Sox close out season on winning note

Published 12:00 am Sunday, May 29, 2005

The White Sox' Ethan Newton scored the game-winning run with two out in the bottom of the fifth inning to hand the Minor League-leading Astros a 7-6 loss on Thursday.

Dustin Moorhead's RBI single with two out drove Newton across the plate.

Rosco Moorhead had a double and a RBI, while Harper Vinson had a hit and scored two runs for the White Sox.

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Chase Whiddon ripped a two-run home run in the first inning to lead the Astros.

Wilson Lowe added three hits and scored two runs. Chip Taylor tacked on two hits and scored two runs, while Daniel Hall Autrey had two hits.

Red Sox 9, Cubs 5

The Red Sox jumped out to a 6-5 lead after two innings and held on for the 9-5 win over the Cubs.

Ryan Taylor led the Red Sox with two hits and a run scored. Jason Schofield added a RBI single.

Dylon Jones paced the Cubs with a triple and a run scored. Seth Glass and David Miller also had a hit for the Cubs.

Dixie Boys

Red Sox 14, Indians 8

The Red Sox scored six runs in the fifth inning to close out the Dixie Boys season with a victory over the league-leading Indians.

Allen Thompson capped the six-run fifth by crushing a three-run home run with one out in the sixth. It was one of two hits for Thompson on the day for the Red Sox, which close the season with a 9-6 record.

Demarcus Robinson added three hits, including two doubles. Dustin Till also had three hits, including a double and a triple. Brantley McKeown and Cordez Peagler chipped in two hits each for the Red Sox.

Terrance Hatcher led the Indians with two hits, including a double. The Indians won the league with a 9-6 record.

Devon Cheatham added two hits.

White Sox 7, A's 3

The White Sox, which struggled most of the season, closed out the season on a winning note.

Luke Hutchison scattered three hits, including a double and a triple to lead the White Sox to victory.

Dustin Shell, Caleb Glass and Paul Whigham had a hit each for the White Sox, which finish the season with a 3-11 record.

Jeffrey Stead and Steward Moody had two hits, including a double to led the A's.

Zack Bell chipped in two hits, while Hunter Harrell and David Black had a hit each. The A's finished the season in third place in the league with a 6-8 record.

Mite League

Indians 23, Dodgers 11

Tyler Gibson's three home runs and three RBIs sparked the Indians past the Dodgers Thursday night.

Brandon Blackmon, Joseph Peavy, Ryan Burkett and Colby Booker scattered three hits and scored three runs for the Indians.

Timmy McCall led the Dodgers with three hits and three scored runs.

Zack Gaston and Justis Taylor chipped in three hits and two runs scored, while Samuel McCann had two hits and two runs scored.

Cardinals 6, Giants 5

Adam Brown led the Cardinals with three hits, including a home run and three RBIs.

Jessie Kelley and Avery Shipp scattered three hits and scored a run each. Dalton Head also had two hits and a run scored.

Fullee Myrick led the Giants with three hits, including a home run and scored two runs.

Devon Middleton and Donte Lee added three hits and one run scored, while Austin Brown had two hits and a run scored.

Pirates 23, Yankees 22

Jake Gillem pounded out four hits, including a home run to lift the Pirates past the Yankees. Gillem scored four runs and drove in three other runs for the Pirates.

Well Petty added four hits and scored two runs, while Price Jones and Cole Davis had three hits.

Tyler Owens led the Yankees with four hits and scored four runs. Ishmal Ball added four hits, including a home run and two RBIs. Austin Harris and Austin Vickery chipped in with four hits.