Keppinger homered to left.
Hunter Pence :Ball, Pence grounded out to pitcher.
Carlos Lee :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Lee grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rays 8th
Wilton Lopez pitching:
Reid Brignac :Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Brignac flied out to center.
Johnny Damon :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Damon singled to center.
Ben Zobrist :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Zobrist reached on an infield single, Damon to second.
Mark Melancon relieved Wilton Lopez
Matt Downs at second.
Evan Longoria :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Longoria struck out looking.
B.J. Upton :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Upton walked, Damon to third, Zobrist to second
Matt Joyce hit for Sean Rodriguez.
Matt Joyce :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Joyce doubled to right, Damon and Zobrist scored, Upton to third.
Casey Kotchman :Ball, Kotchman singled to right, Upton and Joyce scored, Kotchman to second advancing on throw.
John Jaso :Ball, Foul, Jaso grounded out to first.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Joel Peralta pitching:
Chris Johnson :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Johnson doubled to deep left.
Matt Downs :Foul, Ball, Downs homered to left, Johnson scored.
Adam Russell relieved Joel Peralta.
Clint Barmes :Barmes singled to left.
Carlos Corporan :Pickoff attempt, Corporan sacrificed to first, Barmes to second.
Jason Bourgeois :Ball, Bourgeois grounded into double play third to first, Barmes out at third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rays 9th
Wade Davis hit for Adam Russell
Mark Melancon pitching:
Wade Davis :Strike swinging, Davis singled to right.
Reid Brignac :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Davis to second on wild pitch, Foul, Brignac struck out looking.
Johnny Damon :Ball, Damon singled to right, Davis to third.
Ben Zobrist :Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Zobrist reached on fielder's choice to second, Davis out at home, Damon to second.
Evan Longoria :Strike swinging, Ball, Longoria homered to left, Damon and Zobrist scored.
B.J. Upton :Upton singled to right.
Sergio Escalona relieved Mark Melancon.
Matt Joyce :Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Joyce struck out looking.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Kyle Farnsworth pitching:
Michael Bourn :Strike looking, Bourn grounded out to first
Jason Michaels hit for Sergio Escalona.
Jason Michaels :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Michaels popped out to shortstop.
Hunter Pence :Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pence struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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