LA Angels 5, Chi. White Sox 4

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 10:05 PM
Location - Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Temperature - 78°
Umpires - Home Plate - Tony Randazzo, First Base - Larry Vanover, Second Base - Brian Gorman, Third Base - Dan Bellino,
Attendance - 37728

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chi. White Sox 63-64 29-36 34-28 L1
LA Angels 70-59 37-28 33-31 W5

Recap


Peter Bourjos lined a bases-loaded single to left field with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Angels stretched their winning streak to five games with a 5-4 victory over the visiting Chicago White Sox on Tuesday.

Erick Aybar singled off Jason Frasor (3-3) and advanced to third on Alberto Callaspo’s single. Maicer Izturis was intentionally walked prior to Bourjos' winner.

Howie Kendrick homered, and tripled and scored in the fourth as the Angels matched their longest winning streak of the season and moved within 3 1/2 games of Texas in the American League West.

Paul Konerko singled in the tying run in the eighth with his 2,000th career hit for Chicago, which fell 6 1/2 games behind Detroit in the AL Central.

Jordan Walden (4-3) pitched a scoreless ninth, and Torii Hunter had run-scoring singles in the first and third innings for the Angels.

Chicago’s Gordon Beckham doubled in a run in the third and scored on Alejandro De Aza’s single. Juan Pierre had a run-scoring single in the fifth for Chicago.

Los Angeles starter Ervin Santana gave up four runs and nine hits in eight innings.

White Sox starter Mark Buehrle gave up four runs (three earned) and seven hits in six innings.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Chi. White Sox   LA Angels
Mark Buehrle Player Ervin Santana
No Decision W/L No Decision
6.0 IP 8.0
2 Strikeouts 4
7 Hits 9
4.50 ERA 4.50
Hitting
Chi. White Sox   LA Angels
Brent Morel Player Howard Kendrick
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 1
0 HR 1
3 TB 7
.667 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Chi. White Sox 9 0 12 .273 9 6 4 1 1 2
LA Angels 12 1 19 .353 9 3 4 3 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • LA Angels will play their next game at home against Chi. White Sox. The Angels have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .593 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 .492 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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