Chi White Sox 9, LA Angels 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(87-62)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 7 15 1
Chi White Sox 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 2 2 9 10 1
WP: M. MacDougal (2-5)
LP: D. Moseley (4-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: LA Angels
- V. Guerrero homered to deep right
Top 4th: LA Angels
- J. Rivera homered to deep left, H. Kendrick scored
Bot 5th: Chi White Sox
- J. Owens singled to center, D. Richar scored, T. Hall to second, T. Hall to third, J. Owens to second on center fielder R. Willits' fielding error
Top 7th: LA Angels
- R. Quinlan singled to left, R. Willits scored, V. Guerrero to second
- H. Kendrick singled to third, V. Guerrero scored, R. Quinlan to third, M. Izturis to second
- J. Rivera safe at first on A. Gonzalez's fielding error, R. Quinlan scored, M. Izturis to third, H. Kendrick to second
- M. Napoli walked, M. Izturis scored, H. Kendrick to third, J. Rivera to second
Bot 7th: Chi White Sox
- T. Hall singled to left, D. Richar scored, A. Gonzalez to second
- J. Fields homered to deep right, A. Gonzalez and J. Owens scored
Bot 8th: Chi White Sox
- D. Richar homered to deep right center, J. Uribe scored
Bot 9th: Chi White Sox
- J. Thome homered to deep center, D. Erstad scored
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Willits cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 6 .291
O. Cabrera ss 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .304
V. Guerrero dh 4 2 1 1 1 0 2 .327
R. Quinlan 1b 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .248
    C. Kotchman ph-1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .290
M. Izturis 3b 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .281
H. Kendrick 2b 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 .322
J. Rivera lf 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .176
    E. Aybar ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235
M. Napoli c 2 0 2 1 3 0 0 .252
T. Evans rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .125
    K. Morales ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .314
    N. Haynes rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .206
 Totals 40 7 15 6 4 4 21  
 Batting
2B - R Willits (19, M Buehrle); C Kotchman (36, M MacDougal).
HR - V Guerrero (25, 1st inning off M Buehrle 0 on, 2 Out), J Rivera (1, 4th inning off M Buehrle 1 on, 1 Out).
S - O Cabrera.
RBI - V Guerrero (120), J Rivera 2 (3), R Quinlan (21), H Kendrick (33), M Napoli (33).
2-out RBI - V Guerrero.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Izturis 1, R Willits 3.
GIDP - V Guerrero, E Aybar.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - R Willits (3, bobble).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Owens cf 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 .253
J. Fields lf 4 1 2 3 0 2 2 .232
    D. Erstad lf 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .255
J. Thome dh 5 1 1 2 0 1 1 .268
P. Konerko 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .264
J. Dye rf 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 .251
J. Uribe ss 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .230
D. Richar 2b 3 3 2 2 1 0 1 .227
A. Gonzalez 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .192
T. Hall c 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 .210
    A.J. Pierzynski ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
 Totals 33 9 10 9 6 9 12  
 Batting
2B - J Fields (14, J Saunders); P Konerko (31, J Speier).
HR - J Fields (19, 7th inning off C Bootcheck 2 on, 1 Out), D Richar (5, 8th inning off S Shields 1 on, 0 Out), J Thome (28, 9th inning off D Moseley 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Owens (14), T Hall (2), J Fields 3 (59), D Richar 2 (12), J Thome 2 (85).
2-out RBI - J Owens.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Dye 2, J Fields 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Owens (27, 2nd base off C Bootcheck/M Napoli).
CS - J Owens (7, 2nd base by J Saunders).
 
 Fielding
E - A Gonzalez (8, ground ball).
DP - 2 (J Uribe-D Richar-P Konerko, D Richar-J Uribe-P Konerko).
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Saunders 6.0 2 1 1 5 7 0 3.82
C. Bootcheck 0.1 4 4 4 0 0 1 4.70
J. Speier (H, 21) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.07
S. Shields (BS, 6) 1.0 1 2 2 1 1 1 3.93
D. Moseley (L, 4-3) 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 4.60
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Buehrle 6.1 11 7 6 2 3 2 3.55
R. Bukvich 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.05
M. Thornton 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.05
M. MacDougal (W, 2-5) 2.0 3 0 0 1 0 0 6.35
IBB - V Guerrero (by M Buehrle).
Pitches-strikes - J Saunders 106-59; C Bootcheck 18-14; J Speier 11-8; S Shields 25-13; D Moseley 9-5; M Buehrle 106-71; R Bukvich 9-5; M Thornton 11-8; M MacDougal 25-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Saunders 5-5; C Bootcheck 1-0; J Speier 0-1; S Shields 1-1; D Moseley 0-0; M Buehrle 8-8; R Bukvich 0-0; M Thornton 0-1; M MacDougal 4-2.
Batters faced - J Saunders 24; C Bootcheck 5; J Speier 3; S Shields 5; D Moseley 2; M Buehrle 32; R Bukvich 3; M Thornton 2; M MacDougal 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Reilly. 1B--Jeff Kellogg. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Andy Fletcher.
Time: 3:06.
Attendance: 29,010.
Weather: 68 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE GAME-WINNING HOME RUN BY CHICAGO'S JIM THOME IN THE NINTH INNING WAS THE 500TH OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER. HE BECAME THE 23RD MEMBER OF THIS ELITE CLUB.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 16, 2007 5:31 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
J. Rivera J. Rivera
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Chi White Sox
J. Fields J. Fields
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI