Chicago Cubs

Behind Mark Buehrle, Sox Sweep Cubs in 5-1 Win

JJ SSenior Writer IJune 29, 2008

There were a slew of differences between this weekend's Cubs-Sox series and last weekend's.

"Go Cubs Go" was replaced by "Let's Go Go-Go White Sox."

A recent World Series Champion banner hung in the stadium.

The crowds were decidedly pro-White Sox.

Oh, and the White Sox turned the trick on the Cubs, completing a sweep of the North Siders by defeating the Cubs 5-1 on a rainy, cool Sunday night.

Mark Buehrle continued his June brilliance by throwing seven stellar innings, allowing one run (which was unearned) on six hits, two walks, and five strikeouts.

When the month of June began, Buehrle's ERA was 5.27. By allowing just eight runs in 45.0 innings over six starts, Buehrle's ERA now sits at 3.79—nearly a run and a half less than it was in the beginning of the month.


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