Tuesday, June 17, 2008

June 10-12, 2008: White Sox @ Tigers

June 10-12, 2008 - Detroit, Michigan

Not so sweet sweep.

June 10, 2008
White Sox 4 - Tigers 6

June 11, 2008
White Sox 1 - Tigers 5

June 12, 2008
White Sox 1 - Tigers 2

At least the White Sox didn't get shut out. The offense that showed up for the Twins series, vanished at the sight of the visiting Tigers. The games could've gone either way, but the Tigers seemed to get most of the breaks and the Sox offense returned to its anemic state.

The pitching, for the most part, kept the Sox in the games. In order for the Sox to salvage any of these games, the Sox staff would have had to pitch three perfect games. The Sox didn't capitalize on base running opportunities and the Tigers made the most out of their rare chances.

The good:
Jim Thome seems to be back on track with three hits during the first game.

Mark Buehrle pitched a gem of a game in the third and final contest.

The bad:
Javier Vazquez had a rare miss in the second game, suffering the loss.

The Sox made the mistake of trying to run on Ivan Rodriguez.

The ugly:
Octavio Dotel gave up a walk off home run to Miguel Cabrera in the third game.

Jose Contreras' outing was a bit brutal.

If the White Sox are going to be this streaky, then they may have already lost the season. Hopefully, they will rebound against a Colorado team that is down this season.

1 comment:

White Sox Blog said...

Although I was also a big fan of Thome's hits, it was certainly a fluke. The only consistent thing about Mr. 500 is that he is struggling this season

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