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Athletics Vs. White Sox Final Score: Chicago Wins 7-3

Chris Sale struck out 11 batters, A.J. Pierzynski hit another home run and the Chicago White Sox defeated the Oakland Athletics 7-3 at U.S. Cellular Field on Sunday.

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Sale went 6-2/3 innings for the White Sox, allowing two runs on six hits.

The White Sox offense got on the board in the third inning thanks to an Adam Dunn sacrifice fly, then blew the game open with a five-run sixth inning. Pierzynski hit a two-run homer in the sixth, which was followed by RBI hits from DeWayne Wise and Gordon Beckham.

Chris Sale improved his record to 14-3, and the White Sox are now 62-51 with a two-game lead over the Tigers in the AL Central.

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