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Bats quiet as season ends
White Sox 1, Astros 0
Brandon Backe struck out seven in seven innings. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
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October 26, 2005
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Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 8 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Podsednik, LF3010000.286
Iguchi, 2B3000001.167
b-Everett, PH1000001.444
Politte, P0000000.000
Cotts, P0000000.000
Jenks, P0000000.000
Dye, RF4031010.438
Konerko, 1B4000023.250
Pierzynski, C4010011.267
Rowand, CF4010022.294
Crede, 3B4010021.294
Uribe, SS4000023.250
Garcia, P2000000.000
a-Harris, PH-2B11100001.000

a-Singled for Garcia in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Iguchi in the 8th.

2B: Dye (1, Backe), Crede (1, Backe), Pierzynski (2, Lidge).
3B: Podsednik (2, Backe).
TB: Podsednik 3; Dye 4; Pierzynski 2; Rowand; Crede 2; Harris.
RBI: Dye (3).
2-out RBI: Dye.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Konerko; Iguchi; Uribe 3.
S: Podsednik.
Team LOB: 7.

DP: (Crede-Iguchi-Konerko).

Biggio, 2B4010000.222
Taveras, CF2010000.333
Berkman, LF1000311.385
Ensberg, 3B4000026.111
Lamb, 1B2010101.200
b-Vizcaino, PH-1B1000002.500
Lane, RF4010025.222
Ausmus, C3010011.250
Everett, SS3000002.067
c-Burke, PH1000001.000
Backe, P2000010.000
a-Bagwell, PH1000000.125
Lidge, P0000000.000
d-Palmeiro, PH1000001.000

a-Grounded out for Backe in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Lamb in the 8th. c-Popped out for Everett in the 9th. d-Grounded out for Lidge in the 9th.

2B: Lamb (1, Garcia).
TB: Biggio; Taveras; Lamb 2; Lane; Ausmus.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ensberg; Everett; Lane 2; Vizcaino; Palmeiro.
S: Taveras; Ausmus.
GIDP: Everett.
Team LOB: 9.

SB: Berkman (1, 2nd base off Garcia/Pierzynski), Taveras (1, 3rd base off Garcia/Pierzynski).

Garcia (W, 1-0)7.04003700.00
Politte (H, 3)0.20001003.86
Cotts (H, 2)0.10000000.00
Jenks (S, 2)1.01000003.60
Backe 7.05000700.00
Lidge (L, 0-2)2.03110304.91

WP: Politte.
IBB: Lamb (by Garcia), Berkman (by Politte).
HBP: Taveras (by Politte).
Pitches-strikes: Garcia 107-63, Politte 15-6, Cotts 5-3, Jenks 17-11, Backe 100-69, Lidge 26-21.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garcia 12-2, Politte 1-1, Cotts 1-0, Jenks 2-1, Backe 8-6, Lidge 3-0.
Batters faced: Garcia 27, Politte 4, Cotts 1, Jenks 4, Backe 26, Lidge 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Cotts 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Joe West. LF: Jeff Nelson. RF: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 65 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:20.
Att: 42,936.

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