MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Houston

Cardinals 1st
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Rafael Furcal :Ball, Furcal flied out to right.
David Freese :Strike looking, Ball, Freese grounded out to second.
Albert Pujols :Ball, Pujols grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 1st
Jaime Garcia pitching:
Jason Bourgeois :Strike looking, Strike looking, Bourgeois grounded out to pitcher.
Angel Sanchez :Strike swinging, Foul, Sanchez struck out swinging.
J.D. Martinez :Foul, Ball, Martinez flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Matt Holliday :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Holliday doubled to deep center.
Lance Berkman :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Berkman lined out to third.
Yadier Molina :Ball, Ball, Ball, Molina walked.
Ryan Theriot :Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Theriot fouled out to first.
Jon Jay :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Jay grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 2nd
Jaime Garcia pitching:
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Lee grounded out to third.
Matt Downs :Ball, Strike swinging, Downs flied out to center.
Chris Johnson :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Johnson struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Jaime Garcia :Strike looking, Garcia grounded out to second.
Rafael Furcal :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Furcal struck out swinging.
David Freese :Freese singled to center.
Albert Pujols :Ball, Pujols doubled to left, Freese to third.
Matt Holliday :Ball, Foul, Holliday singled to left, Freese scored, Pujols out at home advancing on throw.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 3rd
Jaime Garcia pitching:
Clint Barmes :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Barmes singled to right.
J.R. Towles :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Barmes to second on wild pitch, Ball, Ball, Towles reached on an infield single, Barmes to third.
Wandy Rodriguez :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Bunt foul, Rodriguez sacrificed to catcher, Barmes scored, Towles to second.
Jason Bourgeois :Ball, Bourgeois doubled to left, Towles scored.
Angel Sanchez :Strike swinging, Foul, Sanchez struck out swinging.
J.D. Martinez :Ball, Foul, Martinez grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Lance Berkman :Strike looking, Berkman flied out to center.
Yadier Molina :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Molina walked.
Ryan Theriot :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Theriot grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Molina out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 4th
Jaime Garcia pitching:
Carlos Lee :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lee walked.
Matt Downs :Ball, Downs homered to left, Lee scored.
Chris Johnson :Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Johnson struck out swinging.
Clint Barmes :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Barmes struck out swinging.
J.R. Towles :Strike looking, Ball, Towles grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Jon Jay :Strike looking, Jay doubled to deep left
Gerald Laird hit for Jaime Garcia.
Gerald Laird :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Laird walked.
Rafael Furcal :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Furcal singled to right, Jay to third, Laird to second.
David Freese :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Freese grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Jay scored, Laird to third, Furcal out at second.
Albert Pujols :Strike looking, Foul, Pujols struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 5th
Nick Punto at shortstop
Kyle McClellan pitching:
Wandy Rodriguez :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Rodriguez doubled to deep left center.
Jason Bourgeois :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bourgeois grounded out to pitcher.
Angel Sanchez :Strike swinging, Foul, Sanchez grounded out to third.
J.D. Martinez :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Martinez singled to center, Rodriguez to third
Jordan Schafer ran for J.D. Martinez.
Carlos Lee :Ball, Ball, Ball, Lee walked, Schafer to second.
Matt Downs :Ball, Downs popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Matt Holliday :Holliday grounded out to second.
Lance Berkman :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Berkman grounded out to third.
Yadier Molina :Ball, Foul, Molina grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 6th
Mitchell Boggs pitching:
Chris Johnson :Strike (foul tip), Strike looking, Foul, Johnson struck out swinging.
Clint Barmes :Foul, Barmes grounded out to pitcher.
J.R. Towles :Ball, Towles grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Wandy Rodriguez pitching:
Ryan Theriot :Strike looking, Theriot singled to center.
Jon Jay :Strike looking, Ball, Jay singled to left, Theriot to second.
Nick Punto :Punto sacrificed to catcher, Theriot to third, Jay to second
Allen Craig hit for Mitchell Boggs.
Wilton Lopez relieved Wandy Rodriguez.
Allen Craig :Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Craig grounded out to pitcher
Daniel Descalso hit for David Freese.
Daniel Descalso :Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Descalso grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 7th
J.B. Shuck hit for Wilton Lopez
Fernando Salas pitching:
J.B. Shuck :Foul, Shuck singled to center.
Jason Bourgeois :Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bourgeois grounded into double play second to first, Shuck out at second.
Angel Sanchez :Sanchez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Fernando Rodriguez pitching:
Albert Pujols :Ball, Pujols singled to left.
Matt Holliday :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Holliday walked, Pujols to second.
Wesley Wright relieved Fernando Rodriguez.
Lance Berkman :Foul, Ball, Pujols stole third Holliday to second, Berkman doubled to left, Pujols and Holliday scored.
Enerio Del Rosario relieved Wesley Wright.
Yadier Molina :Ball, Ball, Ball, Molina walked
Adron Chambers ran for Lance Berkman.
Ryan Theriot :Bunt foul, Theriot sacrificed to third, Chambers to third, Molina to second.
Jon Jay :Ball, Foul, Jay popped out to shortstop.
Nick Punto :Punto grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Astros 8th
Fernando Salas pitching:
Jordan Schafer :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Schafer fouled out to third.
Carlos Lee :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Lee struck out swinging.
Matt Downs :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Downs struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Skip Schumaker hit for Fernando Salas
Mark Melancon pitching:
Skip Schumaker :Ball, Schumaker grounded out to second.
Daniel Descalso :Ball, Ball, Descalso singled to center.
Albert Pujols :Pujols flied out to deep center.
Matt Holliday :Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Holliday grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 9th
Octavio Dotel pitching:
Chris Johnson :Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Johnson lined out to right.
Clint Barmes :Barmes popped out to shortstop.
J.R. Towles :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Towles struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 10th
Mark Melancon pitching:
Adron Chambers :Strike looking, Chambers lined out to shortstop.
Yadier Molina :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Molina doubled to deep left.
Ryan Theriot :Theriot reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Molina out at third.
Jon Jay :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Theriot caught stealing,catcher to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Astros 10th
Brian Bogusevic hit for Mark Melancon
Octavio Dotel pitching:
Brian Bogusevic :Ball, Bogusevic doubled to left.
Jason Bourgeois :Bourgeois safe at first on Dotel fielding error, Bogusevic to third.
Angel Sanchez :Sanchez reached on bunt single to pitcher, Bogusevic scored, Bourgeois to second