Chi. White Sox 2, LA Angels 1

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, September 24, 2010 10:05 PM
Location - Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Temperature - 79°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike Reilly, First Base - Bill Miller, Second Base - Chad Fairchild, Third Base - Eric Cooper,
Attendance - 41046

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Chi. White Sox 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 6 2
LA Angels 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 2

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chi. White Sox 81-72 40-34 41-38 W2
LA Angels 75-78 40-36 35-42 L2

Recap

Alex Rios singled in the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth inning as the Chicago White Sox nipped the host Los Angeles Angels 2-1 on Friday night.

Rios’ single to center field against Fernando Rodney (4-3) scored Juan Pierre from second base with the decisive run.

Chicago reliever Matt Thornton (5-4) got the final out in the eighth and then struck out the side in the ninth.

The Angels took a 1-0 lead in the fourth when Howie Kendrick tripled and scored on Torii Hunter’s single to center.

Chicago tied the score in the fifth when Paul Konerko hit his 38th homer of the season.

Joel Pineiro pitched eight strong innings for the Angels. Pineiro allowed one run and four hits. He didn’t issue any walks while striking out two.

White Sox starter Freddy Garcia gave up one run and four hits in six innings. Garcia struck out five and walked two.

Kendrick had three of Los Angeles’ six hits.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Chi. White Sox   LA Angels
Freddy Garcia Player Joel Pineiro
No Decision W/L No Decision
6.0 IP 8.0
5 Strikeouts 2
4 Hits 4
1.50 ERA 1.12
Hitting
Chi. White Sox   LA Angels
Paul Konerko Player Howie Kendrick
2 Hits 3
1 RBI 0
1 HR 0
5 TB 6
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Chi. White Sox 6 1 9 .200 7 2 2 1 2 2
LA Angels 6 0 9 .182 18 11 1 2 4 2

Upcoming Games

  • LA Angels will play their next game at home against Chi. White Sox. The Angels have a W/L % of .461 after a win and .519 after a loss.
  • Chi. White Sox will play their next game on the road against LA Angels. The White Sox have a W/L % of .506 after a win and .549 after a loss.
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