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Pods scores winner
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White Sox 4, Rangers 3
Mark Buehrle allowed three runs in six innings against the Rangers. (AP)
Scott Podsednik scored the winning run in his first game with the White Sox since 2007, and Jim Thome's three-run double put him over 1,500 career RBIs. Mark Buehrle improved to a perfect 4-0 on the season with six quality innings in the series opener against the Rangers.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 05/01: CWS 4, TEX 3
  • Sat. 05/02: TEX 9, CWS 6
  • Sun. 05/03: TEX 5, CWS 1
CWS
Chi White Sox (12-10)
Won 2
Chi White Sox 4, Texas 3   TEX
Texas (10-12)
Lost 2
May 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0   4 9 0
Texas
1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 8 0
Standings thru 5/1/09  |  Recap: CWS | TEX  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Rangers stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Getz, 2B 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .346
Fields, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .256
Quentin, LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .256
Thome, DH 4 0 1 3 0 2 1 .220
Dye, RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .296
Konerko, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .317
Pierzynski, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .254
Ramirez, Al, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .203
Podsednik, CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .500
Totals 35 4 9 4 2 4 8  

BATTING
2B: Thome (2, Holland, D).
3B: Getz (1, Holland, D).
TB: Fields; Podsednik 2; Quentin; Pierzynski; Thome 2; Dye; Getz 4.
RBI: Thome 3 (13), Getz (6).
2-out RBI: Thome 3; Getz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thome; Konerko; Fields.
Team RISP: 2-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Getz-Ramirez, Al-Konerko).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .323
Byrd, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .314
Young, M, 3B 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .315
Jones, An, LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .333
Blalock, DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .256
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .263
Davis, C, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .205
Teagarden, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .160
Andrus, SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .254
  a-Murphy, Dv, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .094
Totals 33 3 8 3 1 4 9  

a-Grounded out for Andrus in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Jones, An (6, Buehrle), Young, M (9, Linebrink).
3B: Andrus (2, Buehrle).
HR: Kinsler (8, 1st inning off Buehrle, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Davis, C; Kinsler 4; Andrus 3; Jones, An 2; Young, M 4; Teagarden.
RBI: Kinsler 2 (22), Jones, An (7).
2-out RBI: Jones, An.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock 2.
SF: Kinsler.
GIDP: Cruz, N.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Wilson, C-Andrus-Teagarden-Young, M).

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Buehrle (W, 4-0) 6.0 7 3 3 0 2 1 3.30
Dotel (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Linebrink (H, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.00
Jenks (S, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.00
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Feldman 5.2 3 3 3 1 3 0 6.75
Holland, D (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 2.84
O'Day 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Wilson, C 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.91

WP: Feldman.
Balk: Feldman, Holland, D.
HBP: Blalock (by Buehrle).
Pitches-strikes: Buehrle 81-53, Dotel 10-7, Linebrink 11-7, Jenks 19-11, Feldman 77-51, Holland, D 29-19, O'Day 22-13, Wilson, C 11-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Buehrle 5-8, Dotel 1-1, Linebrink 1-1, Jenks 1-0, Feldman 10-3, Holland, D 1-0, O'Day 2-0, Wilson, C 1-0.
Batters faced: Buehrle 25, Dotel 3, Linebrink 4, Jenks 4, Feldman 21, Holland, D 7, O'Day 5, Wilson, C 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Holland, D 3-3, O'Day 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:28.
Att: 23,836.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
May 1, 2009
May 1, 2009

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