Chi. White Sox 12, Kansas City 6

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, September 12, 2010 2:05 PM
Location - U.S Cellular Field
Temperature - 78°
Umpires - Home Plate - Rob Drake, First Base - Joe West, Second Base - Angel Hernandez, Third Base - Dan Bellino,
Attendance - 23756

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Kansas City 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 14 0
Chi. White Sox 2 0 2 2 0 6 0 0 0 12 14 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 58-84 31-37 27-47 L1
Chi. White Sox 79-64 40-28 39-36 W1

Recap

Andruw Jones' grand slam highlighted a six-run sixth inning as the Chicago White Sox stormed back to beat the Kansas City Royals 12-6 on Sunday in the rubber match of the three-game series.

Kansas City jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first inning, but the White Sox hung around by posting a pair of runs in the first, third and fourth innings before opening up the game in the bottom of the sixth.

Paul Konerko continued his hot streak at the plate with three hits, including a pair of homers, while driving in five runs for the White Sox. He also scored three runs and now has 36 home runs and 105 RBIs this year.

Chicago's Sergio Santos picked up the win out of the bullpen while Philip Humber took the loss. He gave up four runs over 2 1/3 innings.

Lucas Harrell only lasted 3 1/3 innings for the White Sox after the rough first frame. He allowed nine hits and two home runs.

Sean O’Sullivan surrendered five runs on eight hits over just three innings of work for Kansas City.

Kansas City’s Billy Butler had three hits, including his 12th homer, while catcher Brayan Pena added his first dinger of the year. The Royals were 3-for-9 with runners in scoring position and left 10 runners on base.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Chi. White Sox
Sean O'Sullivan Player Lucas Harrell
No Decision W/L No Decision
3.0 IP 3.1
3 Strikeouts 1
8 Hits 9
15.00 ERA 16.20
Hitting
Kansas City   Chi. White Sox
Billy Butler Player Paul Konerko
3 Hits 3
3 RBI 5
1 HR 2
7 TB 9
.750 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 14 2 22 .368 19 10 6 7 1 0
Chi. White Sox 14 3 23 .378 13 7 11 3 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Chi. White Sox will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The White Sox have a W/L % of .506 after a win and .603 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Oakland. The Royals have a W/L % of .339 after a win and .451 after a loss.
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