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Mendoza's best
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Rangers 7, White Sox 2
Luis Mendoza gave up one run on three hits in six innings. (LM Otero/AP)
Luis Mendoza earned the victory after striking out eight White Sox batters in his best outing of the season. Chris Davis went deep in the second, David Murphy cranked a two-run shot in the Rangers' five-run third, and Ian Kinsler extended his hitting streak to 23 games.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (53-39)
Lost 2
Texas 7, Chi White Sox 2   TEX
Texas (49-45)
Won 1
July 11, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0   2 5 0
Texas
0 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 X   7 9 0
Standings thru 7/11/08  |  Recap: CWS | TEX  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Rangers stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, SS3010121.266
Pierzynski, C3110110.288
Quentin, LF4021012.273
Dye, RF4000004.297
Thome, DH3111101.243
Konerko, 1B4000033.210
Swisher, CF2000120.235
Crede, 3B3000011.254
Ramirez, 2B3000011.300
Totals2925241113 

BATTING
2B: Pierzynski (21, Mendoza), Quentin (15, Mendoza).
HR: Thome (17, 7th inning off Rupe, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Cabrera; Pierzynski 2; Quentin 3; Thome 4.
RBI: Quentin (66), Thome (46).
2-out RBI: Thome.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera; Konerko 2.
GIDP: Dye.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: (Cabrera-Ramirez-Konerko).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4010110.332
Vazquez, 3B3001201.316
Young, SS3221210.305
Hamilton, DH5132005.313
Murphy, RF4112122.272
Boggs, LF2100113.251
Byrd, CF3110102.244
Davis, C, 1B4111003.235
Saltalamacchia, C4000022.211
Totals327978718 

BATTING
2B: Hamilton (22, Floyd), Byrd (8, Carrasco), Young (24, Carrasco).
HR: Davis, C (6, 2nd inning off Floyd, 0 on, 1 out), Murphy (13, 3rd inning off Floyd, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler; Young 3; Hamilton 4; Murphy 4; Byrd 2; Davis, C 4.
RBI: Davis, C (12), Hamilton 2 (93), Murphy 2 (60), Vazquez (31), Young (50).
2-out RBI: Vazquez; Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Boggs 2; Hamilton 2; Davis, C.
GIDP: Byrd.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hamilton (6, 2nd base off Carrasco/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Boggs (Quentin at home), Byrd (Cabrera at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Boggs-Saltalamacchia, Vazquez-Kinsler-Davis, C).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Floyd (L, 10-5)2.25667223.63
Carrasco 5.14111501.69
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mendoza (W, 2-3)6.03111806.28
Rupe 2.02110314.25
Madrigal 0.20003009.00
Guardado (S, 2)0.10000002.70

HBP: Boggs (by Carrasco).
Pitches-strikes: Floyd 84-46, Carrasco 78-50, Mendoza 79-47, Rupe 36-22, Madrigal 27-14, Guardado 5-3.
Ground outs-fly outs: Floyd 2-4, Carrasco 7-4, Mendoza 4-4, Rupe 2-1, Madrigal 0-2, Guardado 0-1.
Batters faced: Floyd 20, Carrasco 21, Mendoza 20, Rupe 7, Madrigal 5, Guardado 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Carrasco 3-1, Guardado 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Nelson. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 96 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:50.
Att: 28,003.

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