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Box > Chi White Sox 15, Colorado 5
White Sox flex muscles at Coors
Holding on to a 5-4 lead entering the eighth, the White Sox made sure of a series sweep by adding 10 insurance runs over the final two innings. Orlando Hernandez rode the support to his sixth straight win.
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Juan Uribe follows through on a two-run single in the eighth inning. (David Zalubowski/AP)
The Rockies battled to take the lead in the fourth inning, but they were unable to keep up with the White Sox on Wednesday. Jeff Francis took the loss, his first career setback at Coors.
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Chi White Sox (40-19)
Won 3
Chi White Sox 15, Colorado 5   COL
Colorado (19-39)
Lost 3
June 8, 2005
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Chi White Sox
3 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 4   15 22 2
Colorado
1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   5 8 1
Standings through 6/8/05  |  Gameday  |  White Sox Stats  |  Rockies Stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ozuna, 3B5130002.312
Vizcaino, P0000000.000
a-Thomas, PH1111000.286
Takatsu, P0000000.000
Iguchi, 2B3212202.293
Rowand, CF6131002.292
Konerko, 1B4110114.237
Everett, LF4133000.263
1-Podsednik, PR-LF1210000.288
Dye, RF5132003.260
Widger, C4110003.321
Uribe, SS5223002.250
Hernandez, P3010011.333
Marte, P0000000.000
Politte, P11110001.000
Crede, 3B1112000.229
Totals431522153219 

a-Homered for Vizcaino in the 9th.
1-Ran for Everett in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Rowand (15, Francis), Dye (12, Francis), Iguchi (10, Francis), Uribe (11, Seay).
HR: Crede (8, 9th inning off Seay, 1 on, 2 out), Thomas (2, 9th inning off Seay, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ozuna 3; Thomas 4; Iguchi 2; Rowand 4; Konerko; Everett 3; Podsednik; Dye 4; Widger; Uribe 3; Hernandez; Politte; Crede 4.
RBI: Everett 3 (38), Dye 2 (27), Iguchi 2 (28), Uribe 3 (28), Politte (1), Rowand (25), Crede 2 (23), Thomas (3).
2-out RBI: Everett 2; Dye; Rowand; Uribe; Crede 2; Thomas.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Widger.
S: Widger.
SF: Iguchi.
GIDP: Konerko; Dye.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ozuna 2 (3, 2nd base by Francis/Ardoin, 2nd base by Francis/Ardoin).

FIELDING
E: Widger (3, throw), Ozuna (3, throw).

 
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sullivan, CF4221010.330
Relaford, SS5011032.316
Helton, 1B2011300.260
Holliday, LF2000013.291
Mohr, LF3000023.213
Hawpe, RF4000011.275
Atkins, 3B4110000.271
Garabito, 2B3120100.462
Ardoin, C4000023.167
Francis, P2000011.040
Cortes, P0000000.000
a-Olson, PH0000100.000
Anderson, P0000000.000
Carvajal, P0000000.000
Seay, P0000000.000
b-Closser, PH1111000.190
Totals3458451113 

a-Walked for Cortes in the 7th. b-Homered for Seay in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Relaford (8, Hernandez).
HR: Closser (2, 9th inning off Takatsu, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Sullivan 2; Relaford 2; Helton; Atkins; Garabito 2; Closser 4.
RBI: Helton (24), Sullivan (9), Relaford (14), Closser (12).
2-out RBI: Sullivan; Relaford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Holliday; Mohr; Ardoin.
S: Sullivan.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Garabito (1, 2nd base off Vizcaino/Widger), Sullivan (4, 2nd base off Hernandez/Widger).

FIELDING
E: Atkins (5, fielding).
Outfield assists: Mohr (Widger at 1st base).
DP: 3 (Atkins-Garabito-Helton 2, Mohr-Garabito-Helton).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (W, 7-1)6.07441604.34
Marte (H, 10)0.20001002.35
Politte (H, 6)0.10001101.66
Vizcaino 1.00001105.60
Takatsu 1.01111316.61
 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Francis (L, 5-3)6.012552205.24
Cortes 1.00000003.86
Anderson 0.045300011.57
Carvajal 1.02110003.91
Seay 1.044410214.73

Anderson pitched to 5 batters in the 8th.

IBB: Helton (by Hernandez), Konerko (by Francis).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez 102-66, Marte 12-4, Politte 9-5, Vizcaino 26-17, Takatsu 28-15, Francis 100-62, Cortes 6-5, Anderson 14-9, Carvajal 20-13, Seay 29-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hernandez 5-7, Marte 1-1, Politte 0-0, Vizcaino 0-2, Takatsu 0-0, Francis 9-5, Cortes 2-1, Anderson 0-0, Carvajal 1-2, Seay 1-2.
Batters faced: Hernandez 26, Marte 3, Politte 2, Vizcaino 4, Takatsu 5, Francis 27, Cortes 3, Anderson 5, Carvajal 5, Seay 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Politte 1-0, Carvajal 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Ed Montague. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 3:26.
Att: 23,268.

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