CHICAGO, IL - MAY 27: Paul Konerko #14 of the Chicago White Sox hits a three run homer against the Cleveland Indians in the fourth inning on May 27, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Indians Vs. White Sox: South Siders Sweep Cleveland With 12-6 Victory

The Chicago White Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 12-6 on Sunday afternoon.

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Indians Vs. White Sox Score Update: South Siders Lead 8-5 After Three Innings

A robbed homer, three explosive half innings and some solid swing-and-a-miss inducing pitching. Yes, through three innings, the Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians are off to a rather exhilarating start. As the teams head into the fourth at U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago leads 8-5.

The White Sox scored four in the bottom of the first inning, a frame highlighted by Indians center fielder Michael Brantley robbing Alex Rios of a home run with a terrific leaping grab at the fence.

The Indians would quickly erase the Sox's early lead by scoring five in the top of the third inning. Brantley doubled in three runs in the frame, and then came home when second baseman Jason Kipinis blasted his seventh homer of the season.

The Sox's offense would again to work in the bottom of the third, scoring four runs. Konerko drove in his second run of the game with a ground-rule double to score Adam Dunn. Dayan Viciedo would cap the inning with a two-run homer, his 10th of the year.

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