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Astros head home in hole
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White Sox 7, Astros 6
Chris Burke evades the tag to score the tying run in the ninth. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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HOU
October 23, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2   6 9 0
Chi White Sox
0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 1   7 12 0
CWS
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, 2B4000011.125
Bruntlett, 2B0000000.000
b-Lamb, PH-1B1000001.200
Taveras, CF4220000.571
Berkman, 1B-LF3013020.429
Ensberg, 3B4111011.125
Bagwell, DH4110000.167
Lane, RF4010021.125
Burke, LF-2B3100101.000
Ausmus, C4120002.429
Everett, SS3000023.000
a-Vizcaino, PH-SS10120001.000
Totals356961810 

a-Singled for Everett in the 9th. b-Flied out for Bruntlett in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ausmus (1, Buehrle), Berkman (2, Buehrle).
3B: Taveras (1, Buehrle).
HR: Ensberg (1, 2nd inning off Buehrle, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Taveras 4; Berkman 2; Ensberg 4; Bagwell; Lane; Ausmus 3; Vizcaino.
RBI: Ensberg (1), Berkman 3 (5), Vizcaino 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Berkman 2; Vizcaino 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Everett; Ensberg; Lamb.
SF: Berkman.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lane (1, 2nd base off Buehrle/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Lane (Crede at 2nd base).
Pickoffs: Pettitte (Iguchi at 1st base).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF5111013.300
Iguchi, 2B3110111.125
Dye, RF3110001.400
Konerko, 1B4114012.375
Everett, DH4020011.429
Rowand, CF4120000.429
Pierzynski, C4110012.250
Crede, 3B4011000.250
Uribe, SS4121001.500
Totals3571271511 

BATTING
2B: Uribe 2 (3, Pettitte, Wheeler), Rowand (1, Pettitte).
HR: Konerko (1, 7th inning off Qualls, 3 on, 2 out), Podsednik (1, 9th inning off Lidge, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Podsednik 4; Iguchi; Dye; Konerko 4; Everett 2; Rowand 3; Pierzynski; Crede; Uribe 4.
RBI: Crede (2), Uribe (2), Konerko 4 (4), Podsednik (2).
2-out RBI: Konerko 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Podsednik; Everett; Pierzynski 2.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Uribe (1, 2nd base off Pettitte/Ausmus).
CS: Everett (1, 2nd base by Qualls/Ausmus).
PO: Iguchi (1st base by Pettitte).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte 6.08220403.00
Wheeler (H, 1)0.213311040.50
Qualls (BS, 1)0.22110013.86
Gallo 0.20000000.00
Lidge (L, 0-1)0.111100127.00
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buehrle 7.07440615.14
Politte (H, 1)1.00000100.00
Jenks (BS, 1)0.22221109.00
Cotts (W, 1-0)0.10000000.00

HBP: Dye (by Wheeler).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 98-65, Wheeler 22-12, Qualls 10-7, Gallo 4-3, Lidge 9-5, Buehrle 100-69, Politte 11-8, Jenks 16-10, Cotts 5-3.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pettitte 7-6, Wheeler 0-1, Qualls 1-0, Gallo 2-0, Lidge 0-1, Buehrle 7-8, Politte 1-1, Jenks 1-0, Cotts 0-1.
Batters faced: Pettitte 25, Wheeler 5, Qualls 3, Gallo 2, Lidge 2, Buehrle 28, Politte 3, Jenks 5, Cotts 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Qualls 3-3, Cotts 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Nelson. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Gary Cederstrom. LF: Angel Hernandez. RF: Joe West.
Weather: 45 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 3:11 (:07 delay).
Att: 41,432.

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