Sammy Sosa connected on career home run No. 592 in the second inning, but the Texas bullpen gave up three runs in the eighth, sending the Rangers to a loss in Chicago. Michael Young, Hank Blalock and Ian Kinsler each added an RBI for Texas. Right-hander Vicente Padilla gave up three runs over 6 1/3 innings.
Joe Crede hit a tie-breaking RBI single and Rob Mackowiak added a two-run home run in the eighth inning, leading the White Sox to the victory. A.J. Pierzynski drilled a three-run homer, while Javier Vazquez allowed three runs in six-plus innings.
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