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Homers not enough
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White Sox 4, Rays 3
Carl Crawford is congratulated after his inside-the-park home run. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Carl Crawford raced around the bases for an inside-the-park home run, while Ben Zobrist and Evan Longoria connected on homers that cleared the fence, but the Rays were edged by the White Sox. David Price gave up four runs in six innings.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (51-42)
Lost 1
Chi White Sox 4, Tampa Bay 3   CWS
Chi White Sox (48-44)
Won 1
July 20, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   3 6 3
Chi White Sox
1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 X   4 10 0
Standings thru 7/20/09  |  Recap: TB | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  White Sox stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .244
Crawford, C, LF 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .314
Longoria, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .280
Pena, C, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .224
Zobrist, RF 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .304
Burrell, DH 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .229
  1-Kapler, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
Aybar, W, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .288
  2-Navarro, D, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
Hernandez, M, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
  a-Gross, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .276
Bartlett, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .344
Totals 31 3 6 3 5 11 7  

a-Walked for Hernandez, M in the 9th.
1-Ran for Burrell in the 9th. 2-Ran for Aybar, W in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Zobrist (18, 2nd inning off Floyd, 0 on, 1 out), Crawford, C (9, 4th inning off Floyd, 0 on, 0 out), Longoria (19, 6th inning off Floyd, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Bartlett; Longoria 4; Crawford, C 5; Zobrist 4; Aybar, W.
RBI: Zobrist (53), Crawford, C (41), Longoria (71).
2-out RBI: Longoria.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Burrell; Longoria; Bartlett 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pena, C (2, 2nd base off Floyd/Pierzynski), Bartlett (20, 2nd base off Linebrink/Pierzynski).
CS: Crawford, C (8, 2nd base by Floyd/Pierzynski), Bartlett (2, 3rd base by Thornton/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
E: Hernandez, M (2, throw), Aybar, W 2 (6, fielding, fielding).
DP: 2 (Longoria-Aybar, W-Pena, C, Bartlett-Aybar, W-Pena, C).

 
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Podsednik, CF-LF 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 .308
Ramirez, Al, SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .276
Dye, RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 5 .298
Konerko, 1B 4 1 2 3 0 1 3 .302
Pierzynski, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .296
Quentin, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .230
  Wise, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196
Beckham, G, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .290
Nix, J, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .228
Fields, DH 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 .221
  a-Thome, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .264
Totals 33 4 10 4 3 7 24  

a-Flied out for Fields in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Podsednik 2 (11, Price, Balfour).
HR: Konerko (18, 3rd inning off Price, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Konerko 5; Podsednik 5; Quentin; Ramirez, Al; Pierzynski; Dye; Beckham, G.
RBI: Dye (59), Konerko 3 (64).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Quentin; Fields; Thome.
GIDP: Nix, J, Konerko.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Podsednik (15, 2nd base off Price/Hernandez, M), Beckham, G (3, 2nd base off Cormier/Hernandez, M).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Price (L, 3-4) 6.0 8 4 4 2 6 1 4.86
Balfour 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.47
Cormier 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.70
Choate 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.72
 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Floyd (W, 8-6) 7.0 3 3 3 2 7 3 4.40
Linebrink (H, 7) 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.38
Thornton (H, 15) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.03
Jenks (S, 22) 1.0 1 0 0 2 3 0 3.82

Pitches-strikes: Price 108-69, Balfour 16-9, Cormier 15-9, Choate 2-2, Floyd 99-59, Linebrink 15-7, Thornton 8-6, Jenks 28-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Price 6-3, Balfour 2-0, Cormier 1-1, Choate 0-1, Floyd 4-6, Linebrink 0-1, Thornton 0-0, Jenks 0-0.
Batters faced: Price 27, Balfour 4, Cormier 4, Choate 1, Floyd 25, Linebrink 3, Thornton 2, Jenks 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Choate 2-0, Thornton 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, L to R.
T: 2:53.
Att: 39,024.
Venue: U.S. Cellular Field.
July 20, 2009
July 20, 2009

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