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Chicago holds off KC
White Sox 4, Royals 3
Jermaine Dye pats Scott Podsednik on the head after his homer. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
 Fields' go-ahead RBI
A seventh-inning rally fueled by young players lifted the White Sox over the Royals, ending Chicago's eight-game slide. After Danny Richar tied the game with a home run, Jerry Owens singled, stole second base and scored on Josh Fields' RBI single. Scott Podsednik hit a two-run homer in the fifth.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (55-69)
Lost 2
Chi White Sox 4, Kansas City 3   CWS
Chi White Sox (55-69)
Won 1
August 20, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0   3 9 0
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 X   4 10 0
Standings thru 8/20/07  |  Gameday  |  Royals Stats  |  White Sox Stats
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
German, 3B4000013.272
DeJesus, CF5010002.271
Grudzielanek, 2B5110013.305
Butler, DH4010002.303
Brown, E, RF3122111.231
Gordon, 1B3110102.245
Buck, C2000023.232
  a-Gload, PH1000001.298
  LaRue, C0000000.147
Pena, T, SS3000005.263
  b-Smith, PH-SS1000011.213
Gathright, LF4031000.375
Totals353932623 

a-Flied out for Buck in the 8th. b-Struck out for Pena, T in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Butler (14, Buehrle), Grudzielanek (27, Buehrle), Gordon (26, Buehrle).
HR: Brown, E (6, 6th inning off Buehrle, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: DeJesus; Grudzielanek 2; Butler 2; Brown, E 5; Gordon 2; Gathright 3.
RBI: Brown, E 2 (48), Gathright (15).
2-out RBI: Gathright.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Grudzielanek 2; Pena, T; German; Smith.
S: German.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Brown, E (10, 2nd base off MacDougal/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Greinke (Fields at 1st base).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Owens, CF4130000.252
Fields, 3B4011012.245
Thome, DH4000021.260
Konerko, 1B4010000.267
Pierzynski, C4010011.272
Dye, RF3120101.245
Podsednik, LF4112004.253
Uribe, SS2000110.224
Richar, 2B3111020.192
Totals324104279 

BATTING
2B: Dye 2 (25, Meche, Greinke).
HR: Podsednik (2, 5th inning off Meche, 1 on, 0 out), Richar (2, 7th inning off Riske, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Owens 3; Fields; Konerko; Pierzynski; Dye 4; Podsednik 4; Richar 4.
RBI: Podsednik 2 (10), Richar (8), Fields (43).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fields; Podsednik 2.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Owens 2 (19, 2nd base off Meche/Buck, 2nd base off Riske/Buck).
CS: Uribe (6, 2nd base by Meche/Buck).
PO: Fields (1st base by Greinke).

 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Meche 5.26222613.88
Gobble (H, 11)0.10000003.03
Riske (BS, 3)(L, 1-3)0.13220012.53
Greinke 1.21000104.40
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buehrle 5.16332413.42
Wassermann 0.10000003.29
Thornton (W, 4-4)1.11000105.27
Bukvich 0.01000002.70
Logan (H, 8)0.10000004.38
MacDougal (H, 16)0.20000105.28
Jenks (S, 34)1.01000002.87

Bukvich pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP: Buck (by Wassermann).
Pitches-strikes: Meche 104-64, Gobble 1-1, Riske 15-10, Greinke 27-17, Buehrle 101-65, Wassermann 7-4, Thornton 16-9, Bukvich 3-2, Logan 2-1, MacDougal 6-4, Jenks 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Meche 6-4, Gobble 1-0, Riske 0-1, Greinke 1-2, Buehrle 6-6, Wassermann 1-0, Thornton 1-2, Bukvich 0-0, Logan 0-1, MacDougal 0-1, Jenks 2-1.
Batters faced: Meche 24, Gobble 1, Riske 4, Greinke 5, Buehrle 24, Wassermann 2, Thornton 5, Bukvich 1, Logan 1, MacDougal 2, Jenks 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Gobble 2-0, Greinke 1-0, Wassermann 1-0, Thornton 2-1, Logan 1-0, MacDougal 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Chuck Meriwether. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Adam Dowdy. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, L to R.
T: 3:06.
Att: 35,391.

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