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MLB: N.Y.Yankees 8, Chicago White Sox 3

Aug. 30, 2009 at 5:02 PM

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Mark Teixeira slammed a three-run homer and Johnny Damon hit a two-run shot Sunday, powering the New York Yankees past the Chicago White Sox 8-3.

Teixeira's homer to right came during a five-run rally in the seventh inning. Damon homered in the third.

The Yankees are 31-11 since the all-star break.

Alfredo Aceves (9-1) recorded the win, allowing two hits in three innings.

Jermaine Dye belted a solo home run and Scott Podsednik and Gordon Beckham each had an RBI for the White Sox, who have dropped seven of eight.

Freddy Garcia (0-2) was the losing pitcher, giving up three runs and four hits in six innings.

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