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Tough loss
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White Sox 3, Yankees 2
Alex Rodriguez throws out Mark Kotsay at first in the first inning. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Nick Swisher nearly shocked the White Sox in his return to Chicago, drilling a game-tying homer out to left with two outs in the bottom of the ninth. But it wasn't meant to be, as Phil Coke let up the game-winner with two outs in the bottom of the frame.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (62-40)
Lost 1
Chi White Sox 3, NY Yankees 2   CWS
Chi White Sox (52-51)
Won 1
July 30, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1   2 6 2
Chi White Sox
0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1   3 8 0
Standings thru 7/30/09  |  Recap: NYY | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  White Sox stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .323
Damon, LF 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 .276
Teixeira, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .282
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .247
Matsui, DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .255
Swisher, RF 4 1 1 1 0 3 0 .239
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .305
Cabrera, Me, CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .290
Molina, J, C 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .255
  a-Posada, PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .283
Totals 33 2 6 2 1 14 10  

a-Struck out for Molina, J in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Cabrera, Me (18, Floyd), Molina, J (3, Floyd).
HR: Swisher (17, 9th inning off Thornton, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Jeter; Damon 2; Swisher 4; Molina, J 2; Cabrera, Me 2.
RBI: Damon (58), Swisher (54).
2-out RBI: Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Damon; Rodriguez, Al; Teixeira.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Pettitte (2, fielding), Cano (4, throw).
DP: (Cano-Jeter-Teixeira).

 
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kotsay, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .232
Beckham, G, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .310
Dye, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .281
Thome, DH 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .250
  1-Podsednik, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297
Konerko, 1B 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 .285
Pierzynski, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .303
Quentin, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .213
  Wise, LF 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .193
Getz, 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .263
Nix, J, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .228
Totals 34 3 8 2 0 9 11  

1-Ran for Thome in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Beckham, G (13, Pettitte).
TB: Beckham, G 3; Konerko 2; Wise; Pierzynski; Thome; Getz.
RBI: Beckham, G (30), Wise (8).
2-out RBI: Beckham, G; Wise.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dye.
GIDP: Dye.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte 6.1 5 2 1 0 8 0 4.51
Hughes, P (L, 4-3) 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.47
Coke 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.77
 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Floyd 7.2 4 1 1 1 10 0 4.07
Thornton (BS, 4)(W, 5-2) 1.1 2 1 1 0 4 1 2.95

Game Scores: Pettitte , Floyd .
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 101-71, Hughes, P 35-24, Coke 9-6, Floyd 103-63, Thornton 19-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pettitte 6-4, Hughes, P 1-2, Coke 0-1, Floyd 8-4, Thornton 0-0.
Batters faced: Pettitte 24, Hughes, P 8, Coke 2, Floyd 28, Thornton 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Hughes, P 2-1, Coke 2-1, Thornton 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 63 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:35 (1:04 delay).
Att: 31,305.
Venue: U.S. Cellular Field.
July 30, 2009
July 30, 2009

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