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MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Chicago

Astros 1st
Paul Maholm pitching:
Brian Bixler :Strike looking, Foul, Bixler struck out swinging.
Brian Bogusevic :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Bogusevic struck out swinging.
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lee grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 1st
Bud Norris pitching:
David DeJesus :Ball, DeJesus flied out to center.
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Strike looking, Castro struck out swinging.
Anthony Rizzo :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Rizzo walked.
Alfonso Soriano :Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Soriano reached on an infield single, Rizzo to third.
Bryan LaHair :Foul, Ball, LaHair grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Paul Maholm pitching:
J.D. Martinez :Martinez grounded out to shortstop.
Chris Snyder :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Snyder grounded out to shortstop.
Chris Johnson :Ball, Ball, Johnson lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 2nd
Bud Norris pitching:
Steve Clevenger :Strike looking, Clevenger grounded out to second.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Barney popped out to second.
Luis Valbuena :Ball, Ball, Valbuena homered to left center.
Paul Maholm :Strike looking, Ball, Maholm popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 3rd
Paul Maholm pitching:
Matt Downs :Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Downs hit by pitch.
Jordan Schafer :Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Schafer singled to left, Downs to second.
Bud Norris :Bunt foul, Strike looking, Downs caught stealing,catcher to third, Norris struck out swinging, Schafer stole second.
Brian Bixler :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Bixler grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 3rd
Bud Norris pitching:
David DeJesus :Strike looking, DeJesus flied out to left.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Castro flied out to deep center.
Anthony Rizzo :Foul, Rizzo flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 4th
Paul Maholm pitching:
Brian Bogusevic :Strike looking, Bogusevic popped out to second.
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Lee grounded out to third.
J.D. Martinez :Ball, Ball, Martinez grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 4th
Bud Norris pitching:
Alfonso Soriano :Strike looking, Soriano flied out to right.
Bryan LaHair :Ball, Ball, Ball, LaHair singled to center.
Steve Clevenger :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Clevenger homered to right, LaHair scored.
Darwin Barney :Ball, Barney popped out to shortstop.
Luis Valbuena :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Valbuena flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Paul Maholm pitching:
Chris Snyder :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Snyder struck out looking.
Chris Johnson :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Johnson struck out looking.
Matt Downs :Ball, Downs flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 5th
Bud Norris pitching:
Paul Maholm :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Maholm grounded out to second.
David DeJesus :Strike looking, Ball, DeJesus singled to right.
Starlin Castro :Castro grounded out to first, DeJesus to second.
Anthony Rizzo :Rizzo fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Paul Maholm pitching:
Jordan Schafer :Ball, Strike looking, Schafer grounded bunt out to pitcher.
Bud Norris :Ball, Ball, Ball, Norris walked.
Brian Bixler :Strike looking, Ball, Bixler flied out to deep center, Norris to third on center fielder Castro throwing error.
Brian Bogusevic :Bogusevic flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Cubs 6th
Bud Norris pitching:
Alfonso Soriano :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Soriano homered to left center.
Bryan LaHair :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, LaHair reached on an infield single.
Steve Clevenger :Foul, Strike swinging, Clevenger grounded into double play second to first, LaHair out at second.
Darwin Barney :Barney lined out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Paul Maholm pitching:
Carlos Lee :Ball, Lee grounded out to third.
J.D. Martinez :Martinez flied out to deep center.
Chris Snyder :Strike looking, Snyder grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 7th
Fernando Abad pitching:
Luis Valbuena :Strike looking, Valbuena grounded out to second.
Paul Maholm :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Maholm struck out swinging.
David DeJesus :Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, DeJesus singled to center.
Starlin Castro :Castro grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
Paul Maholm pitching:
Chris Johnson :Foul, Foul, Foul, Johnson struck out swinging.
Matt Downs :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Downs singled to center.
Jordan Schafer :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Schafer flied out to left.
Fernando Abad :.
Jed Lowrie :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Lowrie flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 8th
Rhiner Cruz pitching:
Anthony Rizzo :Ball, Ball, Rizzo grounded out to second.
Alfonso Soriano :Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Soriano struck out swinging.
Bryan LaHair :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, LaHair singled to left center.
Steve Clevenger :Strike swinging, Campana stole second, Ball, Ball, Ball, Clevenger walked.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Foul, Barney lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Reed Johnson in left
Paul Maholm pitching:
Brian Bixler :Foul, Bixler singled to left.
Brian Bogusevic :Pickoff attempt, Bogusevic flied out to right.
Carlos Lee :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Lee doubled to left, Bixler to third.
Carlos Marmol relieved Paul Maholm.
J.D. Martinez :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Martinez struck out looking.
Chris Snyder :Snyder hit by pitch.
Chris Johnson :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Johnson lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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