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MLB: Texas 6, Chi. White Sox 5

April 29, 2010 at 12:01 AM

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 28 (UPI) -- Josh Hamilton hit a two-run homer as part of a five-run first inning Wednesday and Texas survived a shaky ninth to down the Chicago White Sox 6-5.

The Rangers defeated the White Sox for the second straight night, getting five shutout innings from Rich Harden (1-1) before he gave up a three-run homer to Carlos Quentin.

Joaquin Arias added a two-run single in the first inning and Julio Borbon had an RBI base hit. The game-winning run, however, was not scored until the seventh, when David Murphy doubled in Michael Young with two away.

That gave Texas a 6-3 cushion going into the ninth and the extra run was needed when closer Neftali Feliz made things interesting.

With two out and a runner on second, Feliz gave up a run-scoring double to A.J. Pierzynski, threw a wild pitch and surrendered an RBI single to Alexei Ramirez. Juan Pierre then grounded out to end the game, giving Feliz his third save.

Jake Peavy (0-2) took the loss, allowing six runs on six hits in 6 1/3. The White Sox have lost six straight on the road.

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