Cleveland 11, Chi White Sox 8
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(80-80)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 1 1 0 1 6 1 1 0 0 11 10 2
Chi White Sox 0 4 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 8 12 1
WP: S. Lewis (4-0) S: J. Lewis (13)
LP: J. Danks (11-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cleveland
- B. Francisco homered to deep left
Top 2nd: Cleveland
- J. Barfield singled to right, F. Gutierrez scored, J. Barfield to second advancing on throw
Bot 2nd: Chi White Sox
- P. Konerko homered to deep left center
- A.J. Pierzynski homered to deep right center, A. Ramirez scored
- B. Anderson grounded out to pitcher, N. Swisher scored, J. Uribe to third
Top 4th: Cleveland
- R. Garko homered to deep left
Top 5th: Cleveland
- S. Choo singled to center, G. Sizemore and A. Cabrera scored, B. Francisco to second
- R. Garko homered to deep center, J. Peralta, S. Choo and B. Francisco scored
Bot 5th: Chi White Sox
- J. Dye homered to deep left, B. Anderson scored
Top 6th: Cleveland
- F. Gutierrez walked, S. Choo scored, R. Garko to third, K. Shoppach to second
Top 7th: Cleveland
- A. Cabrera scored, B. Francisco to second on wild pitch
Bot 7th: Chi White Sox
- P. Konerko doubled to deep left, O. Cabrera scored, J. Dye to third
Bot 8th: Chi White Sox
- D. Wise singled to right, N. Swisher scored, J. Uribe to second
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 6 1 1 0 0 1 5 .270
B. Francisco dh 3 2 2 1 2 0 0 .269
S. Choo lf 5 2 1 2 0 1 2 .307
J. Peralta 3b 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 .272
R. Garko 1b 4 2 3 5 1 1 0 .270
K. Shoppach c 3 0 0 0 1 3 1 .261
F. Gutierrez rf 3 1 0 1 1 1 1 .243
J. Barfield 2b 5 0 1 1 0 4 5 .182
A. Cabrera ss 5 2 2 0 0 1 3 .257
 Totals 38 11 10 10 6 12 19  
 Batting
HR - B Francisco (15, 1st inning off J Danks 0 on, 1 Out), R Garko 2 (14, 4th inning off J Danks 0 on, 0 Out, 5th inning off D Carrasco 3 on, 0 Out).
RBI - B Francisco (54), J Barfield (2), R Garko 5 (89), S Choo 2 (64), F Gutierrez (39).
2-out RBI - J Barfield, F Gutierrez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Peralta 1, J Barfield 2, G Sizemore 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - F Gutierrez (9, 2nd base off J Danks/A Pierzynski).
 
 Fielding
E - A Cabrera 2 (8, ground ball, throw).
DP - 1 (J Peralta-J Barfield-R Garko).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
O. Cabrera ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .283
B. Anderson cf 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .237
    D. Wise ph-cf 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .265
J. Dye rf 5 1 3 2 0 0 3 .288
J. Thome dh 4 0 0 0 1 2 3 .245
P. Konerko 1b 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 .240
A. Ramirez 2b 5 1 0 0 0 0 3 .292
A.J. Pierzynski c 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .281
N. Swisher lf 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 .221
J. Uribe 3b 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .252
 Totals 39 8 12 8 2 4 15  
 Batting
2B - P Konerko (19, R Betancourt); N Swisher (21, R Betancourt).
HR - P Konerko (19, 2nd inning off S Lewis 0 on, 0 Out), A Pierzynski (13, 2nd inning off S Lewis 1 on, 0 Out), J Dye (33, 5th inning off S Lewis 1 on, 0 Out).
S - O Cabrera.
RBI - P Konerko 2 (58), A Pierzynski 2 (59), B Anderson (26), J Dye 2 (91), D Wise (18).
2-out RBI - P Konerko, D Wise.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Dye 2, O Cabrera 1, A Ramirez 2.
GIDP - A Ramirez.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - O Cabrera (15, ground ball).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Lewis (W, 4-0) 5.0 6 6 4 1 1 3 2.62
E. Mujica 1.1 2 1 1 0 2 0 6.75
R. Perez 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.42
R. Betancourt 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 5.17
J. Lewis (S, 13) 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.76
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Danks (L, 11-9) 4.0 7 7 7 1 5 2 3.47
D.J. Carrasco 0.0 1 2 2 1 0 1 4.06
M. MacDougal 1.2 0 1 1 3 2 0 2.12
E. Wassermann 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 7.78
H. Ramirez 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.34
O. Dotel 2.1 0 0 0 0 4 0 3.80
WP - M MacDougal, H Ramirez.
BALK - M MacDougal.
HBP - K Shoppach (by D Carrasco); F Gutierrez (by M MacDougal).
Pitches-strikes - S Lewis 91-62; E Mujica 27-18; R Perez 4-3; R Betancourt 21-15; J Lewis 14-8; J Danks 80-53; D Carrasco 10-3; M MacDougal 41-16; E Wassermann 8-3; H Ramirez 20-11; O Dotel 23-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Lewis 6-8; E Mujica 0-2; R Perez 0-0; R Betancourt 2-1; J Lewis 2-2; J Danks 3-4; D Carrasco 0-0; M MacDougal 1-2; E Wassermann 0-0; H Ramirez 0-2; O Dotel 2-1.
Batters faced - S Lewis 24; E Mujica 6; R Perez 1; R Betancourt 6; J Lewis 5; J Danks 21; D Carrasco 3; M MacDougal 9; E Wassermann 2; H Ramirez 4; O Dotel 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Mcclelland. 1B--Larry Vanover. 2B--Mike Everitt. 3B--Mike Dimuro.
Time: 3:36.
Attendance: 36,494.
Weather: 69 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, out to right.

Updated on Friday, Sep 26, 2008 11:53 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
R. Garko Ryan Garko
3-4, 2 HR
5 RBI
 Chi White Sox
J. Dye Jermaine Dye
3-5, 1 HR
2 RBI