Diamond Mind: Game 4 -- Astros 5, White Sox 4

Originally Published: October 22, 2005
Special to ESPN.com

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10/26/2005, Chicago White Sox vs. Houston Astros, Minute Maid Park
 
                       1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9     R  H  E   LOB DP
2005 Chicago (A)       0  0  0  2  0  2  0  0  0     4  7  0     5  0
2005 Houston           0  0  0  0  0  4  1  0  x     5  9  0     8  0
 
Chicago (A)          AB  R  H BI   AVG    Houston              AB  R  H BI   AVG
Podsednik         lf  4  0  0  0  .158    Biggio            2b  4  0  1  1  .375       
Iguchi            2b  4  1  1  0  .412     Bruntlett        2b  0  0  0  0  .000       
Dye               rf  4  0  1  0  .188    Burke             cf  4  0  1  0  .071       
Konerko           1b  2  2  0  0  .357    Berkman           lf  4  0  0  0  .235       
Rowand            cf  4  1  3  1  .533    Ensberg           3b  2  1  0  0  .308       
Pierzynski        c   4  0  2  3  .286    Lamb              1b  3  1  1  1  .222       
Crede             3b  4  0  0  0  .125     Vizcaino         ph  1  1  1  0  .500       
Uribe             ss  3  0  0  0  .143    Lane              rf  3  0  1  2  .250       
 Everett          ph  1  0  0  0  .333    Ausmus            c   3  1  1  0  .250       
Garcia            p   2  0  0  0  .000    Everett           ss  4  1  2  1  .286       
 Blum             ph  1  0  0  0  .500    Backe             p   2  0  1  0  .500       
 Cotts            p   0  0  0  0  .000     Lidge            p   1  0  0  0  .000       
 Harris           ph  1  0  0  0  .000                         31  5  9  5             
                     34  4  7  4                                                    
 
Chicago (A)                      INN  H  R ER BB  K PCH STR   ERA
Garcia                           6.0  7  4  4  4  4  99  62  6.00
Cotts            L 0-1           2.0  2  1  1  0  1  31  18  1.93
                                 8.0  9  5  5  4  5 130  80 
 
Houston                          INN  H  R ER BB  K PCH STR   ERA
Backe            W 1-0           7.1  6  4  4  2  5 102  64  4.91
Lidge            S 2             1.2  1  0  0  0  3  25  18  3.38
                                 9.0  7  4  4  2  8 127  82 
 
ChA: Blum batted for Garcia in the 7th
     Everett batted for Uribe in the 9th
     Harris batted for Cotts in the 9th
Hou: Vizcaino batted for Lamb in the 7th
     Vizcaino moved to 1b in the 8th
     Bruntlett inserted at 2b in the 9th
 
2B-Iguchi, Rowand, Pierzynski, Biggio, Ausmus, Everett, Vizcaino. 3B-Lamb. 
SB-Everett(1). K-Podsednik, Dye, Konerko 2, Pierzynski, Crede 2, Harris, 
Biggio, Lane 2, Everett 2. BB-Konerko 2, Ensberg 2, Ausmus, Backe. SH-Biggio. 
SF-Lane. WP-Garcia. 
GWRBI: Lane
Temperature: 76, Sky: clear, Wind: out to left at 10 MPH.

