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Adam Dunn powers White Sox past Twins 9-4

Chicago White Sox' Adam Dunn is welcomed dugout after hitting two-run home run off MinnesotTwins pitcher Mike Pelfrey third inning

Chicago White Sox' Adam Dunn is welcomed in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run off Minnesota Twins pitcher Mike Pelfrey in the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, May 15, 2013, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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Box Score: White Sox 9, Twins 4
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Updated: May 15, 2013 4:11PM



MINNEAPOLIS — Adam Dunn hit two opposite-field home runs and a double, and Dayan Viciedo also homered to the opposite field as the White Sox offense continued to display signs of a pulse in their 9-4 victory against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.

Dunn also walked, reached base four times and drove in five runs. Viciedo added a sacrifice fly and a single and had two RBI and Jeff Keppinger broke an 0-for-16 slump with two hits, including a two-run double. Alex Rios extended his hitting streak to 10 games, going 3-for-4 with a triple, stolen base and two runs scored.

It was the Sox third straight game with 10 or more hits. They out-hit the Twins 14-11.

The win gave the Sox a 17-21 record, the same mark they had last season when they spent 117 days in first place.

Dylan Axelrod pitched 5 1/3 innings to collect his first win after three defeats.



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