Kansas City 8, Chi White Sox 7
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 8 11 0
Chi White Sox 2 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 15 0
WP: R. Ramirez (1-1) S: J. Soria (26)
LP: M. Thornton (4-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus singled to left, M. Teahen and M. Aviles scored
- R. Gload singled to center, D. DeJesus and B. Butler scored, A. Gordon to third
Bot 1st: Chi White Sox
- J. Thome singled to center, C. Quentin scored, J. Dye to third
- N. Swisher walked, J. Dye scored, J. Thome to third, P. Konerko to second
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus grounded into fielder's choice, E. German scored, M. Aviles out at second
Bot 3rd: Chi White Sox
- J. Crede homered to deep left, P. Konerko and N. Swisher scored
Top 4th: Kansas City
- M. Aviles singled to center, R. Gload scored, E. German to second
Bot 7th: Chi White Sox
- N. Swisher homered to deep right, J. Thome scored
Top 8th: Kansas City
- E. German doubled to deep left, J. Guillen and R. Gload scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Teahen rf 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .248
M. Aviles ss 5 1 3 1 0 1 0 .318
D. DeJesus cf 5 1 2 3 0 0 3 .306
B. Butler dh 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 .256
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .303
A. Gordon 3b 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .250
    J. Guillen ph-lf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270
M. Olivo c 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .255
R. Gload 1b 2 2 1 2 2 1 0 .269
E. German lf-3b 3 1 3 2 1 0 0 .236
 Totals 34 8 11 8 5 8 16  
 Batting
2B - M Aviles (14, J Danks); E German 2 (5, J Danks, M Thornton).
RBI - D DeJesus 3 (54), R Gload 2 (22), M Aviles (25), E German 2 (11).
2-out RBI - R Gload 2, M Aviles, E German 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D DeJesus 1, M Teahen 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - D DeJesus (9, 2nd base off J Danks/A Pierzynski), J Guillen (2, 2nd base off O Dotel/A Pierzynski), E German (4, 3rd base off M Thornton/A Pierzynski).
CS - R Gload (4, 2nd base by J Danks/A Pierzynski), D DeJesus 2 (8, 2nd base by J Danks, 2nd base by D Carrasco).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Guillen (A Pierzynski at Home).
DP - 1 (M Aviles-M Grudzielanek-R Gload).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
O. Cabrera ss 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .264
A.J. Pierzynski c 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 .288
C. Quentin lf 4 1 2 0 1 0 2 .280
J. Dye rf 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 .310
    B. Anderson pr-cf 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .231
J. Thome dh 5 1 2 1 0 3 3 .253
P. Konerko 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .217
N. Swisher cf-rf 4 2 2 3 1 2 0 .239
J. Crede 3b 5 1 1 3 0 3 3 .257
A. Ramirez 2b 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .311
 Totals 40 7 15 7 2 13 13  
 Batting
2B - C Quentin (17, R Ramirez); J Thome (21, R Ramirez); A Pierzynski (22, R Mahay).
HR - J Crede (17, 3rd inning off B Bannister 2 on, 2 Out), N Swisher (13, 7th inning off R Ramirez 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Thome (53), N Swisher 3 (45), J Crede 3 (54).
2-out RBI - J Thome, N Swisher, J Crede 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Thome 1, J Crede 2, C Quentin 1, B Anderson 2.
GIDP - C Quentin.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (O Cabrera-A Ramirez, A Pierzynski-O Cabrera).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Bannister 3.0 8 5 5 1 4 1 5.49
H. Ramirez 2.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.15
R. Ramirez (W, 1-1; BS, 4) 1.1 3 2 2 0 4 1 3.06
R. Mahay (H, 16) 1.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.78
J. Soria (S, 26) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.43
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Danks 4.0 9 6 6 2 3 0 3.03
D. Carrasco 3.0 1 0 0 2 3 0 1.08
O. Dotel (H, 13) 0.2 0 1 1 0 1 0 3.07
M. Thornton (L, 4-2; BS, 3) 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 2.52
B. Jenks 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.89
HBP - P Konerko (by B Bannister); J Dye (by H Ramirez); J Guillen (by O Dotel).
Pitches-strikes - B Bannister 77-46; H Ramirez 31-21; R Ramirez 25-18; R Mahay 24-12; J Soria 8-7; J Danks 78-49; D Carrasco 35-20; O Dotel 12-6; M Thornton 10-6; B Jenks 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Bannister 2-3; H Ramirez 5-1; R Ramirez 0-0; R Mahay 0-1; J Soria 0-1; J Danks 1-6; D Carrasco 1-3; O Dotel 0-1; M Thornton 1-0; B Jenks 1-1.
Batters faced - B Bannister 19; H Ramirez 10; R Ramirez 7; R Mahay 5; J Soria 3; J Danks 21; D Carrasco 10; O Dotel 3; M Thornton 3; B Jenks 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Reilly. 1B--Bob Davidson. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Andy Fletcher.
Time: 3:09.
Attendance: 32,269.
Weather: 79 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY SHORTSTOP MIKE AVILES EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE FIRST INNING.
CHICAGO'S JERMAINE DYE LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING AFTER BEING HIT BY A PITCH ON HIS LEFT KNEE.

Updated on Monday, Jul 21, 2008 4:35 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
E. German Esteban German
3-3
2 RBI
 Chi White Sox
N. Swisher Nick Swisher
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI