MLB Play by Play - Houston vs. Chicago

Astros 1st
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Justin Maxwell :Foul, Foul, Maxwell struck out looking.
Jose Altuve :Strike swinging, Altuve flied out to right.
Jason Castro :Castro lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 1st
Jordan Lyles pitching:
Luis Valbuena :Foul, Strike looking, Valbuena flied out to deep left.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Castro grounded out to first.
Nate Schierholtz :Schierholtz reached on an infield single.
Alfonso Soriano :Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Soriano flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Astros 2nd
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
J.D. Martinez :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Martinez grounded out to second.
Chris Carter :Foul, Carter singled to left.
Marc Krauss :Ball, Krauss flied out to deep right.
Matt Dominguez :Foul, Dominguez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 2nd
Jordan Lyles pitching:
Anthony Rizzo :Foul, Ball, Rizzo doubled to right, Rizzo to third on right fielder Krauss throwing error.
Ryan Sweeney :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Sweeney grounded out to second, Rizzo scored.
Welington Castillo :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Castillo flied out to center.
Darwin Barney :Barney grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Astros 3rd
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Marwin Gonzalez :Bunt foul, Gonzalez grounded out to first.
Jordan Lyles :Strike looking, Strike looking, Lyles struck out swinging.
Justin Maxwell :Foul, Ball, Ball, Maxwell grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 3rd
Jordan Lyles pitching:
Jeff Samardzija :Samardzija singled to center.
Luis Valbuena :Ball, Strike looking, Valbuena safe at first on shortstop Gonzalez fielding error, Samardzija to second.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Ball, Ball, Castro walked, Samardzija to third, Valbuena to second.
Nate Schierholtz :Foul, Ball, Schierholtz singled to right, Samardzija and Valbuena scored, Castro to third.
Alfonso Soriano :Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Soriano struck out swinging.
Anthony Rizzo :Ball, Ball, Rizzo hit sacrifice fly to center, Castro scored, Schierholtz to second.
Ryan Sweeney :Ball, Ball, Sweeney doubled to center, Schierholtz scored.
Welington Castillo :Strike looking, Castillo hit by pitch.
Darwin Barney :Barney reached on an infield single, Sweeney out at home, Castillo to second.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 4 Hits, 1 Error)

Astros 4th
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Jose Altuve :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Altuve singled to center.
Jason Castro :Strike looking, Castro doubled to right, Altuve to third.
J.D. Martinez :Martinez grounded out to second, Altuve scored, Castro to third.
Chris Carter :Ball, Strike looking, Carter doubled to center, Castro scored.
Marc Krauss :Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Krauss flied out to center.
Matt Dominguez :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Dominguez safe at first on shortstop Castro throwing error, Carter scored, Dominguez to second.
Marwin Gonzalez :Foul, Gonzalez reached on an infield single, Dominguez to third.
Jordan Lyles :Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Lyles struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 1 Error)
Cubs 4th
Jordan Lyles pitching:
Jeff Samardzija :Ball, Ball, Samardzija grounded out to second.
Luis Valbuena :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Valbuena grounded out to second.
Starlin Castro :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Castro lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 5th
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Justin Maxwell :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Maxwell struck out swinging.
Jose Altuve :Strike swinging, Altuve lined out to right.
Jason Castro :Ball, Castro doubled to left center.
J.D. Martinez :Martinez grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 5th
Jordan Lyles pitching:
Nate Schierholtz :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Schierholtz struck out swinging.
Alfonso Soriano :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Soriano tripled to right.
Anthony Rizzo :Rizzo singled to center, Soriano scored.
Ryan Sweeney :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Sweeney doubled to deep center, Rizzo scored.
Welington Castillo :Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Castillo struck out swinging.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Barney singled to center, Sweeney scored.
Jeff Samardzija :Foul, Ball, Samardzija flied out to right.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 6th
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Chris Carter :Strike looking, Ball, Carter doubled to deep right.
Marc Krauss :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Krauss flied out to right.
Matt Dominguez :Dominguez singled to center, Carter scored.
Marwin Gonzalez :Gonzalez flied out to deep center
Brandon Barnes hit for Jordan Lyles.
Brandon Barnes :Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Barnes struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 6th
Wade LeBlanc pitching:
Luis Valbuena :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Valbuena flied out to center.
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Castro lined out to third.
Nate Schierholtz :Ball, Schierholtz fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 7th
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Justin Maxwell :Foul, Maxwell singled to center.
Jose Altuve :Altuve lined into double play pitcher, Maxwell out at first.
Jason Castro :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Castro grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 7th
Wade LeBlanc pitching:
Alfonso Soriano :Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Soriano doubled to deep center.
Anthony Rizzo :Rizzo hit by pitch.
Ryan Sweeney :Ball, Ball, Sweeney homered to right, Soriano and Rizzo scored.
Welington Castillo :Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Castillo popped out to first.
Darwin Barney :Ball, Ball, Foul, Barney lined out to left
Scott Hairston hit for Jeff Samardzija.
Scott Hairston :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Hairston walked.
Luis Valbuena :Ball, Ball, Valbuena tripled to deep right, Hairston scored.
Josh Fields relieved Wade LeBlanc.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Castro struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 8th
James Russell pitching:
J.D. Martinez :Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Martinez singled to center.
Chris Carter :Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Carter doubled to left, Martinez scored.
Marc Krauss :Foul, Ball, Krauss popped out to third.
Matt Dominguez :Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Dominguez grounded out to pitcher.
Marwin Gonzalez :Gonzalez singled to center, Carter to third
Ronny Cedeno hit for Josh Fields.
Ronny Cedeno :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Cedeno struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 8th
Wesley Wright pitching:
Nate Schierholtz :Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Schierholtz singled to right.
Alfonso Soriano :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Soriano flied out to left.
Anthony Rizzo :Ball, Rizzo homered to right, Schierholtz scored.
Ryan Sweeney :Strike looking, Foul, Sweeney struck out looking.
Welington Castillo :Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Castillo doubled to deep right.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Barney struck out looking.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Astros 9th
Julio Borbon in left
Henry Rodriguez pitching:
Justin Maxwell :Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Maxwell walked.
Jose Altuve :Strike looking, Altuve reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Maxwell to second on shortstop Castro fielding error.
Jason Castro :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Castro singled to right, Maxwell to third, Altuve to second.
J.D. Martinez :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Martinez grounded into double play third to first, Maxwell scored, Altuve out at third, Castro to second.
Chris Carter :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Carter grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

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