White Sox Beat A's in 10 Innings

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Alexei Ramirez led off the 10th inning with a home run and the Chicago White Sox overcame blowing a six-run lead with an 8-7 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.

Ramirez hit an 0-2 pitch from Craig Breslow (4-4) over the fence in left field to lift Chicago to just its fourth win in its last 16 road games.

The White Sox, who led 6-0 after two innings, committed two errors and overcame another rough outing by starter Jose Contreras.

Ramon Castro homered for Chicago, while Jermaine Dye added two hits and three RBIs.

Scott Hairston homered for the A's, who lost for the fourth time in their last 11 games.


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