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Blasts and Buehrle
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White Sox 5, Cubs 1
Brian Anderson connects on a two-run home run in the fifth inning. (Brian Kersey/AP)
Backed by a powerful lineup that went deep three times, starter Mark Buehrle limited the Cubs to one unearned run in seven innings to complete a three-game sweep of the Cubs -- one week after the Sox were swept at Wrigley Field.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (49-33)
Lost 4
Chi White Sox 5, Chi Cubs 1   CWS
Chi White Sox (46-35)
Won 4
June 29, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 7 0
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 X   5 7 1
Standings thru 6/29/08  |  Recap: CHC | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  White Sox stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Fukudome, RF4010012.297
Theriot, SS3000101.314
Lee, 1B3000131.295
Ramirez, 3B4000003.289
Soto, DH3010110.281
DeRosa, LF4110011.288
Edmonds, CF4020002.242
Blanco, C2010102.300
  a-Ward, PH1000001.289
Cedeno, 2B3011004.276
Totals311714617 

a-Grounded out for Blanco in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Soto (21, Buehrle), DeRosa (14, Jenks).
TB: Fukudome; Soto 2; DeRosa 2; Edmonds 2; Blanco; Cedeno.
RBI: Cedeno (20).
2-out RBI: Cedeno.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cedeno 2; Fukudome; Ward.
GIDP: Cedeno; Ramirez.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
PB: Blanco (2).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, SS4000001.272
Pierzynski, C3000000.296
Quentin, LF4111001.288
Dye, RF3110120.306
Thome, DH4122000.227
Crede, 3B4010012.271
Swisher, 1B2110102.235
Ramirez, 2B3000005.295
Anderson, B, CF3112021.224
Totals305752512 

BATTING
HR: Quentin (19, 4th inning off Marshall, 0 on, 0 out), Anderson, B (4, 5th inning off Marshall, 1 on, 1 out), Thome (15, 8th inning off Ascanio, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Quentin 4; Dye; Thome 5; Crede; Swisher; Anderson, B 4.
RBI: Quentin (61), Anderson, B 2 (13), Thome 2 (40).
2-out RBI: Thome 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez 3; Cabrera.
S: Ramirez.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Crede (15, fielding).
DP: 4 (Ramirez-Swisher-Cabrera, Crede-Ramirez-Swisher 2, Swisher-Cabrera).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marshall (L, 0-2)7.05331524.87
Ascanio 0.22221014.76
Wuertz 0.10000002.78
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buehrle (W, 6-6)7.06102503.79
Linebrink (H, 19)1.00001101.36
Jenks 1.01001001.95

WP: Wuertz.
HBP: Pierzynski (by Marshall), Swisher (by Ascanio).
Pitches-strikes: Marshall 93-65, Ascanio 30-17, Wuertz 7-4, Buehrle 99-69, Linebrink 12-7, Jenks 22-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Marshall 8-8, Ascanio 2-0, Wuertz 0-1, Buehrle 6-9, Linebrink 2-0, Jenks 1-1.
Batters faced: Marshall 28, Ascanio 6, Wuertz 1, Buehrle 28, Linebrink 3, Jenks 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Wuertz 2-0.
EjectionsChicago Cubs Manager Lou Piniella ejected by HP umpire Rob Drake. (2nd).
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Jeff Kellogg.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:34.
Att: 39,573.

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