MLB Play by Play - Pittsburgh vs. Houston

Pirates 1st
Bud Norris pitching:
Alex Presley :Ball, Presley popped out to shortstop.
Chase D'Arnaud :Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Strike looking, Ball, D'Arnaud walked.
Neil Walker :Walker singled to right, D'Arnaud to third.
Andrew McCutchen :Ball, McCutchen popped out to second.
Garrett Jones :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Jones struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Paul Maholm pitching:
Michael Bourn :Strike (missed bunt), Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Bourn singled to center.
Angel Sanchez :Sanchez sacrificed to pitcher, Bourn to second.
Jeff Keppinger :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Keppinger grounded out to second, Bourn to third.
Hunter Pence :Foul, Pence popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 2nd
Bud Norris pitching:
Lyle Overbay :Overbay flied out to deep center.
Brandon Wood :Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Wood walked.
Michael McKenry :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, McKenry singled to left, Wood to second.
Paul Maholm :Bunt foul, Maholm reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Wood to third, McKenry to second on pitcher Norris throwing error.
Alex Presley :Strike looking, Presley popped out to shortstop.
Chase D'Arnaud :Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, D'Arnaud lined out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Astros 2nd
Paul Maholm pitching:
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Lee doubled to left.
Jason Michaels :Strike looking, Ball, Michaels singled to right, Lee to third.
Clint Barmes :Ball, Lee scored, Michaels to second on passed ball, Barmes popped out to shortstop.
Humberto Quintero :Strike looking, Quintero flied out to deep right, Michaels to third.
Bud Norris :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Norris struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 3rd
Bud Norris pitching:
Neil Walker :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Walker singled to right.
Andrew McCutchen :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, McCutchen struck out looking.
Garrett Jones :Jones flied out to right.
Lyle Overbay :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Overbay lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Paul Maholm pitching:
Michael Bourn :Strike looking, Bourn reached on an infield single.
Angel Sanchez :Ball, Ball, Bourn caught stealing,pitcher to first to shortstop, Ball, Strike looking, Sanchez walked.
Jeff Keppinger :Ball, Keppinger homered to left, Sanchez scored.
Hunter Pence :Pence flied out to left.
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Lee grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 4th
Bud Norris pitching:
Brandon Wood :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Wood struck out swinging.
Michael McKenry :Foul, Foul, McKenry singled to left.
Paul Maholm :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Maholm struck out swinging.
Alex Presley :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Presley grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Paul Maholm pitching:
Jason Michaels :Michaels fouled out to catcher.
Clint Barmes :Strike looking, Barmes singled to left.
Humberto Quintero :Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Quintero singled to left center, Barmes to second.
Bud Norris :Norris sacrificed to third, Barmes to third, Quintero to second.
Michael Bourn :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bourn struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 5th
Bud Norris pitching:
Chase D'Arnaud :Strike looking, Ball, D'Arnaud grounded out to third.
Neil Walker :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Walker homered to right.
Andrew McCutchen :Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, McCutchen flied out to left.
Garrett Jones :Strike looking, Jones flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Paul Maholm pitching:
Angel Sanchez :Sanchez flied out to deep center.
Jeff Keppinger :Ball, Keppinger doubled to deep left.
Hunter Pence :Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pence struck out looking.
Carlos Lee :Foul, Foul, Lee reached on an infield single, Keppinger to third.
Jason Michaels :Foul, Ball, Michaels lined out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 6th
Bud Norris pitching:
Lyle Overbay :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Overbay homered to right.
Brandon Wood :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Wood homered to left.
Michael McKenry :Strike looking, McKenry doubled to deep right.
Paul Maholm :Bunt foul, Maholm fouled out to catcher.
Alex Presley :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Presley struck out looking.
Chase D'Arnaud :D'Arnaud reached on an infield single, McKenry to third.
Wilton Lopez relieved Bud Norris
Matt Downs at first.
Neil Walker :Ball, Strike looking, Walker singled to center, McKenry scored, D'Arnaud to second.
Andrew McCutchen :Foul, Ball, Ball, McCutchen flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Daniel McCutchen pitching:
Clint Barmes :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Barmes lined out to shortstop.
Humberto Quintero :Strike looking, Bunt foul, Quintero flied out to deep center.
Matt Downs :Downs flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 7th
Wilton Lopez pitching:
Garrett Jones :Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Jones grounded out to pitcher.
Lyle Overbay :Ball, Ball, Overbay singled to center.
Brandon Wood :Wood popped out to third.
Michael McKenry :Strike looking, McKenry grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
Xavier Paul in right
Chris Resop pitching:
Michael Bourn :Ball, Foul, Foul, Bourn flied out to left.
Angel Sanchez :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Sanchez flied out to deep right.
Jeff Keppinger :Ball, Keppinger fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 8th
Sergio Escalona pitching:
Xavier Paul :Strike (missed bunt), Strike looking, Paul struck out looking.
Alex Presley :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Presley grounded out to second.
Chase D'Arnaud :Strike swinging, Strike looking, D'Arnaud struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Jose Veras pitching:
Hunter Pence :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pence walked.
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lee grounded out to pitcher, Pence to second
Brett Wallace hit for Sergio Escalona.
Brett Wallace :Strike looking, Pence stole third, Ball, Ball, Wallace reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Pence scored.
Clint Barmes :Ball, Ball, Foul, Barmes safe at first on 3rd baseman Wood fielding error, Bogusevic to third.
Humberto Quintero :Ball, Foul, Quintero singled to left center, Bogusevic scored, Barmes to third.
Chris Leroux relieved Jose Veras.
Matt Downs :Downs fouled out to catcher.
Michael Bourn :Bourn singled to left center, Barmes scored, Quintero to second.
Angel Sanchez :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Sanchez grounded out to second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Pirates 9th
Mark Melancon pitching:
Neil Walker :Ball, Foul, Walker grounded out to shortstop.
Andrew McCutchen :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, McCutchen grounded out to shortstop
Matt Diaz hit for Chris Leroux.
Matt Diaz :Strike swinging, Diaz flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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