Cleveland 8, Chi. White Sox 4

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, September 9, 2011 8:10 PM
Location - U.S Cellular Field
Temperature - 64°
Umpires - Home Plate - Alfonso Marquez, First Base - Ed Hickox, Second Base - Ed Rapuano, Third Base - Brian O'Nora,
Attendance - 26711

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Cleveland 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 8 11 1
Chi. White Sox 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 7 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 71-71 39-33 32-38 W1
Chi. White Sox 72-71 32-38 40-33 L1

Recap


Rookie Lonnie Chisenhall hit a pair of two-run homers off Mark Buehrle and the Cleveland Indians defeated the host Chicago White Sox 8-4 on Friday.
 
The loss drops Chicago 9 1/2 games behind Detroit in the American League Central while Cleveland remains 10 out.
 
The Indians, who snapped a four-game losing streak, are 4-8 against the White Sox this season.
 
Chisenhall's second home run broke a 2-2 tie and started Cleveland's five-run sixth inning.
 
Jeanmar Gomez (3-2) allowed two runs in six innings to win his third straight start. Buehrle (11-8) also gave up a homer to Chisenhall in the second.
 
Buehrle allowed seven runs in 5 2/3 innings. He has lost his last two starts in which he has given up 15 runs and 18 hits in nine innings.

Kosuke Fukudome and Ezequiel Carrera drove in two runs apiece for Cleveland.
 
Chisenhall's first home run gave Cleveland a 2-0 lead, but Chicago scored twice in the third on Juan Pierre's RBI double and Paul Konerko's sacrifice fly.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Chi. White Sox
Jeanmar Gomez Player Mark Buehrle
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 5.2
3 Strikeouts 4
6 Hits 8
3.00 ERA 11.12
Hitting
Cleveland   Chi. White Sox
Lonnie Chisenhall Player Gordon Beckham
2 Hits 2
4 RBI 0
2 HR 0
8 TB 3
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 11 2 19 .297 12 10 8 4 2 1
Chi. White Sox 7 0 10 .219 12 5 3 2 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Chi. White Sox will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The White Sox have a W/L % of .514 after a win and .493 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Chi. White Sox. The Indians have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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