After a pair of frustrating losses to open a four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday and Tuesday, the Chicago White Sox finally knocked off the O's on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Chicago routed Baltimore 8-1 behind a strong outing from starter Jake Peavy and consistent hitting throughout the lineup.
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Chicago scored two in the second, one run in the third and the fourth, and runs in the sixth. The win moves the White Sox to 6-5 overall, while Baltimore falls to 7-5.
Peavy was the star for Chicago. He went seven innings, allowing just four hits and one earned run while striking out eight and walking none. Baltimore jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the second on a double by right fielder Endy Chavez, but the Sox would answer back when catcher A.J. Pierzynski clubbed a two-run homer. The game was broken apart for good in the sixth when Adam Dunn lined a double to left field to score three.
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