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Millwood outdueled
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White Sox 3, Rangers 2
Kevin Millwood's ERA stands at 2.92 after Saturday's start. (Paul Beatty/AP)
The Rangers were glad to see John Danks, who fanned 10, leave after six frames, as they tied the game on Ian Kinsler's RBI in the seventh. But they couldn't get over the top, as Kevin Millwood took the loss despite a strong seven-plus innings.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (16-14)
Lost 1
Chi White Sox 3, Texas 2   CWS
Chi White Sox (14-15)
Won 1
May 9, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0   2 7 0
Chi White Sox
0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 X   3 7 1
Standings thru 5/9/09  |  Recap: TEX | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  White Sox stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 5 0 1 1 0 1 2 .320
Vizquel, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .400
Byrd, CF 4 0 1 0 0 3 1 .320
Jones, An, DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .314
Blalock, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .248
Cruz, N, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .281
Murphy, Dv, LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .185
Saltalamacchia, C 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .275
Andrus, SS 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 .274
  a-Davis, C, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .210
Totals 34 2 7 2 3 14 17  

a-Struck out for Andrus in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cruz, N (6, Danks, Jh).
TB: Kinsler; Andrus; Blalock; Saltalamacchia; Cruz, N 2; Vizquel; Byrd.
RBI: Andrus (6), Kinsler (28).
2-out RBI: Andrus; Kinsler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy, Dv 2; Blalock; Vizquel.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Vizquel (2, 2nd base off Danks, Jh/Pierzynski), Byrd (1, 2nd base off Linebrink/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Kinsler-Andrus 2).

 
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Podsednik, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
Getz, 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .293
Quentin, LF 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 .245
Dye, RF 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 .303
Thome, DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .200
Konerko, 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .302
Pierzynski, C 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 .292
Fields, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .243
Ramirez, Al, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .204
Totals 28 3 7 3 3 3 16  

BATTING
2B: Quentin 2 (3, Millwood, Millwood), Thome (4, Millwood), Dye (3, Millwood).
TB: Konerko; Quentin 4; Thome 2; Dye 3; Getz.
RBI: Quentin (18), Dye (17), Konerko (21).
2-out RBI: Quentin.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dye; Pierzynski 2.
SF: Konerko.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Getz (2, throw).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood (L, 3-3) 7.0 7 3 3 3 2 0 2.92
Holland, D 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.08
O'Day 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.96
 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Danks, Jh 6.0 4 1 1 1 10 0 3.41
Thornton (BS, 2) 1.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 3.27
Linebrink (W, 1-1) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.82
Jenks (S, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.64

Millwood pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

IBB: Blalock (by Linebrink).
HBP: Getz (by Millwood), Quentin (by Millwood).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 115-70, Holland, D 3-3, O'Day 10-7, Danks, Jh 98-67, Thornton 33-19, Linebrink 19-9, Jenks 14-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Millwood 7-7, Holland, D 1-0, O'Day 0-1, Danks, Jh 5-2, Thornton 0-1, Linebrink 0-2, Jenks 0-0.
Batters faced: Millwood 31, Holland, D 1, O'Day 2, Danks, Jh 23, Thornton 6, Linebrink 5, Jenks 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Holland, D 3-0, O'Day 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Brian Knight. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Mike Winters.
Weather: 46 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, L to R.
T: 2:48.
Att: 28,864.
Venue: U.S. Cellular Field.
May 9, 2009
May 9, 2009

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