[to top of second column]
Carlos Quentin, extending his offensive surge, had a pair of doubles and drove in a run against Pirates starter Ross Ohlendorf (0-5), who is winless in 13 starts since Aug. 18. Ohlendorf gave up five runs and nine hits in 6 1-3 innings, including Quentin's RBI double during a two-run third inning and Juan Pierre's RBI triple in a two-run seventh.
Quentin boosted his average from .201 to .213 by getting four hits and driving in three during the final two games of the series.
Gordon Beckham, who began the series with a .204 average, had a sacrifice fly in the second for his fourth RBI of the series and doubled to start the seventh.
NOTES: White Sox RH Gavin Floyd will oppose Nationals rookie Stephen Strasburg on Friday. Peavy will start Saturday in Washington. ... Pirates starting pitchers have won once in 27 games since May 18. ... The Pirates didn't commit an error after having more errors (6) than hits (5) during a 7-2 loss on Wednesday. ... The White Sox hadn't swept a three-game road series in nearly a year, or since June 29-July 1 in Cleveland. ... Chicago has won 23 of its last 31 interleague games.
Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
< Sports index
Back to top
News | Sports | Business | Rural Review | Teaching & Learning | Home and Family | Tourism | Obituaries
Law & Courts |
Spiritual Life |
Health & Fitness |
Calendar | Letters to the Editor