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Jeter stands alone
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White Sox 6, Yankees 2
Derek Jeter heads to first base after his 1,270th hit at Yankee Stadium.  (Kathy Willens/AP)
Derek Jeter laced a single to left field in the first inning to move past Lou Gehrig for the most hits in Yankee Stadium history, but the Bombers couldn't get going offensively and Andy Pettitte struggled in a loss to the White Sox.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (84-66)
Won 1
Chi White Sox 6, NY Yankees 2   NYY
NY Yankees (80-71)
Lost 1
September 16, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 0 1 3 0 0 1 1 0   6 12 0
NY Yankees
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   2 9 0
Standings thru 9/16/08  |  Recap: CWS | NYY  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Yankees stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cabrera, O, SS 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 .279
Anderson, CF 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 .234
Dye, RF 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 .294
Griffey Jr., DH 5 1 2 1 0 3 2 .245
  1-Bourgeois, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Konerko, 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .247
  Swisher, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .219
Pierzynski, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .284
Ramirez, Al, 2B 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .300
Uribe, 3B 3 0 3 2 1 0 0 .258
Owens, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 6 .214
Totals 36 6 12 6 5 8 18  

1-Ran for Griffey Jr. in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Konerko (18, Pettitte), Cabrera, O (29, Veras), Anderson (12, Veras), Pierzynski (29, Giese), Uribe (21, Giese).
HR: Ramirez, Al (18, 3rd inning off Pettitte, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Konerko 3; Ramirez, Al 4; Pierzynski 2; Anderson 2; Uribe 4; Dye; Griffey Jr. 2; Cabrera, O 2.
RBI: Ramirez, Al (66), Griffey Jr. (67), Konerko (51), Uribe 2 (38), Anderson (25).
2-out RBI: Anderson; Uribe.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, O 2; Griffey Jr.; Owens; Swisher.
GIDP: Pierzynski, Cabrera, O.
Team RISP: 5-for-12.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Owens (1, 2nd base by Veras/Molina, J).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, DH 5 0 3 1 0 0 1 .308
Jeter, SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 .306
Abreu, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .298
Rodriguez, A, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .304
Giambi, 1B 3 1 1 1 1 1 5 .252
Nady, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .311
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .258
Molina, J, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .216
  a-Betemit, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .263
Gardner, CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .185
Totals 35 2 9 2 1 6 18  

a-Struck out for Molina, J in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Damon (27, Floyd), Gardner (3, Floyd).
HR: Giambi (31, 4th inning off Floyd, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Giambi 4; Jeter 2; Damon 4; Gardner 3; Rodriguez, A.
RBI: Damon (64), Giambi (93).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi 3; Rodriguez, A; Abreu.
SAC: Jeter.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gardner 2 (10, 2nd base off Floyd/Pierzynski, 3rd base off Floyd/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Cano-Jeter-Giambi, Jeter-Cano-Giambi).

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Floyd (W, 16-7) 7.0 9 2 2 0 4 1 3.73
Thornton 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.60
Jenks 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.57
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte (L, 13-14) 6.0 6 4 4 3 4 1 4.57
Veras 1.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 3.64
Giese 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.16
Robertson, D 1.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 6.08

Game Scores: Floyd 55, Pettitte 45.
WP: Robertson, D.
IBB: Ramirez, Al (by Pettitte).
Pitches-strikes: Floyd 116-83, Thornton 32-20, Jenks 10-7, Pettitte 77-46, Veras 22-11, Giese 26-19, Robertson, D 29-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Floyd 9-1, Thornton 2-0, Jenks 0-1, Pettitte 9-2, Veras 1-0, Giese 2-1, Robertson, D 0-0.
Batters faced: Floyd 30, Thornton 4, Jenks 3, Pettitte 25, Veras 6, Giese 5, Robertson, D 5.
Umpires: HP: Chuck Meriwether. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Brian Runge.
Weather: 66 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 52,558.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
September 16, 2008
September 16, 2008

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