White Sox 13, Rangers 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 8 0
Chi White Sox 0 0 3 6 1 0 3 0 X 13 17 0
WP: M. Buehrle (11-12) S: D. Wright (1)
LP: I. Valdes (7-8)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Chi White Sox
-F. Thomas homered to left center, C. Lee and S. Alomar Jr. scored
Bot 4th: Chi White Sox
-J. Valentin homered to right
-J. Crede homered to left center
-C. Lee doubled to left, R. Alomar scored
-F. Thomas homered to center, C. Lee scored
-B. Daubach doubled to right, M. Ordonez scored, C. Everett to third
Top 5th: Texas
-R. Nivar singled to left, T. Greene scored
Bot 5th: Chi White Sox
-R. Alomar hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Crede scored
Bot 7th: Chi White Sox
-C. Lee homered to left center, T. Graffanino and J. Crede scored
Top 8th: Texas
-H. Blalock homered to center
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Young 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .308
   J. Jones 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
H. Blalock 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .314
A. Rodriguez ss 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .303
   D. Sadler ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
R. Palmeiro dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .266
S. Spencer lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .269
M. Teixeira 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .248
M. Thames rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .226
   L. Nix rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
T. Greene c 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .218
R. Nivar cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .215
 Totals 35 2 8 2 1 3 11  
 Batting
HR - H Blalock (22, 8th inning off D Wright 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - R Nivar (7), H Blalock (73).
2-out RBI - R Nivar.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Young 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - R Nivar (M Ordonez at Home).
DP - 1 (R Nivar-T Greene).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Alomar 2b 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 .270
   T. Graffanino ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .263
C. Lee lf 5 3 3 4 0 0 0 .281
F. Thomas dh 5 2 2 5 0 0 0 .265
M. Ordonez rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .317
   A. Rowand rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274
C. Everett cf 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .288
   W. Harris cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188
B. Daubach 1b 4 0 1 1 1 1 1 .232
J. Valentin ss 4 1 1 1 0 1 5 .242
J. Crede 3b 4 3 3 1 0 0 3 .257
S. Alomar Jr. c 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .255
 Totals 39 13 17 13 2 3 11  
 Batting
2B - R Alomar (4, I Valdes); C Lee (27, I Valdes); B Daubach (9, J Powell); J Crede (19, J Powell).
HR - F Thomas 2 (34, 3rd inning off I Valdes 2 on, 1 Out, 4th inning off J Powell 1 on, 2 Out), J Valentin (22, 4th inning off I Valdes 0 on, 1 Out), J Crede (15, 4th inning off I Valdes 0 on, 1 Out), C Lee (26, 7th inning off E Ramirez 2 on, 2 Out).
SF - R Alomar.
RBI - F Thomas 5 (78), J Valentin (59), J Crede (59), C Lee 4 (92), B Daubach (17), R Alomar (10).
2-out RBI - C Lee 4, F Thomas 2, B Daubach.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Valentin 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
PB - S Alomar Jr.
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
I. Valdes (L, 7-8) 3.2 9 7 7 1 1 3 6.36
J. Powell 2.0 4 3 3 1 1 1 8.43
E. Ramirez 1.1 4 3 3 0 0 1 3.24
F. Cordero 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.90
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Buehrle (W, 11-12) 6.0 4 1 0 1 3 0 4.01
D. Wright (S, 1) 3.0 4 1 1 0 0 1 5.80
Pitches-strikes - I Valdes 65-38; J Powell 39-23; E Ramirez 27-18; F Cordero 12-7; M Buehrle 104-70; D Wright 38-25.
Ground balls-fly balls - I Valdes 4-5; J Powell 1-4; E Ramirez 2-2; F Cordero 1-1; M Buehrle 5-10; D Wright 2-7.
Batters faced - I Valdes 20; J Powell 11; E Ramirez 8; F Cordero 3; M Buehrle 23; D Wright 13.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Runge. 1B--Brian Gorman. 2B--Lance Barksdale. 3B--Ed Montague.
Time: 2:22.
Attendance: 33,721.
Weather: 78 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY CHICAGO'S JOSE VALENTIN AND JOE CREDE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
TEXAS' RAFAEL PALMEIRO SINGLED IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES.
TEXAS' MARCUS THAMES LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 23, 2003 10:25 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Texas
H. Blalock H. Blalock
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Chi White Sox
F. Thomas F. Thomas
2-5, 2 HR
5 RBI