Tuesday, May 27, 2008

5-26-08: Sox 6 - Indians 3

May 26, 2008 - Cleveland, Ohio

A memorable Memorial Day.

It took twelve innings, but the White Sox finally broke through with enough to win the game. The go ahead run was scored by pinch runner DeWayne Wise, who was running for Nick Swisher. Then the runs poured like water.

It almost seemed like a light switch was flipped. The Sox appeared to struggle with scoring until the twelfth inning, then it was like the runs couldn't stop from coming.

Javier Vazquez did a decent job through six innings and the bullpen was magnificent for the next six. Bobby Jenks struggled slightly for the save but induced the double play to ease the congestion on base.

The good:
DeWayne Wise scoring the winning run in the twelfth inning.

Orlando Cabrera going 4 for 6 after a talking to about his behavior by Ozzie Guillen

The bad:
Bobby Jenks piled the runners on, but came out smelling like a rose for his 100th career save.

Joe Crede was caught stealing

The ugly:
Paul Konerko went 0 for 6.

9 players left on base.

In a game where Brian Anderson stole his first base of the year, you know it was going to be long and odd. The game didn't disappoint. Jim Thome continued his homer happy ways against his former team. Bobby Jenks held on to get his 100th career save. Pierzynski and Dye were both intentionally walked to set up the loss for the Indians. A strange and weird game with an outcome victorious for the Sox.

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