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Homer quartet trumps champs
White Sox come up dry
Starter Freddy Garcia and the White Sox were stymied by the Blue Jays as they sought to extend their respective win streaks. Paul Konerko contributed a pair of solo home runs, but Garcia's bid for his eighth straight win fell short.
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Blue Jays 8, White Sox 2
Vernon Wells belted his 11th home run of the season in the third inning. (Adrian Wyld/AP)
Series at a glance:
Jays, Lilly take opener
Vernon Wells, Alexis Rios, Troy Glaus and Reed Johnson touched Freddy Garcia for home runs early and southpaw Ted Lilly allowed two runs over 6 1/3 innings for the win.
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 Glaus' solo blast
 Wells' two-run shot:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 26, 2006
CWS
Chi White Sox (31-16)
Lost 1
Toronto 8, Chi White Sox 2   TOR
Toronto (26-21)
Won 1
May 26, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   2 5 1
Toronto
1 0 2 0 2 0 2 1 X   8 15 0
Standings thru 5/26/06  |  Gameday  |  White Sox Stats  |  Blue Jays Stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF4010020.280
Iguchi, 2B4000022.299
Thome, DH4010012.302
Konerko, 1B4222021.310
Dye, RF2000210.287
Pierzynski, C4010001.333
Crede, 3B3000102.287
Uribe, SS3000002.193
a-Cintron, PH1000000.257
Anderson, CF2000112.163
b-Mackowiak, PH1000000.273
Totals322524912 

a-Grounded out for Uribe in the 9th. b-Grounded out for Anderson in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Konerko 2 (14, 2nd inning off Lilly, 0 on, 0 out; 6th inning off Lilly, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Podsednik; Thome; Konerko 8; Pierzynski.
RBI: Konerko 2 (40).
2-out RBI: Konerko.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson; Crede; Thome.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Podsednik (4, fielding).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rios, RF5231013.364
Catalanotto, LF3010003.317
a-Johnson, PH-LF2111001.354
Wells, CF5112012.324
Glaus, SS-3B4221110.264
Overbay, 1B5230012.299
Hillenbrand, 3B4011014.338
McDonald, SS0000000.233
Molina, C4011002.270
Hinske, DH3000111.270
Hill, 2B3021000.248
Totals3881582618 

a-Grounded out for Catalanotto in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Overbay (9, Garcia), Hill (10, Garcia), Hillenbrand (10, Politte).
HR: Rios (10, 1st inning off Garcia, 0 on, 0 out), Wells (11, 3rd inning off Garcia, 1 on, 1 out), Glaus (14, 5th inning off Garcia, 0 on, 1 out), Johnson (1, 8th inning off Politte, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Rios 6; Catalanotto; Johnson 4; Wells 4; Glaus 5; Overbay 4; Hillenbrand 2; Molina; Hill 3.
RBI: Rios (36), Wells 2 (37), Glaus (39), Molina (13), Hillenbrand (22), Johnson (8).
2-out RBI: Molina.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hillenbrand 2; Catalanotto; Wells; Rios.
SF: Hill.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rios (5, 2nd base off Garcia/Pierzynski), Glaus (2, 2nd base off Garcia/Pierzynski), Overbay (2, 3rd base off Garcia/Pierzynski).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garcia (L, 7-2)5.112550434.31
Cotts 0.20000003.20
Politte 2.03332217.00
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lilly (W, 5-4)6.15224724.00
Speier (H, 7)0.10000102.60
Schoeneweis (H, 7)0.10000007.71
Walker 2.00000103.68

IBB: Hinske (by Politte).
Pitches-strikes: Garcia 101-72, Cotts 6-5, Politte 46-26, Lilly 110-68, Speier 4-3, Schoeneweis 1-1, Walker 18-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garcia 3-9, Cotts 1-1, Politte 2-2, Lilly 4-8, Speier 0-0, Schoeneweis 1-0, Walker 4-1.
Batters faced: Garcia 28, Cotts 2, Politte 11, Lilly 28, Speier 1, Schoeneweis 1, Walker 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Cotts 1-0, Speier 2-0, Schoeneweis 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:43.
Att: 22,729.

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