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Thome, Danks deliver
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White Sox 6, Rays 0
Jim Thome hits an RBI single in the third inning on Sunday. (Joe Ranze/AP)
Jim Thome hit a home run, No. 512 in his career, and had three RBIs, leading the White Sox over the Rays. John Danks allowed three hits, struck out eight and walked none over seven shutout innings. Jermaine Dye added two RBIs.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (11-7)
Won 1
Chi White Sox 6, Tampa Bay 0   TB
Tampa Bay (8-11)
Lost 1
April 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
1 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0   6 10 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 2
Standings thru 4/20/08  |  Recap: CWS | TB  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Rays stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Swisher, 1B3100201.246
Cabrera, SS5110003.239
Thome, DH5243010.222
Dye, RF5122033.344
Pierzynski, C4021003.339
Crede, 3B4000013.286
Quentin, LF3010110.241
Anderson, B, CF4000033.143
Uribe, 2B3100100.153
Totals3661064916 

BATTING
2B: Thome (4, Percival).
3B: Dye (1, Jackson).
HR: Thome (5, 1st inning off Jackson, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Cabrera; Thome 8; Dye 4; Pierzynski 2; Quentin.
RBI: Thome 3 (16), Dye 2 (8), Pierzynski (10).
2-out RBI: Thome.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pierzynski; Anderson, B; Dye.
GIDP: Crede; Cabrera.
Team LOB: 7.

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4010020.216
Crawford, LF4010001.265
Upton, CF4010002.338
Pena, DH4010003.206
Longoria, 3B3000013.233
Gomes, RF3000022.279
Hinske, 1B3000001.292
Riggans, C3000020.237
Johnson, SS3000020.158
Totals310400912 

BATTING
TB: Iwamura; Crawford; Upton; Pena.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Longoria.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Riggans (2, throw), Johnson (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Iwamura-Johnson-Hinske, Johnson-Iwamura-Hinske).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Danks (W, 2-1)7.03000803.04
Logan 2.01000102.70
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jackson (L, 2-2)4.17663414.63
Glover 1.21001202.16
Miller 1.01000102.84
Wheeler 1.00000102.00
Percival 1.01000100.00

Pitches-strikes: Danks 96-68, Logan 22-15, Jackson 90-57, Glover 31-19, Miller 11-9, Wheeler 7-7, Percival 16-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Danks 8-5, Logan 2-3, Jackson 5-4, Glover 2-1, Miller 0-2, Wheeler 0-2, Percival 1-1.
Batters faced: Danks 24, Logan 7, Jackson 22, Glover 7, Miller 4, Wheeler 3, Percival 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Glover 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Tom Hallion.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:34.
Att: 17,212.

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