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White Sox 13, Athletics 1
Gio Gonzalez was handed his second career loss on Sunday. (Ben Margot/AP)
Rookie left-hander Gio Gonzalez struggled in his third big league start, allowing eight runs on six hits and five walks and striking out three in 3 1/3 innings. The A's offense was quiet, mustering just four hits, with two coming from Daric Barton.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (70-53)
Won 2
Chi White Sox 13, Oakland 1   OAK
Oakland (56-67)
Lost 2
August 17, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 3 3 2 0 0 5 0 0   13 9 0
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 4 1
Standings thru 8/17/08  |  Recap: CWS | OAK  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Athletics stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cabrera, O, SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .269
  Getz, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333
Pierzynski, C 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .286
Quentin, LF 3 2 2 4 2 1 0 .293
Dye, RF 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .299
  a-Anderson, PH-CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .238
Thome, DH 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 .250
  c-Hall, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .286
Konerko, 1B 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 .223
Griffey Jr., CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .243
  b-Wise, PH-RF 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .297
Ramirez, Al, 2B-SS 4 1 1 4 0 0 1 .306
Uribe, 3B 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 .235
Totals 35 13 9 12 7 8 10  

a-Flied out for Dye in the 7th. b-Singled for Griffey Jr. in the 7th. c-Struck out for Thome in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Uribe (5, 2nd inning off Gonzalez, Gi, 1 on, 2 out), Quentin (34, 3rd inning off Gonzalez, Gi, 1 on, 0 out), Dye (29, 3rd inning off Gonzalez, Gi, 0 on, 0 out), Ramirez, Al (12, 7th inning off Meyer, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Quentin 5; Ramirez, Al 4; Pierzynski; Thome; Uribe 4; Dye 4; Wise; Cabrera, O.
RBI: Uribe 2 (25), Quentin 4 (95), Dye (77), Wise (7), Ramirez, Al 4 (47).
2-out RBI: Uribe 2; Wise; Ramirez, Al 4.
GIDP: Griffey Jr., Dye.
Team RISP: 4-for-8.
Team LOB: 2.

 
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Patterson, E, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .193
Suzuki, K, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290
  Bowen, C 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .177
Thomas, DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
  a-Davis, R, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
Cust, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .230
Gonzalez, C, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .262
Brown, E, RF 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 .251
Crosby, SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250
  Pennington, SS 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .125
Hannahan, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .221
Barton, 1B 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .211
Totals 31 1 4 1 0 10 5  

a-Lined out for Thomas in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Pennington (1, Vazquez).
TB: Brown, E; Barton 2; Pennington 2.
RBI: Barton (32).
2-out RBI: Barton.
Team RISP: 1-for-2.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Barton (10, throw).
DP: 2 (Gonzalez, Gi-Crosby-Barton, Crosby-Patterson, E-Barton).

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Vazquez (W, 10-10) 8.0 4 1 1 0 8 0 4.34
Richard 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 9.64
 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Gonzalez, Gi (L, 1-2) 3.1 6 8 7 5 2 3 7.53
Blevins 2.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.42
Meyer 3.0 3 5 5 2 5 1 5.52

WP: Gonzalez, Gi.
Pitches-strikes: Vazquez 91-66, Richard 13-8, Gonzalez, Gi 88-43, Blevins 26-16, Meyer 64-40.
Groundouts-flyouts: Vazquez 6-6, Richard 0-0, Gonzalez, Gi 5-3, Blevins 3-2, Meyer 0-1.
Batters faced: Vazquez 28, Richard 3, Gonzalez, Gi 21, Blevins 7, Meyer 14.
Inherited runners-scored: Blevins 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Adrian Johnson. 1B: Chris Tiller. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 67 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, L to R.
T: 2:19.
Att: 28,843.
Venue: McAfee Coliseum.
August 17, 2008
August 17, 2008

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