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Tuesday, August 18, 2009:
Royals 5, White Sox 4
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, LF4010100.263
Bloomquist, RF5220012.258
Butler, B, 1B5132012.301
Jacobs, DH4000014.233
Callaspo, 2B4011010.297
Teahen, 3B4120001.280
Maier, CF3000122.246
Buck, C4112022.209
Betancourt, Y, SS4000020.236
Totals37510521013.254
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, DH4000113.294
Beckham, G, 3B2000220.297
Dye, RF4100115.274
Konerko, 1B5121002.274
Pierzynski, C5121002.315
Quentin, LF3112112.230
Rios, A, CF4010020.262
Ramirez, Al, SS4010012.277
Nix, J, 2B3010101.232
Totals344846817.262
BATTING
2B: Butler, B 3 (41, Garcia, F, Garcia, F, Garcia, F), Teahen 2 (30, Garcia, F, Carrasco).
HR: Buck (5, 4th inning off Garcia, F, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Teahen 4; DeJesus; Butler, B 6; Bloomquist 2; Callaspo; Buck 4.
RBI: Butler, B 2 (64), Buck 2 (27), Callaspo (45).
2-out RBI: Butler, B; Buck 2; Callaspo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jacobs 2; Buck.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Callaspo (16, fielding), Buck (6, throw).
Outfield assists: Bloomquist (Quentin at home).
DP: (Bloomquist-Buck).

BATTING
HR: Konerko (22, 3rd inning off Meche, 0 on, 0 out), Quentin (12, 3rd inning off Meche, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Konerko 5; Quentin 4; Ramirez, Al; Pierzynski 2; Rios, A; Nix, J.
RBI: Pierzynski (36), Konerko (71), Quentin 2 (31).
2-out RBI: Pierzynski.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Quentin; Dye 2; Pierzynski; Podsednik.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Nix, J (9, 2nd base off Meche/Buck), Rios, A (20, 2nd base off Meche/Buck).

Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Meche(W, 6-9)5.08445224.73
Tejeda(H, 2)3.00001504.58
Soria(S, 20)1.00000102.15
Totals9.08446824.74
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garcia, F(L, 0-1)4.175513110.38
Williams1.01000102.35
Dotel1.20001202.63
Carrasco1.01000203.65
Pena, R1.01000204.59
Totals9.0105521014.14
HBP: Beckham, G (by Meche).
Pitches-strikes: Meche 105-54, Tejeda 45-28, Soria 11-10, Garcia, F 91-53, Williams 11-7, Dotel 19-11, Carrasco 15-10, Pena, R 19-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Meche 7-3, Tejeda 1-2, Soria 1-1, Garcia, F 5-2, Williams 1-1, Dotel 1-1, Carrasco 1-0, Pena, R 0-0.
Batters faced: Meche 28, Tejeda 10, Soria 3, Garcia, F 21, Williams 4, Dotel 6, Carrasco 4, Pena, R 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Williams 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Wally Bell. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:15.
Att: 28,812.
Venue: U.S. Cellular Field.
August 18, 2009
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media