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Yankees 4, White Sox 2
Xavier Nady hits a two-run home run in the second inning Monday.  (Kathy Willens/AP)
Xavier Nady got the Yankees rolling with an early two-run homer, Alfredo Aceves turned in his second straight quality start and Wilson Betemit laced a tiebreaking pinch-hit RBI double in the seventh to send New York to its third straight win.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (83-66)
Lost 1
NY Yankees 4, Chi White Sox 2   NYY
NY Yankees (80-70)
Won 3
September 15, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   2 6 1
NY Yankees
0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 X   4 9 0
Standings thru 9/15/08  |  Recap: CWS | NYY  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Yankees stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cabrera, O, SS 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .280
Wise, LF 4 1 1 2 0 1 2 .299
Dye, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .294
Thome, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .247
Ramirez, Al, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .300
Pierzynski, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .284
Griffey Jr., CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .243
Swisher, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
Uribe, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 .250
Totals 32 2 6 2 1 6 7  

BATTING
2B: Cabrera, O (28, Aceves, A), Uribe (20, Aceves, A).
HR: Wise (4, 4th inning off Aceves, A, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Ramirez, Al; Uribe 2; Dye; Wise 4; Cabrera, O 3.
RBI: Wise 2 (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, O.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Cabrera, O (6, 3rd base by Aceves, A/Moeller).

FIELDING
E: Swisher (7, throw).
DP: (Cabrera, O-Ramirez, Al).
Pickoffs: Buehrle (Gardner, B at 1st base).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .305
Jeter, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .304
Abreu, RF 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 .301
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .305
Giambi, 1B 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .251
  1-Cano, PR-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
Nady, DH 3 2 1 2 1 0 3 .314
Ransom, 2B-1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .364
Moeller, C 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
  a-Betemit, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .266
  Molina, J, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218
Gardner, B, CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .170
Totals 31 4 9 4 2 6 14  

a-Doubled for Moeller in the 7th.
1-Ran for Giambi in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Abreu (38, Buehrle), Giambi (18, Buehrle), Betemit (10, Ramirez, H).
HR: Nady (24, 2nd inning off Buehrle, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Giambi 3; Damon; Gardner, B; Betemit 2; Abreu 4; Nady 4.
RBI: Nady 2 (90), Betemit (24), Damon (63).
2-out RBI: Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, Al; Moeller; Ransom.
SAC: Ransom.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Abreu (19, 2nd base off MacDougal/Pierzynski).
CS: Gardner, B (1, 2nd base by Buehrle/Pierzynski).
PO: Gardner, B (1st base by Buehrle).

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Buehrle 6.0 6 2 2 0 6 1 3.85
Wassermann (L, 1-2) 0.1 0 1 1 1 0 0 7.91
Ramirez, H 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.86
MacDougal 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.88
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Aceves, A 6.0 5 2 2 1 3 1 1.80
Coke (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Chamberlain (H, 15) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.56
Rivera (S, 36) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.52

Game Scores: Buehrle , Aceves, A .
IBB: Giambi (by MacDougal).
Pitches-strikes: Buehrle 101-67, Wassermann 7-3, Ramirez, H 10-6, MacDougal 27-12, Aceves, A 87-60, Coke 10-7, Chamberlain 17-12, Rivera 7-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Buehrle 3-1, Wassermann 1-0, Ramirez, H 0-1, MacDougal 2-1, Aceves, A 6-3, Coke 1-1, Chamberlain 1-0, Rivera 3-0.
Batters faced: Buehrle 23, Wassermann 2, Ramirez, H 3, MacDougal 6, Aceves, A 23, Coke 3, Chamberlain 4, Rivera 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez, H 1-1, MacDougal 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Runge. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Bill Welke.
Weather: 81 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, L to R.
T: 2:39.
Att: 53,236.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
September 15, 2008
September 15, 2008

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