Buehrle unveils a curveball

The White Sox needed a big outing from Mark Buehrle in Game 2 of the ALCS -- and he spun a gem.

Updated: October 13, 2005, 8:14 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- Shortly before Chicago beat Los Angeles 2-1 in the most bizarre Illinois finish that didn't involve disputed votes out of Cook County, White Sox starter Mark Buehrle made it clear that he was in this contest for the long haul.

After dispatching the Angels in the top of the ninth inning in Game 2 of the ALCS, Buehrle returned to the Chicago dugout and told pitching coach Don Cooper that he was ready to pull a Jack Morris and come out for the 10th inning. What the heck; he'd only ...

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