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Box > Cleveland 6, Chi White Sox 4
Tribe nudges past White Sox
The Indians used two walks, a throwing error and a sacrifice fly to finally sneak past the White Sox in the series finale. Travis Hafner and Coco Crisp each homered, and David Riske earned the victory.
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Coco Crisp's two-run homer in the fourth snapped a scoreless duel. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Homers by Tadahito Iguchi -- in the seventh -- and Frank Thomas -- in the 10th -- pulled the White Sox even, but they could not get over the hump. Reliable closer Dustin Hermanson faltered in his second inning.
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CLE
Cleveland (26-29)
Won 1
Cleveland 6, Chi White Sox 4   CWS
Chi White Sox (37-19)
Lost 1
June 5, 2005
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Cleveland
0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2   6 12 0
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0   4 11 2
Standings through 6/5/05  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  White Sox Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF5221114.274
Crisp, LF4212201.286
Martinez, C6010032.208
Hafner, DH5111122.273
Hernandez, 1B3000011.198
a-Broussard, PH-1B2000113.272
Belliard, 2B5021013.285
Blake, RF5000012.188
b-Gerut, PH-RF1000002.302
Peralta, SS5020021.271
Boone, 3B5130002.174
Totals46612551223 

a-Intentionally walked for Hernandez in the 8th. b-Flied out for Blake in the 12th.

BATTING
2B: Boone (5, Politte).
HR: Crisp (6, 4th inning off Buehrle, 1 on, 0 out), Hafner (6, 10th inning off Marte, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Sizemore 2; Crisp 4; Martinez; Hafner 4; Belliard 2; Peralta 2; Boone 4.
RBI: Crisp 2 (18), Sizemore (23), Hafner (22), Belliard (24).
2-out RBI: Sizemore; Hafner.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Belliard; Sizemore; Gerut.
SF: Belliard.
GIDP: Boone; Sizemore.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Boone (3, 2nd base off Buehrle/Widger).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ozuna, 3B5120000.279
b-Crede, PH-3B1000000.225
Iguchi, 2B6132011.301
Thomas, DH6121002.250
Konerko, 1B6010012.228
Everett, LF5120011.251
1-Podsednik, PR-LF1000000.287
Dye, RF4000112.235
Rowand, CF4011112.289
Widger, C3000011.327
a-Pierzynski, PH-C1000002.253
Uribe, SS5000023.240
Totals4741142816 

a-Lined out for Widger in the 10th. b-Lined out for Ozuna in the 11th.
1-Ran for Everett in the 10th.

BATTING
HR: Iguchi (5, 7th inning off Betancourt, 1 on, 2 out), Thomas (1, 10th inning off Wickman, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ozuna 2; Iguchi 6; Thomas 5; Konerko; Everett 2; Rowand.
RBI: Rowand (24), Iguchi 2 (26), Thomas (2).
2-out RBI: Rowand; Iguchi 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Widger; Uribe 2; Pierzynski.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Everett (3, 2nd base off Sabathia/Martinez), Podsednik 2 (30, 2nd base off Wickman/Martinez, 3rd base off Wickman/Martinez).

FIELDING
E: Rowand (1, fielding), Hermanson (1, throw).
PB: Widger (1).
DP: 2 (Uribe-Konerko, Cotts-Widger-Konerko).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia 6.25221403.49
Betancourt (BS, 2)1.12110112.96
Rhodes 0.21000101.12
Howry 0.10000102.25
Wickman (BS, 3)1.02111113.60
Riske (W, 2-2)2.01000001.61
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buehrle 6.19330713.15
Cotts 1.10001102.79
Politte 1.01001101.69
Marte 1.11110112.42
Hermanson (L, 0-1)1.01202101.08
Vizcaino 1.00001105.81

Hermanson pitched to 3 batters in the 12th.

IBB: Broussard (by Politte), Hafner (by Vizcaino).
HBP: Dye (by Sabathia), Widger (by Sabathia).
Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 107-65, Betancourt 25-17, Rhodes 9-8, Howry 5-3, Wickman 24-14, Riske 25-17, Buehrle 119-80, Cotts 18-10, Politte 22-11, Marte 12-9, Hermanson 24-13, Vizcaino 13-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sabathia 9-7, Betancourt 2-1, Rhodes 0-1, Howry 0-0, Wickman 0-2, Riske 5-1, Buehrle 7-5, Cotts 2-1, Politte 1-1, Marte 2-1, Hermanson 0-2, Vizcaino 0-2.
Batters faced: Sabathia 28, Betancourt 6, Rhodes 3, Howry 1, Wickman 6, Riske 7, Buehrle 27, Cotts 4, Politte 5, Marte 5, Hermanson 7, Vizcaino 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Betancourt 1-1, Howry 1-0, Cotts 3-0, Politte 1-0, Marte 1-0, Vizcaino 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: John Hirschbeck. 2B: --NO UMP--. 3B: Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, R to L.
T: 4:11.
Att: 26,146.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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