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Vazquez stumbles
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Indians 7, White Sox 2
Javier Vazquez walked four and struck out six over five innings. (Tony Dejak/AP)
Javier Vazquez struggled to find his rhythm in his first start, walking four over five innings of four-run ball. Joe Crede notched his first RBI of the season, A.J. Pierzynski hit his first homer and Alexei Ramirez collected his first Major League hit.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (0-2)
Lost 2
Cleveland 7, Chi White Sox 2   CLE
Cleveland (2-0)
Won 2
April 2, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   2 8 0
Cleveland
0 2 0 0 2 2 0 1 X   7 10 0
Standings thru 4/2/08  |  Recap: CWS | CLE  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Indians stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Swisher, LF 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 .250
Cabrera, O, SS 3 0 1 0 2 0 2 .286
Thome, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .222
Konerko, 1B 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 .167
Dye, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .500
Pierzynski, C 4 2 3 1 0 0 2 .625
Ramirez, Al, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .125
Crede, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .222
Uribe, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250
Totals 32 2 8 2 6 7 22  

BATTING
HR: Pierzynski (1, 9th inning off Julio, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ramirez, Al; Pierzynski 6; Uribe; Dye; Crede; Cabrera, O.
RBI: Crede (1), Pierzynski (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crede; Dye 2; Cabrera, O.
GIDP: Thome 2, Ramirez, Al.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Swisher (Cabrera, A at 2nd base).

 
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 4 2 3 3 0 0 0 .500
Cabrera, A, 2B 5 0 3 2 0 0 3 .333
Peralta, Jh, SS 5 1 0 0 0 1 4 .222
Hafner, DH 4 0 2 0 1 2 1 .375
Garko, 1B 4 0 1 1 1 0 2 .250
Gutierrez, F, RF 3 1 0 1 1 2 2 .500
Dellucci, LF 2 1 0 0 2 0 3 .000
Blake, 3B 3 1 0 0 1 2 3 .143
Shoppach, C 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .400
Totals 33 7 10 7 7 8 19  

BATTING
2B: Cabrera, A (1, Vazquez), Shoppach (1, MacDougal).
3B: Sizemore, G (1, Vazquez).
TB: Garko; Cabrera, A 4; Hafner 2; Shoppach 2; Sizemore, G 5.
RBI: Sizemore, G 3 (4), Cabrera, A 2 (3), Gutierrez, F (4), Garko (1).
2-out RBI: Sizemore, G 2; Gutierrez, F; Garko.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hafner; Cabrera, A; Dellucci 2; Garko; Gutierrez, F.
Team RISP: 5-for-13.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Blake-Peralta, Jh-Garko, Peralta, Jh-Cabrera, A-Garko, Blake-Garko).

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Vazquez (L, 0-1) 5.0 5 4 4 4 6 0 7.20
MacDougal 2.0 3 2 2 3 2 0 9.00
Thornton 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 9.00
 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, R (W, 1-0) 7.0 4 1 1 4 4 0 1.29
Kobayashi 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Perez, R 0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
Julio 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 1 9.00

WP: Hernandez, R.
IBB: Hafner (by MacDougal).
HBP: Gutierrez, F (by Vazquez), Sizemore, G (by Thornton).
Pitches-strikes: Vazquez 103-61, MacDougal 48-25, Thornton 18-14, Hernandez, R 108-65, Kobayashi 17-10, Perez, R 19-9, Julio 29-16.
Groundouts-flyouts: Vazquez 4-3, MacDougal 1-1, Thornton 0-1, Hernandez, R 13-1, Kobayashi 0-0, Perez, R 0-0, Julio 1-1.
Batters faced: Vazquez 25, MacDougal 11, Thornton 6, Hernandez, R 26, Kobayashi 3, Perez, R 3, Julio 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Perez, R 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Bruce Dreckman. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Gerry Davis.
Weather: 34 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:31.
Att: 17,645.
Venue: Progressive Field.
April 2, 2008
April 2, 2008

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