Kansas City 7, Chi White Sox 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(62-76)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 7 11 0
Chi White Sox 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 5 12 0
WP: K. Herrera (2-2) S: G. Holland (12)
LP: A. Reed (3-2)
(74-63)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Chi White Sox
- P. Konerko singled to shallow left, A. De Aza scored, D. Wise to second
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- S. Perez homered to left, B. Butler scored
Bot 4th: Chi White Sox
- A.J. Pierzynski homered to deep right center
Top 5th: Kansas City
- L. Cain homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Chi White Sox
- D. Wise homered to deep right
Top 6th: Kansas City
- J. Francoeur doubled to shallow right, S. Perez scored, M. Moustakas to third
- E. Hosmer hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Moustakas scored
Bot 6th: Chi White Sox
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left, D. Viciedo scored
Top 9th: Kansas City
- L. Cain homered to deep left center, J. Giavotella scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
L. Cain cf 5 2 2 3 2 0 2 0 1 .256
A. Escobar ss 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .292
A. Gordon lf 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .298
B. Butler dh 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 .309
S. Perez c 3 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 .313
M. Moustakas 3b 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .251
J. Francoeur rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .233
E. Hosmer 1b 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 .242
J. Giavotella 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .230
 Totals 35 7 11 7 3 4 7 0 12  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (46, F Liriano); J Francoeur (20, N Jones).
HR - L Cain 2 (7, 5th inning off F Liriano 0 on, 2 Out, 9th inning off A Reed 1 on, 0 Out), S Perez (9, 2nd inning off F Liriano 1 on, 0 Out).
SF - E Hosmer.
RBI - L Cain 3 (28), S Perez 2 (30), J Francoeur (36), E Hosmer (57).
2-out RBI - L Cain.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Cain 1, B Butler 2.
GIDP - B Butler, J Francoeur.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Giavotella-S Perez).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. De Aza cf 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .281
J. Lopez 3b 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 .246
D. Wise lf 4 1 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .289
P. Konerko 1b 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .308
    R. Olmedo pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
A. Rios rf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .297
A.J. Pierzynski c 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 .283
    J. Danks pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Flowers c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
    D. Johnson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .429
D. Viciedo dh 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .255
A. Ramirez ss 3 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 .273
G. Beckham 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .232
 Totals 37 5 12 5 3 2 10 0 19  
 Batting
2B - A De Aza (26, L Mendoza); A Ramirez (22, L Mendoza).
3B - D Wise (2, L Mendoza).
HR - D Wise (7, 5th inning off L Mendoza 0 on, 0 Out), A Pierzynski (25, 4th inning off L Mendoza 0 on, 0 Out), A Ramirez (9, 6th inning off L Mendoza 1 on, 0 Out).
S - A Ramirez.
RBI - D Wise (22), P Konerko (65), A Pierzynski (72), A Ramirez 2 (65).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lopez 4, D Johnson 1, D Viciedo 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Lopez-G Beckham-P Konerko, A Ramirez-G Beckham-P Konerko).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Mendoza 5.1 10 5 5 1 3 3 1.46 4.63  
T. Collins 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.21 3.20  
A. Crow 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.14 3.38  
K. Herrera (W, 2-2) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.13 2.42  
G. Holland (S, 12) 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.38 2.79  
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
F. Liriano 5.0 6 5 5 4 4 2 1.50 5.25  
N. Jones 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.48 2.86  
D. Veal 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.48 1.08  
J. Crain 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.18 2.89  
M. Thornton 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.22 3.49  
A. Reed (L, 3-2) 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 1 1.38 4.56  
IBB - A De Aza (by K Herrera).
HBP - A De Aza (by L Mendoza); D Viciedo (by A Crow).
Pitches-strikes - L Mendoza 93-63; T Collins 14-10; A Crow 12-6; K Herrera 11-7; G Holland 19-12; F Liriano 91-52; N Jones 14-8; D Veal 2-2; J Crain 5-4; M Thornton 13-9; A Reed 13-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Mendoza 10-9; T Collins 1-0; A Crow 2-0; K Herrera 0-1; G Holland 0-1; F Liriano 10-3; N Jones 3-1; D Veal 0-1; J Crain 0-1; M Thornton 1-0; A Reed 3-1.
Batters faced - L Mendoza 27; T Collins 3; A Crow 4; K Herrera 4; G Holland 4; F Liriano 24; N Jones 5; D Veal 1; J Crain 2; M Thornton 3; A Reed 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chris Conroy. 1B--Mark Carlson. 2B--Angel Hernandez. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Weather: 63 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, out to center.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 8, 2012 4:53 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
L. Cain Lorenzo Cain
2-5, 2 HR
3 RBI
 Chi White Sox
A. Ramirez Alexei Ramirez
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI