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Eighth is enough for White Sox
Rangers stumble late
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.
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 Sosa's solo shot
 Young hits an RBI double
White Sox 6, Rangers 4
Chicago's Bobby Jenks and A.J. Pierzynski celebrate after Thursday night's victory. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Series at a glance:
Rally gives White Sox finale
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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 Pierzynski hits a three-run homer
 Crede's RBI single
 Mackowiak hits a two-run homer
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 19, 2007
TEX
Texas (6-9)
Lost 2
Chi White Sox 6, Texas 4   CWS
Chi White Sox (7-7)
Won 2
April 19, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1   4 5 0
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 X   6 8 0
Standings thru 4/19/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  White Sox Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4000011.222
Catalanotto, LF3000001.139
  a-Hairston, PH-LF1000000.286
Young, SS4011000.180
Teixeira, 1B3100111.192
Sosa, DH4221001.220
Blalock, 3B3011020.250
Kinsler, 2B2001100.318
Cruz, RF3000022.206
Stewart, C3110001.333
Totals30454267 

a-Grounded out for Catalanotto in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Young (3, Vazquez), Sosa (2, Vazquez), Blalock (3, Sisco).
HR: Sosa (4, 2nd inning off Vazquez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Young 2; Sosa 6; Blalock 2; Stewart.
RBI: Sosa (11), Young (10), Kinsler (14), Blalock (2).
2-out RBI: Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz; Teixeira; Stewart.
SF: Kinsler; Blalock.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (2, 2nd base off Vazquez/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
PB: Stewart (1).
Outfield assists: Cruz (Pierzynski at home).
DP: (Kinsler-Young-Teixeira).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Erstad, CF4010101.163
Iguchi, 2B4010101.231
Thome, DH0100500.342
Konerko, 1B4100128.188
Dye, RF4110002.217
Pierzynski, C3113101.205
Crede, 3B4121000.226
Mackowiak, LF3122101.188
  Anderson, LF0000000.125
Uribe, SS3000001.225
Totals2968610215 

BATTING
2B: Crede (1, Padilla), Dye (1, Feldman).
HR: Pierzynski (1, 4th inning off Padilla, 2 on, 1 out), Mackowiak (1, 8th inning off Feldman, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Erstad; Iguchi; Dye 2; Pierzynski 4; Crede 3; Mackowiak 5.
RBI: Pierzynski 3 (4), Crede (3), Mackowiak 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mackowiak; Konerko 4.
S: Uribe.
GIDP: Iguchi.
Team LOB: 10.

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla 6.14336016.00
Mahay 0.10000001.59
Feldman (L, 1-1)1.04333114.91
Wilson 0.10001105.40
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vazquez 6.04331412.50
Sisco 0.01000002.84
MacDougal (BS, 1)1.00000104.05
Thornton (W, 1-1)1.00000106.23
Jenks (S, 4)1.00111004.70

Vazquez pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Sisco pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

IBB: Thome (by Feldman).
Pitches-strikes: Padilla 97-57, Mahay 6-3, Feldman 32-14, Wilson 9-5, Vazquez 81-51, Sisco 5-3, MacDougal 17-9, Thornton 8-7, Jenks 19-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Padilla 10-8, Mahay 1-0, Feldman 1-1, Wilson 0-0, Vazquez 6-8, Sisco 0-0, MacDougal 1-1, Thornton 2-0, Jenks 2-1.
Batters faced: Padilla 27, Mahay 1, Feldman 10, Wilson 2, Vazquez 23, Sisco 1, MacDougal 3, Thornton 3, Jenks 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 1-0, Feldman 1-0, Wilson 2-0, Sisco 1-0, MacDougal 2-1.
Umpires: HP: James Hoye. 1B: Mike Reilly. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 48 degrees, clear.
Wind: 15 mph, L to R.
T: 2:42.
Att: 25,459.

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