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Peavy wins debut
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White Sox 13, Royals 3
Jake Peavy delivers in the first inning on Saturday night. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Jake Peavy looked strong -- if a bit rusty -- in his first start with the White Sox, firing five frames of three-run ball while limiting the Royals to three hits. It was good for his first AL victory, thanks in large part to Carlos Quentin, who's fifth-inning grand slam put Chicago in front to stay.
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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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