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Diamond Mind: Game 5 -- White Sox 2, Astros 0

10/22/2005

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10/27/2005, 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) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 6 1
2005 Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 0

Chicago (A) AB R H BI AVG Houston AB R H BI AVG
Podsednik lf 3 2 1 0 .182 Biggio 2b 4 0 0 0 .300
Iguchi 2b 4 0 0 0 .333 Burke cf 4 0 1 0 .111
Dye rf 3 0 0 1 .158 Berkman lf 4 0 0 0 .190
Konerko 1b 4 0 1 1 .333 Ensberg 3b 2 0 0 0 .267
Rowand cf 3 0 0 0 .444 Taveras pr 0 0 0 0 .000
Pierzynski c 3 0 0 0 .235 Lamb 1b 3 0 0 0 .167
Crede 3b 3 0 0 0 .105 Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 .000
Uribe ss 3 0 0 0 .118 Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 .000
Contreras p 3 0 0 0 .000 Lane rf 3 0 1 0 .267
Jenks p 0 0 0 0 .000 Ausmus c 3 0 0 0 .200
29 2 2 2 Everett ss 3 0 0 0 .235
Clemens p 1 0 0 0 .000
Vizcaino 1b 1 0 0 0 .333
29 0 2 0

Chicago (A) INN H R ER BB K PCH STR ERA
Contreras W 1-1 8.2 2 0 0 3 12 133 84 1.80
Jenks S 1 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 0.00
9.0 2 0 0 3 13 137 88

Houston INN H R ER BB K PCH STR ERA
Clemens L 1-1 7.2 2 2 2 3 5 117 75 1.84
Wheeler 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 18 9 4.15
9.0 2 2 2 4 6 135 84

Hou: Vizcaino inserted at 1b in the 8th
Palmeiro batted for Wheeler in the 9th
Taveras ran for Ensberg in the 9th

E-Iguchi, Ensberg, Lamb. 2B-Lane. SB-Podsednik 3(4), Burke(2). K-Iguchi 2,
Konerko 2, Pierzynski, Contreras, Biggio 2, Burke 2, Berkman 2, Ensberg,
Lamb, Lane, Ausmus, Everett, Clemens, Palmeiro. BB-Rowand, Pierzynski, Crede,
Uribe, Ensberg 2, Clemens. SF-Dye. HBP-Podsednik. HB-Clemens.
GWRBI: Dye
Temperature: 81, Sky: partly cloudy, Wind: out to left at 14 MPH.

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

************** Top of the 1st inning, Chicago (A) batting
0-0 0 --- 22 Podsednik lined a single to left center (BBCFX)
0-0 0 1-- 00 Podsednik stole second (>C)
0-0 0 -2- 01 Podsednik stole third (>C.22>C)
0-0 0 --3 22 Iguchi struck out (>C.22>C.BBFFS)
0-0 1 --3 12 Dye hit a sacrifice fly to center, Podsednik scored (FFBX)
1-0 2 --- 21 Konerko grounded out to the mound (CBBX)

************** Bottom of the 1st inning, Houston batting
1-0 0 --- 21 Biggio lined out to third (BCBX)
1-0 1 --- 32 Burke struck out (BSBSBS)
1-0 2 --- 12 Berkman struck out (SFBS)

************** Top of the 2nd inning, Chicago (A) batting
1-0 0 --- 32 Rowand walked (CBSBBFB)
1-0 0 1-- 02 Pierzynski lined out to first (1SbCX)
1-0 1 1-- 00 Crede flied out to left (X)
1-0 2 1-- 12 Uribe flied out to center (BFCX)

************** Bottom of the 2nd inning, Houston batting
1-0 0 --- 01 Ensberg grounded out to third (CX)
1-0 1 --- 12 Lamb struck out (FBSC)
1-0 2 --- 12 Lane struck out (CBCFC)

************** Top of the 3rd inning, Chicago (A) batting
1-0 0 --- 12 Contreras struck out (CFBS)
1-0 1 --- 11 Podsednik grounded out to short (FBX)
1-0 2 --- 32 Iguchi struck out (CCBFFFBBC)

************** Bottom of the 3rd inning, Houston batting
1-0 0 --- 22 Ausmus grounded out to first (BBSCX)
1-0 1 --- 11 Everett flied out to left (BCX)
1-0 2 --- 31 Clemens walked (BBBCB)
1-0 2 1-- 12 Biggio struck out (CCBFFFC)

