Chi White Sox 4, Cleveland 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 9 2
Chi White Sox 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 4 8 0
WP: B. Jenks (1-0)
LP: R. Hernandez (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore homered to deep right
Bot 1st: Chi White Sox
- P. Konerko grounded out to shortstop, S. Podsednik scored
Top 3rd: Cleveland
- J. Michaels homered to deep left
Bot 4th: Chi White Sox
- T. Iguchi hit sacrifice fly to deep right center, J. Thome scored, J. Dye to third
Bot 7th: Chi White Sox
- S. Podsednik singled to right, T. Iguchi scored
Top 8th: Cleveland
- J. Michaels doubled to deep right, G. Sizemore scored
Bot 9th: Chi White Sox
- A.J. Pierzynski hit by pitch, R. Mackowiak scored, J. Crede to third, T. Iguchi to second
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .429
J. Michaels lf-rf 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 .600
T. Hafner dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .273
V. Martinez c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .500
C. Blake rf-1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .250
R. Garko 1b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333
    D. Dellucci ph-lf 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .125
J. Peralta ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .364
J. Barfield 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143
A. Marte 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .077
 Totals 34 3 9 3 1 6 14  
 Batting
2B - J Peralta (1, N Masset); J Michaels (1, M Thornton).
HR - G Sizemore (3, 1st inning off M Buehrle 0 on, 0 Out), J Michaels (1, 3rd inning off N Masset 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - G Sizemore (4), J Michaels 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Blake 1, J Barfield 1, A Marte 1.
GIDP - V Martinez.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - C Blake (1, 2nd base by N Masset/A Pierzynski).
 
 Fielding
E - A Marte (1, ground ball); R Hernandez (1, throw).
Outfield assists - C Blake (J Uribe at 2nd base).
DP - 2 (A Marte-J Barfield-R Garko, C Blake-J Peralta).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Podsednik lf 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 .286
D. Erstad cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .300
P. Konerko 1b 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 .200
J. Thome dh 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .167
J. Dye rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .182
    R. Mackowiak pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Crede 3b 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 .300
T. Iguchi 2b 2 1 1 1 1 0 2 .222
A.J. Pierzynski c 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .200
J. Uribe ss 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .222
 Totals 26 4 5 4 6 3 10  
 Batting
2B - T Iguchi (1, R Betancourt).
SF - T Iguchi.
RBI - P Konerko (2), T Iguchi (3), S Podsednik (1), A Pierzynski (1).
2-out RBI - S Podsednik.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pierzynski 1.
GIDP - T Iguchi.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - S Podsednik (1, 2nd base off J Sowers/V Martinez).
CS - S Podsednik (2, 2nd base by R Betancourt/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Crede-T Iguchi-P Konerko).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Sowers 6.0 1 2 2 5 1 0 3.00
R. Betancourt 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.38
A. Fultz 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
R. Hernandez (L, 0-1) 0.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.50
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Buehrle 1.1 3 1 1 0 1 1 6.75
N. Masset 4.2 4 1 1 0 2 1 4.70
M. MacDougal 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
M. Thornton (BS, 2) 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 18.00
B. Jenks (W, 1-0) 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
IBB - T Iguchi (by R Hernandez).
HBP - J Peralta (by N Masset); J Dye (by J Sowers); A Pierzynski (by R Hernandez).
Pitches-strikes - J Sowers 92-51; R Betancourt 14-9; A Fultz 14-8; R Hernandez 13-6; M Buehrle 26-15; N Masset 66-37; M MacDougal 12-9; M Thornton 18-12; B Jenks 24-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Sowers 7-9; R Betancourt 1-1; A Fultz 0-1; R Hernandez 0-0; M Buehrle 3-0; N Masset 5-6; M MacDougal 2-0; M Thornton 1-1; B Jenks 1-1.
Batters faced - J Sowers 24; R Betancourt 4; A Fultz 3; R Hernandez 4; M Buehrle 6; N Masset 18; M MacDougal 3; M Thornton 4; B Jenks 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Tony Randazzo. 2B--Charlie Reliford. 3B--Larry Vanover.
Time: 2:54.
Attendance: 24,141.
Weather: 35 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 23 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY CLEVELAND'S GRADY SIZEMORE LED OFF THE GAME.
CHICAGO PITCHER MARK BUEHRLE HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE SECOND INNING AFTER BEING BEING HIT BY A LINE DRIVE IN THE LEFT ARM.
CHICAGO PITCHER MARK BUEHRLE HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE SECOND INNING WITH A LEFT ARM INJURY AFTER BEING HIT BY A LINE DRIVE.

Updated on Thursday, Apr 5, 2007 5:15 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
J. Michaels J. Michaels
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Chi White Sox
S. Podsednik S. Podsednik
2-3
1 RBI