Final

Series: Game 1 of 3

Kansas City leads 1-0 (as of 8/4)

Game 1: Monday, August 4
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Chi White Sox9
Game 2: Tuesday, August 5
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Chi White Sox5
Game 3: Wednesday, August 6
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Chi White Sox4

Royals 13

(60-50, 29-23 away)

White Sox 9

(58-54, 33-21 home)

    8:05 PM ET, August 4, 2003

    U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago, Illinois 

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    KC 000307003 13 13 1
    CWS 110042100 9 11 1

    W: R. Hernandez (6-4)

    L: S. Schoeneweis (2-2)

    S: A. Levine (1)

    Game Notes

    KANSAS CITY'S MICHAEL TUCKER LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING WITH A BONE BRUISE ON THE LOWER PART OF HIS RIGHT LEG.
    THE HOME RUN BY CHICAGO'S FRANK THOMAS IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING WAS THE 2,000TH HIT OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.
    CHICAGO PITCHER MATT GINTER WAS EJECTED FROM THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE MARK WEGNER FOR HITTING KANSAS CITY'S CARLOS BELTRAN. CHICAGO MANAGER JERRY MANUEL WAS AUTOMACTICALLY EJECTED FROM THE GAME BECAUSE WARNINGS HAD BEEN ISSUED TO BOTH TEAMS.