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Saturday, August 2, 2008:
Royals 9, White Sox 7
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, O, SS4110012.268
Fields, 3B0000100.200
Griffey Jr., CF2000001.247
a-Wise, PH-CF-LF3010001.298
Quentin, LF3001001.282
b-Anderson, PH-CF2111010.234
Dye, RF3111100.307
Thome, DH4221012.258
Konerko, 1B3211102.215
Ramirez, Al, 2B-SS4011000.311
Hall, C3010000.282
c-Pierzynski, PH-C0001000.289
Uribe, 3B-2B4010022.228
Totals3571073511.266
a-Singled for Griffey Jr. in the 6th. b-Homered for Quentin in the 8th. c-Hit a sacrifice fly for Hall in the 8th.
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Aviles, SS-2B5130002.327
German, E, 2B-LF5033003.252
Teahen, RF2100201.243
Guillen, J, DH4111104.259
Butler, B, 1B5232006.265
Pena, T, SS0000000.150
Gordon, A, 3B5110021.250
Olivo, C5131000.259
Gload, LF-1B4131000.272
Maier, CF5121003.238
Totals4091993220.262
BATTING
2B: Cabrera, O (20, Davies), Thome (23, Mahay), Ramirez, Al (17, Ramirez, R).
HR: Thome (21, 2nd inning off Davies, 0 on, 0 out), Konerko (10, 2nd inning off Davies, 0 on, 0 out), Anderson (7, 8th inning off Mahay, 0 on, 1 out), Dye (26, 8th inning off Mahay, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Konerko 4; Ramirez, Al 2; Anderson 4; Thome 6; Uribe; Dye 4; Wise; Cabrera, O 2; Hall.
RBI: Quentin (84), Thome (62), Konerko (36), Anderson (19), Dye (68), Ramirez, Al (39), Pierzynski (42).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Konerko; Uribe.
SF: Pierzynski.
GIDP: Wise.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ramirez, Al (8, 3rd base off Soria/Olivo).

FIELDING
DP: (Uribe-Ramirez, Al-Konerko).
Pickoffs: Buehrle (German, E at 1st base).

BATTING
2B: Aviles (19, Buehrle), German, E (7, Wassermann).
3B: German, E (2, Wassermann).
HR: Butler, B (7, 3rd inning off Buehrle, 1 on, 1 out), Guillen, J (15, 4th inning off Buehrle, 0 on, 2 out), Olivo (10, 8th inning off Thornton, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Butler, B 6; Aviles 4; Gordon, A; German, E 6; Olivo 6; Gload 3; Guillen, J 4; Maier 2.
RBI: Gload (26), Maier (2), Butler, B 2 (36), German, E 3 (15), Guillen, J (72), Olivo (30).
2-out RBI: Maier; Guillen, J; German, E 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: German, E 2; Maier; Butler, B 4.
SF: Gload.
GIDP: Maier.
Team RISP: 5-for-11.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
CS: German, E (2, 2nd base by Buehrle/Hall).
PO: German, E (1st base by Buehrle).

FIELDING
DP: (Aviles-Pena, T-Gload).

Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buehrle(L, 8-10)4.114880124.07
Wassermann2.23003008.49
Thornton1.02110112.68
Totals8.019993233.84
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Davies(W, 5-2)5.15331224.41
Ramirez, H1.21000102.96
Mahay0.13330022.21
Ramirez, R0.01111002.98
Soria(S, 31)1.20001201.42
Totals9.010773544.59
Ramirez, R pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

WP: Buehrle.
IBB: Teahen (by Wassermann), Teahen (by Wassermann).
HBP: Teahen (by Buehrle).
Pitches-strikes: Buehrle 85-63, Wassermann 48-25, Thornton 13-11, Davies 90-58, Ramirez, H 19-17, Mahay 19-11, Ramirez, R 8-2, Soria 27-20.
Groundouts-flyouts: Buehrle 5-3, Wassermann 3-2, Thornton 1-0, Davies 7-3, Ramirez, H 2-1, Mahay 1-0, Ramirez, R 0-0, Soria 1-1.
Batters faced: Buehrle 27, Wassermann 14, Thornton 4, Davies 22, Ramirez, H 6, Mahay 4, Ramirez, R 2, Soria 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Wassermann 2-2, Ramirez, H 2-0, Ramirez, R 1-1, Soria 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Gary Cederstrom. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 95 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, R to L.
T: 3:01.
Att: 21,866.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
August 2, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media