MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. St. Louis

Astros 1st
Jaime Garcia pitching:
Michael Bourn :Strike looking, Bourn ground-rule doubled to center.
Jose Altuve :Ball, Foul, Ball, Bourn stole third, Strike swinging, Ball, Altuve hit sacrifice fly to center, Bourn scored.
Jason Bourgeois :Strike looking, Bourgeois reached on an infield single.
Hunter Pence :Ball, Foul, Ball, Bourgeois stole second, Foul, Pence struck out swinging.
Carlos Lee :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bourgeois to third on passed ball, Strike looking, Lee struck out looking.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Nick Punto :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Punto grounded out to second.
Jon Jay :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Jay grounded out to shortstop.
Albert Pujols :Strike looking, Pujols doubled to deep right.
Matt Holliday :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Pujols stole third, Strike looking, Foul, Holliday struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Jaime Garcia pitching:
Chris Johnson :Johnson grounded out to shortstop.
Clint Barmes :Strike looking, Ball, Barmes fouled out to catcher.
Carlos Corporan :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Corporan struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
David Freese :Strike looking, Strike looking, Freese grounded out to second.
Gerald Laird :Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Laird singled to center.
Ryan Theriot :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Theriot reached on fielder's choice to third, Laird to second on 3rd baseman Altuve fielding error.
Corey Patterson :Strike looking, Patterson singled to right, Laird and Theriot scored, Patterson to second on right fielder Pence throwing error.
Jaime Garcia :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Patterson caught stealing,catcher to third, Strike looking, Garcia grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 2 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Tony Cruz catching
Jaime Garcia pitching:
Wandy Rodriguez :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop.
Michael Bourn :Ball, Bourn reached on bunt single to pitcher.
Jose Altuve :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Altuve grounded into double play third to second to first, Bourn out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Nick Punto :Punto grounded out to pitcher.
Jon Jay :Strike looking, Ball, Jay doubled to deep center.
Albert Pujols :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Pujols doubled to right, Jay scored.
Matt Holliday :Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Holliday walked.
David Freese :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Freese grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Holliday out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Daniel Descalso at second
Jaime Garcia pitching:
Jason Bourgeois :Ball, Ball, Foul, Bourgeois grounded out to shortstop.
Hunter Pence :Pence doubled to left.
Carlos Lee :Ball, Foul, Lee singled to left, Pence scored.
Chris Johnson :Ball, Ball, Lee to third on wild pitch, Johnson hit sacrifice fly to left, Lee scored.
Clint Barmes :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Barmes singled to center.
Carlos Corporan :Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Foul, Foul, Corporan grounded out to second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Tony Cruz :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Cruz grounded out to shortstop.
Ryan Theriot :Foul, Foul, Theriot struck out swinging.
Corey Patterson :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Patterson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Jaime Garcia pitching:
Wandy Rodriguez :Strike looking, Rodriguez safe at first on 3rd baseman Freese fielding error.
Michael Bourn :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bourn walked, Rodriguez to second.
Jose Altuve :Bunt foul, Strike looking, Altuve grounded into double play third to second to first, Rodriguez to third, Bourn out at second.
Jason Bourgeois :Ball, Bourgeois ground-rule doubled to left, Rodriguez scored.
Hunter Pence :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Bourgeois to third on passed ball, Pence grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Cardinals 5th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Jaime Garcia :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Garcia struck out swinging.
Daniel Descalso :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Descalso popped out to shortstop.
Jon Jay :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Jay struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Jaime Garcia pitching:
Carlos Lee :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Lee homered to left center.
Chris Johnson :Foul, Ball, Ball, Johnson grounded out to shortstop.
Clint Barmes :Barmes flied out to right.
Carlos Corporan :Ball, Ball, Ball, Corporan walked.
Wandy Rodriguez :Strike looking, Foul, Rodriguez flied out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Albert Pujols :Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Pujols struck out swinging.
Matt Holliday :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Holliday flied out to deep right.
David Freese :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Freese grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Skip Schumaker at second
Marc Rzepczynski pitching:
Michael Bourn :Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bourn struck out swinging.
Jose Altuve :Altuve lined out to right.
Jason Bourgeois :Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bourgeois struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 7th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Tony Cruz :Strike looking, Cruz grounded out to shortstop.
Ryan Theriot :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Theriot popped out to shortstop.
Corey Patterson :Patterson grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Marc Rzepczynski pitching:
Hunter Pence :Ball, Ball, Foul, Pence doubled to deep right.
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Lee struck out swinging.
Chris Johnson :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Johnson struck out swinging.
Clint Barmes :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Barmes grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Sergio Escalona pitching:
Skip Schumaker :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Schumaker grounded out to shortstop.
Daniel Descalso :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Descalso grounded out to shortstop.
Jon Jay :Bunt foul, Strike looking, Jay struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Octavio Dotel pitching:
Carlos Corporan :Strike looking, Corporan grounded out to shortstop
Brett Wallace hit for Sergio Escalona.
Brett Wallace :Wallace lined out to second.
Michael Bourn :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bourn walked.
Jose Altuve :Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Foul, Ball, Altuve flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 9th
Mark Melancon pitching:
Albert Pujols :Ball, Pujols popped out to second.
Matt Holliday :Foul, Ball, Holliday grounded out to first
Lance Berkman hit for Octavio Dotel
Kyle Lohse hit for Lance Berkman.
Kyle Lohse :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lohse grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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