Minnesota 8, Chi White Sox 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(79-73)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 1 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 8 13 1
Chi White Sox 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 6 11 3
WP: B. Duensing (5-1) S: J. Nathan (44)
LP: M. Buehrle (12-10)
(73-80)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- B. Harris doubled to left, M. Cuddyer scored
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- O. Cabrera singled to shallow left center, N. Punto scored
- M. Cuddyer singled to left, O. Cabrera scored, J. Mauer to second
Top 4th: Minnesota
- N. Punto doubled to shallow right, B. Harris scored
- C. Gomez doubled to left, N. Punto scored
Bot 4th: Chi White Sox
- C. Quentin singled to shallow center, A. Ramirez scored, J. Dye to second
Bot 5th: Chi White Sox
- J. Nix singled to shallow center, T. Flowers scored
Bot 6th: Chi White Sox
- J. Dye homered to deep right center, A. Ramirez scored
Top 7th: Minnesota
- N. Punto singled to center, J. Kubel and D. Young scored, J. Morales to third
- N. Punto stole second, J. Morales scored, N. Punto to third on A. Ramirez's fielding error
Bot 8th: Chi White Sox
- J. Dye homered to deep left center, A. Ramirez scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Gomez cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 .231
O. Cabrera ss 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .272
J. Mauer c 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .371
J. Kubel rf 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 .300
M. Cuddyer 1b 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .276
D. Young lf 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .273
B. Harris dh 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .262
    J. Morales phdh-dh 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .354
M. Tolbert 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .216
N. Punto 2b 4 2 2 3 0 1 2 1 2 .232
 Totals 38 8 13 7 0 5 4 2 25  
 Batting
2B - C Gomez (15, C Torres); D Young (15, C Torres); B Harris 2 (21, M Buehrle 2); N Punto (14, M Buehrle).
S - C Gomez, M Tolbert.
RBI - C Gomez (28), O Cabrera (66), M Cuddyer (86), B Harris (35), N Punto 3 (37).
2-out RBI - M Cuddyer, B Harris, N Punto 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Gomez 2, J Kubel 1, D Young 1, M Tolbert 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - C Gomez (13, 3rd base off C Torres/A Pierzynski), N Punto (15, 2nd base off T Pena/A Pierzynski).
Picked Off - O Cabrera (1st base, M Buehrle).
 
 Fielding
E - O Cabrera (22, field).
DP - 2 (M Tolbert-N Punto-M Cuddyer, N Punto-O Cabrera-M Cuddyer).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Nix 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .237
    S. Podsednik ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303
G. Beckham 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .266
A.J. Pierzynski c 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .307
P. Konerko 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .283
    D. Wise pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205
A. Ramirez ss 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .280
J. Dye rf 4 2 3 4 2 0 0 0 1 .253
C. Quentin lf 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .231
A. Rios cf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 .242
T. Flowers dh 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200
    M. Kotsay phdh-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283
 Totals 37 6 11 6 2 2 3 1 15  
 Batting
2B - A Ramirez (14, B Duensing); T Flowers (1, B Duensing).
HR - J Dye 2 (27, 6th inning off B Duensing 1 on, 1 Out, 8th inning off B Keppel 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Nix (32), J Dye 4 (78), C Quentin (46).
2-out RBI - C Quentin.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Ramirez 1, A Rios 1, T Flowers 1.
GIDP - G Beckham, P Konerko.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - A Rios (21, 2nd base off B Keppel/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - G Beckham (14, field); A Ramirez (19, field); M Thornton (1, throw).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Duensing (W, 5-1) 5.2 9 4 3 1 1 1 1.34 3.33  
B. Keppel (H, 4) 1.2 2 2 2 0 1 1 1.46 5.06  
J. Crain (H, 5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.45 4.86  
J. Mijares (H, 26) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.12 2.10  
J. Nathan (S, 44) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.95 2.14  
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
M. Buehrle (L, 12-10) 3.1 8 5 4 1 0 0 1.27 3.95  
C. Torres 3.1 4 3 2 3 3 0 1.64 5.91  
T. Pena 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.42 4.35  
M. Thornton 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.07 2.65  
WP - J Nathan.
IBB - J Mauer (by C Torres); J Morales (by C Torres).
HPB - G Beckham (by J Nathan); C Quentin (by J Crain); C Gomez (by C Torres).
Pitches-strikes - B Duensing 86-55; B Keppel 33-21; J Crain 4-1; J Mijares 6-5; J Nathan 22-11; M Buehrle 57-38; C Torres 67-35; T Pena 20-12; M Thornton 14-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Duensing 12-6; B Keppel 2-4; J Crain 0-0; J Mijares 0-1; J Nathan 1-1; M Buehrle 9-2; C Torres 5-2; T Pena 2-2; M Thornton 2-0.
Batters faced - B Duensing 26; B Keppel 7; J Crain 2; J Mijares 1; J Nathan 5; M Buehrle 18; C Torres 18; T Pena 5; M Thornton 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Welke. 1B--Tim Welke. 2B--Jim Reynolds. 3B--Chad Fairchild.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 24, 2009 4:46 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
N. Punto Nick Punto
2-4
3 RBI
 Chi White Sox
J. Dye Jermaine Dye
3-4, 2 HR
4 RBI