View Full Version : The Northeast media tips hat to the AL Champs

10-17-2005, 10:16 AM
Chisox reach dream World
Chicago got another complete game from its starting pitcher. Los Angeles got nothing from its big bats. And almost every close or controversial call went against the Angels. The final game of the ALCS had a little taste of everything from the series.
FULL STORY (http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/356529p-303903c.html)

Chicago's staff is
complete package
John Harper: How could Brian Cashman have known at the time? How could he have known that by unloading Jose Contreras, he would be handing the White Sox the final piece to a pitching rotation that would accomplish a feat thought to be impossible in these modern times?
FULL STORY (http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/356530p-303906c.html)

WHITE SOX 6, ANGELS 3: White Sox pennant quest is completed (http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/articles/2005/10/17/white_sox_pennant_quest_is_completed)
(By Gordon Edes, Globe Staff)
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- For the record, the initials stand for Anthony John. But for anyone who witnessed the 2005 American League Championship Series, when Mr. Pierzynski was involved, the initials meant only one thing: Angel Jeopardy.

BOB RYAN: Catcher receives more attention (http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/articles/2005/10/17/catcher_receives_more_attention)
(By Bob Ryan, Globe columnist)
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- I've heard of a game finding a guy. But a series? I mean, did A.J. Pierzynski go out and register this in his name, like some Internet domain? In the wonderful history of postseason baseball non-marquee players have had significant one-time-only roles, either coming up with big hits (Bernie Carbo), big catches (Al Gionfriddo), big pitching stints ...

ALCS NOTEBOOK: Konerko is a wanted man (http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/articles/2005/10/17/konerko_is_a_wanted_man)
(By Gordon Edes, Globe Staff) ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Paul Konerko ranks as the biggest name among prospective free agent hitters this winter -- count the Los Angeles Times among the most recent journals to speculate that the Red Sox will be hot on his trail -- but if White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen has his way, Konerko's name never will come in play.

Dominance -- Starters lead ChiSox to first WS since '59 (http://redsox.bostonherald.com/otherMLB/view.bg?articleid=107448)
By Jeff Horrigan

ANAHEIM In the end, it came down to seven pitches for the Chicago... [more (http://redsox.bostonherald.com/otherMLB/view.bg?articleid=107448)]

Konerko collects MVP honor (http://redsox.bostonherald.com/otherMLB/view.bg?articleid=107447)
By Jeff Horrigan

ANAHEIM, Calif. Free agency is arriving at the perfect time for Paul Konerko. The Chicago White... [more (http://redsox.bostonherald.com/otherMLB/view.bg?articleid=107447)]

Reinsdorf in new territory (http://redsox.bostonherald.com/otherMLB/view.bg?articleid=107440)
By Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. Jerry Reinsdorf paced around the owner's suite and fiddled with his cell phone.... [more (http://redsox.bostonherald.com/otherMLB/view.bg?articleid=107440)]

Controversy follows A.J. (http://redsox.bostonherald.com/otherMLB/view.bg?articleid=107446)
By Jeff Horrigan/ Notebook

ANAHEIM When the O.C. looks back at the ALCS, you can bet it won't be OK with A.J. Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski,... [more (http://redsox.bostonherald.com/otherMLB/view.bg?articleid=107446)]

ANAHEIM Round up the Black Sox, every last one of them. Get those ghosts to Chicago for the start of the World Series on Saturday night.

MIGHTY CHISOX ERASE ANGELS (http://www.nypost.com/sports/29649.htm)

By MICHAEL MORRISSEYANAHEIM Once again, A.J. Pierzynski was the center of controversy and Joe Crede came through in the clutch. FIGGINS (http://www.nypost.com/sports/29650.htm)


ANAHEIM Vladimir Guerrero went 1-for-20 in the ALCS, a performance he might never live down.

10-19-2005, 11:42 AM
...caught a mildly humourous quote in the Philadelphia Daily News this morning.

A sports columnist had put together a list of "I don't get why..." bullet points, and among them was
"...departed GM Ed Wade declared re-signing closer Billy Wagner his top priority. Has anyone been watching the Chicago White Sox? Repeat after me: Complete game. Complete game. Complete game. Complete game."