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Sox hit four homers
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White Sox 13, Giants 8
John Danks allowed three runs in six innings but got a no-decision. (George Nikitin/AP)
Nick Swisher hit a three-run double with two outs in the eighth inning to break a tie as the White Sox earned the sweep. Orlando Cabrera hit a solo shot and a two-run home run, two of four White Sox homers. Joe Crede hit a solo shot and Carlos Quentin added a two-run dinger.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (23-20)
Won 5
Chi White Sox 13, San Francisco 8   SF
San Francisco (17-28)
Lost 5
May 18, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 0 0 0 1 3 2 3 4   13 15 1
San Francisco
0 1 0 0 1 1 3 2 0   8 10 0
Standings thru 5/18/08  |  Recap: CWS | SF  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Giants stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, SS5223002.225
Pierzynski, C5220000.317
Quentin, LF5222010.301
Dye, RF5111010.293
Konerko, 1B4110112.212
Crede, 3B4222021.279
Ramirez, 2B5220011.182
Anderson, B, CF5022013.260
Danks, P1000101.000
  a-Thome, PH0100100.203
  Wassermann, P0000000.000
  Thornton, P0000000.000
  b-Swisher, PH1013000.213
  Dotel, P0000000.000
  Masset, P1000011.000
Totals411315133811 

a-Walked for Danks in the 7th. b-Doubled for Thornton in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Anderson, B (3, Cain), Swisher (5, Walker), Ramirez (3, Wilson).
HR: Crede (8, 5th inning off Cain, 0 on, 1 out), Cabrera 2 (3, 6th inning off Cain, 0 on, 0 out; 7th inning off Cain, 1 on, 1 out), Quentin (11, 6th inning off Cain, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Cabrera 8; Pierzynski 2; Quentin 5; Dye; Konerko; Crede 5; Ramirez 3; Anderson, B 3; Swisher 2.
RBI: Crede 2 (27), Cabrera 3 (11), Quentin 2 (37), Swisher 3 (13), Dye (16), Anderson, B 2 (8).
2-out RBI: Swisher 3; Anderson, B 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Danks; Cabrera.
SF: Crede.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Crede (9, throw).
DP: 2 (Cabrera-Ramirez-Konerko, Crede-Ramirez-Konerko).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Winn, RF4110100.292
Castillo, 3B5222010.267
Durham, 2B4132102.300
Molina, C3012102.275
  1-Holm, PR-C1000002.268
Rowand, CF4110102.324
Aurilia, 1B5111023.239
Ortmeier, LF4001102.255
Burriss, SS3010001.255
  b-Vizquel, PH-SS0100100.360
Cain, P2000022.263
  a-Velez, PH1000010.207
  Walker, P0000000.000
  c-Bowker, PH0100100.269
  Wilson, P0000000.000
  Taschner, P0000000.000
Totals3681087616 

a-Struck out for Cain in the 7th. b-Walked for Burriss in the 8th. c-Walked for Walker in the 8th.
1-Ran for Molina in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Castillo (15, Danks), Rowand (14, Danks), Molina (9, Thornton).
3B: Winn (1, Wassermann).
HR: Aurilia (4, 2nd inning off Danks, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Winn 3; Castillo 3; Durham 3; Molina 2; Rowand 2; Aurilia 4; Burriss.
RBI: Aurilia (12), Durham 2 (9), Ortmeier (5), Castillo 2 (16), Molina 2 (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rowand; Ortmeier.
GIDP: Molina; Holm.
Team LOB: 8.

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Danks 6.06333312.94
Wassermann (H, 2)0.122201029.70
Thornton (BS, 2)(W, 1-0)0.22111104.02
Dotel 0.00223004.08
Masset (S, 1)2.00000103.86
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain 7.06663644.57
Walker (L, 1-2)1.04330107.00
Wilson 0.24440005.09
Taschner 0.11000104.02

Dotel pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

WP: Danks.
IBB: Rowand (by Thornton).
Pitches-strikes: Danks 98-61, Wassermann 9-5, Thornton 15-9, Dotel 16-4, Masset 13-10, Cain 115-72, Walker 24-17, Wilson 16-12, Taschner 8-4.
Ground outs-fly outs: Danks 10-5, Wassermann 0-0, Thornton 0-1, Dotel 0-0, Masset 5-0, Cain 4-11, Walker 2-0, Wilson 0-2, Taschner 0-0.
Batters faced: Danks 26, Wassermann 3, Thornton 5, Dotel 3, Masset 6, Cain 30, Walker 7, Wilson 6, Taschner 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Thornton 1-1, Masset 3-2, Taschner 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Scott Barry. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 68 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:01.
Att: 34,331.

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