Geoff Blum’s two-run home run in the bottom of the 14th inning broke a 5-5 tied and gave the White Sox a 7-5 win over the Astros in Game 3 of the World Series. Some Missouri natives played a part in the White Sox 7-5 win in 14 innings over the Astros in Game 3 of the World Series on Tuesday. Starting pitcher Mark Buehrle, who hails from St. Charles and attended Francis Howell North High School, threw three pitches to earn the save. He was the starter in Game 2.
With the White Sox trailing 3-0 in the fifth inning, Westphalia, Missouri native and Fatima High School graduate, Joe Crede led off the frame with a solo home run. That was the start of a five-run rally.
Chicago led 5-4 in the eighth inning when St. Louis native and Vianney High School graduate, Cliff Politte got Willy Taveras and Lance Berkman out to start the inning. But Politte walked Morgan Ensberg and was pulled. Two batters later, Jason Lane drove in Ensberg to tie the game. Politte was charged with the run.