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Dempster dogged
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White Sox 4, Cubs 1
Ryan Dempster worked six-plus innings with six walks and four strikeouts. (Paul Beaty/AP)
Ryan Dempster fought through six-plus innings to keep the Cubs close, but his offense, which managed five hits, offered little resistance to John Danks. Aaron Miles doubled and scored in the eighth.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 06/16: PPD
  • Wed. 06/17: CWS 4, CHC 1
  • Thu. 06/18: CHC 6, CWS 5
CWS
Chi White Sox (31-34)
Won 3
Chi White Sox 4, Chi Cubs 1   CHC
Chi Cubs (30-31)
Lost 1
June 17, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0   4 7 1
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 5 1
Standings thru 6/17/09  |  Recap: CWS | CHC  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Cubs stats
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Podsednik, LF 4 0 2 1 1 0 1 .315
Ramirez, Al, SS 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .251
Dye, RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .271
  1-Wise, PR-RF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .133
Konerko, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .293
Pierzynski, C 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .300
Anderson, CF 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .233
Getz, 2B 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .250
Beckham, G, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .132
Danks, Jh, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
  Linebrink, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Thome, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
  Jenks, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 4 7 4 7 5 16  

a-Flied out for Linebrink in the 9th.
1-Ran for Dye in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: Getz (3, Dempster).
HR: Ramirez, Al (6, 1st inning off Dempster, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Beckham, G; Podsednik 2; Konerko; Ramirez, Al 4; Anderson; Getz 3.
RBI: Ramirez, Al (28), Getz (12), Podsednik (14), Pierzynski (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Danks, Jh; Ramirez, Al; Getz.
SAC: Danks, Jh.
SF: Pierzynski.
GIDP: Konerko, Ramirez, Al.
Team RISP: 1-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Podsednik (9, 2nd base off Dempster/Soto, G).
CS: Anderson (5, 2nd base by Dempster/Soto, G).

FIELDING
E: Beckham, G (2, fielding).
DP: (Beckham, G-Getz-Konerko).

 
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Soriano, A, LF 4 0 0 1 0 2 0 .225
  Ascanio, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Theriot, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .282
Bradley, RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .234
Lee, D, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .277
Soto, G, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .217
Johnson, R, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .264
Fontenot, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .232
Miles, 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .203
Dempster, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .100
  Guzman, A, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Fox, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .385
Totals 32 1 5 1 0 11 12  

a-Flied out for Guzman, A in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Miles (7, Danks, Jh).
TB: Theriot; Bradley 2; Lee, D; Miles 2.
RBI: Soriano, A (28).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fontenot; Johnson, R.
GIDP: Johnson, R.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Soriano, A (6, throw).
DP: 3 (Theriot-Miles-Lee, D, Soto, G-Theriot, Miles-Theriot-Lee, D).

 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Danks, Jh (W, 5-5) 7.0 5 1 1 0 9 0 4.48
Linebrink 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.31
Jenks (S, 15) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.52
 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Dempster (L, 4-4) 6.0 4 3 3 6 4 1 3.92
Guzman, A 2.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 2.70
Ascanio 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.51

Danks, Jh pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Dempster pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Danks, Jh , Dempster .
WP: Dempster.
Pitches-strikes: Danks, Jh 99-71, Linebrink 11-8, Jenks 12-9, Dempster 104-51, Guzman, A 34-22, Ascanio 24-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Danks, Jh 6-6, Linebrink 1-1, Jenks 1-1, Dempster 9-2, Guzman, A 3-1, Ascanio 0-2.
Batters faced: Danks, Jh 26, Linebrink 3, Jenks 3, Dempster 26, Guzman, A 8, Ascanio 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Linebrink 1-1, Guzman, A 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Bill Hohn. 1B: Bruce Dreckman. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 64 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 4 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:41.
Att: 40,444.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
June 17, 2009
June 17, 2009

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