Chi White Sox 5, Tampa Bay 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(97-65)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 8 0
Chi White Sox 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 X 5 7 0
WP: J. Danks (1-0) S: B. Jenks (1)
LP: M. Garza (0-1)
(89-74)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura singled to first, D. Navarro scored, J. Bartlett to second
Bot 3rd: Chi White Sox
- A.J. Pierzynski singled to center, D. Wise scored
Bot 4th: Chi White Sox
- A. Ramirez hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Thome scored, P. Konerko to third, K. Griffey Jr. to second
- D. Wise doubled to left, K. Griffey Jr. and P. Konerko scored
Bot 6th: Chi White Sox
- J. Uribe singled to left, B. Anderson scored
Top 7th: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton homered to deep left, R. Baldelli scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
A. Iwamura 2b 5 0 2 1 0 1 1 .385
B.J. Upton cf 5 1 2 2 0 2 3 .214
C. Pena 1b 5 0 2 0 0 2 1 .333
E. Longoria 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .400
C. Crawford lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250
W. Aybar dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .333
D. Navarro c 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .455
R. Baldelli rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .125
    G. Gross rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
J. Bartlett ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .300
 Totals 35 3 8 3 4 10 17  
 Batting
2B - D Navarro (3, J Danks).
HR - B Upton (1, 7th inning off J Danks 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Iwamura (4), B Upton 2 (2).
2-out RBI - A Iwamura, B Upton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crawford 1, B Upton 2, E Longoria 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (E Longoria-A Iwamura-C Pena, A Iwamura-J Bartlett-C Pena).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
O. Cabrera ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .167
A.J. Pierzynski c 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 .500
J. Dye rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .385
J. Thome dh 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .167
P. Konerko 1b 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .250
    N. Swisher 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
K. Griffey Jr. cf 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 .333
    B. Anderson pr-cf 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .000
A. Ramirez 2b 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .222
D. Wise lf 2 1 1 2 1 0 1 .400
J. Uribe 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .222
 Totals 28 5 7 5 5 5 12  
 Batting
2B - J Thome (1, M Garza); D Wise (1, M Garza); A Pierzynski (1, M Garza).
SF - A Ramirez.
RBI - A Pierzynski (1), A Ramirez (2), D Wise 2 (5), J Uribe (1).
2-out RBI - A Pierzynski, J Uribe.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Cabrera 2.
GIDP - P Konerko, J Dye.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - D Wise (1, 2nd base off M Garza/D Navarro), B Anderson (1, 2nd base off M Garza/D Navarro), J Uribe (1, 2nd base off M Garza/D Navarro).
 
 Fielding
PB - A Pierzynski.
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
M. Garza (L, 0-1) 6.0 7 5 5 4 4 0 7.50
T. Miller 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 NA
C. Bradford 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Danks (W, 1-0) 6.2 7 3 3 3 7 1 4.05
O. Dotel (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.75
M. Thornton (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
B. Jenks (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
WP - M Garza, O Dotel.
Pitches-strikes - M Garza 95-58; T Miller 4-0; C Bradford 23-15; J Danks 105-66; O Dotel 6-4; M Thornton 14-9; B Jenks 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Garza 8-6; T Miller 0-0; C Bradford 3-2; J Danks 3-10; O Dotel 0-0; M Thornton 1-1; B Jenks 1-1.
Batters faced - M Garza 28; T Miller 1; C Bradford 5; J Danks 30; O Dotel 1; M Thornton 4; B Jenks 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ron Kulpa. 1B--Jeff Kellogg. 2B--Gary Darling. 3B--Eric Cooper. LF--Joe West. RF--C.B. Bucknor.
Time: 3:07. (Plus rain delay totaling 34 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 40,142.
Weather: 58 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Sunday, Oct 5, 2008 8:34 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
B.J. Upton B.J. Upton
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Chi White Sox
A.J. Pierzynski A.J. Pierzynski
2-3
1 RBI