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White Sox 9, Red Sox 5
John Danks allowed two runs -- on a pair of homers -- in six innings to earn his 12th win. (AP)
Chicago scored four runs in both the second and third innings to salvage the finale in Boston. Jim Thome led the way with three hits, Jayson Nix, who hit a two-run double in the second, finished with three RBIs, and Paul Konkero, who scored three runs, came home on Carlos Quentin's homer in the third.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (64-64)
Won 1
Chi White Sox 9, Boston 5   BOS
Boston (73-54)
Lost 1
August 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0   9 14 0
Boston
0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1   5 9 1
Standings thru 8/27/09  |  Recap: CWS | BOS  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Red Sox stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Podsednik, CF 6 0 1 1 0 0 6 .296
Beckham, G, 3B 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 .279
Pierzynski, C 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .316
Konerko, 1B 3 3 2 0 2 0 1 .281
Thome, DH 4 1 3 2 0 0 1 .258
Quentin, LF 4 2 1 2 0 1 2 .234
Kotsay, RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .250
Ramirez, Al, SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .273
Nix, J, 2B 4 1 2 3 1 0 3 .229
Totals 39 9 14 9 4 3 17  

BATTING
2B: Nix, J (10, Tazawa), Ramirez, Al (12, Tazawa), Thome (14, Tazawa).
HR: Quentin (15, 3rd inning off Tazawa, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Konerko 2; Podsednik; Quentin 4; Ramirez, Al 3; Pierzynski 2; Thome 4; Kotsay; Nix, J 3.
RBI: Kotsay (8), Nix, J 3 (29), Podsednik (40), Thome 2 (74), Quentin 2 (35).
2-out RBI: Nix, J 3; Podsednik; Thome.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beckham, G; Quentin; Podsednik 3.
SF: Kotsay; Thome.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Podsednik (22, 2nd base off Tazawa/Martinez, V).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .298
  Baldelli, CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .263
Pedroia, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .299
Martinez, V, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .290
Youkilis, 1B-3B 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .306
Ortiz, D, DH 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .230
Bay, LF 3 0 1 1 1 2 1 .258
Lowell, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300
  Kotchman, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275
Drew, J, RF 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 .261
Gonzalez, Al, SS 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .220
Totals 35 5 9 5 3 8 11  

BATTING
2B: Ortiz, D (28, Dotel), Bay (25, Dotel).
HR: Drew, J 2 (18, 5th inning off Danks, Jh, 0 on, 1 out; 9th inning off Jenks, 0 on, 0 out), Gonzalez, Al (6, 5th inning off Danks, Jh, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Ellsbury 2; Ortiz, D 3; Gonzalez, Al 4; Pedroia; Drew, J 8; Bay 2.
RBI: Drew, J 2 (52), Gonzalez, Al (31), Ortiz, D (78), Bay (90).
2-out RBI: Ortiz, D; Bay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kotchman.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Martinez, V (6, throw).

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Danks, Jh (W, 12-8) 6.0 6 2 2 1 6 2 3.82
Dotel 1.2 2 2 2 2 1 0 3.33
Williams 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.93
Jenks 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.77
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tazawa (L, 2-3) 4.0 10 9 9 1 2 1 6.65
Delcarmen 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.31
Ramirez, R 1.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2.67
Green, N 2.0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.00

Game Scores: Danks, Jh , Tazawa .
WP: Danks, Jh.
HBP: Quentin (by Tazawa).
Pitches-strikes: Danks, Jh 108-70, Dotel 32-20, Williams 2-2, Jenks 13-10, Tazawa 85-52, Delcarmen 25-16, Ramirez, R 15-9, Green, N 35-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Danks, Jh 3-5, Dotel 2-1, Williams 1-0, Jenks 1-1, Tazawa 2-8, Delcarmen 3-3, Ramirez, R 2-0, Green, N 3-2.
Batters faced: Danks, Jh 24, Dotel 9, Williams 1, Jenks 4, Tazawa 24, Delcarmen 7, Ramirez, R 6, Green, N 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Williams 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Nelson. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Adrian Johnson.
Weather: 68 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:04.
Att: 38,003.
Venue: Fenway Park.
August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009

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