CHICAGO, May 25 (UPI) -- Dayan Viciedo finished off a late-game Chicago surge with a two-run homer Friday, allowing the White Sox to pull away for a 9-3 win over Cleveland.
Chicago won its third in a row and has captured seven out of eight.
The White Sox scored three times in both the sixth and seventh innings to put the game away.
Pierzynski had an RBI triple in the seventh and came in on Viciedo's ninth homer of the season.
Jose Quintana (1-0) collected his first major league victory, giving up two runs on four hits in six innings.
The White Sox got to Jeanmar Gomez (3-3) for six runs on five hits in 5 2/3 innings.