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Contreras sets tone
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Rangers 6, White Sox 0
Jermaine Dye had one of four Chicago hits -- all singles -- Friday. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
For the second successive start, Jose Contreras couldn't make it out of the fourth inning, and as he did in his last outing, the veteran righty shouldered the loss. Not until the sixth did the White Sox put more than one runner on base in an inning.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (16-13)
Won 1
Texas 6, Chi White Sox 0   CWS
Chi White Sox (13-15)
Lost 1
May 8, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0   6 11 1
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 1
Standings thru 5/8/09  |  Recap: TEX | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  White Sox stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 3 1 1 2 1 1 2 .325
Vizquel, SS-3B 5 0 2 2 0 0 3 .423
Young, M, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .328
  Andrus, SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .265
Jones, An, DH 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 .340
Byrd, CF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .323
Cruz, N, RF 5 0 0 0 0 4 4 .282
Murphy, Dv, LF 4 3 2 0 0 0 1 .200
Davis, C, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 3 2 .212
Teagarden, C 3 1 2 1 0 1 0 .219
Totals 37 6 11 5 3 11 21  

BATTING
2B: Byrd (12, Contreras), Murphy, Dv (3, Contreras), Vizquel (3, Contreras), Teagarden (1, Carrasco).
TB: Davis, C; Kinsler; Andrus; Teagarden 3; Jones, An; Vizquel 3; Murphy, Dv 3; Byrd 2.
RBI: Vizquel 2 (5), Kinsler 2 (27), Teagarden (3).
2-out RBI: Vizquel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vizquel; Cruz, N 2; Young, M; Andrus.
SAC: Kinsler.
GIDP: Byrd.
Team RISP: 5-for-16.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (8, 2nd base off Contreras/Pierzynski), Vizquel (1, 2nd base off Contreras/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (3, fielding).
DP: 2 (Teagarden-Kinsler-Davis, C-Vizquel, Vizquel-Kinsler-Davis, C).

 
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Getz, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .292
Fields, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .250
Quentin, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .233
Thome, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .195
Dye, RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .292
Konerko, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .301
Pierzynski, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .302
Nix, J, SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .333
Lillibridge, CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .176
Totals 30 0 4 0 1 5 10  

BATTING
TB: Fields; Dye; Getz; Lillibridge.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Getz.
GIDP: Fields.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Fields (2, 2nd base by Harrison, M/Teagarden).

FIELDING
E: Fields (5, throw).
DP: (Getz-Nix, J-Konerko).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Harrison, M (W, 3-2) 9.0 4 0 0 1 5 0 4.79
 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Contreras (L, 0-5) 3.2 6 5 3 2 3 0 8.19
Carrasco 3.0 4 1 1 0 5 0 3.00
Richard 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.41
Broadway, La 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.50

WP: Contreras 2, Carrasco.
HBP: Teagarden (by Contreras).
Pitches-strikes: Harrison, M 111-71, Contreras 81-47, Carrasco 50-33, Richard 20-12, Broadway, La 16-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Harrison, M 11-6, Contreras 4-2, Carrasco 2-1, Richard 1-0, Broadway, La 2-1.
Batters faced: Harrison, M 31, Contreras 20, Carrasco 13, Richard 4, Broadway, La 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Carrasco 1-0, Richard 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 64 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:28.
Att: 21,326.
Venue: U.S. Cellular Field.
May 8, 2009
May 8, 2009

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