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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 29, 2007
Sosa socks it to South Siders
Road woes continue
Jon Garland pitched with the lead all night, but the right-hander let the Rangers stay close enough to have a chance late as the White Sox dropped their eighth straight road contest and 15th of their last 18 overall. Boone Logan suffered the loss.
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 Thome's RBI in 1st
 Thome's RBI in 3rd
Rangers 5, White Sox 4
Sammy Sosa is congratulated by Jerry Hairston Jr. after his game-winning sac fly. (LM Otero/AP)
Series at a glance:
Slugger extends streak
Sammy Sosa didn't start Wednesday night's contest, but he made sure it had a proper finish. The slugger drove in the tying run with a pinch-hit double in the seventh inning and then extended the Rangers' winning streak to four with a sacrifice fly in the 11th.
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 Sosa's sac fly
 Sosa's RBI double
CWS
Chi White Sox (57-76)
Lost 2
Texas 5, Chi White Sox 4   TEX
Texas (60-72)
Won 4
August 29, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 5 1
Texas
1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   5 13 4
Standings thru 8/29/07  |  Gameday  |  White Sox Stats  |  Rangers Stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Owens, CF3210213.242
Fields, LF3001122.239
Thome, DH5032011.270
Konerko, 1B3000222.260
Pierzynski, C5000025.265
Gonzalez, 3B4110120.228
Erstad, RF4000011.263
Uribe, SS4000010.216
Richar, 2B4100013.190
Totals3545361317 

BATTING
2B: Owens (5, Loe), Gonzalez (6, Loe), Thome (17, Loe).
TB: Owens 2; Thome 4; Gonzalez 2.
RBI: Thome 2 (69), Fields (51).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Owens 3.
S: Erstad; Uribe.
SF: Fields.
GIDP: Fields; Thome.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Thome (1, 3rd base by Loe/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Gonzalez (1, throw).
DP: (Richar-Uribe-Konerko).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Catalanotto, LF1110000.272
  Cruz, RF5010010.222
Kinsler, 2B5210114.255
Young, SS6021003.304
Byrd, CF4120201.311
Wilkerson, DH2011101.237
  a-Sosa, PH-DH2012001.247
Laird, C4000113.225
Saltalamacchia, 1B5120013.263
Murphy, RF-LF5010014.424
Vazquez, 3B4011001.236
  b-Botts, PH1000001.217
  Hairston, 3B0000000.195
Totals4451355522 

a-Doubled for Wilkerson in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Vazquez in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Catalanotto (18, Garland), Saltalamacchia (10, Garland), Cruz (13, Garland), Sosa (24, Thornton), Murphy (5, Logan), Young (34, Logan).
TB: Catalanotto 2; Cruz 2; Kinsler; Young 3; Byrd 2; Wilkerson; Sosa 2; Saltalamacchia 3; Murphy 2; Vazquez.
RBI: Young (69), Wilkerson (55), Vazquez (25), Sosa 2 (76).
2-out RBI: Wilkerson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Laird; Young; Kinsler; Murphy; Botts.
SF: Sosa.
GIDP: Sosa.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Byrd (3, 2nd base off Thornton/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
E: Saltalamacchia (8, missed catch), Loe 2 (3, pickoff, throw), Francisco (2, fielding).
DP: 3 (Laird-Vazquez, Vazquez-Kinsler-Saltalamacchia, Kinsler-Vazquez-Saltalamacchia).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garland 6.08332204.89
Bukvich (H, 5)0.10111004.73
Thornton (BS, 5)1.21001205.12
Wassermann 1.11000102.70
Logan (L, 2-1)1.13111004.43
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Loe 6.05412705.35
Wright 1.00001004.15
Rheinecker 0.10000105.95
Francisco 1.20001304.61
Wilson 1.00002102.40
Littleton (W, 2-1)1.00000103.44

IBB: Laird (by Thornton), Byrd (by Logan).
Pitches-strikes: Garland 111-68, Bukvich 11-5, Thornton 29-16, Wassermann 12-9, Logan 29-15, Loe 89-58, Wright 8-3, Rheinecker 7-5, Francisco 27-16, Wilson 17-7, Littleton 10-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garland 10-6, Bukvich 1-0, Thornton 1-2, Wassermann 3-0, Logan 2-2, Loe 7-3, Wright 3-0, Rheinecker 0-0, Francisco 2-0, Wilson 2-0, Littleton 2-0.
Batters faced: Garland 29, Bukvich 2, Thornton 7, Wassermann 4, Logan 8, Loe 26, Wright 3, Rheinecker 1, Francisco 7, Wilson 4, Littleton 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Thornton 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Tim Timmons. 3B: Rick Reed.
Weather: 83 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, L to R.
T: 3:50.
Att: 23,704.

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