Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox
August 4, 2003 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on August 4, 2003 at Comiskey Park II. The Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Kansas City Royals 13, Chicago White Sox 9

Kansas City Royals ab r h rbi
Guiel rf 4 1 1 3
Randa 3b 5 0 1 1
Beltran cf 4 1 0 0
Ibanez 1b,lf 5 2 2 1
Relaford 2b 4 3 2 1
Berroa ss 3 2 2 3
Tucker lf 2 0 0 0
Harvey ph,1b 1 1 0 0
Mayne c 4 1 1 1
Brown dh 5 2 4 2
Hernandez p 0 0 0 0
Field p 0 0 0 0
Grimsley p 0 0 0 0
Levine p 0 0 0 0
Totals 37 13 13 12
Chicago White Sox ab r h rbi
Alomar 2b 4 2 2 0
Lee lf 4 0 0 0
Thomas dh 3 1 1 2
Ordonez rf 5 1 1 0
Everett cf 5 1 2 1
Konerko 1b 5 0 1 0
Valentin ss 3 2 2 2
Crede 3b 4 1 1 3
Olivo c 4 1 1 0
Garland p 0 0 0 0
Schoeneweis p 0 0 0 0
Ginter p 0 0 0 0
Wunsch p 0 0 0 0
Gordon p 0 0 0 0
Totals 37 9 11 8
Kansas City 0 0 0 3 0 7 0 0 3 13 13 1
Chicago 1 1 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 9 11 1
Kansas City Royals IP H R ER BB SO
Hernandez W (6-4) 5.0 8 6 6 4 1
Field 1.0 2 2 2 0 0
Grimsley 1.0 1 1 1 0 1
Levine SV (1) 2.0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 11 9 9 4 2
Chicago White Sox IP H R ER BB SO
Garland 5.0 6 4 4 2 1
Schoeneweis L (2-2) 0.0 3 4 4 1 0
Ginter 0.1 0 1 1 0 0
Wunsch 1.2 1 1 1 1 3
Gordon 2.0 3 3 3 1 3
Totals 9.0 13 13 13 5 7

E –Harvey (7), Crede (12). DP –Kansas City 1. 2B –Kansas City Guiel (15,off Schoeneweis); Berroa (23,off Wunsch); Relaford (20,off Gordon), Chicago Ordonez (33,off Hernandez). HR –Chicago Crede (12,5th inning off Hernandez 2 on, 2 out); Thomas (26,6th inning off Field 0 on, 1 out); Valentin (18,7th inning off Grimsley 0 on, 1 out). SH –Randa (8,off Ginter); Berroa (8,off Gordon); Harvey (1,off Gordon). SF –Berroa (6,off Garland). HBP –Guiel (9,by Garland); Beltran (2,by Ginter); Thomas (10,by Hernandez). SB –Guiel (2,2nd base off Garland/Olivo). WP –Garland (5), Gordon (4). HBP –Hernandez (6,Thomas); Garland (3,Guiel); Ginter (2,Beltran). U-HP –Mark Wegner, 1B –Gary Cederstrom, 2B –Chuck Meriwether, 3B –Tim Welke. T –3:26. A –43,922.

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