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

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

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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)