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Davies excellent
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Royals 2, White Sox 1
Kyle Davies struck out eight opposing batters and walked two. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)
Kyle Davies pitched seven scoreless innings in hist first start of the season and allowed only three hits, but his Royals didn't break through until Coco Crisp hit a dramatic two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a win of its first series of the season.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (2-1)
Won 2
Kansas City 2, Chi White Sox 1   CWS
Chi White Sox (1-2)
Lost 2
April 9, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   2 9 1
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 4 1
Standings thru 4/9/09  |  Recap: KC | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Royals stats  |  White Sox stats
Kansas City AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Crisp, CF 3 1 2 2 2 0 0 .364
DeJesus, LF 5 0 2 0 0 0 4 .214
Teahen, 2B-RF 5 0 0 0 0 2 8 .250
Guillen, J, DH 4 0 1 0 1 2 1 .167
Butler, B, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
  b-Jacobs, PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Gordon, A, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .200
Aviles, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .200
Buck, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
Bloomquist, RF 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 .500
  a-Callaspo, PH-2B 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 1.000
Totals 36 2 9 2 3 10 23  

a-Singled for Bloomquist in the 7th. b-Struck out for Butler, B in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Crisp (2, MacDougal), Callaspo (1, Jenks), DeJesus (1, Jenks).
HR: Crisp (1, 9th inning off Jenks, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: DeJesus 3; Crisp 6; Callaspo 3; Guillen, J; Bloomquist; Buck.
RBI: Crisp 2 (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aviles 2; Teahen 3; Guillen, J.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gordon, A (1, 2nd base off Danks, Jh/Pierzynski), Guillen, J (1, 2nd base off Danks, Jh/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
E: Gordon, A (1, fielding).

 
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Getz, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167
Pierzynski, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200
Quentin, LF 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 .125
Thome, DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .273
Dye, RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .417
Konerko, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .222
  1-Lillibridge, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ramirez, Al, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000
Wise, CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  a-Anderson, PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  b-Betemit, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
Fields, 3B 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 .429
Totals 31 1 4 1 4 10 14  

a-Struck out for Wise in the 8th. b-Struck out for Anderson in the 9th.
1-Ran for Konerko in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Quentin (1, Soria).
TB: Fields; Konerko; Quentin 2; Dye.
RBI: Dye (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Quentin; Betemit.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Fields (1, throw).
DP: (Ramirez, Al-Getz).

 
Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Davies 7.0 3 0 0 2 8 0 0.00
Mahay (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Soria (S, 2) 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 4.50
 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Danks, Jh 6.0 3 0 0 3 5 0 0.00
MacDougal 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Thornton 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Dotel 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
Jenks (L, 0-1) 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 1 9.00

HBP: Gordon, A (by Danks, Jh).
Pitches-strikes: Davies 103-67, Mahay 15-9, Soria 25-13, Danks, Jh 95-55, MacDougal 10-7, Thornton 8-6, Dotel 19-11, Jenks 16-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Davies 6-2, Mahay 1-1, Soria 3-0, Danks, Jh 8-2, MacDougal 0-0, Thornton 1-0, Dotel 0-0, Jenks 2-0.
Batters faced: Davies 25, Mahay 4, Soria 6, Danks, Jh 25, MacDougal 3, Thornton 2, Dotel 4, Jenks 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Thornton 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Dreckman. 1B: Paul Emmel. 2B: Gary Darling. 3B: Bill Hohn.
Weather: 53 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:51.
Att: 18,091.
Venue: U.S. Cellular Field.
April 9, 2009
April 9, 2009

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