Chi White Sox 5, Houston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(89-73)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 1
Chi White Sox 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 X 5 10 0
WP: J. Contreras (1-0) S: B. Jenks (1)
LP: W. Rodriguez (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Chi White Sox
- J. Dye homered to deep right
Top 2nd: Houston
- M. Lamb homered to deep right center
Bot 2nd: Chi White Sox
- A.J. Pierzynski grounded into fielder's choice, C. Everett scored, A. Rowand out at second
- J. Uribe doubled to deep center, A.J. Pierzynski scored
Top 3rd: Houston
- L. Berkman doubled to deep right, A. Everett and C. Biggio scored
Bot 4th: Chi White Sox
- J. Crede homered to deep left center
Bot 8th: Chi White Sox
- S. Podsednik tripled to deep center, A.J. Pierzynski scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .250
W. Taveras cf 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .667
L. Berkman lf 4 0 2 2 0 1 0 .500
    C. Burke pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Ensberg 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000
M. Lamb 1b 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .250
J. Bagwell dh 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
J. Lane rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
B. Ausmus c 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
A. Everett ss 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 .000
 Totals 32 3 7 3 0 7 15  
 Batting
2B - L Berkman (1, J Contreras); W Taveras 2 (2, J Contreras 2).
HR - M Lamb (1, 2nd inning off J Contreras 0 on, 1 Out).
S - W Taveras.
RBI - M Lamb (1), L Berkman 2 (2).
2-out RBI - L Berkman 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Bagwell 2, C Biggio 1, M Lamb 1, M Ensberg 1.
GIDP - J Lane.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - C Burke (1, 2nd base off B Jenks/A Pierzynski).
 
 Fielding
E - A Everett (1, throw).
DP - 2 (C Biggio-A Everett-M Lamb, M Lamb-A Everett-W Rodriguez).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
S. Podsednik lf 5 0 2 1 0 1 2 .400
T. Iguchi 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000
J. Dye rf 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .500
P. Konerko 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .500
C. Everett dh 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .333
A. Rowand cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 3 .333
A.J. Pierzynski c 4 2 1 1 0 0 4 .250
J. Crede 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .250
J. Uribe ss 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 .500
 Totals 32 5 10 5 5 4 19  
 Batting
2B - J Uribe (1, R Clemens).
3B - S Podsednik (1, R Springer).
HR - J Dye (1, 1st inning off R Clemens 0 on, 2 Out), J Crede (1, 4th inning off W Rodriguez 0 on, 1 Out).
S - C Everett.
RBI - J Dye (1), A Pierzynski (1), J Uribe (1), J Crede (1), S Podsednik (1).
2-out RBI - J Dye, J Uribe, S Podsednik.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rowand 1, S Podsednik 1, T Iguchi 2.
GIDP - T Iguchi, A Pierzynski.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - S Podsednik (1, 2nd base off C Qualls/B Ausmus), A Pierzynski (1, 2nd base off R Springer/B Ausmus).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Uribe-T Iguchi-P Konerko).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
R. Clemens 2.0 4 3 3 0 1 1 13.50
W. Rodriguez (L, 0-1) 3.1 4 1 1 5 1 1 2.70
C. Qualls 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
R. Springer 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 9.00
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Contreras (W, 1-0) 7.0 6 3 3 0 2 1 3.86
N. Cotts (H, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
B. Jenks (S, 1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
IBB - A Rowand (by W Rodriguez).
HBP - J Bagwell 2 (by J Contreras 2); B Ausmus (by J Contreras).
Pitches-strikes - R Clemens 54-35; W Rodriguez 68-35; C Qualls 24-16; R Springer 23-14; J Contreras 82-56; N Cotts 16-10; B Jenks 14-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Clemens 5-0; W Rodriguez 8-1; C Qualls 1-2; R Springer 0-3; J Contreras 13-6; N Cotts 0-0; B Jenks 1-0.
Batters faced - R Clemens 10; W Rodriguez 17; C Qualls 6; R Springer 5; J Contreras 29; N Cotts 3; B Jenks 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Joe West. 1B--Jeff Nelson. 2B--Jerry Layne. 3B--Derryl Cousins. LF--Gary Cederstrom. RF--Angel Hernandez.
Time: 3:13.
Attendance: 41,206.
Weather: 53 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 6 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
HOUSTON'S ROGER CLEMENS LEFT THE GAME IN THE THIRD INNING DUE TO SORENESS IN HIS LEFT HAMSTRING.

Updated on Sunday, Oct 23, 2005 12:44 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
2-4
2 RBI
 Chi White Sox
S. Podsednik S. Podsednik
2-5
1 RBI