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Fall ball on the South Side
White Sox 4, Tigers 2
Freddy Garcia struck out five over seven-plus innings for win No. 14. (Paul Sancya/AP)
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The White Sox put aside their second-half struggles to secure their first AL Central Division title since 2000.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: September 29, 2005
CWS
Chi White Sox (96-63)
Won 2
Chi White Sox 4, Detroit 2   DET
Detroit (71-88)
Lost 2
September 29, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   4 10 1
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0   2 10 0
Standings through 9/29/05  |  Gameday  |  White Sox Stats  |  Tigers Stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF4011000.292
Ozuna, 3B4020001.276
Crede, 3B1000002.253
Dye, RF4110001.271
Konerko, 1B2221200.281
Everett, DH4032000.253
Rowand, CF4000005.270
Pierzynski, C3110000.256
Uribe, SS2000000.254
Harris, 2B2000200.252
Totals304104409 

BATTING
2B: Dye (29, Grilli), Pierzynski (21, Grilli).
3B: Everett (2, Grilli).
HR: Konerko (40, 6th inning off Grilli, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Podsednik; Ozuna 2; Dye 2; Konerko 5; Everett 5; Pierzynski 2.
RBI: Everett 2 (87), Podsednik (25), Konerko (99).
2-out RBI: Everett 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rowand 2; Crede.
S: Uribe 2.
SF: Podsednik.
GIDP: Rowand; Dye.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ozuna (7, 2nd base by Grilli/Wilson).

FIELDING
E: Crede (10, fielding).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF5000023.273
Polanco, 2B5120002.335
Shelton, DH4010001.298
Ordonez, RF4011002.299
Pena, 1B4010021.238
Monroe, LF4110022.279
Inge, 3B4040000.261
Wilson, C4000006.207
Infante, SS3000011.221
a-Young, PH1000012.271
Totals3821010820 

a-Struck out for Infante in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ordonez (17, Politte).
TB: Polanco 2; Shelton; Ordonez 2; Pena; Monroe; Inge 4.
RBI: Ordonez (45).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson; Ordonez; Granderson; Monroe; Polanco.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Monroe (Pierzynski at home).
DP: 2 (Polanco-Infante-Pena, Inge-Polanco-Pena).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garcia (W, 14-8)7.08220503.87
Politte (H, 22)0.11000002.06
Cotts (H, 13)0.10000101.97
Jenks (S, 4)1.11000202.65
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Grilli (L, 1-1)7.08442013.38
Spurling 1.01001003.20
Rodney 1.01001002.72

Garcia pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Grilli pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Garcia, Jenks.
HBP: Pierzynski (by Rodney).
Pitches-strikes: Garcia 90-63, Politte 8-5, Cotts 6-4, Jenks 17-14, Grilli 83-54, Spurling 13-8, Rodney 13-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garcia 8-8, Politte 0-1, Cotts 0-0, Jenks 1-1, Grilli 10-10, Spurling 2-1, Rodney 2-0.
Batters faced: Garcia 29, Politte 2, Cotts 1, Jenks 6, Grilli 29, Spurling 4, Rodney 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Politte 1-1, Cotts 1-0, Jenks 1-0, Spurling 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Eric Cooper. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Larry Young.
Weather: 61 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 16 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:22.
Att: 13,494.

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