White Sox 9, Royals 6
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi White Sox 0 0 0 3 2 0 3 1 0 9 16 0
Kansas City 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 6 12 0
WP: M. Buehrle (9-10) S: T. Gordon (6)
LP: D. May (5-5)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Kansas City
-A. Guiel grounded out to second, M. Tucker scored, D. Relaford to third
-J. Randa reached on an infield single, D. Relaford scored
Top 4th: Chi White Sox
-P. Konerko homered to left, M. Ordonez scored
-J. Crede homered to left
Top 5th: Chi White Sox
-M. Ordonez homered to left center, R. Alomar scored
Top 7th: Chi White Sox
-T. Graffanino homered to left center
-M. Ordonez doubled to deep left, R. Alomar scored, F. Thomas to third
-C. Lee hit sacrifice fly to deep center, F. Thomas scored, M. Ordonez to third
Bot 7th: Kansas City
-D. Relaford singled to left, R. Ibanez scored, A. Berroa to second
Top 8th: Chi White Sox
-T. Graffanino doubled to deep left, P. Konerko scored, J. Crede to third
Bot 8th: Kansas City
-A. Berroa homered to center, R. Ibanez and K. Harvey scored
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Graffanino ss 4 1 3 2 1 0 0 .275
R. Alomar 2b 4 2 2 0 0 1 3 .315
F. Thomas dh 5 1 1 0 0 0 4 .276
M. Ordonez rf 4 2 3 3 1 1 1 .322
C. Lee lf 4 0 0 1 0 1 2 .265
   W. Harris cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .193
C. Everett cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .264
   A. Rowand lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .273
P. Konerko 1b 4 2 3 2 1 0 0 .219
J. Crede 3b 5 1 3 1 0 2 3 .231
S. Alomar Jr. c 5 0 0 0 0 1 7 .252
 Totals 40 9 16 9 3 7 22  
 Batting
2B - M Ordonez (31, D Carrasco); T Graffanino (12, D Carrasco); A Rowand (7, N Field).
HR - P Konerko (8, 4th inning off D May 1 on, 2 Out), J Crede (11, 4th inning off D May 0 on, 2 Out), M Ordonez (20, 5th inning off D May 1 on, 2 Out), T Graffanino (7, 7th inning off D May 0 on, 1 Out).
S - R Alomar.
SF - C Lee.
RBI - P Konerko 2 (33), J Crede (44), M Ordonez 3 (69), T Graffanino 2 (18), C Lee (67).
2-out RBI - P Konerko 2, J Crede, M Ordonez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Thomas 2, C Everett 1, M Ordonez 1, S Alomar Jr 3.
GIDP - R Alomar.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (R Alomar-T Graffanino-P Konerko 2, T Gordon-T Graffanino-P Konerko).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Guiel rf 5 0 0 1 0 1 3 .281
J. Randa 3b 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .250
C. Beltran cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .294
K. Harvey 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .259
R. Ibanez dh 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 .292
A. Berroa ss 4 1 3 3 0 0 0 .295
M. Tucker lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .264
D. Relaford 2b 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 .286
B. Mayne c 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .249
 Totals 35 6 12 6 1 5 13  
 Batting
2B - K Harvey (23, R White).
HR - A Berroa (14, 8th inning off R White 2 on, 2 Out).
S - B Mayne.
RBI - A Guiel (24), J Randa (35), D Relaford (44), A Berroa 3 (50).
2-out RBI - J Randa, A Berroa 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Guiel 1.
GIDP - B Mayne, K Harvey, A Guiel.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Berroa-K Harvey).
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Buehrle (W, 9-10) 6.1 9 3 3 0 3 0 4.21
D. Marte 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.56
R. White 0.2 3 3 3 0 0 1 6.61
K. Wunsch 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.02
T. Gordon (S, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.92
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. May (L, 5-5) 6.1 10 7 7 1 4 4 3.64
D.J. Carrasco 1.2 5 2 2 0 2 0 4.15
N. Field 1.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 2.40
IBB - P Konerko (by N Field).
Pitches-strikes - M Buehrle 106-72; D Marte 9-7; R White 12-8; K Wunsch 8-3; T Gordon 8-5; D May 113-74; D Carrasco 40-29; N Field 24-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Buehrle 10-6; D Marte 0-1; R White 0-2; K Wunsch 0-0; T Gordon 2-1; D May 5-10; D Carrasco 1-2; N Field 2-0.
Batters faced - M Buehrle 26; D Marte 2; R White 5; K Wunsch 2; T Gordon 2; D May 29; D Carrasco 10; N Field 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Runge. 1B--Ed Montague. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Bruce Dreckman.
Time: 2:52.
Attendance: 24,485.
Weather: 82 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY CHICAGO'S PAUL KONERKO AND JOE CREDE IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
CHICAGO'S ROBERTO ALOMAR SINGLED IN THE TOP OF THE FIFTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES.

Updated on Tuesday, Jul 29, 2003 11:08 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Chi White Sox
M. Ordonez M. Ordonez
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Kansas City
A. Berroa A. Berroa
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI