Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Jhonny Peralta had four hits and drove in four runs, as Justin Mastersonsnapped his 17-start winless streak in the Indians' 10-1 win over the Chicago White Sox.
Peralta doubled twice and scored twice in the win for the Indians, who used a 15-hit attack to notch their seventh win in 10 games against Chicago this season. Austin Kearns went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer and three runs scored, while Luis Valbuena added three hits and an RBI in the victory.
The run support made a winner of Masterson (1-5) for the first time since August 20, 2009 after he dropped 11 straight decisions. The righty lasted 5 2/3 innings and gave up just one run on five hits and six walks while fanning one.
Alexei Ramirez homered, while former Indian Omar Vizquel went 2-for-4 for the White Sox, who have lost three of their last four. John Danks (4-5), who allowed eight runs in his last start, yielded four runs and nine hits in 5 1/3 frames to take the loss, his fifth in six starts.
Ramirez homered in the fourth to give Chicago the early lead, but it was all Cleveland from there.
The Indians loaded the bases with nobody out in the sixth on a double, walk and single, and Peralta scored a pair with a double to left. Two batters later, Shelley Duncan added an RBI double, and Valbuena made it 4-1 with a run-scoring single to left.
In the top of the seventh, Kearns singled leading off and was followed by a Russell Branyan walk. Both runners scored on another Peralta double for a 6-1 lead.
Shin-Soo Choo walked with one away in the eighth, and Kearns belted a homer over the right-field wall to extend the advantage to seven. With two runners on and two outs later in the inning, Trevor Crowe sent a pinch-hit triple to center for two more runs.
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