Kansas City 9, Chi White Sox 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(44-54)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 6 0 9 9 0
Chi White Sox 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 1
WP: G. Meche (7-9)
LP: G. Floyd (10-6)
(55-41)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 5th: Kansas City
- J. Buck homered to deep left, R. Gload scored
- B. Butler singled to left, J. Gathright scored, D. DeJesus to second
Bot 6th: Chi White Sox
- O. Cabrera hit sacrifice fly to right, A. Ramirez scored
Top 8th: Kansas City
- B. Butler homered to deep center, D. DeJesus scored
- J. Buck singled to center, T. Pena Jr. scored, A. Gordon to third
- M. Aviles doubled to left, J. Buck, J. Gathright and A. Gordon scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Teahen rf 5 0 0 0 0 3 3 .249
M. Aviles ss-2b 4 0 1 3 1 1 1 .309
D. DeJesus lf 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 .304
B. Butler dh 5 1 2 3 0 0 1 .256
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .307
    T. Pena Jr. pr-ss 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .154
A. Gordon 3b 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 .251
R. Gload 1b 4 1 0 0 1 0 3 .267
J. Buck c 4 2 2 3 0 1 2 .251
J. Gathright cf 3 2 1 0 1 0 2 .252
 Totals 37 9 9 9 6 7 15  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (23, G Floyd); M Aviles (13, A Russell).
HR - J Buck (6, 5th inning off G Floyd 1 on, 0 Out), B Butler (4, 8th inning off N Masset 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Buck 3 (31), B Butler 3 (26), M Aviles 3 (24).
2-out RBI - B Butler, M Aviles 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Grudzielanek 1, D DeJesus 1, J Gathright 1, B Butler 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - A Gordon (4, 3rd base off G Floyd/A Pierzynski), J Gathright (20, 2nd base off G Floyd/A Pierzynski), D DeJesus (8, 3rd base off G Floyd/A Pierzynski).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
O. Cabrera ss 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 .268
    J. Uribe ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .218
A.J. Pierzynski c 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .283
    B. Anderson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .227
C. Quentin lf 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .277
    D. Wise lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .341
J. Dye rf 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .309
    T. Hall pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289
J. Thome dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
P. Konerko 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .216
N. Swisher cf 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 .235
J. Crede 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .258
A. Ramirez 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .308
 Totals 28 1 2 1 2 7 8  
 Batting
2B - J Crede (17, G Meche).
3B - A Ramirez (1, G Meche).
SF - O Cabrera.
RBI - O Cabrera (41).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Konerko 1, O Cabrera 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - J Crede (19, ground ball).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche (W, 7-9) 6.1 2 1 1 1 6 0 4.55
R. Mahay (H, 15) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.81
R. Ramirez 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.76
H. Ramirez 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.38
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Floyd (L, 10-6) 6.0 4 3 1 3 6 1 3.52
B. Logan 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 3.18
N. Masset 0.0 2 3 3 1 0 1 4.14
A. Russell 2.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 5.59
WP - G Floyd, N Masset.
IBB - D DeJesus (by G Floyd).
HBP - J Dye (by H Ramirez).
Pitches-strikes - G Meche 91-59; R Mahay 14-7; R Ramirez 8-6; H Ramirez 8-6; G Floyd 100-66; B Logan 13-12; N Masset 12-5; A Russell 37-20.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Meche 2-11; R Mahay 1-1; R Ramirez 1-2; H Ramirez 2-0; G Floyd 8-4; B Logan 1-1; N Masset 0-0; A Russell 3-3.
Batters faced - G Meche 22; R Mahay 3; R Ramirez 3; H Ramirez 4; G Floyd 26; B Logan 4; N Masset 3; A Russell 10.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Andy Fletcher. 1B--Mike Reilly. 2B--Bob Davidson. 3B--Alfonso Marquez.
Time: 2:51.
Attendance: 36,566.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, out to left.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 20, 2008 4:27 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
B. Butler Billy Butler
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Chi White Sox
A. Ramirez Alexei Ramirez
1-3