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Cabrera wins it
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Tigers 2, White Sox 1
Miguel Cabrera celebrates his walk-off blast on Thursday afternoon. (Duane Burleson/AP)
It looked like it would be a hard-luck loss for Kenny Rogers, who gave up only one run in eight innings. But with White Sox starter Mark Buehrle just as strong, it took until the sixth for the Tigers to get on the board, and slugger Miguel Cabrera blasted one in the ninth for the win.
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Series at a glance:
CWS
Chi White Sox (37-29)
Lost 3
Detroit 2, Chi White Sox 1   DET
Detroit (29-37)
Won 3
June 12, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi White Sox
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 5 0
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1   2 8 1
Standings thru 6/12/08  |  Recap: CWS | DET  |  Gameday  |  White Sox stats  |  Tigers stats
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, SS3010100.263
Anderson, B, CF4000003.253
Quentin, LF3010001.277
Konerko, DH4110002.217
Dye, RF3001000.286
Crede, 3B3010000.283
Swisher, 1B3000001.223
Ramirez, 2B3000011.287
Hall, C3010000.321
Totals29151118 

BATTING
2B: Konerko (9, Rogers).
TB: Cabrera; Quentin; Konerko 2; Crede; Hall.
RBI: Dye (27).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson, B.
SF: Dye.
GIDP: Konerko 2.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Cabrera-Ramirez-Swisher, Crede-Ramirez-Swisher).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Renteria, SS4110012.266
Polanco, 2B4020012.303
Guillen, 3B4021001.304
Ordonez, DH4000003.308
Cabrera, 1B4111012.278
Thames, LF3000010.238
  Granderson, CF0000000.240
Rodriguez, C2010100.253
Clevlen, CF-LF3000022.188
Raburn, RF3010001.190
Totals312821613 

BATTING
HR: Cabrera (9, 9th inning off Dotel, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Renteria; Polanco 2; Guillen 2; Cabrera 4; Rodriguez; Raburn.
RBI: Guillen (31), Cabrera (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Polanco 2; Cabrera.
GIDP: Guillen; Ordonez.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Raburn (5, fielding).
DP: 2 (Rogers-Polanco-Cabrera, Renteria-Polanco-Cabrera).

 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buehrle 8.07111604.47
Dotel (L, 3-3)0.11110012.97
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers 8.04101104.63
Jones, T (W, 2-0)1.01000004.07

HBP: Quentin (by Rogers).
Pitches-strikes: Buehrle 102-66, Dotel 6-3, Rogers 96-67, Jones, T 8-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Buehrle 11-7, Dotel 0-1, Rogers 9-14, Jones, T 2-1.
Batters faced: Buehrle 30, Dotel 2, Rogers 29, Jones, T 3.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Chris Tiller. 2B: Ed Montague. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:04.
Att: 40,297.

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