Kansas City 5, Chi. White Sox 4

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 8:11 PM
Location - U.S Cellular Field
Temperature - 75°
Umpires - Home Plate - Wally Bell, First Base - Mark Carlson, Second Base - Marty Foster, Third Base - Chad Fairchild,
Attendance - 28812

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 10 2
Chi. White Sox 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 47-72 25-36 22-36 W1
Chi. White Sox 61-59 34-28 27-31 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Chicago White Sox have a 34-28 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 22-36 record on the road.
  • Chi. White Sox has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The White Sox have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Royals have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Gil Meche pitched 5.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.73. Joakim Soria closed out the game to get the save and has 20 save s for the season. Freddy Garcia took the loss for Chi. White Sox.
  • Paul Konerko, Carlos Quentin hit homeruns for Chi. White Sox. John Buck had the only homerun for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Chi. White Sox
Gil Meche Player Freddy Garcia
Win W/L Loss
5.0 IP 4.1
2 Strikeouts 3
8 Hits 7
7.20 ERA 10.38
Hitting
Kansas City   Chi. White Sox
Billy Butler Player Paul Konerko
3 Hits 2
2 RBI 1
0 HR 1
6 TB 5
.600 Avg .400

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 10 1 18 .270 13 10 5 2 0 2
Chi. White Sox 8 2 14 .235 17 8 4 6 2 0

Upcoming Games

  • Chi. White Sox will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The White Sox have a W/L % of .452 after a win and .569 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Chi. White Sox. The Royals have a W/L % of .404 after a win and .389 after a loss.
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