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Fisk claims record for games caught

White Sox 3, Rangers 2: Carlton Fisk set the major-league record for games caught, and host Chicago beat Texas on Tuesday night on Lance Johnson's single with two outs in the ninth inning. Fisk caught his 2,226th game, surpassing the mark he shared with Bob Boone. Fisk played eight innings and went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice. Chicago held onto a share of first place in the AL West with Kansas City. Frank Thomas drew a one-out walk in the ninth and took second on George Bell's single. Both runners advanced on Robin Ventura's groundout and, after pinch-hitter Tim Raines walked to load the bases, Johnson singled home the winning run. The White Sox took the lead in the first on singles by Joey Cora, Thomas and Ventura.

What a catch

Chicago's Carlton Fisk broke the record for most games caught Tuesday night. The record:

1. Carlton Fisk 2,226

2. Bob Boone 2,225

3. Gary Carter 2,056

4. Jim Sundberg 1,927

5. Al Lopez 1,918

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