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White Sox 5, Tigers 3
Dontrelle Willis gave up his only hit in the sixth inning. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Making his Detroit debut, Dontrelle Willis gave up three runs on one hit and seven walks in five-plus innings, and the Tigers went on to fall to the White Sox. Brandon Inge had two hits and three RBIs.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (3-2)
Won 3
Chi White Sox 5, Detroit 3   DET
Detroit (0-5)
Lost 5
April 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0   5 3 0
Detroit
0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 9 1
Standings thru 4/5/08  |  Recap: CWS | DET  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Tigers stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Swisher, CF1100300.200
Cabrera, SS3100102.158
Thome, DH4111001.200
Konerko, 1B3001112.188
Dye, RF2211200.474
Quentin, LF4011002.308
Crede, 3B2001100.263
Ozuna, 2B3000002.000
  Uribe, 2B1000000.188
Hall, C4000010.000
Totals27535829 

BATTING
2B: Thome (2, Willis).
HR: Dye (2, 8th inning off Beltran, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Thome 2; Dye 4; Quentin.
RBI: Thome (5), Konerko (3), Quentin (3), Crede (3), Dye (3).
2-out RBI: Dye.
SF: Crede.
GIDP: Quentin; Ozuna.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Quentin (Renteria at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Quentin-Konerko, Cabrera-Uribe-Konerko).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Thomas, CF5020002.500
Polanco, 2B4000003.087
Guillen, 1B3010100.375
Ordonez, RF4010001.238
Cabrera, DH4000012.143
Renteria, SS4010000.227
Rodriguez, C4000011.200
Jones, J, LF3220110.214
Inge, 3B3123100.375
Totals34393339 

BATTING
2B: Inge (2, Floyd).
HR: Inge (2, 4th inning off Floyd, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Thomas 2; Guillen; Ordonez; Renteria; Jones, J 2; Inge 6.
RBI: Inge 3 (4).
2-out RBI: Inge 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera; Polanco; Thomas.
GIDP: Ordonez.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Thomas (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Renteria-Polanco-Guillen 2).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Floyd (W, 1-0)6.06332214.50
Logan (H, 1)1.01000100.00
Linebrink (H, 3)1.01000000.00
Jenks (S, 3)1.01001000.00
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Willis 5.01337005.40
Miner (BS, 1)(L, 0-1)1.01101004.50
Beltran 2.01110214.50
Bautista 1.00000002.25

Willis pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

Pitches-strikes: Floyd 87-53, Logan 11-9, Linebrink 14-11, Jenks 14-10, Willis 89-46, Miner 12-5, Beltran 26-21, Bautista 13-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Floyd 4-12, Logan 1-1, Linebrink 2-1, Jenks 2-1, Willis 7-8, Miner 2-1, Beltran 3-1, Bautista 1-2.
Batters faced: Floyd 25, Logan 4, Linebrink 3, Jenks 5, Willis 21, Miner 5, Beltran 7, Bautista 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Miner 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Rick Reed. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 58 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 14 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:39.
Att: 42,381.

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