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The White Sox earned their first postseason series win since 1917. (AP)
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Paul Konerko's two-run home run broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the sixth; Orlando Hernandez came in with the bases loaded in the bottom of the frame and worked out of a jam as the White Sox held on to advance to their first American League Championship Series since 1993.
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CWS
October 7, 2005
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Chi White Sox
0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1   5 8 0
Boston
0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0   3 7 1
BOS
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF4111011.273
Iguchi, 2B5011021.250
Dye, RF3110110.200
Konerko, 1B4112012.250
Everett, DH3000000.273
Rowand, CF4020011.400
Pierzynski, C3110101.444
Crede, 3B3000003.111
Uribe, SS3111012.400
Totals325852711 

BATTING
2B: Uribe (1, Wakefield), Podsednik (1, Wakefield), Rowand (2, Wakefield), Pierzynski (2, Timlin).
HR: Konerko (2, 6th inning off Wakefield, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Podsednik 2; Iguchi; Dye; Konerko 4; Rowand 3; Pierzynski 2; Uribe 2.
RBI: Podsednik (4), Iguchi (4), Konerko 2 (4), Uribe (4).
2-out RBI: Podsednik; Iguchi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Konerko; Crede; Uribe 2; Iguchi.
S: Crede; Uribe.
GIDP: Rowand.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rowand (1, 2nd base off Myers/Mirabelli), Pierzynski (1, 2nd base off Papelbon/Mirabelli).
CS: Podsednik (2, 2nd base by Wakefield/Mirabelli).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Garcia-Uribe-Konerko, Crede).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF4010124.231
Renteria, SS4000111.231
Ortiz, DH4111013.333
Ramirez, M, LF3222100.300
Nixon, RF4010011.273
Mueller, 3B3000101.000
Olerud, 1B2010200.286
1-Machado, PR0000000.000
Millar, 1B0000000.333
Mirabelli, C2000002.000
a-Varitek, PH-C2000014.300
Graffanino, 2B4010003.250
Totals323736619 

a-Popped out for Mirabelli in the 6th.
1-Ran for Olerud in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Damon (1, Garcia).
HR: Ortiz (1, 4th inning off Garcia, 0 on, 0 out), Ramirez, M 2 (2, 4th inning off Garcia, 0 on, 0 out; 6th inning off Garcia, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Damon 2; Ortiz 4; Ramirez, M 8; Nixon; Olerud; Graffanino.
RBI: Ortiz (1), Ramirez, M 2 (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mirabelli; Ortiz; Damon 2.
GIDP: Damon.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Timlin (1, pickoff).
DP: (Mueller-Graffanino-Olerud).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garcia (W, 1-0)5.05334135.40
Marte 0.01002000.00
Hernandez (H, 1)3.01000400.00
Jenks (S, 2)1.00000100.00
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (L, 0-1)5.16441416.75
Bradford 0.01000000.00
Myers 0.00001000.00
Papelbon 2.20000200.00
Timlin 1.01110109.00

Garcia pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.
Marte pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.
Bradford pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.
Myers pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

HBP: Podsednik (by Wakefield), Everett (by Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes: Garcia 98-58, Marte 16-7, Hernandez 49-33, Jenks 10-8, Wakefield 71-49, Bradford 1-1, Myers 8-4, Papelbon 42-29, Timlin 13-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garcia 6-8, Marte 0-0, Hernandez 2-3, Jenks 2-0, Wakefield 6-5, Bradford 0-0, Myers 0-0, Papelbon 4-2, Timlin 3-0.
Batters faced: Garcia 22, Marte 3, Hernandez 10, Jenks 3, Wakefield 23, Bradford 1, Myers 1, Papelbon 8, Timlin 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Hernandez 3-0, Myers 1-0, Papelbon 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Dale Scott. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Dan Iassogna. LF: John Hirschbeck. RF: Bill Miller.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:28.
Att: 35,496.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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