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MLB: Chicago White Sox 8, Minnesota 5

Aug. 17, 2013 at 11:37 PM   |   Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Dayan Viciedo smashed a go-ahead, three-run homer in the fourth inning Saturday and the Chicago White Sox went on to an 8-5 victory over Minnesota.

With the White Sox trailing 3-1 in the fourth, they struck for four runs, all coming with two outs.

Adam Dunn began the rally with a double against Twins starter Andrew Albers and Avisail Garcia followed with another two-bagger, cutting the deficit to one run.

After Jeff Keppinger drew a walk, Viciedo cranked a 1-1 pitch into the left-field stands for a three-run shot.

Dunn (3-for-4) made it 6-3 with an eighth-inning RBI single and Alejandro De Aza capped the scoring with a two-run blast in the ninth as the White Sox took a second straight from their division rivals.

Chris Sale (9-11) earned the win, allowing three runs on nine hits over seven innings. He yielded one walk and struck out eight.

Albers (2-1) suffered his first major-league loss in his third start, getting tagged for five runs on eight hits over seven full innings.

Ryan Doumit socked a two-run homer and Joe Mauer drove in pair of runs for Minnesota.

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