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Diamond Mind: Game 1 -- Astros 3, White Sox 2

10/22/2005

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10/22/2005, Houston Astros vs. Chicago White Sox, U.S. Cellular Field

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E LOB DP
2005 Houston 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0 6 0
2005 Chicago (A) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 6 0 8 2

Houston AB R H BI AVG Chicago (A) AB R H BI AVG
Biggio 2b 3 0 2 0 .667 Podsednik lf 5 0 0 0 .000
Bruntlett 2b 0 0 0 0 .000 Iguchi 2b 4 1 1 1 .250
Burke cf 4 0 0 0 .000 Dye rf 4 0 2 0 .500
Taveras cf 0 0 0 0 .000 Konerko 1b 3 0 0 0 .000
Berkman lf 4 0 0 0 .000 Everett dh 2 0 1 0 .500
Ensberg 3b 4 0 1 0 .250 Rowand cf 3 0 1 0 .333
Lamb 1b 3 1 1 0 .333 Harris ph 0 1 0 0 .000
Bagwell dh 4 0 0 0 .000 Pierzynski c 4 0 0 0 .000
Lane rf 3 1 1 0 .333 Crede 3b 4 0 0 0 .000
Ausmus c 3 1 1 3 .333 Uribe ss 3 0 0 0 .000
Everett ss 4 0 1 0 .250 Blum ph 1 0 1 1 1.000
32 3 7 3 33 2 6 2

Houston INN H R ER BB K PCH STR ERA
Clemens W 1-0 7.0 5 1 1 2 4 121 74 1.29
Wheeler H 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 17 10 0.00
Lidge S 1 1.0 1 1 1 1 2 19 12 9.00
9.0 6 2 2 3 7 157 96

Chicago (A) INN H R ER BB K PCH STR ERA
Contreras L 0-1 6.1 7 3 3 3 4 109 61 4.26
Cotts 2.2 0 0 0 0 3 29 21 0.00
9.0 7 3 3 3 7 138 82

Hou: Bruntlett inserted at 2b in the 9th
Taveras inserted at cf in the 9th
ChA: Harris batted for Rowand in the 9th
Blum batted for Uribe in the 9th

2B-Biggio, Dye 2, Blum. 3B-Lamb. HR-Ausmus(1), Iguchi(1). SB-Burke(1).
K-Burke 2, Berkman, Ensberg 2, Lamb, Bagwell, Podsednik 2, Iguchi, Dye,
Konerko, Pierzynski, Crede. BB-Lamb, Lane, Ausmus, Konerko, Everett, Harris.
HBP-Biggio, Everett. HB-Clemens, Contreras. WP-Contreras.
GWRBI: Ausmus
Temperature: 56, Sky: cloudy, Wind: in from center at 2 MPH.

Score O Rnr BS Event
----- - --- -- -----

************** Top of the 1st inning, Houston batting
0-0 0 --- 10 Biggio doubled deep down the right field line (BX)
0-0 0 -2- 00 Burke hit into a double play, Contreras to Uribe, Biggio
out at second (Xb)
0-0 2 --- 10 Berkman lined out to left (BX)

************** Bottom of the 1st inning, Chicago (A) batting
0-0 0 --- 20 Podsednik grounded out to short (BBX)
0-0 1 --- 22 Iguchi struck out (CSBBS)
0-0 2 --- 02 Dye lined a double to left center (FFX)
0-0 2 -2- 22 Konerko grounded out to third (BBFFFX)

************** Top of the 2nd inning, Houston batting
0-0 0 --- 01 Ensberg popped out to the catcher (SX)
0-0 1 --- 22 Lamb lined a triple to left center (CBBCX)
0-0 1 --3 11 Bagwell popped out to center (CBX)
0-0 2 --3 32 Lane walked (BBFSBB)
0-0 2 1-3 21 Ausmus homered deep to left, Lamb scored, Lane scored
(BBSX)
3-0 2 --- 01 Everett lined a single down the right field line (FX)
3-0 2 1-- 00 Biggio was hit by a pitch, Everett to second (H)
3-0 2 12- 32 Burke struck out (BF2CBFB>C)

************** Bottom of the 2nd inning, Chicago (A) batting
3-0 0 --- 01 Everett was hit by a pitch (FH)
3-0 0 1-- 01 Rowand grounded a single between third and short, Everett
to second (FX)
3-0 0 12- 32 Pierzynski struck out (BFbFbBBFS)
3-0 1 12- 10 Crede popped out to short (BX)
3-0 2 12- 11 Uribe flied out to right (CBX)

************** Top of the 3rd inning, Houston batting
3-0 0 --- 22 Berkman struck out (BBFSFC)
3-0 1 --- 12 Ensberg struck out (CBSS)
3-0 2 --- 31 Lamb walked (BSBBB)
3-0 2 1-- 00 Contreras threw a wild pitch, Lamb to second (B)
3-0 2 -2- 31 Bagwell grounded out to first (B.BBCX)

