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Productive day
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Tigers 4, White Sox 3
Eddie Bonine, making his first start since last summer, allowed three runs. (Duane Burleson/AP)
The Tigers capped a big day with a twin-bill sweep, as Clete Thomas drew a bases-loaded walk for the go-ahead run in the eighth. Detroit, which opened the day tied with Chicago atop the AL Central, received six strong innings from Eddie Bonine and a solo homer from Carlos Guillen.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (50-47)
Lost 2
Detroit 4, Chi White Sox 3   DET
Detroit (51-44)
Won 2
July 24, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 8 0
Detroit
0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 X   4 8 0
Standings thru 7/24/09  |  Recap: CWS | DET  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Tigers stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Podsednik, LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .304
Ramirez, Al, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .279
Dye, RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .290
Thome, DH 3 1 1 1 1 2 0 .253
Konerko, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .289
Getz, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .266
Beckham, G, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .286
Wise, CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .192
Castro, R, C 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 .228
Totals 30 3 8 3 3 9 11  

BATTING
HR: Thome (17, 2nd inning off Bonine, 0 on, 0 out), Dye (22, 3rd inning off Bonine, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Podsednik; Ramirez, Al; Castro, R; Thome 4; Dye 4; Beckham, G; Getz 2.
RBI: Thome (58), Dye 2 (62).
2-out RBI: Dye 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wise; Podsednik 2.
SAC: Wise.
GIDP: Dye, Beckham, G.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Beckham, G (4, 2nd base by Bonine/Ryan), Podsednik (8, 2nd base by Bonine/Ryan).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Ramirez, Al-Getz-Konerko, Getz-Ramirez, Al-Konerko).
Pickoffs: Colon (Polanco at 1st base).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .255
Polanco, 2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 .269
Ordonez, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .257
Cabrera, M, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .326
Guillen, DH 3 1 2 1 0 1 1 .216
  a-Raburn, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .248
Thames, M, LF 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .267
  Thomas, C, LF 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .255
Inge, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .258
Santiago, R, SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
Ryan, C 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .158
Totals 29 4 8 4 3 4 15  

a-Struck out for Guillen in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Cabrera, M (21, Colon), Ordonez (12, Linebrink).
HR: Guillen (1, 2nd inning off Colon, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Inge; Cabrera, M 2; Guillen 5; Polanco; Ryan; Thames, M; Ordonez 2.
RBI: Guillen (7), Ryan (2), Polanco (46), Thomas, C (26).
2-out RBI: Thomas, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen; Ordonez; Inge 2.
GIDP: Thames, M, Ryan.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
PO: Polanco (1st base by Colon).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Inge-Polanco-Cabrera, M 2).

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Colon 7.0 6 3 3 1 2 1 4.19
Linebrink (L, 2-5) 0.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 2.62
Thornton 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.85
Pena, R 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.17
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bonine 6.0 7 3 3 2 4 2 7.07
Seay 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.06
Lyon (W, 4-4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.50
Rodney (S, 21) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.73

IBB: Cabrera, M (by Linebrink).
HBP: Polanco (by Colon), Santiago, R (by Colon).
Pitches-strikes: Colon 85-57, Linebrink 17-9, Thornton 13-7, Pena, R 3-2, Bonine 81-53, Seay 18-11, Lyon 11-8, Rodney 12-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Colon 8-6, Linebrink 0-0, Thornton 0-0, Pena, R 0-0, Bonine 7-1, Seay 1-0, Lyon 1-1, Rodney 1-0.
Batters faced: Colon 27, Linebrink 4, Thornton 2, Pena, R 1, Bonine 23, Seay 5, Lyon 3, Rodney 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Thornton 3-1, Pena, R 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, R to L.
T: 2:31.
Att: 39,375.
Venue: Comerica Park.
July 24, 2009
July 24, 2009

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