Tampa Bay 6, Chi White Sox 2
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(97-65)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 6 10 0
Chi White Sox 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 4 0
WP: A. Sonnanstine (1-0)
LP: G. Floyd (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton homered to deep left
Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton homered to deep left center
Top 4th: Tampa Bay
- C. Floyd doubled to left, C. Crawford scored, C. Floyd to third advancing on throw
- D. Navarro singled to right center, C. Floyd scored
Bot 4th: Chi White Sox
- P. Konerko homered to deep left
Top 5th: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena singled to right center, A. Iwamura scored
Bot 6th: Chi White Sox
- J. Dye homered to deep left
Top 7th: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena singled to right, J. Bartlett scored, B.J. Upton to third
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
A. Iwamura 2b 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .389
B.J. Upton cf 4 2 2 2 1 0 0 .278
C. Pena 1b 4 0 3 2 1 1 0 .500
E. Longoria 3b 5 0 0 0 0 3 6 .267
C. Crawford lf 2 1 0 0 2 0 3 .214
C. Floyd dh 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .200
    W. Aybar ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273
D. Navarro c 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .400
G. Gross rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .167
J. Bartlett ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .286
 Totals 35 6 10 6 5 7 15  
 Batting
2B - C Floyd (1, G Floyd); J Bartlett (1, O Dotel); A Iwamura (1, S Linebrink).
HR - B Upton 2 (3, 1st inning off G Floyd 0 on, 1 Out, 3rd inning off G Floyd 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - B Upton 2 (4), C Floyd (1), D Navarro (3), C Pena 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crawford 3, G Gross 1, E Longoria 1.
GIDP - G Gross.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - C Pena 2 (2, 2nd base off M Thornton/A Pierzynski, 2nd base off G Floyd/A Pierzynski), C Crawford 2 (3, 2nd base off C Richard/A Pierzynski, 3rd base off C Richard/A Pierzynski).
CS - C Pena (1, 2nd base by C Richard).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
O. Cabrera ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
A.J. Pierzynski c 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .385
J. Dye rf 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 .375
J. Thome dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .125
P. Konerko 1b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .312
K. Griffey Jr. cf 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .200
A. Ramirez 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
D. Wise lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286
    N. Swisher ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
J. Uribe 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
 Totals 31 2 4 2 2 7 6  
 Batting
HR - P Konerko (2, 4th inning off A Sonnanstine 0 on, 2 Out), J Dye (1, 6th inning off A Sonnanstine 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - P Konerko (2), J Dye (1).
2-out RBI - P Konerko, J Dye.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (O Cabrera-A Ramirez-P Konerko).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
A. Sonnanstine (W, 1-0) 5.2 3 2 2 1 4 2 3.18
J.P. Howell (H, 3) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
G. Balfour 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
G. Floyd (L, 0-1) 3.0 5 4 4 2 4 2 12.00
C. Richard 3.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1.42
O. Dotel 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 13.50
M. Thornton 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
S. Linebrink 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
IBB - B Upton (by M Thornton), C Pena (by S Linebrink).
Pitches-strikes - A Sonnanstine 75-53; J Howell 24-16; G Balfour 30-19; G Floyd 67-38; C Richard 41-25; O Dotel 6-3; M Thornton 42-27; S Linebrink 17-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Sonnanstine 2-11; J Howell 1-2; G Balfour 2-2; G Floyd 2-3; C Richard 3-4; O Dotel 0-0; M Thornton 2-3; S Linebrink 0-2.
Batters faced - A Sonnanstine 21; J Howell 5; G Balfour 7; G Floyd 16; C Richard 10; O Dotel 1; M Thornton 8; S Linebrink 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Kellogg. 1B--Gary Darling. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Joe West. LF--C.B. Bucknor. RF--Ron Kulpa.
Time: 3:13.
Attendance: 40,454.
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, in from center.

Updated on Monday, Oct 6, 2008 8:23 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
B.J. Upton B.J. Upton
2-4, 2 HR
2 RBI
 Chi White Sox
P. Konerko Paul Konerko
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Mon Oct 6, 2008
Tampa Bay 6
Chi White Sox 2
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Boston 3
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