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Sox put on hit parade
White Sox 20, Cardinals 6
A.J. Pierzynski hits a three-run homer during the third inning. (Brian Kersey/AP)
 Crede's two homers
 Pierzynski's three-run shot
 Uribe's homer
Chicago was unstoppable at the plate, pounding out 24 hits and 20 runs. The big inning was the third, during which the White Sox sent 16 men to the plate and scored 11 runs. Javier Vazquez was the beneficiary of the offense, picking up his eighth win.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: June 20, 2006
STL
St. Louis (42-27)
Lost 1
Chi White Sox 20, St. Louis 6   CWS
Chi White Sox (45-25)
Won 5
June 20, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4   6 16 1
Chi White Sox
0 0 11 2 0 6 1 0 X   20 24 0
Standings thru 6/20/06  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals Stats  |  White Sox Stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS3000101.319
Molina, 1B1000000.215
Taguchi, LF-CF5220003.287
Rolen, 3B2010001.343
a-Duncan, PH-1B-LF2112002.306
Edmonds, CF3120001.262
Luna, LF-SS2110002.307
Encarnacion, RF2021100.285
Perez, T, RF2110010.231
Spiezio, 1B-3B5022014.296
Rodriguez, DH5010033.316
Bennett, C5011004.203
Miles, 2B5020004.274
Totals4261662525 

a-Grounded into a double play for Rolen in the 5th.

BATTING
2B: Edmonds (9, Vazquez), Miles (9, Riske), Bennett (5, Cotts).
HR: Duncan (3, 9th inning off Montero, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Taguchi 2; Rolen; Duncan 4; Edmonds 3; Luna; Encarnacion 2; Perez, T; Spiezio 2; Rodriguez; Bennett 2; Miles 3.
RBI: Encarnacion (39), Spiezio 2 (22), Duncan 2 (9), Bennett (9).
2-out RBI: Encarnacion.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Spiezio 2; Bennett; Luna; Miles 3.
GIDP: Duncan.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
E: Molina (2, fielding).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ozuna, LF5211001.424
Iguchi, 2B6231014.292
Thome, DH4110113.276
a-Widger, PH-DH1000010.250
Konerko, 1B4123011.320
Gload, 1B2022000.265
Dye, RF6241002.312
Pierzynski, C6333004.327
Uribe, SS6333002.222
Crede, 3B5443000.307
Anderson, CF4212010.178
Totals492024191517 

a-Struck out for Thome in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Crede (14, Mulder), Anderson (5, Mulder), Pierzynski (15, Ponson).
HR: Pierzynski (4, 3rd inning off Mulder, 2 on, 1 out), Crede 2 (12, 3rd inning off Mulder, 1 on, 1 out; 7th inning off Johnson, 0 on, 1 out), Uribe (7, 4th inning off Thompson, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Ozuna; Iguchi 3; Thome; Konerko 2; Gload 2; Dye 4; Pierzynski 7; Uribe 6; Crede 11; Anderson 2.
RBI: Anderson 2 (18), Iguchi (27), Konerko 3 (55), Dye (54), Pierzynski 3 (21), Crede 3 (48), Uribe 3 (27), Ozuna (13), Gload 2 (6).
2-out RBI: Konerko 2; Gload 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Konerko; Dye; Pierzynski; Uribe.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Konerko-Uribe-Vazquez).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mulder (L, 6-5)2.110990026.09
Thompson 1.25441114.36
Ponson 1.04660205.30
Johnson 1.13110114.38
Hancock 0.20000003.35
Flores 1.02000103.22
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vazquez (W, 8-4)6.07222304.43
Riske 0.21000003.18
Cotts 1.12000203.18
Montero 1.06440017.20

Ponson pitched to 6 batters in the 6th.

WP: Johnson.
HBP: Anderson (by Ponson), Ozuna (by Ponson), Duncan (by Riske).
Pitches-strikes: Mulder 49-33, Thompson 37-26, Ponson 28-19, Johnson 28-17, Hancock 15-8, Flores 20-13, Vazquez 97-60, Riske 10-6, Cotts 22-13, Montero 28-20.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mulder 2-5, Thompson 2-2, Ponson 0-1, Johnson 0-3, Hancock 2-0, Flores 0-2, Vazquez 9-6, Riske 0-2, Cotts 1-1, Montero 1-2.
Batters faced: Mulder 17, Thompson 11, Ponson 9, Johnson 7, Hancock 3, Flores 5, Vazquez 26, Riske 4, Cotts 6, Montero 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Johnson 3-3, Cotts 2-0.
EjectionsChicago White Sox Manager Ozzie Guillen ejected by HP umpire Mike Everitt. (7th); Chicago White Sox pitcher David Riske ejected by HP umpire Mike Everitt. (7th).
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Larry Young. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 71 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, L to R.
T: 3:23.
Att: 39,463.

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