White Sox Vs. Cardinals Final Score: South Siders Take Series Opener With 6-1 Victory

The Chicago White Sox turned a one-run game into a blowout with a four-run eighth inning on Tuesday night during a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. The Sox improved to 34-27 on the season, while St. Louis falls back down to .500 at 31-31.

After second baseman Gordon Beckham singled to center to drive-in Alejandro De Aza to start the eighth, Adam Dunn and A.J. Pierzynski each went deep. Dunn's solo blast was his 21st of the season, while Pierzynski's two-run shot was his 11th of the campaign.

White Sox starter Jose Quintana allowed 10 hits but just one run over his 5.1 innings to improve to 2-1.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of this series, visit White Sox blog South Side Sox and St. Louis Cardinals blog Viva El Birdos. And for more general baseball coverage, head over to Baseball Nation.

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