Kansas City 7, Chi White Sox 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 7 10 0
Chi White Sox 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 6 9 1
WP: B. Bannister (10-7)
LP: J. Contreras (6-16)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- B. Butler hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Grudzielanek scored
- R. Gload singled to center, D. DeJesus scored
Bot 1st: Chi White Sox
- D. Erstad singled to right, J. Thome scored, P. Konerko to third
- J. Dye singled to left, P. Konerko scored, D. Erstad to second
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek singled to left, J. LaRue scored, J. Gathright to second
- D. DeJesus singled to right, J. Gathright scored, M. Grudzielanek to third, D. DeJesus to second advancing on throw
Top 7th: Kansas City
- B. Butler homered to deep right, D. DeJesus scored
Top 8th: Kansas City
- E. Brown scored, A. Gordon to second on T. Hall's throwing error
Bot 8th: Chi White Sox
- P. Konerko homered to deep center
Bot 9th: Chi White Sox
- J. Fields homered to deep left, J. Uribe and J. Owens scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Gathright lf 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .358
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .303
D. DeJesus cf 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 .274
B. Butler dh 4 1 1 3 0 0 3 .298
R. Gload 1b 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .301
E. Brown rf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .235
A. Gordon 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .246
J. Smith ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .200
    T. Pena Jr. ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
J. LaRue c 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .145
 Totals 36 7 10 6 1 5 10  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (27, J Contreras).
HR - B Butler (5, 7th inning off M Myers 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - B Butler.
RBI - B Butler 3 (40), R Gload (41), M Grudzielanek (41), D DeJesus (50).
2-out RBI - R Gload, M Grudzielanek, D DeJesus, B Butler 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1, J LaRue 1, J Gathright 1, B Butler 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - D DeJesus (7, 2nd base off J Contreras/T Hall), J Gathright 2 (9, 2nd base off J Contreras/T Hall, 3rd base off J Contreras/T Hall), A Gordon (13, 2nd base off G Floyd/T Hall).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Owens cf 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 .246
J. Fields 3b 4 1 1 3 1 2 2 .245
J. Thome dh 5 1 2 0 0 2 1 .265
    S. Podsednik pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
P. Konerko 1b 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 .270
D. Erstad lf 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .272
J. Dye rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .245
J. Uribe ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 3 .225
D. Richar 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .186
T. Hall c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .224
 Totals 36 6 9 6 4 8 12  
 Batting
2B - J Thome (16, B Bannister); J Uribe (11, J Soria).
HR - P Konerko (25, 8th inning off J Gobble 0 on, 1 Out), J Fields (15, 9th inning off J Soria 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Erstad (27), J Dye (63), P Konerko (69), J Fields 3 (46).
2-out RBI - D Erstad, J Dye, J Fields 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Uribe 1, J Fields 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - T Hall (3, throw).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Bannister (W, 10-7) 6.2 5 2 2 2 3 0 3.28
J. Gobble 1.0 1 1 1 1 2 1 3.32
J. Soria 1.1 3 3 3 1 3 1 2.48
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Contreras (L, 6-16) 6.0 6 4 4 1 3 0 6.18
M. Myers 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 1 3.02
G. Floyd 2.0 2 1 0 0 1 0 7.06
HBP - M Grudzielanek (by J Contreras); J LaRue (by J Contreras).
Pitches-strikes - B Bannister 101-64; J Gobble 23-13; J Soria 36-21; J Contreras 104-68; M Myers 18-12; G Floyd 35-24.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Bannister 5-12; J Gobble 1-0; J Soria 1-0; J Contreras 6-9; M Myers 2-0; G Floyd 2-3.
Batters faced - B Bannister 27; J Gobble 5; J Soria 8; J Contreras 27; M Myers 5; G Floyd 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Adam Dowdy. 1B--Alfonso Marquez. 2B--Chuck Meriwether. 3B--Tim Timmons.
Time: 3:11.
Attendance: 31,739.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, right to left.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 22, 2007 5:42 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
B. Butler B. Butler
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Chi White Sox
J. Fields J. Fields
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI