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Crede helps Sox strike first
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White Sox 5, Astros 3
A.J. Pierzynski and Bobby Jenks celebrate after the Game 1 win. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
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HOU
October 22, 2005
   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
CWS
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, 2B4110002.250
Taveras, CF3020000.667
Berkman, LF4022011.500
1-Burke, PR-LF0000000.000
Ensberg, 3B4000014.000
Lamb, 1B4111023.250
Bagwell, DH2000012.000
Lane, RF4000012.000
Ausmus, C3010000.333
Everett, SS4100013.000
Totals323730717 


1-Ran for Berkman in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Berkman (1, Contreras), Taveras 2 (2, Contreras, Contreras).
HR: Lamb (1, 2nd inning off Contreras, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Biggio; Taveras 4; Berkman 3; Lamb 4; Ausmus.
RBI: Lamb (1), Berkman 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Berkman 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ensberg; Lamb; Biggio; Bagwell 2.
S: Taveras.
GIDP: Lane.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Burke (1, 2nd base off Jenks/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
E: Everett (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Biggio-Everett-Lamb, Lamb-Everett-Rodriguez).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF5021012.400
Iguchi, 2B5000014.000
Dye, RF2111200.500
Konerko, 1B4020001.500
Everett, DH3110013.333
Rowand, CF3010113.333
Pierzynski, C4211004.250
Crede, 3B4111002.250
Uribe, SS2011201.500
Totals3251055420 

BATTING
2B: Uribe (1, Clemens).
3B: Podsednik (1, Springer).
HR: Dye (1, 1st inning off Clemens, 0 on, 2 out), Crede (1, 4th inning off Rodriguez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Podsednik 4; Dye 4; Konerko 2; Everett; Rowand; Pierzynski; Crede 4; Uribe 2.
RBI: Dye (1), Pierzynski (1), Uribe (1), Crede (1), Podsednik (1).
2-out RBI: Dye; Uribe; Podsednik.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Podsednik; Rowand; Iguchi 2.
S: Everett.
GIDP: Iguchi; Pierzynski.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Podsednik (1, 2nd base off Qualls/Ausmus), Pierzynski (1, 2nd base off Springer/Ausmus).

FIELDING
DP: (Uribe-Iguchi-Konerko).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Clemens 2.043301113.50
Rodriguez (L, 0-1)3.14115112.70
Qualls 1.20000200.00
Springer 1.02110009.00
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Contreras (W, 1-0)7.06330213.86
Cotts (H, 1)0.21000200.00
Jenks (S, 1)1.10000300.00

Contreras pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

IBB: Rowand (by Rodriguez).
HBP: Bagwell (by Contreras), Bagwell (by Contreras), Ausmus (by Contreras).
Pitches-strikes: Clemens 54-35, Rodriguez 68-35, Qualls 24-16, Springer 23-14, Contreras 82-56, Cotts 16-10, Jenks 14-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Clemens 5-0, Rodriguez 8-1, Qualls 1-2, Springer 0-3, Contreras 13-6, Cotts 0-0, Jenks 1-0.
Batters faced: Clemens 10, Rodriguez 17, Qualls 6, Springer 5, Contreras 29, Cotts 3, Jenks 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Qualls 1-0, Cotts 1-0, Jenks 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Derryl Cousins. LF: Gary Cederstrom. RF: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 53 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 6 mph, L to R.
T: 3:13.
Att: 41,206.

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