MLB: New York Yankees 6, Chicago White Sox 4

Sept. 3, 2013 at 11:16 PM   |   0 comments

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Edwin Nunez capped an eighth-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run double Tuesday and the New York Yankees came back to shock the Chicago White Sox 6-4.

Trailing 4-1 in the eighth, the Yankees exploded for five runs to grab control of the game.

Derek Jeter singled with one out and Robinson Cano followed with a double to chase White Sox starter Chris Sale.

After Nate Jones (4-5) took the mound, Alfonso Soriano greeted him with a two-run single up the middle.

Alex Rodriguez followed with another single and Chicago's Donnie Veal took the mound, only to surrender a score-tying single to pinch-hitter Curtis Granderson.

Mark Reynolds fanned for a second out, but reliever Matt Lindstrom then gave up a two-run double to Nunez for the decisive blow.

Boone Logan (5-2) was credited with the decision and Mariano Rivera got his 40th save for New York, which clinched its three-game series.

The Yanks came into the contest trailing Tampa Bay by 2 1/2 games in the American League wild card chase.

Alejandro De Aza went 3-for-4 with a solo homer and Alexei Ramirez drove in a pair of runs for Chicago.

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