Eddie Bonine reacts after losing his no-hitter and shutout in the sixth. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
By Jason Beck / MLB.com
Eddie Bonine flirted with history for 5 2/3 hitless innings, but the no-hit bid and the victory were lost in the sixth when the righty was touched for a homer. The Tigers' lead in the AL Central was cut to two games with a Twins win.
BATTING HR: Beckham, G (14, 6th inning off Bonine, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Beckham, G 4; Quentin. RBI: Beckham, G 2 (58). 2-out RBI: Beckham, G 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Getz 2; Konerko. GIDP: Pierzynski. Team RISP: 1-for-4. Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING SB: Rios, A (22, 2nd base off Perry/Avila). CS: Rios, A (5, 2nd base by Bonine/Avila).
Game Scores: Bonine , Peavy . WP: Perry 2. Pitches-strikes: Bonine 94-61, Perry 18-7, Ni, F 5-3, Fien 3-2, Peavy 95-68, Williams 8-5, Dotel 9-6, Thornton 22-14. Groundouts-flyouts: Bonine 10-5, Perry 1-0, Ni, F 0-0, Fien 1-0, Peavy 7-2, Williams 0-0, Dotel 0-1, Thornton 1-0. Batters faced: Bonine 25, Perry 4, Ni, F 1, Fien 1, Peavy 27, Williams 1, Dotel 2, Thornton 4. Inherited runners-scored: Perry 2-0, Ni, F 2-0, Fien 2-0. Ejections: Chicago White Sox Manager Ozzie Guillen ejected by HP umpire Mark Carlson (9th) Umpires:
HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Kerwin Danley. 2B: Wally Bell. 3B: Ron Kulpa. Weather: 61 degrees, cloudy. Wind:
8 mph, R to L. T: 2:26. Att: 30,794. Venue: U.S. Cellular Field. September 25, 2009 September 25, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner