CHICAGO, June 1 (UPI) -- Jim Thome hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning Monday to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 6-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
A.J. Pierzynski added a solo homer for the White Sox.
Craig Breslow (1-4) was charged with the loss after allowing a run in 1 1/3 relief innings for the A's, who have lost five of six. Oakland starter Trevor Cahill allowed two runs on three hits and two walks in 5 2/3 innings.