Adam Dunn went 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs and five RBI to help power the White Sox to a 9-4 win over the Twins at Target Field. It was the 35th career multi-homer game for Dunn, who hit a two-run shot in the third inning and a solo blast in the fourth. Dayan Viciedo also went deep for Chicago, which took two-of-three in the series. Dylan Axelrod pitched into the sixth inning for his first win. Mike Pelfrey was tagged for five runs in four-plus frames to take the loss. Jamey Carroll went 3-for-5 with an RBI and Eduardo Escobar homered for Minnesota, which has lost three-of-four.
The White Sox are in Anaheim tonight against the Angels. WRHL's Pre-Game Show begins at 8:30 on Newstalk 1060.
Jeff Samardzija used his bat and glove to help the Cubs to a 6-3 win over the Rockies. The right-hander hit a two-run homer and went eight innings on the mound while allowing just two runs. Samardzija struck out seven to improve to 2-and-5 on the campaign. David DeJesus also homered for Chicago, which has won four out of five. Josh Rutledge was 3-for-4 with two RBI for Colorado while Reid Brignac hit a pinch-hit solo homer in defeat. Jon Garland allowed three runs across five frames to fall to 3-and-4. The Rox have lost six of their last eight.