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Tough finale for Sox
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Rangers 5, White Sox 1
John Danks reacts after allowing an RBI single in the fifth inning. (AP)
John Danks pitched to contact, but unfortunately, many of the Rangers' knocks dropped in for hits. The lefty allowed five runs on 10 hits in 5 1/3 innings, and the White Sox squandered some chances, stranding eight, and were held to a Jayson Nix sacrifice fly.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (12-12)
Lost 2
Texas 5, Chi White Sox 1   TEX
Texas (12-12)
Won 2
May 3, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 9 2
Texas
1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 X   5 13 0
Standings thru 5/3/09  |  Recap: CWS | TEX  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Rangers stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Nix, J, 2B 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .667
Fields, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 5 .256
Quentin, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .244
Konerko, DH 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .310
Betemit, 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .321
Miller, C, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .211
Podsednik, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167
Ramirez, Al, SS 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .210
Lillibridge, CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .174
Totals 34 1 9 1 0 6 16  

BATTING
2B: Betemit (5, Harrison, M), Konerko (7, Harrison, M), Ramirez, Al (3, Jennings).
TB: Konerko 2; Ramirez, Al 3; Betemit 3; Lillibridge 2; Nix, J 2.
RBI: Nix, J (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, Al; Miller, C; Quentin 2.
SF: Nix, J.
GIDP: Fields.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Lillibridge (2, fielding), Betemit (1, fielding).
DP: 3 (Nix, J-Ramirez, Al-Betemit, Fields-Nix, J-Betemit, Carrasco-Miller, C-Betemit).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 4 2 2 2 0 0 3 .337
Andrus, SS 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 .274
Young, M, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 1 2 .317
Jones, An, LF 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .333
Blalock, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .256
Byrd, CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .321
Cruz, N, RF 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .284
Davis, C, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .200
Teagarden, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .172
Totals 33 5 13 4 2 4 20  

BATTING
2B: Andrus (2, Danks, Jh), Byrd (8, Danks, Jh), Cruz, N (4, Carrasco).
HR: Kinsler (9, 1st inning off Danks, Jh, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler 5; Andrus 3; Cruz, N 4; Teagarden; Young, M 2; Jones, An; Byrd 3.
RBI: Kinsler 2 (25), Jones, An (8), Young, M (14).
2-out RBI: Jones, An.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock; Byrd.
SAC: Andrus.
SF: Kinsler.
GIDP: Davis, C, Jones, An, Kinsler.
Team RISP: 4-for-13.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Andrus (3, 3rd base off Danks, Jh/Miller, C), Cruz, N (3, 2nd base off Danks, Jh/Miller, C).

FIELDING
DP: (Davis, C-Andrus-Harrison, M).

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Danks, Jh (L, 2-2) 5.1 10 5 5 1 3 1 3.81
Dotel 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Carrasco 2.0 3 0 0 1 1 0 3.38
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Harrison, M (W, 2-2) 5.0 6 0 0 0 3 0 6.41
Jennings 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.30
O'Day 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Wilson, C 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.40

IBB: Davis, C (by Carrasco).
HBP: Fields (by Harrison, M).
Pitches-strikes: Danks, Jh 105-68, Dotel 9-5, Carrasco 31-18, Harrison, M 100-62, Jennings 35-19, O'Day 12-10, Wilson, C 8-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Danks, Jh 7-4, Dotel 1-1, Carrasco 3-0, Harrison, M 7-2, Jennings 1-2, O'Day 1-0, Wilson, C 2-0.
Batters faced: Danks, Jh 27, Dotel 2, Carrasco 8, Harrison, M 21, Jennings 8, O'Day 4, Wilson, C 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Dotel 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Andy Fletcher. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 64 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:53.
Att: 20,132.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
May 3, 2009
May 3, 2009

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