H E
Det 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 0
ChiWS 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 X 5 8 0
Date of game: 4/14/2012

Recap: Chicago WSox vs. Detroit

Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Tyler Flowers, Alexei Ramirez and Paul Konerko hit solo homers and Gavin Floyd pitched six scoreless innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers, 5-1, in the middle test of a three-game series.

Alejandro De Aza and Adam Dunn each knocked in a run for the White Sox, who have won four in a row to improve to 5-2 on the young season.

Floyd (1-1) gave up just three hits to go with six strikeouts and three walks. He improved to 7-2 in 18 career starts against Detroit.

"I like the feel of the team and the way they come everyday prepared to play," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said.

Brennan Boesch hit a solo home run for the Tigers, who have lost three of four since starting the year 4-0.

Adam Wilk (0-1), filling in for an injured Doug Fister, allowed two runs on three hits in his first career start. But Wilk left the game with an injury after a Prince Fielder foul ball hit him in the dugout during the top of the sixth inning.

"I had no idea it was coming," Wilk said. "There was a group of players on the railing and I didn't see it coming at all. The first thing I knew it just hit me."

The Tigers failed to score with the bases loaded in the second. Delmon Young was hit by a pitch, Jhonny Peralta walked and Andy Dirks was hit by a pitch to fill the bags with two outs. Ryan Raburn flied out to end the threat.

Ramirez's homer to left in the bottom half of the frame gave Chicago a 1-0 lead.

Flowers added a homer to left in the fifth to make it 2-0.

Detroit loaded the bases again the sixth. Austin Jackson doubled and Fielder and Young walked to fill the bags with two outs. This time around, Alex Avila went down swinging to end the threat.

The White Sox tacked on another run in the bottom half of the inning. Collin Balester took over on the mound due to Wilk's freak injury. He gave up a leadoff double to Brent Morel, who scored on Dunn's double to right-center field.

The home team made it 4-0 in the seventh. Flowers was hit by a pitch and crossed the plate on De Aza's triple down the right-field line.

Boesch and Konerko homered in the eighth to account for the final margin.

Game Notes

The Tigers activated infielder Brandon Inge from the 15-day disabled list and recalled Wilk from Triple-A Toledo before the game. Wilk had a 5.40 earned run average in 13 1/3 innings of relief in 2011. He had four strikeouts and one walk on Saturday...Detroit went 0-for-4 with runners in scoring position and stranded seven...Jackson went 3-for-4.

Austin Peay dismisses running back Williams

Austin Peay State University said it has dismissed leading returning rusher Omar Williams from the football team for academic reasons on Friday.

NASCAR News
Harvick claims Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
www.bojangles.com
Click here to enter for your chance to win a Bojangles Breakfast Combo. Then, watch WDEF News 12 This Morning for daily winner announcements!
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.