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Abreu powers White Sox past As

Juan Abreu's three-run blast in the eighth inning sent the Chicago White Sox to a 4-2 victory over Oakland in the finale of a three-game series.
By The Sports Network May 14, 2014 at 6:40 PM
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Juan Abreu's three-run blast in the eighth inning sent the Chicago White Sox to a 4-2 victory over Oakland in the finale of a three-game series.

Gordon Beckham finished 3-for-4 with a solo homer and scored twice for the White Sox, who staved off a sweep and snapped a four-game losing skid overall.

Ronald Belisario (2-3) tossed 1 1/3 scoreless relief innings for the win, while Matt Lindstrom followed suit in the ninth for his sixth save. Anthony Rienzo allowed two runs on as many hits over 6 1/3 frames.

John Jaso and Josh Donaldson each hit a solo blast for the Athletics, who saw their six-game win streak come to a halt.

Fernando Abad (0-1) was charged in defeat for two runs on two hits while recording only one out in the deciding frame. Tommy Milone had worked the first six, giving up a run on five hits with four strikeouts.

[SportsNetwork.com]

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