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Konerko lifts Sox
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White Sox 4, Rays 3
Paul Konerko is congratulated after his home run on Monday night. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Jermaine Dye's RBI single in the first inning and Paul Konerko's three-run home run in the third proved to be enough offense for a White Sox victory over the Rays. Gavin Floyd allowed three runs while striking out seven in seven solid 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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