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Sweep home, Chicago: White Sox win ALDS

Paul Konerko and Ozzie Guillen celebrate the South Siders' first postseason series win since 1917. (Getty)
The White Sox are headed to the next round after closing out a Division Series sweep of the Red Sox with Friday's 5-3 win. Paul Konerko's two-run home run in the sixth inning overcame two homers from Manny Ramirez and one from David Ortiz, while Orlando Hernandez pitched out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the sixth.
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10/7, GAME 3:  White Sox 5, Red Sox 3  Wrap >
The White Sox, seen by their fans as the team of blue-collar Chicago, simply outplayed the defending World Series champions to claim the team's first postseason series victory in 88 years. Full story >
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Game 3 action
The White Sox relied on clutch hitting and solid relief pitching to complete the sweep.
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Game 3 pregame
The stage switched to Boston's historic Fenway Park for Game 3.
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10/6, OFF-DAY:
Boston Red Sox
Wakefield 'rarin' to go' in Game 3
Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield knows the challenge before him and believes he is up to the task of facing the White Sox. More >
Chicago White Sox
That's cool: Garcia faces Red Sox
With ice water running through his veins, right-hander Freddy Garcia will try to guide the White Sox to an ALDS sweep. More >
10/5, GAME 2:  White Sox 5, Red Sox 4  Wrap >
Juan Uribe's ground ball to Tony Graffanino in the fifth inning Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field was simply too reminiscent of the ground ball 19 years ago at Shea Stadium. Full story >
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10/4, GAME 1:  White Sox 14, Red Sox 2  Wrap >
In Game 1 of the ALDS on Tuesday, the Chicago White Sox saw the Jose Contreras of the regular season's second half. For the Boston Red Sox, he was an unpleasant and costly revelation. More >
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Boston Red Sox
Red Sox overcome adversity
Thanks to grit, experience and a Big Papi, the Red Sox have overcome adversity to reach their third straight postseason. More >
Chicago White Sox
White Sox hope winning formula thrives
The club with the American League's best record hopes to makes a lasting impression in the 2005 postseason. More >
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