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Good day: White Sox get Peavy, beat Yankees again

CBSSports.com wire reports
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CHICAGO -- A trade for Jake Peavy dominated their pre-game thoughts and when they fell behind the New York Yankees 3-0 in the first inning Friday night, it appeared the Chicago White Sox were in for a long night.

They were using a spot starter in D.J. Carrasco after Clayton Richard had been shipped to the Padres as part of the Peavy deal. And they were playing one of the best teams in the American League.

"Going into the game with the trade and Clayton planning on starting today, you never know what is going to come of the game," White Sox second baseman Chris Getz said.

But the White Sox made sure they followed the big trade with a big win.

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Carlos Quentin homered and had a go-ahead RBI double and Getz delivered a two-run, bases-loaded single in a 10-5 victory over the Yankees.

So did the trade give the White Sox a boost?

"Maybe, maybe not. I don't know. I think we were sad to see Clayton go, he has such a bright future and he's a good friend of mine," Getz said. "But we're bringing in a very good player and there is no doubt he's going to help us out. ... I don't think anybody was really anticipating much and then all of a sudden at the last minute we make a huge move. I guess when you think things are going to get complacent, something like that happens. "

The White Sox's offense was not complacent.

Chicago broke a 5-5 tie in the fifth on Quentin's RBI double off David Robertson (1-1). The White Sox added four in the seventh off Alfredo Aceves. Getz hit the two-out single on an 0-2 pitch. Jayson Nix stole home on a double steal after Getz broke from first, and Scott Podsednik added a hard-hop RBI single with Getz racing home from second.

  Yankees trade for Hairston Jr.

"We started 3-0 in the first inning against New York and we came back pretty quickly," White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen said. "We were being aggressive the best we could. Everytime when the offense struggles and you get something going with the speed, that helps."

Tony Pena (1-0), acquired from the Diamondbacks earlier this month, got his first victory for the White Sox with two innings of scoreless relief.

"We just didn't execute," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "It's frustrating. we didn't play well. ... The 0-2 hit was the one that hurt us the most because he looked like he was going to get out of it and we were going to be fine. But he didn't get the ball where he wanted to."

Carrasco gave up three quick runs in the first.

Derek Jeter grounded to first but beat Carrasco to the bag for an infield single, Johnny Damon singled and Teixeira followed with an RBI double to right center. After Alex Rodriguez hit an RBI grounder, Teixeira scored when Hideki Matsui hit a single past Getz with the infield playing in.

Yankees starter Sergio Mitre gave up three two-out hits in the first and a run on singles by Jim Thome and Paul Konerko and an RBI double by A.J. Pierzynski.

"Tonight it seemed like everything was dragging," Damon said. "Once Mitre gave up those couple runs, we couldn't get into our dugout fast enough. We were standing out there for lots of time and they definitely picked up some momentum."

Gordon Beckham hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly and Jim Thome followed with a two-run single, putting the White Sox ahead 4-3 in the second. Quentin hit his 10th homer for a 5-3 lead in the bottom of the third.

Eric Hinske, who hadn't played in the previous seven games, hit a two-run homer to tie it in the fourth.

Mitre went three innings, giving up seven hits and five runs. Carrasco lasted four, yielding nine hits and five runs.

Notes

  • Damon made a spectacular catch of Quentin's liner in the seventh. Damon reached up and snagged the liner before his momentum caused him to hit the wall front first. He still managed to hang onto the ball.
  • Rodriguez made a base-running error in the ninth when he was thrown out at second trying to stretch a single into a double with the Yankees trailing by five runs.
  • The Yankees expect to have newly acquired Jerry Hairston Jr. in uniform for Saturday's game.
  • Peavy is scheduled to join the White Sox on Saturday.
 
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Chris Getz knocks a key two-run, bases-loaded single in the seventh with two outs.  (AP)
Chris Getz knocks a key two-run, bases-loaded single in the seventh with two outs. (AP)

Players of the Game
Chicago

A. Pierzynski
AB 5
R 1
H 4
HR 0
RBI 1
New York

A. Rodriguez
AB 5
R 0
H 3
HR 0
RBI 1
 
New York Yankees
Derek Jeter, SS5110003 .321
Johnny Damon, LF4120101 .278
Mark Teixeira, 1B5111013 .281
Alex Rodriguez, 3B5031000 .254
Hideki Matsui, DH3021201 .260
Jorge Posada, C5000006 .277
Robinson Cano, 2B4120003 .307
Melky Cabrera, CF3000103 .287
Eric Hinske, RF3112122 .268
Totals37512553  
Batting
2B - Mark Teixeira (28, Carrasco), Hideki Matsui (18, Carrasco)
HR - Eric Hinske (6, Carrasco)
RBI - Mark Teixeira (75), Alex Rodriguez (58), Hideki Matsui (47), Eric Hinske 2 (19)
SB - Derek Jeter (19, 2nd base off Pena/Pierzynski)
Team LOB - 10
New York Yankees
Sergio Mitre 3755211 7.90
David Robertson (L,1-1) 2211120 3.81
Alfredo Aceves 1.2344200 3.54
Mark Melancon 1.1100020 3.86
Pitches-Strikes - Sergio Mitre 75-45, David Robertson 33-20, Alfredo Aceves 39-24, Mark Melancon 18-13
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Sergio Mitre 5-3, David Robertson 2-2, Alfredo Aceves 1-4, Mark Melancon 1-1
Batters Faced - Sergio Mitre 18, David Robertson 9, Alfredo Aceves 10, Mark Melancon 5
Chicago White Sox
Scott Podsednik, CF5121000 .298
Gordon Beckham, 3B4001011 .302
Jim Thome, DH5122010 .253
Paul Konerko, 1B3210211 .286
A.J. Pierzynski, C5141001 .311
Carlos Quentin, LF4122113 .220
Mark Kotsay, RF4000006 .221
    Dewayne Wise, RF0000000 .193
Jayson Nix, SS2200212 .225
Chris Getz, 2B4222002 .266
Totals361013955  
Batting
2B - A.J. Pierzynski (13, Mitre), Carlos Quentin (8, Robertson)
HR - Carlos Quentin (10, Mitre)
SF - Gordon Beckham (3)
RBI - Scott Podsednik (28), Gordon Beckham (31), Jim Thome 2 (61), A.J. Pierzynski (30), Carlos Quentin 2 (23), Chris Getz 2 (25)
2-OUT RBI - Scott Podsednik (10), A.J. Pierzynski (17), Chris Getz 2 (15)
SB - Scott Podsednik (16, 2nd base off Melancon/Posada), Jayson Nix (6, off Aceves/Posada), Chris Getz (15, 2nd base off Aceves/Posada)
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Carlos Quentin 1
DP - Getz-Nix-Konerko, Nix-Konerko
E - Jayson Nix (3, Misplayed grounder)
Chicago White Sox
D.J. Carrasco 4955121 4.06
Tony Pena (W,6-3) 2100100 4.64
Octavio Dotel (H,12) 2000210 2.90
Scott Linebrink 1200100 2.48
Pitches-Strikes - D.J. Carrasco 67-42, Tony Pena 27-13, Octavio Dotel 28-17, Scott Linebrink 17-9
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D.J. Carrasco 6-3, Tony Pena 4-3, Octavio Dotel 1-3
Batters Faced - D.J. Carrasco 21, Tony Pena 9, Octavio Dotel 7, Scott Linebrink 5
Game Information
Attendance - 38228
Game Time - 3:11
Temperature - 75
Umpires - Home - Tim McClelland, First Base - Andy Fletcher, Second Base - Greg Gibson, Third Base - Ted Barrett