KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 10 (UPI) -- Carlos Quentin hit a pair of two-run homers Wednesday in helping the Chicago White Sox overcome a five-run deficit to defeat Kansas City 7-6.
Chicago took the lead with two runs in the eighth -- Quentin coming in with the go-ahead score on a balk. The White Sox have won four in a row and Kansas City has dropped five out of six.
Quentin hit a home run in the fourth, cutting Kansas City's lead to 5-2, and he hit another blast in the sixth to make it a 6-4 game.
Alexei Ramirez brought the White Sox within a run with an RBI double in the seventh and Chicago went in front in the eighth.
Orlando Cabrera walked to open the inning against Robinson Tejeda (0-2). Quentin walked with one away and Ramon Ramirez came on to replace Tejeda. Jermaine Dye fanned for the second out of the inning, but Jim Thome singled in Cabrera and Quentin went to third, from where he scored on the balk by Ramirez.
Adam Russell (3-0) recorded the final out of the seventh to get the win and Octavio Dotel struck out the side in the ninth for his first save.