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Sox go fourth, snap skid
Rangers rally, fall short
Facing a six-run deficit after four innings, the Rangers battled back to get to within two in the eighth, but it wasn't to be as they dropped the middle game of the series in Chicago. Hank Blalock plated three runs, while Vicente Padilla took the loss after getting knocked out in the fourth.
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White Sox 8, Rangers 6
Scott Podsednik is welcomed back to the dugout after scoring in the fourth inning. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Series at a glance:
Fourth is seven heaven
The South Siders, seeking to get back in the win column, broke through with a seven-run fourth frame in beating the Rangers. Joe Crede had two hits, two RBIs and a run scored in the inning, while Bobby Jenks came on late to record a four-out save.
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 Crede's two-run single
TODAY'S WRAPS: June 03, 2006
TEX
Texas (29-26)
Lost 1
Chi White Sox 8, Texas 6   CWS
Chi White Sox (34-21)
Won 1
June 3, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 2 0 3 0 0 1 0   6 13 0
Chi White Sox
1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 X   8 9 1
Standings thru 6/3/06  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  White Sox Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF5130012.320
Young, SS5130002.316
Teixeira, 1B4111115.287
Blalock, 3B5133011.312
DeRosa, RF5021016.324
Wilkerson, LF4001025.251
Kinsler, 2B5000016.327
Botts, DH3100212.250
Barajas, C4110111.235
Totals4061364930 

BATTING
2B: Matthews 2 (21, Vazquez, Vazquez).
TB: Matthews 5; Young 3; Teixeira; Blalock 3; DeRosa 2; Barajas.
RBI: Teixeira (26), Blalock 3 (41), DeRosa (16), Wilkerson (27).
2-out RBI: Blalock.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock; Kinsler 3; Teixeira; DeRosa 2.
SF: Wilkerson.
Team LOB: 12.

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF4112120.263
Anderson, CF0000000.159
Iguchi, 2B4221100.297
Konerko, DH4121002.299
Dye, RF3100133.301
Pierzynski, C4011013.326
Crede, 3B4122010.299
Mackowiak, CF-LF3100112.264
Cintron, SS3111013.256
a-Uribe, PH-SS1000000.207
Gload, 1B3000011.176
Totals3389841014 

a-Flied out for Cintron in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Iguchi (10, Padilla), Cintron (2, Padilla), Crede (12, Padilla), Podsednik (12, Padilla).
TB: Podsednik 2; Iguchi 3; Konerko 2; Pierzynski; Crede 3; Cintron 2.
RBI: Konerko (42), Cintron (7), Podsednik 2 (16), Iguchi (24), Pierzynski (14), Crede 2 (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gload; Pierzynski 2; Cintron.
S: Gload.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Podsednik (21, 3rd base off Padilla/Barajas).

FIELDING
E: Cintron (2, fielding).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla (L, 5-4)3.17773405.29
Benoit 0.22111205.61
Wasdin 2.10000200.00
Mahay 1.10000201.10
Feldman 0.10000005.02
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vazquez (W, 7-3)6.111551704.14
Cotts (H, 7)0.20111003.47
Politte (H, 4)0.11001006.30
Thornton (H, 4)0.11000004.50
Jenks (S, 15)1.10001203.47

Cotts pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Padilla.
Pitches-strikes: Padilla 87-55, Benoit 22-11, Wasdin 18-14, Mahay 18-13, Feldman 3-2, Vazquez 115-77, Cotts 12-6, Politte 13-7, Thornton 6-5, Jenks 20-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Padilla 5-1, Benoit 0-0, Wasdin 1-4, Mahay 1-1, Feldman 0-1, Vazquez 3-9, Cotts 2-0, Politte 0-1, Thornton 0-1, Jenks 0-2.
Batters faced: Padilla 21, Benoit 5, Wasdin 7, Mahay 4, Feldman 1, Vazquez 32, Cotts 3, Politte 3, Thornton 2, Jenks 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Benoit 2-2, Cotts 1-0, Politte 1-0, Thornton 3-1, Jenks 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: James Hoye. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 66 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, L to R.
T: 3:20.
Att: 38,697.

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