White Sox outfielder Scott Podsednik connects on a game-winning, walk-off home run in the ninth inning of Game 2 of the 2005 World Series against the Astros. It was Podsednik's only homer of the season.
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Chicago (AL) 4, Houston (NL) 0

Game Scores:
CHW 5, HOU 3 @ CHW
CHW 7, HOU 6 @ CHW
CHW 7, HOU 5 @ HOU
CHW 1, HOU 0 @ HOU
MVP:
Jermaine Dye

Why the White Sox won: The pitching staff that was dominant in the first two playoff series posted a 2.63 ERA in the World Series.

Why the Astros lost: The bullpen struggled and was charged with all four losses -- closer Brad Lidge had two.

Memorable moment: Geoff Blum's homer in the 14th inning of Game 3, in which 482 pitches were thrown by 17 pitchers.

Key stat: 1. The number of at-bats by Blum in the Series. Also the number of homers and hits by Blum.