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Box > Chi White Sox 12, Chi Cubs 2
Sox muscle up to down Cubs
Sergio Mitre did not make it out of the fifth inning as the White Sox scored five times in the frame to build a seven-run lead the Cubs were not able to overcome in the first game of the weekend Interleague matchup.
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Frank Thomas crushed the first of the White Sox's three home runs on Friday. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Frank Thomas, A.J. Pierzynski and Joe Crede went deep as the White Sox rolled past the Cubs for their eighth straight win and 50th of the season. The 10-run victory was the most lopsided in the history of the series.
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CHC
Chi Cubs (36-36)
Lost 3
Chi White Sox 12, Chi Cubs 2   CWS
Chi White Sox (50-22)
Won 8
June 24, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 5 0
Chi White Sox
1 0 2 0 5 0 4 0 X   12 13 0
Standings through 6/24/05  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  White Sox Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Patterson, CF4010020.245
Perez, SS4000011.284
Lee, 1B3000011.390
Wilson, 1B1010000.136
Burnitz, RF3000111.281
Ramirez, 3B3010000.303
Macias, 3B1000012.258
Walker, 2B2000100.295
Hairston, 2B1000002.260
Barrett, C3000022.276
Hollandsworth, LF3111002.263
Dubois, DH3111022.244
Totals3125221013 

BATTING
2B: Wilson (2, Vizcaino).
HR: Hollandsworth (3, 3rd inning off Garcia, 0 on, 1 out), Dubois (7, 8th inning off Cotts, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Patterson; Wilson 2; Ramirez; Hollandsworth 4; Dubois 4.
RBI: Hollandsworth (22), Dubois (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dubois 2; Burnitz.
GIDP: Hairston.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Patterson (11, 2nd base off Garcia/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Mitre (Podsednik at 1st base).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF1210300.292
a-Perez, PH-LF1000000.203
Iguchi, 2B3121110.292
Thomas, DH2112102.275
b-Harris, PH-DH1000011.234
Konerko, 1B4000103.254
Rowand, CF5231023.284
Dye, RF5220013.269
Pierzynski, C4223001.261
Crede, 3B4113001.246
Ozuna, SS4110010.306
Totals341213106614 

a-Grounded out for Podsednik in the 7th. b-Struck out for Thomas in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Pierzynski (8, Wellemeyer).
HR: Thomas (7, 1st inning off Mitre, 0 on, 2 out), Pierzynski (11, 5th inning off Wellemeyer, 1 on, 2 out), Crede (10, 7th inning off Wellemeyer, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Podsednik; Iguchi 2; Thomas 4; Rowand 3; Dye 2; Pierzynski 6; Crede 4; Ozuna.
RBI: Thomas 2 (12), Iguchi (32), Rowand (32), Pierzynski 3 (31), Crede 3 (31).
2-out RBI: Thomas; Rowand; Pierzynski 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crede; Dye 2; Konerko.
SF: Iguchi; Thomas.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rowand (9, 2nd base off Mitre/Barrett), Podsednik 2 (38, 2nd base off Mitre/Barrett, 3rd base off Mitre/Barrett).
PO: Podsednik (1st base by Mitre).

FIELDING
PB: Pierzynski (5).
DP: (Ozuna-Iguchi-Konerko).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mitre (L, 2-3)4.27774215.19
Wellemeyer 2.16552224.74
Borowski 1.00000206.55
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garcia (W, 7-3)7.03111813.58
Cotts 1.01110112.17
Vizcaino 1.01001105.40

WP: Mitre, Wellemeyer.
Pitches-strikes: Mitre 93-57, Wellemeyer 56-35, Borowski 13-10, Garcia 93-63, Cotts 13-9, Vizcaino 13-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mitre 7-4, Wellemeyer 3-2, Borowski 1-0, Garcia 6-7, Cotts 1-1, Vizcaino 2-0.
Batters faced: Mitre 24, Wellemeyer 15, Borowski 3, Garcia 25, Cotts 4, Vizcaino 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Wellemeyer 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Larry Poncino.
Weather: 95 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:42.
Att: 39,610.

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