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Bats alive in loss
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White Sox 8, Tigers 5
Nate Robertson needed 92 pitches to get through five innings Friday. (Carlos Osorio/AP)
The Tigers broke out of their early season hitting slump Friday, with Ivan Rodriguez and Clete Thomas pitching in three hits apiece, but it wasn't enough for the club to earn its first win.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (2-2)
Won 2
Chi White Sox 8, Detroit 5   DET
Detroit (0-4)
Lost 4
April 4, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 0   8 13 1
Detroit
1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   5 11 0
Standings thru 4/4/08  |  Recap: CWS | DET  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Tigers stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Swisher, CF2000310.214
Cabrera, SS5000025.188
Thome, DH4110022.188
Konerko, 1B3220201.231
Dye, RF5231001.471
Pierzynski, C5235002.529
Quentin, LF5122013.333
Crede, 3B5020010.294
Uribe, 2B3000002.200
Totals3781385716 

BATTING
2B: Thome (1, Robertson), Pierzynski 2 (3, Robertson, Robertson), Dye 2 (3, Robertson, Robertson), Konerko (2, Grilli).
HR: Quentin (1, 2nd inning off Robertson, 1 on, 1 out), Pierzynski (2, 7th inning off Grilli, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Thome 2; Konerko 3; Dye 5; Pierzynski 8; Quentin 5; Crede 2.
RBI: Quentin 2 (2), Dye (2), Pierzynski 5 (7).
2-out RBI: Dye; Pierzynski 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Konerko; Quentin 3; Thome; Cabrera.
S: Uribe.
GIDP: Dye.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Uribe (1, throw).
DP: 3 (Uribe-Cabrera-Konerko 2, Uribe-Konerko-Cabrera).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Thomas, CF4131010.556
Polanco, 2B5010002.105
Guillen, 1B2100303.385
Ordonez, RF5010005.235
Cabrera, DH2110301.200
  1-Raburn, PR-DH0000000.000
Renteria, SS5000028.222
Rodriguez, C4232011.250
Jones, J, LF4011013.091
Inge, 3B4010012.308
Totals3551146625 


1-Ran for Cabrera in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez 2 (2, Contreras, Contreras).
TB: Thomas 3; Polanco; Ordonez; Cabrera; Rodriguez 5; Jones, J; Inge.
RBI: Thomas (1), Rodriguez 2 (2), Jones, J (1).
2-out RBI: Thomas; Rodriguez 2; Jones, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Renteria 2; Polanco; Ordonez; Guillen.
S: Thomas.
GIDP: Ordonez; Guillen.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Thomas (1, 2nd base off Contreras/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Inge-Guillen-Rodriguez, Inge-Polanco-Guillen).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Contreras 5.010544207.20
Logan (W, 1-0)1.00000000.00
Dotel (H, 1)1.010002011.57
Linebrink (H, 2)1.00000200.00
Jenks (S, 2)1.00002000.00
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Robertson 5.07552519.00
Miner 1.01001106.00
Grilli (L, 0-1)1.053311120.25
Bautista 1.00001003.00
Jones, T 1.00000000.00

Contreras pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

WP: Contreras 2, Grilli.
IBB: Swisher (by Grilli).
HBP: Thome (by Robertson).
Pitches-strikes: Contreras 92-56, Logan 14-7, Dotel 15-10, Linebrink 10-7, Jenks 25-15, Robertson 91-54, Miner 16-7, Grilli 22-13, Bautista 12-6, Jones, T 6-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Contreras 11-2, Logan 2-1, Dotel 0-1, Linebrink 0-1, Jenks 1-2, Robertson 3-7, Miner 1-1, Grilli 2-0, Bautista 2-1, Jones, T 0-3.
Batters faced: Contreras 27, Logan 3, Dotel 4, Linebrink 3, Jenks 5, Robertson 25, Miner 5, Grilli 8, Bautista 3, Jones, T 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Logan 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Chad Fairchild. 1B: Rick Reed. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 40 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 3:10.
Att: 34,569.

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