Chi. White Sox 4, Kansas City 2

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 2:05 PM
Location - U.S Cellular Field
Temperature - 78°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mark Carlson, First Base - Marty Foster, Second Base - Chad Fairchild, Third Base - Wally Bell,
Attendance - 25786

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 47-73 25-36 22-37 L1
Chi. White Sox 62-59 35-28 27-31 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Chicago White Sox have a 35-28 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 22-37 record on the road.
  • Chi. White Sox has a streak of 1 straight up win. The White Sox have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Royals have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Jose Contreras pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 5.13. Bobby Jenks closed out the game to get the save and has 26 save s for the season. Zack Greinke took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Gordon Beckham, Carlos Quentin, Alex Rios hit homeruns for Chi. White Sox. David DeJesus, Mark Teahen hit homeruns for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Chi. White Sox
Zack Greinke Player Jose Contreras
Loss W/L Win
7.0 IP 7.0
8 Strikeouts 8
6 Hits 3
5.14 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Kansas City   Chi. White Sox
David DeJesus Player Alex Rios
1 Hits 2
1 RBI 1
1 HR 1
4 TB 6
.333 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 5 2 11 .172 4 10 2 1 0 0
Chi. White Sox 7 3 19 .226 7 10 4 1 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Chi. White Sox will play their next game at home against Baltimore. The White Sox have a W/L % of .452 after a win and .576 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Royals have a W/L % of .396 after a win and .389 after a loss.
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