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South Side supremacy
'Mad' and distracted
Greg Maddux, who walked five in 5 2/3 innings, turned in one of his poorest outings of the season, getting distracted with runners on base and questioning several ball-strike calls. Offensively, the North Siders were limited to just two hits and a lone unearned run in the first inning.
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White Sox 6, Cubs 1
Jim Thome watches his AL-leading 17th homer leave the yard in the fifth. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Series at a glance:
Champs take Round 1
Paul Konerko drove in three runs and Jim Thome launched his 17th home run, a solo shot off Greg Maddux, to lead the White Sox over their crosstown neighbors. Mark Buehrle returned to his dominating form with a two-hitter, his first complete game of the season.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: May 19, 2006
Chi Cubs (17-24)
Lost 2
Chi White Sox 6, Chi Cubs 1   CWS
Chi White Sox (27-14)
Won 1
May 19, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 2 1
Chi White Sox
1 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 X   6 10 1
Standings thru 5/19/06  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  White Sox Stats
Pierre, CF4110000.229
Hairston, RF3000000.254
Walker, 1B2001100.289
Barrett, DH4000002.288
Ramirez, 3B3000100.213
Murton, LF3000012.271
Cedeno, SS3010000.283
Blanco, C3000011.057
Perez, 2B3000000.189

TB: Pierre; Cedeno.
RBI: Walker (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murton.
S: Hairston.
SF: Walker.
Team LOB: 4.

E: Perez (2, throw).
Outfield assists: Murton (Crede at 2nd base).
DP: (Perez-Cedeno-Walker).

Podsednik, LF3100211.289
Anderson, CF0000000.170
Iguchi, 2B4220101.301
Thome, DH3211113.293
Konerko, 1B4123010.320
Dye, RF2011201.320
Pierzynski, C4010004.336
Crede, 3B4011003.305
Mackowiak, CF-LF4010010.243
Cintron, SS4010001.266

2B: Konerko (11, Maddux).
HR: Thome (17, 5th inning off Maddux, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Iguchi 2; Thome 4; Konerko 3; Dye; Pierzynski; Crede; Mackowiak; Cintron.
RBI: Konerko 3 (33), Dye (32), Crede (29), Thome (41).
2-out RBI: Konerko; Crede.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pierzynski; Crede; Thome.
GIDP: Cintron.
Team LOB: 8.

SB: Iguchi (4, 2nd base off Maddux/Blanco), Podsednik (16, 2nd base off Maddux/Blanco).

E: Pierzynski (1, throw).

Maddux (L, 5-3)5.29665113.76
Rusch 2.11001307.31
Buehrle (W, 5-2)9.02102202.92

Pitches-strikes: Maddux 96-52, Rusch 48-27, Buehrle 105-74.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maddux 8-7, Rusch 2-2, Buehrle 10-15.
Batters faced: Maddux 29, Rusch 9, Buehrle 32.
Inherited runners-scored: Rusch 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 56 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, L to R.
T: 2:07.
Att: 39,301.

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