Chi White Sox 3, Kansas City 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(2-4)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi White Sox 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 5 1
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 2
WP: M. Buehrle (1-0) S: B. Jenks (1)
LP: S. Elarton (0-2)
(2-3)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Chi White Sox
- J. Crede doubled to deep left, J. Dye and A.J. Pierzynski scored
Top 8th: Chi White Sox
- J. Thome homered to deep right
Bot 9th: Kansas City
- R. Sanders homered to deep right center
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Podsednik lf 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .045
T. Iguchi 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294
J. Thome dh 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .333
P. Konerko 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208
J. Dye rf 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 .444
A.J. Pierzynski c 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .421
J. Crede 3b 4 0 1 2 0 0 2 .222
J. Uribe ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .190
B. Anderson cf 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .222
 Totals 32 3 5 3 4 4 14  
 Batting
2B - J Crede (3, S Elarton); J Dye (1, S Elarton).
HR - J Thome (3, 8th inning off S Elarton 0 on, 2 Out).
S - A Pierzynski.
RBI - J Crede 2 (4), J Thome (5).
2-out RBI - J Thome.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Podsednik 2, J Uribe 1, B Anderson 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - T Iguchi (1, ground ball).
Outfield assists - S Podsednik (T Graffanino at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (J Crede-T Iguchi-P Konerko).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Graffanino 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .300
M. Sweeney dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118
R. Sanders rf 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .333
E. Brown lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .222
A. Berroa ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .312
M. Teahen 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .111
J. Buck c 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .273
S. Costa cf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .300
 Totals 32 1 7 1 1 2 8  
 Batting
HR - R Sanders (1, 9th inning off B Jenks 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - R Sanders (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1.
GIDP - A Berroa.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
Picked Off - M Grudzielanek (1st base, M Buehrle).
 
 Fielding
E - A Berroa (2, throw); M Teahen (1, throw).
DP - 1 (T Graffanino).
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Buehrle (W, 1-0) 8.0 6 0 0 1 1 0 2.25
B. Jenks (S, 1) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.86
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Elarton (L, 0-2) 8.0 5 3 3 2 4 1 3.29
J. Gobble 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.75
S. Stemle 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 27.00
A. Sisco 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.12
Pitches-strikes - M Buehrle 88-54; B Jenks 17-11; S Elarton 105-67; J Gobble 14-7; S Stemle 8-4; A Sisco 4-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Buehrle 13-8; B Jenks 1-1; S Elarton 6-13; J Gobble 2-0; S Stemle 1-0; A Sisco 1-0.
Batters faced - M Buehrle 29; B Jenks 4; S Elarton 31; J Gobble 3; S Stemle 2; A Sisco 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Winters. 1B--Brian Runge. 2B--Paul Emmel. 3B--Bruce Froemming.
Ejections: KANSAS CITY's Bell by Winters (9th).
Time: 2:17.
Attendance: 15,094.
Weather: 60 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY MANAGER BUDDY BELL WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE MIKE WINTERS IN THE BOTTOM OF THE NINTH INNING FOR ARGUING A PLAY AT THIRD BASE.

Updated on Monday, Apr 10, 2006 3:16 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi White Sox
J. Crede J. Crede
1-4
2 RBI
 Kansas City
R. Sanders R. Sanders
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI