Tigers 8, White Sox 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi White Sox 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 13 0
Detroit 2 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 X 8 12 0
WP: N. Robertson (1-0)
LP: M. Buehrle (11-13)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi White Sox
-M. Ordonez doubled to right center, F. Thomas scored
Bot 1st: Detroit
-B. Higginson doubled to right, D. Klassen scored
-D. Young singled to right, B. Higginson scored
Bot 2nd: Detroit
-B. Higginson homered to right, D. Klassen and B. Petrick scored
Top 3rd: Chi White Sox
-F. Thomas homered to left center, R. Alomar scored
Bot 5th: Detroit
-W. Morris hit by pitch, D. Young scored, B. Inge to third, S. Halter to second
-B. Petrick singled to right, B. Inge and S. Halter scored, W. Morris to second, B. Petrick out at second advancing on throw
Top 8th: Chi White Sox
-J. Crede homered to left
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Graffanino ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .257
R. Alomar 2b 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .256
F. Thomas dh 2 2 1 2 3 1 0 .268
M. Ordonez rf 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .322
   A. Rowand cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .264
   B. Daubach ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .234
C. Lee lf 5 0 3 0 0 0 1 .282
C. Everett cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .289
P. Konerko 1b 4 0 2 0 1 2 2 .243
J. Crede 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .257
S. Alomar Jr. c 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .267
 Totals 39 4 13 4 4 7 18  
 Batting
2B - M Ordonez (41, N Robertson).
HR - F Thomas (37, 3rd inning off N Robertson 1 on, 0 Out), J Crede (17, 8th inning off F Rodney 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Ordonez (81), F Thomas 2 (86), J Crede (61).
2-out RBI - M Ordonez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rowand 3, T Graffanino 1, P Konerko 1, C Lee 1, J Crede 1.
GIDP - C Everett.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - C Everett 2 (B Higginson at 2nd base, B Petrick at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (R Alomar-T Graffanino-P Konerko).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Petrick cf 4 1 3 2 1 0 0 .239
D. Klassen 3b 5 2 1 0 0 2 2 .229
B. Higginson rf 5 2 3 4 0 0 1 .239
D. Young dh 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .298
C. Monroe lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .231
C. Pena 1b 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .260
B. Inge c 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .210
S. Halter ss 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .217
   R. Santiago ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
W. Morris 2b 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 .286
 Totals 33 8 12 8 5 6 13  
 Batting
2B - B Higginson (12, M Buehrle); S Halter (5, M Buehrle).
HR - B Higginson (13, 2nd inning off M Buehrle 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - B Higginson 4 (47), D Young (71), W Morris (27), B Petrick 2 (10).
2-out RBI - B Higginson 3, W Morris, B Petrick 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Morris 3, B Inge 1.
GIDP - B Higginson.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - S Halter (2, 2nd base off S Schoeneweis/S Alomar Jr).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Klassen-W Morris-C Pena).
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Buehrle (L, 11-13) 5.0 10 8 8 4 3 1 4.27
S. Schoeneweis 3.0 2 0 0 1 3 0 7.82
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Robertson (W, 1-0) 5.0 9 3 3 3 1 1 3.72
F. Rodney 3.0 2 1 1 1 3 1 8.04
D. Patterson 1.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 2.25
WP - N Robertson, S Schoeneweis.
HBP - W Morris (by M Buehrle).
Pitches-strikes - M Buehrle 93-53; S Schoeneweis 43-29; N Robertson 109-65; F Rodney 43-29; D Patterson 26-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Buehrle 4-6; S Schoeneweis 5-1; N Robertson 6-8; F Rodney 2-4; D Patterson 0-0.
Batters faced - M Buehrle 28; S Schoeneweis 11; N Robertson 26; F Rodney 12; D Patterson 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marvin Hudson. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Jerry Layne. 3B--Gary Darling.
Time: 2:44.
Attendance: 15,828.
Weather: 81 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
CHICAGO RIGHT FIELDER MAGGLIO ORDONEZ LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEFT HAND INJURY.
DETROIT'S DMITRI YOUNG SINGLED IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 15 GAMES.
CHICAGO'S MAGGLIO ORDONEZ LEFT THE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING WITH A HYPEREXTENDED LEFT INDEX FINGER.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 30, 2003 12:14 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Chi White Sox
F. Thomas F. Thomas
1-2, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Detroit
B. Higginson B. Higginson
3-5, 1 HR
4 RBI