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Early lead evaporates
Royals 11, White Sox 7
Jon Garland took the loss in his first start of the season. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
The White Sox built up leads of 6-0 and 7-5 on Friday night, but the leads weren't big enough for starter Jon Garland or the bullpen in the South Siders' third straight loss.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 07, 2006
CWS
Chi White Sox (1-3)
Lost 3
Kansas City 11, Chi White Sox 7   KC
Kansas City (1-2)
Won 1
April 7, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0   7 14 1
Kansas City
0 0 0 5 2 2 1 1 X   11 13 0
Standings thru 4/7/06  |  Gameday  |  White Sox Stats  |  Royals Stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ozuna, LF4120010.333
  a-Gload, PH-LF1000002.000
Iguchi, 2B4110112.455
Thome, DH3110201.333
Konerko, 1B5332002.222
Crede, 3B5121002.273
Uribe, SS5031002.286
Widger, C3002013.000
  b-Pierzynski, PH1000002.333
Mackowiak, RF3011102.273
Anderson, CF4010013.250
Totals3871474421 

a-Grounded into a double play for Ozuna in the 8th. b-Popped out for Widger in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Konerko (1, Affeldt), Uribe (1, Affeldt), Crede (2, Wood).
TB: Ozuna 2; Iguchi; Thome; Konerko 4; Crede 3; Uribe 4; Mackowiak; Anderson.
RBI: Konerko 2 (3), Crede (1), Uribe (2), Mackowiak (3), Widger 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mackowiak; Anderson; Iguchi; Pierzynski.
SF: Widger.
GIDP: Iguchi; Gload.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ozuna (1, 2nd base off Affeldt/Buck).

FIELDING
E: Thornton (1, throw).
DP: (Garland-Iguchi-Uribe-Konerko).

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF4011011.250
  Costa, CF1000002.333
Grudzielanek, 2B4320111.167
Sweeney, DH3210201.100
Sanders, RF4121114.300
Mientkiewicz, 1B4002004.200
Brown, LF4221102.273
Teahen, 3B5011045.091
Berroa, SS4222011.444
Buck, C3122100.333
Totals361113106821 

BATTING
2B: Brown (1, Garland), Berroa (2, Garland), Buck 2 (3, Garland, Garland), Sweeney (1, Garland), DeJesus (2, Thornton).
3B: Grudzielanek (1, Thornton).
TB: DeJesus 2; Grudzielanek 4; Sweeney 2; Sanders 2; Brown 3; Teahen; Berroa 3; Buck 4.
RBI: Sanders (2), Brown (3), Berroa 2 (2), Buck 2 (2), Mientkiewicz 2 (2), DeJesus (1), Teahen (1).
2-out RBI: Berroa 2; Buck.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teahen 2; DeJesus; Sanders; Costa.
SF: Mientkiewicz.
GIDP: Mientkiewicz.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Teahen (1, 2nd base off Thornton/Widger), Brown (1, 2nd base off Thornton/Widger).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Teahen-Grudzielanek-Mientkiewicz, Berroa-Mientkiewicz).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garland (L, 0-1)5.1109926015.19
Thornton 2.23224204.50
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Affeldt 4.076622013.50
Wood (W, 1-0)2.041111018.00
Dessens (H, 1)2.02000100.00
Burgos 1.01001000.00

WP: Garland 2.
IBB: Sweeney (by Thornton), Buck (by Thornton), Sanders (by Thornton), Mackowiak (by Wood).
Pitches-strikes: Garland 101-63, Thornton 56-26, Affeldt 79-48, Wood 52-26, Dessens 25-15, Burgos 22-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garland 4-6, Thornton 1-5, Affeldt 5-5, Wood 3-2, Dessens 4-1, Burgos 1-2.
Batters faced: Garland 27, Thornton 16, Affeldt 21, Wood 10, Dessens 7, Burgos 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Thornton 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Bruce Froemming. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Brian Runge.
Weather: 54 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, L to R.
T: 2:51.
Att: 23,289.

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