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Paul Konerko from the Chronology
Jun 21, 2006 - Jason Marquis of the St. Louis Cardinals goes five innings against the White Sox and allows all 13 earned runs in the 13-5 loss. He is just the fourth pitcher since 1958 to allow that many. The others since 1958 who gave up at least 13 were Bill Travers of the 1977 Milwaukee Brewers (at Cleveland, 7.2 IP, 14 ER), David Wells of the 1992 Toronto Blue Jays (at Milwaukee, 4.1 IP, 13 ER) and Mike Oquist of the 1998 Oakland Athletics (vs. New York Yankees, 5.0 IP, 14 ER). Marquis allows 14 hits, 8 for extra bases, including four homers: Paul Konerko in the 1st, Jim Thome, who has 4 hits, in the 2nd; Joe Crede in the 3rd and Juan Uribe in the 5th.
Oct 23, 2005 - Scott Posednik's walkoff HR in the bottom of the 9h inning off Brad Lidge gives the White Sox a 7-6 victory over the Astros and a 2-ges-to-0 lead in the WS. Paul Konerko's GS in the 7th put Chicago in the lead. Morgan Ensberg hits a solo HR for Houston while Neal Cotts gets the win in relief.
Oct 16, 2005 - The White Sox clinch their first pennant since 1959 as they defeat the Angels 6-3 behind Jose Contreras. Joe Crede homers and drives in 3 runs for Chicago and Paul Konerko is named MVP of the ALCS.
Oct 15, 2005 - The White Sox take a commanding 3-games-to-1 lead over the Angels in the ALCS with an 8-2 victory behind Freddy Garcia. Paul Konerko hits a 3-run HR for Chicago while AJ Pierzynski also connects.
Oct 14, 2005 - The White Sox defeat the Angels 5-2 to take the lead in the ALCS. Jon Garland hurls a 4-hit complete game for the win and Paul Konerko gets 3 hits including a HR and drives in 3 runs for Chicago. Orlando Cabrera's 2-run homer accounts for both Los Angeles runs.
Oct 7, 2005 - The White Sox eliminate the Red Sox with a 5-3 victory to give them a sweep of their Division Series. Freddy Garcia gets the win for Chicago with help from Orlando Hernandez out of the bullpen. Paul Konerko homers for the ChiSox while David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez connect for Boston.
Oct 4, 2005 - The White Sox pound out an ALDS-record 5 HRs including a pair by A.J. Pierczynski to rout the Red Sox 14-2 in the opener of the Division Series. Paul Konerko Juan Uribe and Scott Posednik also connect for Chicago while Jose Contreras gets the win.
Jul 12, 2003 - The White Sox defeat the Indians 7-4 in 10 innings in the 1st game of a day-night doubleheader. Paul Konerko's 3-run HR is the winning blow. Tom Gordon gets the save for Chicago becoming the 14th pitcher in history to notch at least 100 career wins and 100 saves.
Apr 6, 2002 - The White Sox roll by the Kansas City Royals winning 14-0. Mark Buehrle allows 5 hits in 6 innings pitched. Paul Konerko has 3 runs and 3 RBIs and Magglio Ordonez has 3 RBIs. Trailing 9-0 in the 8th the Royals bring in Miguel Asencio the youngest pitcher in the majors. Making his ML debut Asencio walks Kenny Lofton on 4 pitches and does the same to the next three batters. He leaves having thrown 16 pitches.
Sep 2, 2001 - The White Sox outslug the Blue Jays to win 19-10 on 17 hits. Karim Garcia has a pair of homers for the Jays while Paul Konerko has a HR and 5 RBIs for the Sox. Chris Singleton has 4 hits including a homer and Jose Conseco connects as well.
Jul 4, 1998 - Dodger interim GM Tommy Lasorda sends blue chippers Dennis Reyes and Paul Konerko to the Reds for closer Jeff Shaw. Lasorda later admits he was unaware that Shaw under terms of the Basic Agreement has the right to demand a trade at the end of the season.
Mar 31, 1998 - Cardinals' rookie P Braden Looper makes an auspicious major league debut in St. Louis' 6-0 win over the Dodgers. Looper enters the game in the 9th inning and strikes out all 3 batters he faces-Todd Zeile Raul Mondesi and Paul Konerko. The Dodgers are held to 3 hits by 4 St. Louis pitchers.
May 13, 1995 - The San Bernardino Spirit defeats San Jose 1-0 in 21 innings in the longest shutout in California League history. C Paul Konerko's hit drives home the game's only run.
Jun 2, 1994 - The NY Mets select Florida State P Paul Wilson with the first pick in the amateur draft. OF Ben Grieve is selected 2nd by the Oakland Athletics. The Brewers Sal Bando‚ a former ASU third baseman‚ picks another ASU 3rd sacker‚ Antone Williamson‚ with Milwaukee's the 4th pick overall. The Brewers do find a good 5th round pick in Steve Woodard. The Marlins use the 5th overall on Josh Booty‚ rated the top high school QB in the nation. Booty will sign with the Fish for $1.6 million‚ hit .198 in 4 years in the minors‚ have a cup of coffee with the Marlins‚ and return to college football. The Dodgers pick Paul Konerko with the 13th overall pick‚ while Carlton Loewer is taken by the Phils with the 23rd pick. The Royals take Jose Rosado on the 12th round. Boston ends up with the best draft‚ taking Nomar Garciaparra (1st round‚ 12th pick)‚ Brian Rose (3rd round)‚ Brian Barkley (5th)‚ Damien Sapp (10th)‚ Donie Sadler (11th)‚ and Carl Pavano (18th). The Twins pick Corey Koskie on the 26th round. On a draft-and-follow‚ the Cubs take Kyle Farnsworth on the 47th round.