Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Alexei Ramirez cranked the tie-breaking two-run
homer in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York
Yankees, 9-6, in a battle of division leaders.
DeWayne Wise, Adam Dunn and Gordon Beckham also hit home runs for the AL
Central leaders, who fell behind 3-0 after two innings, but then scored nine
times over their last four frames.
A.J. Pierzynski went 3-for-5 with an RBI, as Chicago bounced back after being
swept in Kansas City over the weekend. The White Sox snapped a six-game home
skid to the Yankees.
Derek Jeter went 4-for-5 with a homer and two runs scored, and moved up the
all-time hits list. Jeter increased his career hits total to 3,255, which
passed Nap Lajoie (3,252) and tied Eddie Murray for 11th place.
Mark Teixeira knocked in two runs, but the Yankees saw their lead in the AL
East dwindle to four games over the Tampa Bay Rays.
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