Chi White Sox 8, Oakland 5
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(22-22)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 5 12 1
Chi White Sox 0 3 0 0 0 3 2 0 X 8 14 0
WP: J. Contreras (4-4) S: B. Jenks (14)
LP: J. Blanton (4-2)
(22-19)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Chi White Sox
- A.J. Pierzynski safe at first on first baseman D. Johnson's fielding error, J. Dye scored, P. Konerko to second
- D. Erstad singled to center, P. Konerko and A.J. Pierzynski scored, P. Ozuna to third
Top 5th: Oakland
- N. Swisher doubled to deep left center, M. Ellis, J. Kendall and S. Stewart scored
Bot 6th: Chi White Sox
- R. Mackowiak singled to left, P. Konerko and A.J. Pierzynski scored
- D. Erstad singled to center, R. Mackowiak scored, A. Cintron to second
Bot 7th: Chi White Sox
- A.J. Pierzynski hit sacrifice fly to left center, L. Terrero scored
- A. Cintron singled to left, P. Konerko scored, P. Ozuna to second
Top 8th: Oakland
- N. Swisher singled to left, M. Ellis and B. Crosby scored, S. Stewart to second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 5 1 3 0 0 1 0 .271
N. Swisher cf 5 0 3 5 0 2 0 .287
D. Johnson 1b 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .341
J. Cust dh 3 0 2 0 2 1 1 .306
E. Chavez 3b 5 0 1 0 0 2 7 .240
B. Crosby ss 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 .253
T. Buck rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
    M. Scutaro rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .169
M. Ellis 2b 4 2 1 0 1 1 2 .247
J. Kendall c 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .189
 Totals 39 5 12 5 5 11 22  
 Batting
2B - J Cust (3, J Contreras); N Swisher (9, J Contreras).
RBI - N Swisher 5 (26).
2-out RBI - N Swisher 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 2, M Ellis 1, E Chavez 5, D Johnson 1.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
E - D Johnson (3, ground ball).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Erstad cf 5 0 3 3 0 0 2 .269
T. Iguchi 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .233
J. Thome dh 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 .315
J. Dye rf 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 .221
    L. Terrero rf 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 .300
P. Konerko 1b 5 3 3 0 0 0 1 .214
A.J. Pierzynski c 3 2 1 2 0 0 1 .254
P. Ozuna 3b 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .236
R. Mackowiak lf 4 1 1 2 0 1 5 .212
A. Cintron ss 4 0 2 1 0 1 3 .163
 Totals 37 8 14 8 2 5 20  
 Batting
2B - J Dye (8, J Blanton).
S - P Ozuna.
SF - A Pierzynski.
RBI - A Pierzynski 2 (20), D Erstad 3 (20), R Mackowiak 2 (10), A Cintron (2).
2-out RBI - D Erstad 2, A Cintron.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Dye 1, J Thome 1, D Erstad 1, T Iguchi 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
PB - A Pierzynski.
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (L, 4-2) 5.1 8 6 4 2 4 0 3.59
J. Marshall 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.03
C. Robertson 0.1 3 2 2 0 0 0 18.00
R. Flores 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Witasick 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.55
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Contreras (W, 4-4) 6.1 9 3 3 1 8 0 3.71
M. Thornton (H, 10) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.97
M. MacDougal 0.2 1 2 2 2 1 0 6.19
B. Logan (H, 2) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
B. Jenks (S, 14) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.84
Pitches-strikes - J Blanton 100-64; J Marshall 12-7; C Robertson 14-13; R Flores 20-15; J Witasick 7-5; J Contreras 104-70; M Thornton 14-7; M MacDougal 24-11; B Logan 9-5; B Jenks 24-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Blanton 5-7; J Marshall 1-1; C Robertson 0-1; R Flores 2-1; J Witasick 0-1; J Contreras 6-5; M Thornton 1-1; M MacDougal 1-0; B Logan 0-0; B Jenks 0-2.
Batters faced - J Blanton 27; J Marshall 3; C Robertson 4; R Flores 5; J Witasick 2; J Contreras 29; M Thornton 3; M MacDougal 5; B Logan 2; B Jenks 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chris Guccione. 1B--Jerry Crawford. 2B--Brian O'Nora. 3B--Phil Cuzzi.
Ejections: CHI WHITE SOX's Dye by Guccione (6th).
Time: 3:07.
Attendance: 35,327.
Weather: 68 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
OAKLAND RIGHT FIELDER TRAVIS BUCK LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING DUE TO A SORE RIGHT ELBOW.
CHICAGO RIGHT FIELDER JERMAINE DYE WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE CHRIS GUCCIONE FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING.

Updated on Monday, May 21, 2007 11:24 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
N. Swisher N. Swisher
3-5
5 RBI
 Chi White Sox
D. Erstad D. Erstad
3-5
3 RBI