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Dodgers fall
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White Sox 2, Dodgers 0
Clayton Kershaw struck out three and walked four in four-plus innings of work. (Harry How/Getty)
Clayton Kershaw entered the game looking for his first Major League victory, but he struggled through four-plus innings, allowing two runs on six hits and walking four. His offense also struggled, as it was unable to score any runs off White Sox pitching.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (43-35)
Won 1
Chi White Sox 2, LA Dodgers 0   LAD
LA Dodgers (36-42)
Lost 1
June 26, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 7 2
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 1
Standings thru 6/26/08  |  Recap: CWS | LAD  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Dodgers stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, SS3110212.273
Anderson, B, CF4000012.221
Quentin, LF3011102.280
Dye, RF3110213.296
Swisher, 1B2000104.232
Crede, 3B4000018.270
Ramirez, 2B4021010.295
Hall, C3010120.317
Danks, P3010014.167
  Thornton, P0000000.000
  Dotel, P0000000.000
  a-Thome, PH1000000.228
  Linebrink, P0000000.000
  Jenks, P0000000.000
Totals302727825 

a-Grounded out for Dotel in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez (11, Kershaw).
TB: Cabrera; Quentin; Dye; Ramirez 3; Hall; Danks.
RBI: Ramirez (23), Quentin (57).
2-out RBI: Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Danks; Crede 3; Cabrera; Dye.
S: Swisher; Anderson, B.
GIDP: Quentin; Danks; Crede.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Quentin (5, 2nd base off Wade/Ardoin), Cabrera (12, 3rd base off Troncoso/Martin).

FIELDING
E: Hall (1, fielding), Cabrera (5, fielding).
DP: 3 (Ramirez-Cabrera-Swisher 2, Danks-Swisher).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, LF-CF4010001.279
Kemp, CF2010211.292
  Troncoso, P0000000.000
Martin, 3B-C4000015.309
Loney, 1B4000004.306
LaRoche, 2B-3B4010002.273
Young, RF-LF2000201.278
Berroa, SS3000013.180
  d-DeWitt, PH1000000.268
Ardoin, C2010002.188
  b-Maza, PH-2B2010000.236
Kershaw, P1000011.000
  Falkenborg, P0000000.000
  a-Sweeney, PH1000000.102
  Wade, P0000000.000
  c-Ethier, PH-RF1000001.276
Totals310504421 

a-Lined out for Falkenborg in the 5th. b-Singled for Ardoin in the 7th. c-Flied out for Wade in the 7th. d-Grounded out for Berroa in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: LaRoche (1, Danks).
TB: Pierre; Kemp; LaRoche 2; Ardoin; Maza.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: LaRoche 2; Berroa.
GIDP: Berroa; Loney.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kemp (15, 2nd base off Danks/Hall), Pierre 2 (32, 2nd base off Danks/Hall, 3rd base off Danks/Hall).

FIELDING
E: Berroa (2, fielding).
DP: 3 (LaRoche-Berroa-Loney, Ardoin-Berroa-LaRoche, Falkenborg-Ardoin-Loney).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Danks (W, 5-4)6.04004302.62
Thornton (H, 8)0.21000002.43
Dotel (H, 10)0.10000103.28
Linebrink (H, 17)1.00000001.45
Jenks (S, 17)1.00000002.08
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kershaw (L, 0-2)4.06224304.36
Falkenborg 1.00001000.00
Wade 2.01001202.48
Troncoso 2.00001305.23

Kershaw pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.

WP: Danks, Kershaw 2.
IBB: Hall (by Kershaw), Swisher (by Falkenborg).
HBP: Quentin (by Wade).
Pitches-strikes: Danks 107-67, Thornton 19-14, Dotel 5-3, Linebrink 11-6, Jenks 15-10, Kershaw 69-40, Falkenborg 12-5, Wade 38-22, Troncoso 24-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Danks 5-9, Thornton 0-2, Dotel 0-0, Linebrink 2-1, Jenks 2-1, Kershaw 8-1, Falkenborg 3-0, Wade 0-4, Troncoso 3-0.
Batters faced: Danks 25, Thornton 3, Dotel 1, Linebrink 3, Jenks 3, Kershaw 21, Falkenborg 3, Wade 9, Troncoso 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Dotel 1-0, Falkenborg 2-0.
EjectionsChicago White Sox Pitching Coach Don Cooper ejected by 1B umpire Lance Barksdale. (7th).
Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:58.
Att: 37,956.

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