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Ram it home
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Cubs 4, White Sox 3
Aramis Ramirez connects on a home run in the seventh inning. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
After being held in check for most of the afternoon, the Cubs found their power stroke just in time. Derrek Lee and Aramis Ramirez tied the game with back-to-back homers in the seventh, and Ramirez added a walk-off shot in the ninth.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (41-32)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 4, Chi White Sox 3   CHC
Chi Cubs (46-28)
Won 1
June 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 9 0
Chi Cubs
1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1   4 10 0
Standings thru 6/20/08  |  Recap: CWS | CHC  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Cubs stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, SS5110022.272
Pierzynski, C5112012.306
Quentin, LF2010200.273
Dye, RF4111004.292
Swisher, 1B3020100.236
Crede, 3B4000024.279
Ramirez, 2B4010011.293
Anderson, B, CF4010022.238
Danks, P2000010.000
  a-Uribe, PH1010000.209
  Dotel, P0000000.000
  Thornton, P0000000.000
  b-Thome, PH1000001.227
  Linebrink, P0000000.000
Totals353933916 

a-Singled for Danks in the 7th. b-Popped out for Thornton in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez (9, Lilly), Quentin (12, Lilly), Swisher (13, Lilly), Anderson, B (8, Wood).
HR: Dye (15, 2nd inning off Lilly, 0 on, 0 out), Pierzynski (5, 3rd inning off Lilly, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Cabrera; Pierzynski 4; Quentin 2; Dye 4; Swisher 3; Ramirez 2; Anderson, B 2; Uribe.
RBI: Dye (39), Pierzynski 2 (28).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson, B 2; Crede; Dye 2; Pierzynski.
GIDP: Crede.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Ramirez-Cabrera-Swisher, Crede-Ramirez-Swisher, Cabrera-Ramirez-Swisher).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Fukudome, CF4120020.298
Theriot, SS4020001.311
Lee, 1B4111002.289
Ramirez, 3B4222010.293
Soto, C3010020.282
DeRosa, RF3000011.288
Murton, LF3020000.273
Cedeno, 2B3000012.275
Lilly, P2000010.217
  Howry, P0000000.000
  a-Hoffpauir, PH0000000.400
  b-Blanco, PH1000000.291
  Wood, P0000000.000
Totals314103086 

a-Batted for Howry in the 8th. b-Lined out for Hoffpauir in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Lee (15, 7th inning off Dotel, 0 on, 0 out), Ramirez 2 (12, 7th inning off Dotel, 0 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Linebrink, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Fukudome 2; Theriot 2; Lee 4; Ramirez 8; Soto; Murton 2.
RBI: Lee (45), Ramirez 2 (47).
GIDP: Lee; DeRosa; Theriot.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (Ramirez-Cedeno-Lee).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Danks 6.05110502.80
Dotel (BS, 2)1.03220223.15
Thornton 1.01000102.57
Linebrink (L, 2-2)0.01110011.55
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lilly 6.27333824.71
Howry 1.11000004.79
Wood (W, 4-1)1.01000102.58

Linebrink pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

Pitches-strikes: Danks 85-56, Dotel 23-18, Thornton 14-8, Linebrink 2-1, Lilly 106-74, Howry 13-7, Wood 14-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Danks 10-3, Dotel 0-1, Thornton 0-2, Linebrink 0-0, Lilly 2-10, Howry 3-1, Wood 0-2.
Batters faced: Danks 20, Dotel 6, Thornton 4, Linebrink 1, Lilly 30, Howry 4, Wood 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Howry 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Mike Estabrook. 3B: Mike Everitt.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:32 (:31 delay).
Att: 41,106.

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