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Sox World Series bound
The Sox, who last won the World Series in 1917, are heading to the Fall Classic for the first time since 1959. Joe Crede's single broke a tie in the eighth with his third RBI to back Jose Contreras' complete game. Paul Konerko was named ALCS MVP.
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 Ed Randall wraps up the ALCS: 350K
 GM Williams praises his club: 350K
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 Guillen has praise for both clubs: 350K
 Konerko wins ALCS MVP: 56K | 350K
 Crede's go-ahead RBI: 56K | 350K
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 Crede's game-tying homer: 56K | 350K
 Dye on the Sox pitching staff: 350K
 Dye doubles in a run: 56K | 350K
 Iguchi's play up the middle: 56K | 350K
 Sox manufacture a run: 56K | 350K
 Big Hurt shares his thoughts: 350K
 Uribe on Joey Cora's influence: 350K
 White Sox Postgame Extra: 350K

 ESPN - Gameday archive
 White Sox win the ALCS
 Guillen on the ALCS victory
 GM Williams postgame on ESPN
 White Sox chairman Reinsdorf
 Pitching guru Cooper postgame (ESPN)
 ALCS MVP Konerko postgame
 Crede is overjoyed
 Contreras on going the distance
 Crede's clutch RBI single
 Crede's homer ties it
 Pierzynski reaches on error
 Konerko's RBI double
 Rowand's sac fly
 Crede's sac fly
 Dye's RBI double
 Rowand on the White Sox ALCS win
 Pierzynski gets a champagne shower
 Pierzynski's celebration remarks
 Everett's postgame comments
 Buehrle's celebration interview
White Sox 6, Angels 3
Four complete games in a row from starting pitchers helped the White Sox advance. (Getty Images)
Postseason ends for Halos
The Angels' season is over. After Kelvim Escobar's error, Chicago's Joe Crede greeted reliever Francisco Rodriguez in the eighth with an RBI single to break a tie, and the Halos never recovered. The Angels had only five hits, two of them by second baseman Adam Kennedy. The American League West champions were bidding for their second World Series appearance in four years.
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 Figgins' RBI double: 56K | 350K
 Angels get on the board: 56K | 350K
 Kennedy's leaping grab: 56K | 350K

 KSPN - Gameday archive
 Angels come up short in ALCS
 Escobar misses the tag on Pierzynski
 Figgins' RBI ground-rule double
 Figgins scores
 Kennedy's single plates Rivera
October 16, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2   6 8 1
LA Angels
0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0   3 5 2
Podsednik, LF3000223.294
Iguchi, 2B3100113.176
Dye, RF4121111.263
Konerko, 1B5011014.286
Everett, DH5010024.250
Rowand, CF3211101.167
Pierzynski, C3000012.167
Crede, 3B3123000.368
Uribe, SS3110110.250

2B: Rowand (3, Byrd), Uribe (1, Byrd), Dye (2, Byrd), Konerko (1, Rodriguez).
HR: Crede (2, 7th inning off Escobar, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Dye 3; Konerko 2; Everett; Rowand 2; Crede 5; Uribe 2.
RBI: Crede 3 (7), Dye (3), Konerko (7), Rowand (1).
2-out RBI: Dye; Crede.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Everett; Konerko 2; Dye; Podsednik 2.
S: Pierzynski.
SF: Crede; Rowand.
Team LOB: 9.

SB: Podsednik (3, 2nd base off Escobar/Molina, B).
CS: Iguchi (1, 2nd base by Rodriguez/Molina, B).

E: Contreras (1, pickoff).
PB: Pierzynski (2).

Figgins, 3B3111000.118
Cabrera, SS4000002.200
Anderson, CF2011100.176
Guerrero, RF4000003.050
Erstad, 1B4000010.235
Molina, B, C4000000.118
Kotchman, DH3000110.286
Rivera, LF3110001.111
Kennedy, 2B3121000.286

2B: Rivera (1, Contreras), Figgins (1, Contreras).
TB: Figgins 2; Anderson; Rivera 2; Kennedy 2.
RBI: Kennedy (1), Figgins (1), Anderson (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guerrero.
S: Figgins.
SF: Anderson.
Team LOB: 4.

E: Escobar (1, fielding), Kennedy (1, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Guerrero (Konerko at 3rd base).
DP: (Guerrero-Molina, B-Figgins).

Contreras (W, 1-1)9.05332203.12
Byrd 4.25221103.38
Shields 1.10000100.00
Escobar (BS, 1)(L, 0-2)1.21212512.08
Rodriguez 1.12203200.00

HBP: Iguchi (by Byrd).
Pitches-strikes: Contreras 114-76, Byrd 74-49, Shields 15-10, Escobar 42-24, Rodriguez 41-18.
Ground outs-fly outs: Contreras 14-11, Byrd 5-8, Shields 2-1, Escobar 0-0, Rodriguez 0-1.
Batters faced: Contreras 34, Byrd 21, Shields 4, Escobar 9, Rodriguez 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Shields 2-0, Rodriguez 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Randy Marsh. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Doug Eddings. LF: Ted Barrett. RF: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 64 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, R to L.
T: 3:11.
Att: 44,712.

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