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White Sox 11, Tigers 7
John Danks allowed just four hits over six innings during Sunday's victory. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Following a victory in Game 1 of Sunday's twin bill, John Danks tossed six scoreless innings before handing it over to the 'pen. The relievers blew a seven-run lead before Dewayne Wise came to the rescue with a grand slam in the eighth.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 09/12: PPD
  • Sat. 09/13, Gm 1: PPD
  • Sat. 09/13, Gm 2: PPD
  • Sun. 09/14, Gm 1: CWS 4, DET 2
  • Sun. 09/14, Gm 2: CWS 11, DET 7
DET
Detroit (70-78)
Lost 4
Chi White Sox 11, Detroit 7   CWS
Chi White Sox (83-65)
Won 2
September 14, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0   7 10 0
Chi White Sox
1 0 0 1 5 0 0 4 X   11 12 0
Standings thru 9/14/08  |  Recap: DET | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  White Sox stats
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 .298
Polanco, 2B 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 .307
Ordonez, RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .323
Cabrera, M, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .289
Sheffield, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .222
Thames, M, LF 4 1 2 4 0 1 2 .240
Renteria, SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .269
  a-Santiago, R, PH-SS 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .296
Hessman, 3B 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .273
Ryan, C 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .250
Totals 36 7 10 7 2 8 12  

a-Grounded into a forceout for Renteria in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Hessman (3, 7th inning off Linebrink, 1 on, 2 out), Granderson (19, 8th inning off Logan, 0 on, 0 out), Thames, M (25, 8th inning off Dotel, 3 on, 1 out).
TB: Cabrera, M; Polanco; Sheffield; Hessman 4; Thames, M 5; Renteria; Ordonez 2; Granderson 4.
RBI: Hessman 2 (5), Granderson (58), Thames, M 4 (55).
2-out RBI: Hessman 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ordonez; Renteria.
GIDP: Thames, M.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 4.

 
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cabrera, O, SS 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 .278
Anderson, LF-CF 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 .234
  a-Wise, PH-LF 1 1 1 4 0 0 0 .301
Dye, RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 .295
Thome, DH 3 2 2 2 1 1 0 .249
Ramirez, Al, 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .300
Griffey Jr., CF 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .245
  Owens, LF-CF 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .300
Uribe, 3B 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .249
Swisher, 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .221
Hall, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .258
Totals 35 11 12 11 3 4 11  

a-Homered for Anderson in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Griffey Jr. (27, Rogers).
HR: Thome (32, 4th inning off Rogers, 0 on, 0 out), Anderson (8, 5th inning off Rogers, 1 on, 1 out), Wise (3, 8th inning off Farnsworth, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Ramirez, Al; Owens; Anderson 4; Thome 5; Uribe; Dye; Griffey Jr. 2; Wise 4; Cabrera, O 3.
RBI: Thome 2 (86), Anderson 2 (24), Griffey Jr. 2 (66), Uribe (36), Wise 4 (13).
2-out RBI: Griffey Jr. 2; Uribe; Wise 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Griffey Jr..
SAC: Uribe.
Team RISP: 5-for-8.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: (Cabrera, O-Swisher).

 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Rogers 4.2 8 7 7 2 2 2 5.70
Lambert 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.27
Dolsi 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.98
Seay (L, 1-2) 0.2 1 2 2 1 0 0 4.09
Farnsworth 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 1 3.92
 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Danks, J 6.0 4 0 0 1 6 0 3.32
Linebrink 1.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 2.57
Logan 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 5.57
Carrasco 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 3.75
Dotel (BS, 4) 0.1 1 2 2 1 1 1 4.06
Thornton (W, 5-3) 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.64

Logan pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Carrasco pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

Game Scores: Rogers 20, Danks, J 69.
IBB: Swisher (by Seay).
Pitches-strikes: Rogers 94-56, Lambert 16-9, Dolsi 11-6, Seay 10-4, Farnsworth 8-7, Danks, J 95-62, Linebrink 23-16, Logan 6-4, Carrasco 12-8, Dotel 11-6, Thornton 21-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Rogers 1-4, Lambert 2-0, Dolsi 2-0, Seay 1-1, Farnsworth 0-0, Danks, J 6-1, Linebrink 1-0, Logan 0-0, Carrasco 0-0, Dotel 0-0, Thornton 1-1.
Batters faced: Rogers 24, Lambert 5, Dolsi 3, Seay 4, Farnsworth 3, Danks, J 22, Linebrink 5, Logan 1, Carrasco 2, Dotel 3, Thornton 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Lambert 1-1, Farnsworth 2-2, Dotel 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Chris Tiller. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 62 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:16.
Att: 28,238.
Venue: U.S. Cellular Field.
September 14, 2008
September 14, 2008

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