CHICAGO -- Gordon Beckham hit a home run and drove in two runs while collecting three hits, as the Chicago White Sox downed the Cleveland Indians, 7-2, in the opener of a three-game set Tuesday.
A.J. Pierzynski also homered and six different White Sox recorded at least one RBI, as Chicago won its second straight on the heels of a five-game skid.
Chris Sale (3-1) allowed one run on just three hits and one walk while striking out three over six frames to post the win.
Ubaldo Jimenez (2-2) was tagged for seven runs -- four earned -- on eight hits and six walks in 4 2/3 innings. Shelley Duncan doubled, homered and scored twice in a losing effort, Cleveland's fourth in six tries.
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