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MLB: Chicago White Sox 10, Cleveland 6

CLEVELAND, April 11 (UPI) -- A.J. Pierzynski and Alejandro De Aza each homered during a big sixth inning Wednesday and the Chicago White Sox bested Cleveland 10-6.

Clinging to a one-run lead entering the sixth, the White Sox erupted for five runs off the Indians bullpen to put the contest away.

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Gordon Beckham doubled with one out off Dan Wheeler and De Aza followed by belting a 3-1 pitch deep over the right-center field wall.

Brent Morel then drew a walk and Rafael Perez came in to pitch. He recorded an out before issuing an intentional pass to Paul Kornerko and then yielding a three-run bomb to Pierzynski.

The White Sox catcher finished 3-for-4 with four RBI and Konerko went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs driven in for Chicago, which swept a rain-shortened two game series from the Tribe.

John Danks (1-1) earned the victory, going 5 2/3 innings through which he allowed four runs on seven hits.

Indians starter Justin Masterson (0-1) was tagged for eight hits over five frames.

Travis Hafner homered with a two-run double and Shelley Duncan went 3-for-5 with a two-run blast for Cleveland.

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