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Rollicking reunion
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White Sox 8, Twins 0
Bartolo Colon threw 94 pitches on Saturday, 60 for strikes. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Bartolo Colon returned to a White Sox uniform for the first time since 2003, and pitched like he did in 2005, when he won the AL Cy Young Award. Colon shut out the Twins over six solid innings, allowing just three hits and two walks.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (3-3)
Lost 1
Chi White Sox 8, Minnesota 0   CWS
Chi White Sox (2-3)
Won 1
April 11, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 0
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 1 4 0 3 0 X   8 10 0
Standings thru 4/11/09  |  Recap: MIN | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Twins stats  |  White Sox stats
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, LF 2 0 0 0 3 1 1 .333
Casilla, A, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 .269
Morneau, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .217
  a-Buscher, PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Kubel, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .278
Cuddyer, RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .261
Crede, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182
  b-Harris, B, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .500
Gomez, C, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .158
Redmond, M, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .222
Punto, SS 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 .357
Totals 32 0 6 0 5 6 15  

a-Struck out for Morneau in the 8th. b-Grounded into a double play for Crede in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Cuddyer 2; Punto 2; Gomez, C; Kubel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau; Casilla, A 3.
GIDP: Harris, B.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gomez, C 2 (2, 2nd base off Dotel/Miller, C, 3rd base off Dotel/Miller, C), Punto (1, 2nd base off Dotel/Miller, C).

 
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lillibridge, 2B 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000
Fields, 3B 4 1 1 0 1 2 4 .385
Quentin, LF 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .250
Dye, RF 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .333
  Wise, RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .133
Konerko, DH 4 1 0 1 1 1 3 .235
Betemit, 1B 3 2 1 1 1 1 2 .200
Ramirez, Al, SS 4 0 2 2 0 1 2 .118
Anderson, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .167
Miller, C, C 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .500
Totals 33 8 10 8 6 9 17  

BATTING
2B: Fields (1, Liriano, F), Betemit (1, Liriano, F).
HR: Quentin (2, 7th inning off Humber, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Fields 2; Miller, C 2; Quentin 5; Ramirez, Al 2; Anderson; Dye; Betemit 2.
RBI: Ramirez, Al 2 (2), Dye (2), Konerko (2), Betemit (1), Quentin (3), Miller, C 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Ramirez, Al 2; Miller, C 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Konerko; Quentin; Anderson 2; Fields 2.
SAC: Lillibridge.
Team RISP: 5-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lillibridge (1, 2nd base off Liriano, F/Redmond, M).

FIELDING
DP: (Ramirez, Al-Lillibridge-Betemit).

 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Liriano, F (L, 0-2) 4.2 6 5 5 4 3 0 6.94
Guerrier 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Humber 0.2 4 3 3 2 1 1 10.13
Crain 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
Ayala 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.50
 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Colon (W, 1-0) 6.0 3 0 0 2 2 0 0.00
Dotel 0.2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0.00
Thornton (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
MacDougal 2.0 2 0 0 1 3 0 7.71

HBP: Quentin (by Liriano, F).
Pitches-strikes: Liriano, F 85-48, Guerrier 16-13, Humber 31-16, Crain 7-4, Ayala 12-9, Colon 94-60, Dotel 19-9, Thornton 3-2, MacDougal 34-20.
Groundouts-flyouts: Liriano, F 5-6, Guerrier 1-1, Humber 0-0, Crain 0-0, Ayala 1-0, Colon 7-5, Dotel 0-0, Thornton 1-0, MacDougal 2-0.
Batters faced: Liriano, F 25, Guerrier 4, Humber 8, Crain 1, Ayala 3, Colon 23, Dotel 5, Thornton 1, MacDougal 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Guerrier 2-0, Crain 3-0, Thornton 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 41 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, L to R.
T: 2:55.
Att: 33,935.
Venue: U.S. Cellular Field.
April 11, 2009
April 11, 2009

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