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Michaels' grab seals win
Indians 8, White Sox 7
Jake Westbrook struck out five but surrendered two homers. (Brian Kersey/AP)
 Sizemore's go-ahead homer
 Marte's two-run shot
Jason Michaels, playing left field after a pinch-hit stint in the eighth, made an incredible catch on what would have been a walk-off hit to close out a comeback victory over the Sox. Victor Martinez went 4-for-4 to lead three Indians with two RBIs apiece.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 04, 2007
TB
NYY
PPD
CLE
Cleveland (2-0)
Won 2
Cleveland 8, Chi White Sox 7   CWS
Chi White Sox (0-2)
Lost 2
April 4, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 4 0 1 0 1 2 0 0   8 13 1
Chi White Sox
3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0   7 8 0
Standings thru 4/4/07  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  White Sox Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF6222010.400
Nixon, RF5120110.556
Hafner, DH2010402.429
Martinez, C4042200.750
Blake, 1B4000219.125
Dellucci, LF4110013.125
  a-Michaels, PH-LF1000013.000
Peralta, SS5111043.375
Barfield, 2B5111033.200
Marte, 3B4212110.111
Totals408138101323 

a-Struck out for Dellucci in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Dellucci (1, Garland), Nixon 2 (3, Garland, Aardsma), Martinez (2, Sisco), Hafner (1, Thornton).
3B: Peralta (1, Garland).
HR: Marte (1, 2nd inning off Garland, 1 on, 0 out), Sizemore (2, 7th inning off Thornton, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Sizemore 5; Nixon 4; Hafner 2; Martinez 5; Dellucci 2; Peralta 3; Barfield; Marte 4.
RBI: Peralta (4), Barfield (3), Marte 2 (2), Martinez 2 (5), Sizemore 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Martinez 2; Sizemore 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blake 5; Dellucci 2; Barfield 2.
Team LOB: 15.

FIELDING
E: Barfield (1, fielding).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF4100111.000
Erstad, CF2220300.500
Thome, DH5223023.222
Konerko, 1B3000212.333
  2-Anderson, PR00000001.000
Dye, RF4000135.125
Crede, 3B5012014.250
Pierzynski, C4120002.286
  1-Ozuna, PR-SS0000000.333
Iguchi, 2B4112001.143
Uribe, SS3000000.286
  a-Cintron, PH1000001.500
  Molina, C0000000.000
Totals357877819 

a-Popped out for Uribe in the 8th.
1-Ran for Pierzynski in the 8th. 2-Ran for Konerko in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Thome (1, Westbrook), Pierzynski (1, Hernandez, R).
HR: Thome (1, 1st inning off Westbrook, 2 on, 0 out), Iguchi (1, 4th inning off Westbrook, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Erstad 2; Thome 6; Crede; Pierzynski 3; Iguchi 4.
RBI: Thome 3 (3), Iguchi 2 (2), Crede 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Iguchi 2; Crede 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Konerko; Pierzynski; Crede 2; Podsednik.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Erstad 2 (2, 2nd base off Westbrook/Martinez, 2nd base off Borowski/Martinez).
CS: Podsednik (1, 2nd base by Westbrook/Martinez).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Westbrook 5.077735212.60
Mastny 0.20000000.00
Fultz (W, 1-0)0.20001000.00
Betancourt (H, 1)0.20001100.00
Hernandez, R (H, 1)1.01000000.00
Borowski (S, 1)1.00002209.00
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garland 5.17554518.44
Sisco (H, 1)0.12111003.86
MacDougal (H, 1)1.00112309.00
Thornton (BS, 1)(L, 0-1)0.131110127.00
Aardsma 2.01002502.25

Thornton pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

IBB: Konerko (by Westbrook), Hafner (by Garland), Blake (by Thornton), Hafner (by Aardsma).
Pitches-strikes: Westbrook 96-53, Mastny 9-5, Fultz 15-7, Betancourt 11-6, Hernandez, R 19-13, Borowski 27-12, Garland 105-58, Sisco 17-8, MacDougal 26-13, Thornton 15-8, Aardsma 35-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Westbrook 4-5, Mastny 1-1, Fultz 1-1, Betancourt 1-0, Hernandez, R 0-3, Borowski 0-1, Garland 5-6, Sisco 0-1, MacDougal 0-0, Thornton 0-1, Aardsma 0-1.
Batters faced: Westbrook 25, Mastny 2, Fultz 3, Betancourt 3, Hernandez, R 4, Borowski 5, Garland 27, Sisco 4, MacDougal 5, Thornton 5, Aardsma 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Betancourt 1-0, MacDougal 2-0, Thornton 1-1, Aardsma 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Tony Randazzo. 3B: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 31 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 15 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:29.
Att: 26,337.

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