Chi White Sox 9, Baltimore 6
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi White Sox 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 4 1 9 13 0
Baltimore 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 8 0
WP: N. Cotts (3-0) S: D. Hermanson (24)
LP: C. Ray (0-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Chi White Sox
- J. Dye singled to right, A.J. Pierzynski scored
Top 3rd: Chi White Sox
- C. Everett hit sacrifice fly to left, T. Iguchi scored
Bot 3rd: Baltimore
- B. Roberts doubled to left, J. Gibbons and S. Fasano scored, D. Newhan to third
- D. Newhan scored, B. Roberts to third on wild pitch
- E. Byrnes doubled to left, B. Roberts scored
Top 5th: Chi White Sox
- J. Crede homered to deep left
- T. Iguchi singled to center, J. Uribe scored
Bot 6th: Baltimore
- R. Palmeiro homered to deep right, M. Tejada scored
Top 8th: Chi White Sox
- A.J. Pierzynski homered to deep right, T. Iguchi and R. Gload scored
- J. Dye homered to deep left center
Top 9th: Chi White Sox
- T. Iguchi singled to center, J. Uribe scored
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Podsednik lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .293
T. Iguchi 2b 4 2 3 2 1 1 1 .283
C. Everett dh 4 0 0 1 0 1 3 .258
P. Konerko 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .261
    R. Gload pr-1b 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .130
A.J. Pierzynski c 4 2 3 3 0 0 0 .266
J. Dye rf 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .269
A. Rowand cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .285
J. Crede 3b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .254
J. Uribe ss 4 2 2 0 0 1 2 .241
 Totals 36 9 13 9 2 5 10  
 Batting
2B - A Pierzynski (13, D Cabrera); J Uribe (13, B Chen).
3B - T Iguchi (4, J Grimsley).
HR - J Crede (15, 5th inning off B Chen 0 on, 0 Out), A Pierzynski (15, 8th inning off C Ray 2 on, 1 Out), J Dye (21, 8th inning off C Ray 0 on, 1 Out).
S - S Podsednik.
SF - C Everett.
RBI - J Dye 2 (56), C Everett (61), J Crede (45), T Iguchi 2 (42), A Pierzynski 3 (44).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Uribe 1.
GIDP - C Everett.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - S Podsednik (15, 2nd base by D Cabrera/S Fasano).
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 5 1 1 2 0 0 1 .325
E. Byrnes lf 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 .264
M. Mora 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .296
M. Tejada ss 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 .320
R. Palmeiro 1b 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .279
J. Lopez dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .271
J. Gibbons rf 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .260
    B.J. Surhoff rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .253
S. Fasano c 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .254
D. Newhan cf 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 .210
    L. Matos ph-cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274
 Totals 34 6 8 5 4 3 10  
 Batting
2B - B Roberts (29, J Contreras); E Byrnes (16, J Contreras).
HR - R Palmeiro (18, 6th inning off J Contreras 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - B Roberts 2 (54), E Byrnes (25), R Palmeiro 2 (59).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Surhoff 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
Picked Off - E Byrnes (2nd base, J Contreras).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (S Fasano-B Roberts, M Mora-B Roberts-R Palmeiro).
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Contreras 6.0 6 6 6 3 3 1 4.58
N. Cotts (W, 3-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.30
B. Jenks (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.15
D. Marte (H, 13) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.76
D. Hermanson (S, 24) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.80
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Cabrera 1.2 3 1 1 1 3 0 4.68
J. Grimsley 2.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 6.75
B. Chen 1.1 4 2 2 0 0 1 4.44
J. Julio 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.93
C. Ray (L, 0-3; BS, 2) 1.0 3 4 4 1 1 2 2.61
S. Kline 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 5.68
WP - J Contreras.
Pitches-strikes - J Contreras 104-62; N Cotts 8-4; B Jenks 7-2; D Marte 18-14; D Hermanson 21-15; D Cabrera 33-22; J Grimsley 33-23; B Chen 28-20; J Julio 17-11; C Ray 31-22; S Kline 19-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Contreras 8-6; N Cotts 1-2; B Jenks 0-1; D Marte 1-1; D Hermanson 1-2; D Cabrera 0-1; J Grimsley 5-2; B Chen 3-1; J Julio 2-2; C Ray 0-2; S Kline 2-1.
Batters faced - J Contreras 26; N Cotts 3; B Jenks 2; D Marte 3; D Hermanson 4; D Cabrera 8; J Grimsley 8; B Chen 7; J Julio 5; C Ray 7; S Kline 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--James Hoye. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Mike Dimuro. 3B--Mark Carlson.
Time: 3:15.
Attendance: 40,100.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
BALTIMORE'S DANIEL CABRERA LEFT THE GAME IN THE SECOND INNING AFTER HE WAS HIT BY A LINE DRIVE OFF THE BAT OF CHICAGO'S JOE CREDE.
THE HOME RUNS BY CHICAGO'S A.J. PIERZYNSKI AND JERMAINE DYE IN THE EIGHTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 31, 2005 4:05 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi White Sox
A.J. Pierzynski A.J. Pierzynski
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Baltimore
R. Palmeiro R. Palmeiro
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI