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Cubs go down fighting
White Sox 7, Cubs 0
Michael Barrett punches A.J. Pierzynski after a collision at home plate. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
 Barrett throws punch
The spirit was willing for the Cubs on Saturday, but the bats were weak. After a collision at home in the second inning, catcher Michael Barrett punched A.J. Pierzynski to spark a fracas, but at the plate, the team from the North Side was silent.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 20, 2006
CHC
Chi Cubs (17-25)
Lost 3
Chi White Sox 7, Chi Cubs 0   CWS
Chi White Sox (28-14)
Won 2
May 20, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 9 0
Chi White Sox
0 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 X   7 6 1
Standings thru 5/20/06  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  White Sox Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF4010010.230
Cedeno, SS4020000.289
Walker, DH4020010.295
Barrett, C1000002.286
Perez, 2B3010003.195
Jones, RF4010021.274
Ramirez, 3B3020000.223
Mabry, 1B1000000.208
Blanco, C3000005.053
Murton, LF3000012.265
Hairston, 2B-1B3000000.243
Totals330900513 

BATTING
TB: Pierre; Cedeno 2; Walker 2; Perez; Jones; Ramirez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murton 2; Blanco.
GIDP: Barrett; Perez; Blanco.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Perez-Hairston, Ramirez-Mabry).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF3210102.290
Iguchi, 2B3236100.314
Thome, DH3010111.294
Konerko, 1B4000014.312
Dye, RF4000012.308
Pierzynski, C0100100.336
Widger, C3000020.265
Crede, 3B3100100.299
Uribe, SS3110110.200
Anderson, CF0001000.170
Mackowiak, CF1000100.240
Totals27767769 

BATTING
HR: Iguchi 2 (6, 2nd inning off Hill, 3 on, 2 out; 5th inning off Hill, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Podsednik; Iguchi 9; Thome; Uribe.
RBI: Anderson (11), Iguchi 6 (23).
2-out RBI: Iguchi 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Podsednik.
SF: Anderson.
GIDP: Konerko; Dye.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Dye (1, fielding).
DP: 3 (Crede-Iguchi-Konerko, Iguchi-Uribe-Konerko 2).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hill (L, 0-4)4.05775229.31
Novoa 1.21001203.93
Ohman 0.20001007.02
Williamson 0.20000003.38
Dempster 1.00000202.70
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garcia (W, 7-1)8.08000303.92
Thornton 1.01000204.76

Hill pitched to 3 batters in the 5th.

WP: Hill, Thornton.
HBP: Ramirez (by Thornton).
Pitches-strikes: Hill 87-43, Novoa 30-18, Ohman 11-5, Williamson 5-2, Dempster 13-9, Garcia 107-69, Thornton 17-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hill 5-5, Novoa 2-1, Ohman 0-2, Williamson 0-2, Dempster 0-1, Garcia 14-7, Thornton 1-0.
Batters faced: Hill 21, Novoa 6, Ohman 3, Williamson 2, Dempster 3, Garcia 29, Thornton 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Novoa 1-0, Ohman 2-0, Williamson 1-0.
EjectionsChicago Cubs left fielder John Mabry ejected by 2B umpire Charlie Reliford. (2nd); Chicago Cubs catcher Michael Barrett ejected by 2B umpire Charlie Reliford. (2nd); Chicago White Sox catcher A. J. Pierzynski ejected by 2B umpire Charlie Reliford. (3rd); Chicago White Sox right fielder Brian Anderson ejected by 2B umpire Charlie Reliford. (3rd).
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Charlie Reliford. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 65 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:38.
Att: 39,387.

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