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Box > Chi Cubs 4, Chi White Sox 3
Prior completes series with style
Brandon McCarthy allowed two runs on four hits and fanned six in 5 1/3 innings in his Major League debut. Jermaine Dye hit his third homer of the series, while Tadahito Iguchi and Paul Konerko added solo shots.
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Mark Prior celebrates after his first complete game since Aug. 15, 2003. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Mark Prior went the distance, allowing two runs on six hits while striking out seven as the Cubs sidestepped a sweep against the intracity rival White Sox. Henry Blanco clubbed a solo home run and Jason Dubois' three-run blast in the sixth inning put the Cubs ahead to stay.
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 Konerko's ninth-inning homer
 Dye's third homer of series
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 Dubois' three-run homer
CWS
Chi White Sox (31-13)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 4, Chi White Sox 3   CHC
Chi Cubs (19-22)
Won 1
May 22, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1   3 6 0
Chi Cubs
0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 X   4 8 0
Standings through 5/22/05  |  Gameday  |  White Sox Stats  |  Cubs Stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF4010020.293
Iguchi, 2B4111001.303
Takatsu, P0000000.000
Rowand, CF4010010.269
Konerko, 1B3121100.227
Pierzynski, C3000002.277
Dye, RF4111012.231
Uribe, SS3000002.246
Crede, 3B3000012.243
McCarthy, P2000020.000
Vizcaino, P0000000.000
a-Harris, PH-2B1000000.279
Totals31363179 

a-Flied out for Vizcaino in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Rowand (10, Prior).
HR: Iguchi (4, 4th inning off Prior, 0 on, 1 out), Dye (9, 5th inning off Prior, 0 on, 0 out), Konerko (11, 9th inning off Prior, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Podsednik; Iguchi 4; Rowand 2; Konerko 5; Dye 4.
RBI: Iguchi (21), Dye (19), Konerko (33).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crede.
GIDP: Iguchi.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (Iguchi-Uribe-Konerko).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hairston, 2B4020010.275
Perez, SS4000002.279
Lee, 1B2110100.353
Burnitz, RF4010012.286
Ramirez, 3B3000103.238
Patterson, CF4120010.259
Dubois, LF4113022.254
Hollandsworth, LF0000000.202
Blanco, C3111000.154
Prior, P3000020.235
Totals31484279 

BATTING
2B: Burnitz (10, McCarthy), Hairston (10, McCarthy).
HR: Blanco (2, 2nd inning off McCarthy, 0 on, 2 out), Dubois (5, 6th inning off Vizcaino, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Hairston 3; Lee; Burnitz 2; Patterson 2; Dubois 4; Blanco 4.
RBI: Blanco (2), Dubois 3 (16).
2-out RBI: Blanco; Dubois 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez 2; Perez; Dubois.
GIDP: Perez.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Lee-Perez, Hairston-Perez-Lee).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McCarthy 5.14221613.38
Vizcaino (BS, 3)(L, 2-2)1.23220016.55
Takatsu 1.01001105.11
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Prior (W, 4-1)9.06331732.95

HBP: Lee (by McCarthy), Pierzynski (by Prior).
Pitches-strikes: McCarthy 78-49, Vizcaino 20-12, Takatsu 18-11, Prior 126-84.
Ground outs-fly outs: McCarthy 1-9, Vizcaino 3-2, Takatsu 2-0, Prior 4-16.
Batters faced: McCarthy 22, Vizcaino 7, Takatsu 5, Prior 33.
Inherited runners-scored: Vizcaino 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Larry Young. 1B: Eric Cooper. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:16.
Att: 39,334.

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