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Danks' off night too much to overcome

CC Sabathia won his 18th, but he owed much of it to his offense, as Nick Swisher, Marcus Thames (twice) and Eduardo Nunez homered for the Yanks, who evened the series despite Paul Konerko's big night.

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NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jeter, SS5110125.272
Pena, R, 3B0000000.220
Swisher, RF-1B5223103.294
Teixeira, 1B1000000.257
a-Granderson, PH-CF3000123.245
Cano, 2B5230003.323
Thames, M, DH5223013.319
Posada, C3122210.257
Kearns, LF-RF4100123.273
Gardner, B, CF-LF3110211.286
Nunez, 3B-SS4234100.333
Totals381214129921.269
a-Struck out for Teixeira in the 3rd.
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, LF5120001.283
Ramirez, Al, SS5231002.288
Rios, A, CF5110013.291
Konerko, 1B5134011.319
Quentin, DH5110022.240
Castro, R, C5120021.322
Jones, An, RF3232200.215
Lillibridge, 3B3000022.281
a-Teahen, PH-3B2001003.273
Beckham, G, 2B4011022.251
Totals42916921017.270
a-Grounded out for Lillibridge in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Posada 2 (19, Pena, R, Torres, C), Gardner, B (15, Torres, C).
HR: Swisher (24, 1st inning off Danks, Jh, 1 on, 0 out), Nunez (1, 2nd inning off Danks, Jh, 1 on, 2 out), Thames, M 2 (8, 3rd inning off Danks, Jh, 1 on, 2 out; 9th inning off Torres, C, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Nunez 6; Posada 4; Cano 3; Jeter; Gardner, B 2; Swisher 5; Thames, M 8.
RBI: Swisher 3 (75), Nunez 4 (7), Thames, M 3 (24), Posada 2 (49).
2-out RBI: Nunez 4; Thames, M 2; Posada 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jeter 2; Gardner, B; Swisher 2.
GIDP: Thames, M, Cano.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Nunez (1, 2nd base off Pena, R/Castro, R).
CS: Granderson (2, 2nd base by Torres, C/Castro, R).
PO: Granderson (1st base by Torres, C).

FIELDING
DP: (Pena, R-Cano-Swisher).

BATTING
2B: Jones, An (9, Chamberlain), Beckham, G (23, Logan).
3B: Rios, A (3, Robertson, D).
HR: Konerko (32, 3rd inning off Sabathia, 1 on, 2 out), Jones, An (18, 4th inning off Sabathia, 1 on, 0 out), Ramirez, Al (15, 9th inning off Robertson, D, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Pierre 2; Konerko 6; Quentin; Ramirez, Al 6; Castro, R 2; Jones, An 7; Rios, A 3; Beckham, G 2.
RBI: Konerko 4 (92), Jones, An 2 (42), Teahen (21), Beckham, G (47), Ramirez, Al (55).
2-out RBI: Konerko 3; Beckham, G.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pierre; Teahen.
GIDP: Quentin.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Torres, C (1, pickoff).
DP: 2 (Danks, Jh-Beckham, G-Konerko, Beckham, G-Ramirez, Al-Konerko).
Pickoffs: Torres, C (Granderson at 1st base).

NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia(W, 18-5)7.09551923.14
Chamberlain0.12220105.01
Logan0.21000002.59
Robertson, D0.03220014.14
Rivera(S, 26)1.01001001.16
Totals9.0169921033.91
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Danks, Jh(L, 12-9)4.16884533.65
Pena, R0.22222105.65
Torres, C3.16223216.75
Harrell0.20000101.35
Totals9.01412129944.01
Robertson, D pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.

Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 113-78, Chamberlain 9-7, Logan 10-5, Robertson, D 15-10, Rivera 14-8, Danks, Jh 97-63, Pena, R 25-14, Torres, C 69-42, Harrell 8-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sabathia 5-5, Chamberlain 0-0, Logan 1-1, Robertson, D 0-0, Rivera 1-0, Danks, Jh 4-1, Pena, R 0-1, Torres, C 1-5, Harrell 0-0.
Batters faced: Sabathia 31, Chamberlain 3, Logan 3, Robertson, D 3, Rivera 4, Danks, Jh 22, Pena, R 6, Torres, C 17, Harrell 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Logan 2-2, Rivera 1-0, Pena, R 2-2, Harrell 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 82 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:31.
Att: 38,811.
Venue: U.S. Cellular Field.
August 28, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media