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Hughes' injury hurts
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White Sox 13, Royals 3
After his solo shot in the third, Billy Butler gets hugged by Yuniesky Betancourt. (AP)
Making his first big league start, Dusty Hughes ran into trouble in the fifth, eventually leaving the frame with an injury. Yasuhiko Yabuta provided little relief, yielding three runs before getting the inning's final two outs. Billy Butler hit his 18th homer in the loss.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (60-88)
Lost 1
Chi White Sox 13, Kansas City 3   CWS
Chi White Sox (73-76)
Won 1
September 19, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 5 1
Chi White Sox
1 0 1 1 4 0 0 6 X   13 14 0
Standings thru 9/19/09  |  Recap: KC | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Royals stats  |  White Sox stats
Kansas City AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
DeJesus, LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .281
  Bloomquist, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .269
Maier, RF-LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
Butler, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 .300
Jacobs, DH 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 .231
Callaspo, 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .300
Olivo, C 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .251
  Buck, J, C 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 .233
Gordon, 3B 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .218
Betancourt, Y, SS 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 .239
Anderson, J, CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .238
Totals 30 3 5 3 2 9 5  

BATTING
HR: Butler (18, 3rd inning off Peavy, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Butler 4; Callaspo 2; Buck, J; Gordon.
RBI: Gordon (14), Betancourt, Y (41), Butler (83).
2-out RBI: Butler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson, J.
SAC: Betancourt, Y.
GIDP: Gordon.
Team RISP: 1-for-2.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Gordon (8, fielding).
DP: 3 (Gordon-Callaspo-Butler, Callaspo-Betancourt, Y-Butler, Betancourt, Y-Callaspo-Butler).

 
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Nix, J, 2B 4 2 1 1 1 1 4 .236
Beckham, 3B 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .269
Pierzynski, C 4 1 1 1 1 2 0 .308
Konerko, 1B 3 3 2 2 2 0 2 .285
Ramirez, Al, SS 4 2 2 2 1 0 2 .280
Dye, RF 3 2 2 2 2 0 2 .251
Quentin, LF 4 1 2 4 1 1 2 .235
Rios, CF 5 1 2 1 0 0 3 .243
Flowers, DH 3 1 1 0 1 2 2 .143
Totals 35 13 14 13 9 7 21  

BATTING
2B: Ramirez, Al (13, Rosa).
HR: Konerko (27, 3rd inning off Hughes, D, 0 on, 2 out), Quentin (17, 5th inning off Yabuta, 3 on, 1 out).
TB: Nix, J; Beckham; Pierzynski; Konerko 5; Ramirez, Al 3; Dye 2; Quentin 5; Rios 2; Flowers.
RBI: Pierzynski (47), Konerko 2 (85), Rios (66), Quentin 4 (45), Nix, J (31), Ramirez, Al 2 (67), Dye 2 (74).
2-out RBI: Konerko.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nix, J; Beckham; Quentin.
GIDP: Ramirez, Al; Dye; Rios.
Team RISP: 7-for-17.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Nix, J (2, 2nd base by Marte, V/Buck, J).

FIELDING
DP: (Nix, J-Ramirez, Al-Konerko).

 
Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hughes, D (L, 0-1) 4.1 5 4 3 4 5 1 4.38
Yabuta 0.2 2 3 3 1 1 1 14.73
Marte, V 2.1 4 5 5 4 1 0 10.50
Rosa 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.38
 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Peavy (W, 7-6) 5.0 3 3 3 2 5 1 4.05
Williams 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.65
Carrasco 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.58
Linebrink 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.22

WP: Marte, V.
Pitches-strikes: Hughes, D 87-53, Yabuta 24-12, Marte, V 41-21, Rosa 12-7, Peavy 73-47, Williams 15-11, Carrasco 20-14, Linebrink 12-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hughes, D 4-2, Yabuta 1-0, Marte, V 2-2, Rosa 1-0, Peavy 5-2, Williams 0-0, Carrasco 3-0, Linebrink 1-0.
Batters faced: Hughes, D 22, Yabuta 5, Marte, V 13, Rosa 4, Peavy 19, Williams 3, Carrasco 7, Linebrink 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Rosa 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Dan Bellino. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 67 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:44.
Att: 28,329.
September 19, 2009

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