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Rangers grab Game 1
Homers, errors down Sox
Jon Garland endured a short outing in the Texas heat, allowing eight runs -- five earned -- over 4 1/3 innings as the White Sox dropped the first game of a doubleheader. Two Geoff Blum errors at third led to three unearned runs.
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Rangers 8, White Sox 6
Mark Teixeira is congratulated after his second two-run homer. (Linda Kaye/AP)
Series at a glance:
Teixeira takes over Game 1
Mark Teixeira hit his 33rd and 34th home runs, two-run blasts in the first and fourth innings, and added a two-run double to carry the Rangers in Game 1 at Ameriquest Field. C.J. Wilson allowed a run over five innings of relief to pick up his first career win.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 30, 2005
DET
CLE
PPD
CWS
Chi White Sox (80-50)
Won 1
Texas 8, Chi White Sox 6   TEX
Texas (63-69)
Lost 1
August 30, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0   6 12 2
Texas
2 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 X   8 7 0
Standings through 8/30/05  |  Gameday  |  White Sox Stats  |  Rangers Stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF5110023.277
Uribe, SS3000001.241
b-Perez, PH1010000.229
Everett, DH5111001.267
Konerko, 1B5220022.272
Pierzynski, C5121012.265
Dye, RF4010012.270
Rowand, CF4133000.278
Harris, 2B2000003.213
a-Iguchi, PH-2B0000100.278
Blum, 3B3011102.237
Totals3761262616 

a-Walked for Harris in the 8th. b-Singled for Uribe in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Podsednik (22, Benoit), Rowand (23, Benoit).
TB: Podsednik 2; Perez; Everett; Konerko 2; Pierzynski 2; Dye; Rowand 4; Blum.
RBI: Everett (74), Pierzynski (48), Blum (25), Rowand 3 (56).
2-out RBI: Pierzynski; Rowand.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blum 2; Podsednik.
S: Uribe; Harris.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Everett (4, 2nd base off Benoit/Barajas).

FIELDING
E: Blum 2 (5, fielding, fielding).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dellucci, LF4111011.259
Young, M, SS4210013.322
Teixeira, DH-1B4236000.290
Blalock, 3B2000200.274
Soriano, 2B4100003.279
Mench, RF4000002.278
Gonzalez, A, 1B4011010.219
Cordero, P0000000.000
Matthews, CF3100101.265
Barajas, C4110002.253
Totals338783312 

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (32, Garland).
HR: Teixeira 2 (34, 1st inning off Garland, 1 on, 1 out; 4th inning off Garland, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Dellucci; Young, M; Teixeira 10; Gonzalez, A; Barajas.
RBI: Teixeira 6 (107), Dellucci (50), Gonzalez, A (9).
2-out RBI: Teixeira 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mench; Soriano.
Team LOB: 4.

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garland (L, 16-8)4.17853223.45
Cotts 2.00000101.88
Vizcaino 1.20000003.45
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Benoit 3.09550204.04
Wilson (W, 1-6)5.02112307.58
Cordero (S, 29)1.01000103.47

IBB: Blalock (by Garland).
Pitches-strikes: Garland 93-56, Cotts 23-17, Vizcaino 20-13, Benoit 61-41, Wilson 72-42, Cordero 16-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garland 8-3, Cotts 1-4, Vizcaino 2-3, Benoit 4-3, Wilson 11-1, Cordero 0-2.
Batters faced: Garland 25, Cotts 6, Vizcaino 5, Benoit 18, Wilson 19, Cordero 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Cotts 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Dreckman. 1B: Brian Knight. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Bill Hohn.
Weather: 92 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:39
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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