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Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 7 2
Chi White Sox 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 1 X 8 12 0
WP: M. Buehrle (14-13) S: T. Gordon (12)
LP: D.J. Carrasco (6-5)
 Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Kansas City
-M. Sweeney homered to deep left, M. DiFelice and C. Beltran scored
Bot 3rd: Chi White Sox
-S. Alomar Jr. singled to center, J. Valentin scored
-F. Thomas doubled to deep right center, S. Alomar Jr. and C. Lee scored
Bot 7th: Chi White Sox
-C. Lee hit sacrifice fly to left, J. Crede scored
-F. Thomas singled to left, S. Alomar Jr. scored, F. Thomas to second
-M. Ordonez homered to deep center, F. Thomas scored
Bot 8th: Chi White Sox
-J. Valentin homered to deep right
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Berroa ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .292
C. Beltran cf 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 .303
M. Sweeney dh 4 1 1 3 0 1 0 .298
R. Ibanez rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .296
J. Randa 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .284
R. White lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .250
K. Harvey 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .268
M. DiFelice c 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 .254
   A. Guiel ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293
D. Relaford 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .258
 Totals 34 5 7 5 1 4 6  
 Batting
2B - K Harvey (30, M Buehrle); M Difelice (16, M Buehrle).
HR - M Sweeney (15, 3rd inning off M Buehrle 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Sweeney 3 (79), K Harvey (63), M Difelice (23).
2-out RBI - M Sweeney 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Berroa 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - D Relaford (15, ground ball); R White (1, throw).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Alomar 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .259
C. Lee lf 4 1 0 1 0 0 3 .293
   W. Harris cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183
F. Thomas dh 4 1 3 3 0 1 0 .262
M. Ordonez rf 4 1 1 2 0 1 2 .322
C. Everett cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .287
   A. Rowand lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268
P. Konerko 1b 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .244
J. Valentin ss 4 2 3 1 0 1 2 .234
J. Crede 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .258
S. Alomar Jr. c 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .268
 Totals 34 8 12 8 2 6 8  
 Batting
2B - J Valentin (25, J Wright); F Thomas 2 (30, J Wright 2); R Alomar (11, A Levine).
HR - M Ordonez (28, 7th inning off D Carrasco 1 on, 2 Out), J Valentin (26, 8th inning off A Levine 0 on, 0 Out).
S - R Alomar.
SF - C Lee.
RBI - S Alomar Jr (26), F Thomas 3 (99), C Lee (105), M Ordonez 2 (92), J Valentin (66).
2-out RBI - F Thomas 3, M Ordonez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Valentin 1, M Ordonez 1, C Lee 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Valentin (8, 2nd base off J Wright/M Difelice).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Wright 6.0 5 3 1 2 5 0 1.57
D.J. Carrasco (L, 6-5) 1.0 5 4 4 0 1 1 4.20
A. Levine 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 2.83
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Buehrle (W, 14-13) 7.2 7 5 5 1 4 1 4.19
T. Gordon (S, 12) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.14
Pitches-strikes - J Wright 99-59; D Carrasco 25-20; A Levine 12-7; M Buehrle 108-71; T Gordon 13-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Wright 7-5; D Carrasco 1-1; A Levine 0-3; M Buehrle 10-9; T Gordon 2-2.
Batters faced - J Wright 25; D Carrasco 8; A Levine 5; M Buehrle 31; T Gordon 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ron Kulpa. 1B--Bruce Froemming. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Doug Eddings.
Time: 2:21.
Attendance: 32,812.
Weather: 65 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, out to center.

Updated on Friday, Sep 19, 2003 10:34 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Kansas City
M. Sweeney M. Sweeney
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Chi White Sox
F. Thomas F. Thomas
3-4
3 RBI