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Cano the hero
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Yankees 5, White Sox 2
Robinson Cano watches the flight of his game-winning homer in the 10th. (AP)
Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning to lift the Yankees to their 12th walk-off win of the year. Hideki Matsui and Nick Swisher preceded the homer with two-out walks, and the Yanks stayed alive thanks to three scoreless innings of relief after CC Sabathia's strong start.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (64-65)
Lost 1
NY Yankees 5, Chi White Sox 2   NYY
NY Yankees (80-48)
Won 1
August 28, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 8 1
NY Yankees
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3   5 10 0
Standings thru 8/28/09  |  Recap: CWS | NYY  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Yankees stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Nix, J, 2B 5 0 3 0 0 1 0 .239
Beckham, G, 3B 5 0 1 1 0 1 2 .277
Thome, DH 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 .254
Konerko, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .280
Dye, RF 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .264
Quentin, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .231
Rios, A, CF 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .258
Ramirez, Al, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .273
Castro, R, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .224
  a-Pierzynski, PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .315
Totals 37 2 8 2 1 14 12  

a-Flied out for Castro, R in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Konerko (24, Sabathia), Dye (17, Sabathia), Rios, A (29, Sabathia).
TB: Konerko 2; Ramirez, Al; Dye 2; Rios, A 2; Beckham, G; Nix, J 3.
RBI: Rios, A (65), Beckham, G (48).
2-out RBI: Beckham, G.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rios, A.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Ramirez, Al (17, fielding).
DP: (Beckham, G-Nix, J-Konerko).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 .329
Damon, LF 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .290
Teixeira, 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .286
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .267
Matsui, DH 4 0 1 0 1 1 4 .268
  1-Hairston, J, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260
Swisher, RF 3 1 0 0 2 1 4 .241
Cano, 2B 5 1 1 3 0 1 5 .313
Cabrera, Me, CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .268
Molina, J, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .239
Totals 39 5 10 5 4 5 20  

1-Ran for Matsui in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (35, Buehrle).
HR: Jeter (17, 1st inning off Buehrle, 0 on, 0 out), Damon (23, 3rd inning off Buehrle, 0 on, 0 out), Cano (21, 10th inning off Williams, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Cano 4; Teixeira 2; Matsui; Jeter 4; Damon 5; Rodriguez, Al; Molina, J; Cabrera, Me 2.
RBI: Jeter (60), Damon (69), Cano 3 (68).
2-out RBI: Cano 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Swisher; Cano 4.
GIDP: Molina, J.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Swisher (Castro, R at home).

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Buehrle 6.0 8 2 2 2 1 2 3.89
Thornton 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.45
Linebrink 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.88
Williams (L, 0-1) 0.2 1 3 3 2 1 1 4.50
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia 7.0 8 2 2 1 10 0 3.56
Hughes, P 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.28
Rivera 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.83
Bruney (W, 4-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.34

Pitches-strikes: Buehrle 99-58, Thornton 42-29, Linebrink 16-13, Williams 18-7, Sabathia 113-78, Hughes, P 14-10, Rivera 10-6, Bruney 19-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Buehrle 11-5, Thornton 1-1, Linebrink 2-0, Williams 0-1, Sabathia 7-1, Hughes, P 0-0, Rivera 1-0, Bruney 1-2.
Batters faced: Buehrle 28, Thornton 6, Linebrink 4, Williams 5, Sabathia 29, Hughes, P 3, Rivera 3, Bruney 3.
Umpires: HP: Rick Reed. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Tim Timmons. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 67 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:15.
Att: 46,318.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
August 28, 2009
August 28, 2009

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