Chi. White Sox 14, Cleveland 7

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, May 26, 2012 4:10 PM
Location - U.S Cellular Field
Temperature - 73°
Umpires - Home Plate - Ted Barrett, First Base - Marvin Hudson, Second Base - Tim McClelland, Third Base - Brian Runge,
Attendance - 27151

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Cleveland 0 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 7 6 2
Chi. White Sox 4 0 4 0 0 0 4 2 14 17 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 26-20 14-12 12-8 L2
Chi. White Sox 25-22 11-13 14-9 W4

Recap


White Sox 14, Indians 7:
Dayan Viciedo homered and drove in five runs as host Chicago outslugged Cleveland to move within a game and a half of the American League Central lead.

After the second two-run homer of the game by Jason Kipnis brought the Indians within a run at 8-7 in the fifth inning, the White Sox responded with four runs in the seventh. Viciedo had an RBI single during the rally, which also saw the home club score twice on Cleveland errors.

Alex Rios added a two-run homer in the eighth to put the game away.

Cleveland erased a 4-0 deficit with five runs in the third inning. Michael Brantley cleared the bases with a three-run double and came in to score on a Kipnis home run. The White Sox took the lead back, scoring four runs in the bottom of the inning. Paul Konerko doubled in a run and Rios added an RBI single before Viciedo homered to make it 8-5.

Chicago got on the board in the first inning when Konerko singled in a run, moved to third on an RBI double by A.J. Pierzynski and scored on Viciedo’s two-run base hit.

Jake Peavy (6-1) got the win despite giving up seven runs in 6 1/3 innings. He struck out nine while yielding six hits and a walk.

Starter Derek Lowe (6-3) lasted just 2 1/3 innings for Cleveland, surrendering eight runs on 10 hits.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Viciedo has seven home runs and 18 RBIs in his last 12 games. ... Brantley made a leaping catch in center field to rob Rios of a three-run homer in the first inning. ... Konerko, who went 4-for-4 with two ground-rule doubles, extended his hitting streak to 12 games and raised his batting average to .396, highest in the major leagues. ... The eight earned runs allowed by Lowe were one short of his career worst. ... Peavy has given up 13 earned runs in his last three outings after allowing only 11 in his first seven starts.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Chi. White Sox
Derek Lowe Player Jake Peavy
Loss W/L Win
2.1 IP 6.1
3 Strikeouts 9
10 Hits 6
30.86 ERA 9.95
Hitting
Cleveland   Chi. White Sox
Jason Kipnis Player Paul Konerko
2 Hits 4
4 RBI 2
2 HR 0
8 TB 7
.500 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 6 2 13 .182 2 10 7 1 0 2
Chi. White Sox 17 2 29 .405 16 9 12 1 2 0

Upcoming Games

  • Chi. White Sox will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The White Sox have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .455 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Chi. White Sox. The Indians have a W/L % of .538 after a win and .600 after a loss.