Nick Swisher Home Run Sends White Sox to Dramatic Extra-Inning Win

JJ SSenior Writer IAugust 5, 2008

On Friday, July 25, the Detroit Tigers had their hearts ripped out by the Chicago White Sox. With two outs in the ninth inning and closer Todd Jones trying to nail down a one-run victory for Detroit, Carlos Quentin poked two-strike pitch into right field for a single.

Jermaine Dye promptly followed that with a go-ahead, two-run home run off Jones. 7-6 White Sox, just like that.

Detroit was just one strike away (again, with nobody on base) from beating the White Sox on July 25, but they couldn't get it done.

The Sox couldn't possibly top that, right?


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