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Sweeping success
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White Sox 13, Tigers 2
Mark Buehrle delivers against the Tigers on Sunday night. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Orlando Cabrera's three-run double sparked a six-run sixth inning and powered the White Sox to a weekend sweep of the Tigers. Nick Swisher opened the game with a homer and Carlos Quentin drove in four runs and scored three times.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (4-2)
Won 4
Chi White Sox 13, Detroit 2   DET
Detroit (0-6)
Lost 6
April 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
1 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 4   13 12 3
Detroit
0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 9 1
Standings thru 4/6/08  |  Recap: CWS | DET  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Tigers stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Swisher, CF4222003.263
  a-Anderson, B, PH-CF2000012.000
Cabrera, SS4113112.174
Thome, DH4000001.167
  b-Ramirez, PH-DH1000001.111
Konerko, 1B4210110.200
Dye, RF5110013.417
Pierzynski, C3310201.500
Quentin, LF3314111.313
Crede, 3B5143000.375
Uribe, 2B4011114.200
Totals391312136618 

a-Grounded out for Swisher in the 8th. b-Flied out for Thome in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Pierzynski (4, Verlander), Dye (4, Verlander), Cabrera (1, Lopez), Uribe (2, Bazardo).
3B: Quentin (1, Bazardo).
HR: Swisher (1, 1st inning off Verlander, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Swisher 5; Cabrera 2; Konerko; Dye 2; Pierzynski 2; Quentin 3; Crede 4; Uribe 2.
RBI: Swisher 2 (2), Crede 3 (6), Uribe (2), Quentin 4 (7), Cabrera 3 (3).
2-out RBI: Swisher; Cabrera 3; Quentin 3; Crede.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera 2; Thome; Quentin; Anderson, B 2.
GIDP: Swisher.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Crede 2 (2, throw, throw), Quentin (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Dye (Santiago at 3rd base).
DP: 5 (Cabrera-Uribe-Konerko 3, Crede-Uribe-Konerko 2).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rodriguez, C3000001.174
  a-Thomas, PH-CF1000010.467
Thames, LF3010100.143
Sheffield, DH3010102.200
Ordonez, RF4020002.280
Cabrera, 3B4000003.111
Guillen, 1B4120010.400
Renteria, SS4010001.231
Inge, CF-C3100102.316
Santiago, 2B4021003.500
Totals332913214 

a-Struck out for Rodriguez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Santiago (1, Buehrle), Guillen (3, MacDougal).
TB: Thames; Sheffield; Ordonez 2; Guillen 3; Renteria; Santiago 3.
RBI: Santiago (1).
GIDP: Cabrera 2; Rodriguez; Inge; Santiago.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Guillen (1, missed catch).
PB: Rodriguez (2).
DP: (Renteria-Guillen).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buehrle (W, 1-0)7.07212108.31
MacDougal 2.02001104.50
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Verlander (L, 0-1)5.27943416.17
Lopez 1.11001100.00
Seay 1.00000000.00
Bazardo 1.044421018.00

WP: Buehrle, Lopez.
IBB: Pierzynski (by Verlander), Pierzynski (by Bazardo).
HBP: Quentin (by Verlander).
Pitches-strikes: Buehrle 89-59, MacDougal 34-18, Verlander 109-63, Lopez 24-15, Seay 15-10, Bazardo 29-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Buehrle 13-6, MacDougal 3-2, Verlander 8-5, Lopez 2-1, Seay 2-1, Bazardo 1-1.
Batters faced: Buehrle 27, MacDougal 9, Verlander 28, Lopez 6, Seay 3, Bazardo 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Lopez 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Chad Fairchild. 3B: Rick Reed.
Weather: 51 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 35,230.

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