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Sox Burn Down the Cleveland River

July 1 at Cleveland Indians

KW's Daily Special:
Prime Rib
Because Jose Contreras is looking ready for prime time!

Short Take: Jose Contreras mows down the extremely lousy Cleveland Indians, and the Sox complete a three-game sweep.

Has the 2005 version of Jose Contreras returned? Sox fans can only hope, and Wednesday's victory over the extremely lousy Cleveland Indians provided plenty of reasons for optimism. Contreras fired eight innings of two-run ball to lift the Sox to a 6-2 victory and a three-game series sweep.

Thanks for sucking Cleveland!

In his five starts since returning from Class AAA Charlotte, Contreras has gone 3-2 with a 2.17 ERA. His season ERA is down to 4.84, which is not too shabby considering that it was over eight just a month ago.

Featuring a devastating split-finger fastball, Contreras (3-7) struck out eight, while allowing just five hits and one walk.

The Sox offense sputtered against extremely lousy Cleveland left-hander Jeremy Sowers through four innings. But things took a turn for the better in the fifth, when Alexei Ramirez delivered a two-out single that scored Gordon Beckham and tied the score at 1-1.

In the sixth inning, the Sox mercilessly pounded the hapless Sowers (2-6) for five consecutive hits. Back-to-back singles by Jim Thome and Paul Konerko set the table for backup catcher Ramon Castro, who hit an 3-run bomb to the opposite field to put the Sox ahead 4-1. Jayson Nix doubled and scored on a single by Beckham to complete the barrage, which gave the Sox a commanding 5-1 lead.

After the extremely lousy Indians nicked Contreras for a run in the bottom of the inning, Konerko capped the scoring in the seventh with an RBI double.

The Sox have won five consecutive games for the first time this season, and they have pulled within three games of first-place Detroit in the AL Central race. The only negative? Ramirez left the game in the seventh with a finger injury. An X-Ray is scheduled for Thursday.

Next up for the Sox: A trip to Kansas City. Mark Buehrle (7-2, 3.26 ERA) takes the mound Thursday night. The Royals will counter with journeyman lefty Bruce Chen (0-1, 5.68 ERA).

Critic's Corner:
Five stars, one for every win on this current hot streak.

submitted by JB98.

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8 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 8 K, 1 BB.

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