Friday was the first meeting of the Cubs and White Sox to spark this season’s rivalry and the Southside struggled against Ryan Dempster. The Cubs held a 3-0 lead through the ninth inning before the White Sox could put some runs on the board.
Ryan Dempster threw five shutout innings Friday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3.
Dempster struck out six, including the last four he faced. He gave up two hits, a walk and hit a batter.
Buehrle gave up six hits and three runs in three innings. He has given up eight runs and 15 hits in his last two starts.
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