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Offense a no-show
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White Sox 6, Cubs 0
Milton Bradley goes fishing Sunday, striking out vs. the White Sox. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)
The Cubs' offensive struggles returned in the finale vs. the White Sox, with the North Siders unable to touch South Side starter John Danks over his seven frames. Carlos Zambrano, meanwhile, had a shaky outing, yielding five runs over 5 1/3 innings and exchanging words with Dewayne Wise after plunking him in the sixth.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (35-37)
Lost 2
Chi White Sox 6, Chi Cubs 0   CWS
Chi White Sox (37-38)
Won 2
June 28, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 1
Chi White Sox
0 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 X   6 13 1
Standings thru 6/28/09  |  Recap: CHC | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  White Sox stats
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Soriano, A, LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .235
Theriot, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .283
Bradley, RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .232
Lee, D, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .289
Fox, DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .326
Soto, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .223
Freel, 3B 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 .150
Fukudome, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .260
Blanco, A, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .239
Totals 29 0 4 0 4 9 17  

BATTING
2B: Soriano, A (17, Danks).
TB: Soriano, A 3; Lee, D; Freel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fox 2; Blanco, A; Soto 2.
GIDP: Fox; Fukudome.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Freel (1, 3rd base off Danks/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
E: Theriot (6, fielding).
Pickoffs: Zambrano (Beckham at 2nd base).

 
Chi White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Podsednik, LF 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .314
Ramirez, Al, SS 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 .267
Dye, RF 5 1 2 1 0 1 2 .287
  Anderson, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
Thome, DH 4 0 1 0 1 1 4 .245
  1-Nix, J, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
Konerko, 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .291
Pierzynski, C 4 1 2 0 0 0 3 .295
Getz, 2B 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .238
Beckham, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .206
Wise, CF-RF 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 .203
Totals 35 6 13 4 3 4 21  


1-Ran for Thome in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Konerko (16, Zambrano), Getz (9, Zambrano).
HR: Ramirez, Al (10, 3rd inning off Zambrano, 1 on, 1 out), Dye (18, 8th inning off Hart, K, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ramirez, Al 6; Dye 5; Thome; Konerko 2; Pierzynski 2; Getz 3; Beckham; Wise.
RBI: Ramirez, Al 2 (38), Wise (3), Dye (45).
2-out RBI: Dye.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beckham; Pierzynski 2; Thome; Wise.
SAC: Beckham.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wise (2, 2nd base off Zambrano/Soto), Getz (11, home off Zambrano/Soto).
PO: Beckham (2nd base by Zambrano).

FIELDING
E: Danks (2, pickoff).
DP: 2 (Beckham-Getz-Konerko, Getz-Ramirez, Al-Konerko).

 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zambrano (L, 4-3) 5.1 9 5 4 2 3 1 3.69
Patton, D 1.2 3 0 0 0 1 0 5.32
Hart, K 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 2.45
 
Chi White Sox IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Danks (W, 6-6) 7.0 4 0 0 4 5 0 4.08
Linebrink 2.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2.17

HBP: Podsednik (by Zambrano), Wise (by Zambrano), Freel (by Danks).
Pitches-strikes: Zambrano 97-60, Patton, D 27-16, Hart, K 20-10, Danks 110-62, Linebrink 29-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Zambrano 6-6, Patton, D 1-1, Hart, K 3-0, Danks 9-1, Linebrink 1-1.
Batters faced: Zambrano 28, Patton, D 8, Hart, K 5, Danks 28, Linebrink 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Patton, D 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Brian Runge. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Angel Campos.
Weather: 75 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 22 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:50.
Att: 39,745.
June 28, 2009

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