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White Sox gain split
McCarthy earns first win
Brandon McCarthy held the potent Rangers hitless until the fifth inning and cruised to his first Major League victory. Jermaine Dye homered twice and drove in six runs to match Texas' Mark Teixeira's Game 1 output.
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White Sox 8, Rangers 0
Jermaine Dye homered twice and drove in six runs to pace the White Sox. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Series at a glance:
Volquez drops debut
Edison Volquez worked 4 2/3 innings in his Major League debut and dropped his first decision as the Rangers ended up with a doubleheader split. Alfonso Soriano recorded the first of Texas' three hits with a one-out double in the fifth inning.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 30, 2005
DET
CLE
PPD
CWS
Chi White Sox (80-50)
Won 1
Chi White Sox 8, Texas 0   TEX
Texas (63-69)
Lost 1
August 30, 2005
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Chi White Sox
1 2 0 0 2 0 3 0 0   8 14 1
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 1
Standings through 8/30/05  |  Gameday  |  White Sox Stats  |  Rangers Stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF-CF5230003.281
Iguchi, 2B5120015.280
Everett, DH4001004.264
Konerko, 1B5110022.271
Rowand, CF4221000.280
Perez, LF0000000.229
Dye, RF4236000.274
Widger, C5010003.243
Uribe, SS4000101.238
Ozuna, 3B3020101.294
Totals3981482319 

BATTING
2B: Podsednik (23, Volquez), Rowand (24, Wasdin).
HR: Dye 2 (25, 2nd inning off Volquez, 1 on, 0 out; 7th inning off Wasdin, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Podsednik 4; Iguchi 2; Konerko; Rowand 3; Dye 9; Widger; Ozuna 2.
RBI: Everett (75), Dye 6 (71), Rowand (57).
2-out RBI: Rowand; Dye.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Iguchi 2; Widger; Everett.
SF: Everett.
GIDP: Widger.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ozuna (12, 2nd base off Wasdin/Alomar), Podsednik (55, 3rd base off Volquez/Alomar).

FIELDING
E: Widger (5, fielding).
DP: (Uribe-Iguchi-Konerko).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dellucci, LF4000000.256
Young, M, DH4010000.322
Teixeira, 1B3000011.288
a-Gonzalez, A, PH1000000.216
Blalock, 3B3000001.272
Soriano, 2B3010001.279
Mench, RF-CF3000011.276
Matthews, CF2000101.263
McDougall, RF0000000.154
DeRosa, SS3010001.240
Alomar, C3000001.276
Totals29030127 

a-Lined out for Teixeira in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Soriano (33, McCarthy), DeRosa (5, Jenks).
TB: Young, M; Soriano 2; DeRosa 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matthews; Soriano; Alomar.
GIDP: DeRosa.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Alomar (2, throw).
DP: (Soriano-Teixeira).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McCarthy (W, 1-1)7.22001206.19
Jenks 1.11000002.53
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Volquez (L, 0-1)4.26552319.64
Wasdin 2.07330014.40
Ramirez 2.11000004.63

HBP: Rowand (by Volquez), Dye (by Ramirez).
Pitches-strikes: McCarthy 117-75, Jenks 11-8, Volquez 94-55, Wasdin 47-31, Ramirez 30-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: McCarthy 10-11, Jenks 3-1, Volquez 3-8, Wasdin 4-2, Ramirez 4-3.
Batters faced: McCarthy 25, Jenks 5, Volquez 23, Wasdin 13, Ramirez 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Wasdin 2-1, Ramirez 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Bill Hohn. 3B: Brian Knight.
Weather: 91 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:43.
Att: 28,183.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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