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Feldman falls short
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White Sox 4, Rangers 3
Ian Kinsler is greeted by Marlon Byrd after his leadoff homer. (AP)
Rangers starter Scott Feldman retired 17 of the first 18 batters he faced before the White Sox broke through and knocked the young right-hander out of the game. Young lefty Derek Holland suffered his first loss as a balk led to the deciding run. Ian Kinsler led off the game with his eighth homer.
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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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