************** Top of the 4th inning, Chicago (A) batting
1-0 0 --- 01 Dye grounded out to second (FX)
1-0 1 --- 22 Konerko struck out (BFCBS)
1-0 2 --- 00 Rowand popped out to right (X)

************** Bottom of the 4th inning, Houston batting
1-0 0 --- 22 Burke lined a single to right (CBBCX)
1-0 0 1-- 01 Burke stole second (C1>C)
1-0 0 -2- 02 Berkman grounded out to first, Burke to third (C1>C.X)
1-0 1 --3 12 Ensberg struck out (BSFS)
1-0 2 --3 00 Lamb grounded out to the mound (X)

************** Top of the 5th inning, Chicago (A) batting
1-0 0 --- 22 Pierzynski grounded out to third (BSBSX)
1-0 1 --- 30 Crede walked (BBBB)
1-0 1 1-- 10 Uribe flied out to right (BX)
1-0 2 1-- 00 Contreras flied out to center (X)

************** Bottom of the 5th inning, Houston batting
1-0 0 --- 01 Lane lined out to center (FX)
1-0 1 --- 32 Ausmus struck out (BBFBFC)
1-0 2 --- 00 Everett grounded out to first (X)

************** Top of the 6th inning, Chicago (A) batting
1-0 0 --- 12 Podsednik was hit by a pitch (CFBFH)
1-0 0 1-- 10 Podsednik stole second (1B>Bp)
1-0 0 -2- 31 Iguchi flied out to left (1B>Bp.BCX)
1-0 1 -2- 02 Dye popped out to the catcher (CFFX)
1-0 2 -2- 21 Konerko lined a single to shallow left, Podsednik scored
(BFBX)
2-0 2 1-- 01 Rowand flied out to center (CX)

************** Bottom of the 6th inning, Houston batting
2-0 0 --- 22 Clemens struck out (BSSBC)
2-0 1 --- 12 Biggio struck out (BCFS)
2-0 2 --- 32 Burke struck out (BBFBFC)

************** Top of the 7th inning, Chicago (A) batting
2-0 0 --- 22 Pierzynski struck out (BBCSS)
2-0 1 --- 01 Crede grounded out to second (CX)
2-0 2 --- 30 Uribe walked (BBBB)
2-0 2 1-- 22 Contreras popped out to center (BF1SBX)

************** Bottom of the 7th inning, Houston batting
2-0 0 --- 32 Berkman grounded out to second (SSBFBBX)
2-0 1 --- 32 Ensberg walked (CBFBBB)
2-0 1 1-- 11 Lamb grounded into a double play, Iguchi to Uribe to
Konerko (CBX)

************** Top of the 8th inning, Chicago (A) batting
2-0 0 --- 02 Podsednik grounded out to second (CCX)
2-0 1 --- 00 Iguchi continues to bat after the third baseman Ensberg
dropped a foul popup for an error (XF)
2-0 1 --- 01 Iguchi flied out to center (XF.X)
2-0 2 --- 12 Dye to first on an error by the first baseman Lamb (CFBX)
Vizcaino now playing first base
Wheeler now pitching
2-0 2 1-- 12 Konerko struck out (CBFS)

************** Bottom of the 8th inning, Houston batting
2-0 0 --- 12 Lane lined a double to right center (BSCFFX)
2-0 0 -2- 10 Ausmus grounded out to second, Lane to third (BX)
2-0 1 --3 12 Everett struck out (FBCS)
2-0 2 --3 01 Vizcaino grounded out to short (CX)

************** Top of the 9th inning, Chicago (A) batting
2-0 0 --- 22 Rowand grounded out to third (CCBBX)
2-0 1 --- 30 Pierzynski walked (BBBB)
2-0 1 1-- 11 Crede popped out to third (FBX)
2-0 2 1-- 10 Uribe lined out to left (BX)

************** Bottom of the 9th inning, Houston batting
2-0 0 --- 22 Biggio to first on an error by the second baseman Iguchi
(CCBBFX)
2-0 0 1-- 32 Burke grounded out to second, Biggio to second (BFFBBFX)
2-0 1 -2- 12 Berkman struck out (FBFC)
2-0 2 -2- 30 Ensberg was walked intentionally (IIII)
Palmeiro pinch hitting for Wheeler
Taveras pinch running for Ensberg
Jenks now pitching
2-0 2 12- 02 Palmeiro struck out (FCFC)