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Rivera posts save No. 400
Bronx bummer for Sox
The White Sox suffered their first three-game sweep of the '06 season as Freddy Garcia struggled against a seemingly unintimidating Yankees lineup. Jim Thome extended his hitting streak to nine games and A.J. Pierzynski homered, but the club lost for the fifth time in six games.
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 Pierzynski's solo homer
 Pierzynski on getting swept, facing Mo
 Guillen on series, Rivera's 400th save
Yankees 6, White Sox 4
Mariano Rivera tips his cap after posting his 400th career save. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Series at a glance:
Yankees sweep champs
Mariano Rivera got the final six outs to become the fourth closer to reach 400 saves. First-inning homers by Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez ignited the Yankees, who dominated the defending champions in a three-game sweep at Yankee Stadium.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: July 16, 2006
CWS
Chi White Sox (57-34)
Lost 3
NY Yankees 6, Chi White Sox 4   NYY
NY Yankees (53-36)
Won 3
July 16, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0   4 14 0
NY Yankees
3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 X   6 9 1
Standings thru 7/16/06  |  Gameday  |  White Sox Stats  |  Yankees Stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF3220202.280
Iguchi, 2B5040001.292
Thome, DH4011116.303
  1-Ozuna, PR-DH0000000.388
Konerko, 1B5001009.308
Dye, RF5000016.314
Pierzynski, C4221000.317
Crede, 3B4020000.298
Mackowiak, CF2010000.309
  a-Anderson, PH-CF1011000.200
Uribe, SS4010003.233
Totals3741443227 

a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Mackowiak in the 6th.
1-Ran for Thome in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Thome (13, Wright), Podsednik (20, Wright), Crede (19, Wright), Iguchi (14, Rivera).
HR: Pierzynski (7, 8th inning off Farnsworth, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Podsednik 3; Iguchi 5; Thome 2; Pierzynski 5; Crede 3; Mackowiak; Anderson; Uribe.
RBI: Thome (80), Konerko (68), Anderson (21), Pierzynski (30).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dye 3; Konerko.
SF: Anderson.
GIDP: Dye; Podsednik; Konerko.
Team LOB: 10.

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, LF4110001.278
Jeter, SS4111001.344
Giambi, DH2111100.263
Rodriguez, 3B4122001.287
Posada, C4010000.279
Guiel, RF4000022.233
Phillips, 1B4110000.254
Cairo, 2B3111000.250
Crosby, CF3011010.216
Totals32696135 

BATTING
2B: Cabrera (10, Garcia), Phillips (7, Garcia), Crosby (3, Garcia).
HR: Jeter (6, 1st inning off Garcia, 0 on, 1 out), Rodriguez (20, 1st inning off Garcia, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Cabrera 2; Jeter 4; Giambi; Rodriguez 5; Posada; Phillips 2; Cairo; Crosby 2.
RBI: Jeter (56), Rodriguez 2 (68), Giambi (75), Cairo (16), Crosby (5).
2-out RBI: Cairo; Crosby.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera; Guiel.
SF: Giambi.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Jeter (8, fielding).
PB: Posada (9).
Outfield assists: Guiel (Thome at 2nd base), Cabrera (Crede at home).
DP: 3 (Rodriguez-Cairo-Phillips, Cairo-Jeter-Phillips, Jeter-Cairo-Phillips).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garcia (L, 10-6)7.09661325.07
Cotts 1.00000002.82
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wright (W, 6-5)5.18332104.29
Villone (H, 4)0.22000002.18
Myers (H, 10)0.10000001.53
Farnsworth (H, 14)0.23110014.35
Rivera (S, 21)2.01001102.02

Villone pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Farnsworth pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Garcia 115-77, Cotts 11-8, Wright 90-58, Villone 18-11, Myers 1-1, Farnsworth 16-11, Rivera 26-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garcia 10-8, Cotts 3-0, Wright 7-8, Villone 0-1, Myers 0-1, Farnsworth 0-2, Rivera 4-1.
Batters faced: Garcia 31, Cotts 3, Wright 25, Villone 4, Myers 1, Farnsworth 5, Rivera 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Villone 2-1, Myers 2-0, Farnsworth 2-0, Rivera 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Bruce Froemming.
Weather: 89 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 17 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:59.
Att: 54,781.

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