Yankees Lose At Chicago As Sox Gain On New York

White Sox batter Burnett, beat Yankees 9-4

By JAY COHEN

AP Sports Writer

CHICAGO (AP) – A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run double in Chicago's

four-run first, Freddy Garcia threw seven solid innings and the

White Sox roughed up A.J. Burnett and the New York Yankees 9-4 on

Friday night.

Omar Vizquel had two hits and two RBIs for Chicago, which has

won three of four after returning home following an ugly 2-4 road

trip. Juan Pierre went 2 for 4 and scored twice.

The White Sox banged out nine hits one night after they had 14

in an 8-0 victory over Baltimore that gave them their first series

victory in three weeks. They improved to 25-7 at U.S. Cellular

Field since June 9, outscoring their opponents 196-103 during the

impressive stretch.

 

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