Score O Rnr BS Event ----- - --- -- ----- ************** Top of the 1st inning, Chicago (A) batting 0-0 0 --- 22 Podsednik struck out (CBFFBS) 0-0 1 --- 10 Iguchi lined out to second (BX) 0-0 2 --- 12 Dye struck out (BFCS) ************** Bottom of the 1st inning, Houston batting 0-0 0 --- 12 Biggio struck out (BFCS) 0-0 1 --- 11 Burke lined a single to shallow center (BCX) 0-0 1 1-- 00 Berkman grounded out to third, Burke to second (X) 0-0 2 -2- 30 Ensberg walked (BBBB) 0-0 2 12- 22 Lamb popped out to second (BCCBX) ************** Top of the 2nd inning, Chicago (A) batting 0-0 0 --- 02 Konerko struck out (CFC) 0-0 1 --- 01 Rowand lined a single to shallow center (FX) 0-0 1 1-- 12 Pierzynski struck out (BSFS) 0-0 2 1-- 00 Crede flied out to left (X) ************** Bottom of the 2nd inning, Houston batting 0-0 0 --- 02 Lane struck out (CCS) 0-0 1 --- 32 Ausmus walked (BFBFBB) 0-0 1 1-- 22 Everett struck out (FBSBpC) 0-0 2 1-- 11 Backe lined a single down the right field line, Ausmus to third (FBX) 0-0 2 1-3 00 Biggio grounded out to second (X) ************** Top of the 3rd inning, Chicago (A) batting 0-0 0 --- 10 Uribe popped out to left (BX) 0-0 1 --- 00 Garcia flied out to right (X) 0-0 2 --- 22 Podsednik grounded out to second (FFBBX) ************** Bottom of the 3rd inning, Houston batting 0-0 0 --- 11 Burke popped out to third (BSX) 0-0 1 --- 21 Berkman flied out to center (CBBX) 0-0 2 --- 11 Ensberg grounded out to third (SBX) ************** Top of the 4th inning, Chicago (A) batting 0-0 0 --- 22 Iguchi grounded out to second (CBSBX) 0-0 1 --- 10 Dye flied out to left (BX) 0-0 2 --- 32 Konerko walked (BSBSBB) 0-0 2 1-- 21 Rowand doubled deep to center, Konerko scored (CBBX) 1-0 2 -2- 02 Pierzynski grounded a single between first and second, Rowand scored (CFFX) 2-0 2 1-- 02 Crede struck out (CSS) ************** Bottom of the 4th inning, Houston batting 2-0 0 --- 00 Lamb grounded out to second (X) 2-0 1 --- 02 Lane struck out (CSS) 2-0 2 --- 01 Ausmus grounded out to the mound (FX) ************** Top of the 5th inning, Chicago (A) batting 2-0 0 --- 10 Uribe lined out to center (BX) 2-0 1 --- 32 Garcia grounded out to second (BBCBFX) 2-0 2 --- 22 Podsednik flied out to left (BSBFX) ************** Bottom of the 5th inning, Houston batting 2-0 0 --- 12 Everett lined a single up the middle (SCBX) 2-0 0 1-- 10 Everett stole second (B>B) 2-0 0 -2- 30 Backe walked (B>B.BbB) 2-0 0 12- 11 Biggio sacrifice bunted to the mound, Everett to third, Backe to second (CBXb) 2-0 1 -23 22 Burke popped out to the catcher (CBBSFFX) 2-0 2 -23 00 Berkman flied out to left (X) ************** Top of the 6th inning, Chicago (A) batting 2-0 0 --- 00 Iguchi doubled deep to center (X) 2-0 0 -2- 00 Dye grounded out to short (X) 2-0 1 -2- 31 Konerko walked (BBBCB) 2-0 1 12- 20 Rowand lined out to left (BBX) 2-0 2 12- 32 Pierzynski lined a double to right center, Iguchi scored, Konerko scored (BBFFB>X) 4-0 2 -2- 22 Crede flied out to center (BBFFX) ************** Bottom of the 6th inning, Houston batting 4-0 0 --- 32 Ensberg walked (CCBBBB) 4-0 0 1-- 11 Lamb grounded a triple down the first base line, Ensberg scored (BFX) 4-1 0 --3 01 Lane hit a sacrifice fly to left, Lamb scored (CX) 4-2 1 --- 32 Ausmus lined a double down the left field line (CSFBBFBX) 4-2 1 -2- 02 Everett doubled deep to left, Ausmus scored (FFX) 4-3 1 -2- 00 Garcia threw a wild pitch, Everett to third (B) 4-3 1 --3 10 Backe grounded out to third (B.X) 4-3 2 --3 02 Biggio lined a double down the third base line, Everett scored (FFX) 4-4 2 -2- 10 Burke grounded out to short (BX) ************** Top of the 7th inning, Chicago (A) batting 4-4 0 --- 02 Uribe flied out to center (CFX) Blum pinch hitting for Garcia 4-4 1 --- 22 Blum flied out to center (CCBBX) 4-4 2 --- 21 Podsednik grounded out to second (BFBX) ************** Bottom of the 7th inning, Houston batting Cotts now pitching 4-4 0 --- 10 Berkman flied out to right (BX) 4-4 1 --- 11 Ensberg popped out to short (BCX) Vizcaino pinch hitting for Lamb 4-4 2 --- 32 Vizcaino lined a double to right center (BBSCBX) 4-4 2 -2- 21 Lane lined a single to left center, Vizcaino scored (BSBX) 4-5 2 1-- 11 Ausmus flied out to right (B1CX) ************** Top of the 8th inning, Chicago (A) batting Vizcaino moved to first base 4-5 0 --- 00 Iguchi flied out to right (X) 4-5 1 --- 00 Dye lined a single to shallow left (X) Lidge now pitching 4-5 1 1-- 22 Konerko struck out (CBFBS) 4-5 2 1-- 11 Rowand lined a single down the left field line, Dye to third (CBX) 4-5 2 1-3 02 Pierzynski flied out to left (CCFX) ************** Bottom of the 8th inning, Houston batting 4-5 0 --- 32 Everett struck out (CBFBBS) 4-5 1 --- 22 Lidge lined out to right (CFBBFX) 4-5 2 --- 00 Biggio lined out to third (X) ************** Top of the 9th inning, Chicago (A) batting Bruntlett now playing second base 4-5 0 --- 22 Crede struck out (BSBSFS) Everett pinch hitting for Uribe 4-5 1 --- 11 Everett flied out to right (BFX) Harris pinch hitting for Cotts 4-5 2 --- 12 Harris struck out (CBFC)