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Ace leaves 'em in awe
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White Sox 8, Tigers 0
Jake Peavy retired 11 straight at one point in his third straight win. (AP)
Jake Peavy continued to show why the Sox traded for him, tossing eight shutout frames of two-hit ball in his third straight win. Scott Podsednik gave Peavy a lead with a homer three pitches into the game, and the Sox tacked on, highlighted by a five-run sixth.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (78-82)
Won 2
Chi White Sox 8, Detroit 0   DET
Detroit (85-75)
Lost 2
October 2, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
1 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 0   8 9 1
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 0
Standings thru 10/2/09  |  Recap: CWS | DET  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Tigers stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Podsednik, CF 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .306
  a-Nix, J, PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224
Beckham, G, 3B 4 2 1 0 1 1 2 .272
Pierzynski, C 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .303
  Flowers, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188
Konerko, DH 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .278
Dye, RF 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 .251
  Wise, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221
Kotsay, 1B 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .287
Quentin, LF 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .235
Ramirez, Al, SS 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 .274
Lillibridge, 2B-CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .146
Totals 33 8 9 8 3 7 5  

a-Flied out for Podsednik in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Beckham, G (28, Jackson, E), Dye (19, Jackson, E), Kotsay (9, Jackson, E).
HR: Podsednik (7, 1st inning off Jackson, E, 0 on, 0 out), Quentin (20, 5th inning off Jackson, E, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Podsednik 6; Quentin 5; Pierzynski; Dye 2; Beckham, G 2; Kotsay 2.
RBI: Podsednik (47), Dye 2 (81), Quentin 2 (55), Kotsay 2 (23), Ramirez, Al (68).
2-out RBI: Dye.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kotsay; Beckham, G.
SAC: Pierzynski.
SF: Ramirez, Al.
Team RISP: 3-for-6.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Podsednik (13, 2nd base by Jackson, E/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Ramirez, Al (20, fielding).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .249
Polanco, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .287
  Dlugach, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ordonez, RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .301
Cabrera, M, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .327
Huff, DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .240
Guillen, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .246
Inge, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .231
  Kelly, D, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
Laird, C 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .228
  Avila, C 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .279
Santiago, R, SS-2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267
Totals 31 0 3 0 2 5 15  

BATTING
TB: Avila; Polanco; Ordonez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Huff; Inge; Guillen.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Peavy (W, 9-6) 8.0 2 0 0 2 5 0 3.45
Linebrink 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.66
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jackson, E (L, 13-9) 5.0 7 8 8 3 5 2 3.62
Fien 3.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 7.94
Rapada 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.40

Jackson, E pitched to 5 batters in the 6th.

Balk: Peavy.
Pitches-strikes: Peavy 105-69, Linebrink 11-6, Jackson, E 81-52, Fien 40-27, Rapada 5-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Peavy 9-6, Linebrink 1-1, Jackson, E 5-2, Fien 2-4, Rapada 1-2.
Batters faced: Peavy 29, Linebrink 4, Jackson, E 24, Fien 11, Rapada 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Fien 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 58 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, R to L.
T: 2:24.
Att: 34,726.
Venue: Comerica Park.
October 2, 2009
October 2, 2009

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