- 2B:J Crede (16, R Lopez); P Konerko (15, R Lopez)
- RBI:J Dye 3 (59), J Crede 2 (47), J Uribe (51), P Konerko (64), A Rowand (41), T Perez (10)
- 2Out RBI:J Dye 2, J Crede 2, J Uribe
- SF:T Perez
- GIDP:T Perez; J Dye
- Team LOB:9
- SB:T Iguchi (13, 2nd base off R Lopez/J Lopez)
- E:J Crede (6, ground ball)
- 2B:E Byrnes (17, F Garcia); M Tejada 2 (37, F Garcia 2)
- HR:B Roberts (16, 7th inning off F Garcia 0 on, 0 Out); E Byrnes (8, 7th inning off F Garcia 0 on, 0 Out)
- RBI:S Sosa (38), B Roberts (55), E Byrnes (26)
- Team LOB:12
- SB:M Tejada (5, 3rd base off F Garcia/C Widger)
- DP:2 (M Tejada-B Roberts-R Palmeiro, M Mora-B Roberts-R Palmeiro)
|1st||J Dye singled to center, T Iguchi and C Everett scored, A Rowand to third.||2||0|
|1st||J Crede doubled to right, A Rowand and J Dye scored.||4||0|
|1st||J Uribe singled to center, J Crede scored, C Widger to third.||5||0|
|1st||M Tejada safe at second on error by third baseman J Crede, E Byrnes scored.||5||1|
|2nd||P Konerko doubled to left, T Iguchi scored.||6||1|
|2nd||A Rowand singled to left center, P Konerko scored, A Rowand to second.||7||1|
|2nd||J Dye singled to center, A Rowand scored.||8||1|
|5th||T Perez hit sacrifice fly to right, C Widger scored.||9||1|
|6th||S Sosa singled to left, M Tejada scored.||9||2|
|7th||B Roberts homered to right.||9||3|
|7th||E Byrnes homered to left.||9||4|
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