************** Bottom of the 3rd inning, Chicago (A) batting
3-0 0 --- 00 Podsednik grounded out to short (X)
3-0 1 --- 21 Iguchi flied out to left (BCBX)
3-0 2 --- 32 Dye lined a double down the right field line (SSBFFBFBX)
3-0 2 -2- 31 Konerko walked (BSBBB)
3-0 2 12- 32 Everett walked, Dye to third, Konerko to second (BSBBF>B)
3-0 2 123 01 Rowand grounded out to second (CX)

************** Top of the 4th inning, Houston batting
3-0 0 --- 10 Lane popped out to third (BX)
3-0 1 --- 32 Ausmus walked (BSFBBB)
3-0 1 1-- 21 Everett grounded into a double play, Iguchi to Uribe to
Konerko (BBCX)

************** Bottom of the 4th inning, Chicago (A) batting
3-0 0 --- 22 Pierzynski grounded out to second (CBCBX)
3-0 1 --- 31 Crede grounded out to short (BBBCX)
3-0 2 --- 22 Uribe grounded out to third (CBBFX)

************** Top of the 5th inning, Houston batting
3-0 0 --- 22 Biggio flied out to center (SBSBX)
3-0 1 --- 22 Burke struck out (CBCBS)
3-0 2 --- 01 Berkman grounded out to third (SX)

************** Bottom of the 5th inning, Chicago (A) batting
3-0 0 --- 22 Podsednik flied out to right (CBCBX)
3-0 1 --- 32 Iguchi homered deep to left center (CSFBBBX)
3-1 1 --- 02 Dye flied out to center (FSX)
3-1 2 --- 32 Konerko struck out (BSBSFBS)

************** Top of the 6th inning, Houston batting
3-1 0 --- 10 Ensberg lined a single to shallow left (BX)
3-1 0 1-- 32 Lamb flied out to right (BFFBFFB1X)
3-1 1 1-- 32 Bagwell flied out to right (CS1B1BB111X)
3-1 2 1-- 32 Lane reached on an infield single to third, Ensberg to
second (CSB1BB>X)
3-1 2 12- 21 Ausmus grounded out to short (BBSX)

************** Bottom of the 6th inning, Chicago (A) batting
3-1 0 --- 22 Everett grounded a single up the middle (SFBBX)
3-1 0 1-- 00 Rowand flied out to center (X)
3-1 1 1-- 12 Pierzynski flied out to left (BCSX)
3-1 2 1-- 01 Crede grounded out to second (C1X)

************** Top of the 7th inning, Houston batting
3-1 0 --- 02 Everett lined out to center (SCX)
3-1 1 --- 00 Biggio lined a single down the right field line (X)
Cotts now pitching
3-1 1 1-- 12 Burke grounded to second, forcing Biggio at second, Burke
to first (CSBX)
3-1 2 1-- 11 Burke stole second (C11B>C)
3-1 2 -2- 12 Berkman grounded out to second (C11B>C.FX)

************** Bottom of the 7th inning, Chicago (A) batting
3-1 0 --- 12 Uribe grounded out to third (BCSX)
3-1 1 --- 22 Podsednik struck out (SBSBS)
3-1 2 --- 11 Iguchi grounded out to short (BSX)

************** Top of the 8th inning, Houston batting
3-1 0 --- 32 Ensberg struck out (BSSBBS)
3-1 1 --- 02 Lamb struck out (SSS)
3-1 2 --- 22 Bagwell struck out (BBSCC)

************** Bottom of the 8th inning, Chicago (A) batting
Wheeler now pitching
3-1 0 --- 22 Dye struck out (BSBFS)
3-1 1 --- 21 Konerko flied out to right (BBFX)
3-1 2 --- 32 Everett flied out to center (BCBBCFFX)

************** Top of the 9th inning, Houston batting
3-1 0 --- 00 Lane flied out to center (X)
3-1 1 --- 00 Ausmus flied out to center (X)
3-1 2 --- 12 Everett popped out to first (CFBX)

************** Bottom of the 9th inning, Chicago (A) batting
Bruntlett now playing second base
Taveras now playing center field
Lidge now pitching
Harris pinch hitting for Rowand
3-1 0 --- 32 Harris walked (FCBBBB)
3-1 0 1-- 10 Pierzynski popped out to third (BX)
3-1 1 1-- 12 Crede struck out (BCSFFC)
Blum pinch hitting for Uribe
3-1 2 1-- 00 Blum doubled deep to left center, Harris scored (X)
3-2 2 -2- 12 Podsednik struck out (BCCS)