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Konerko Hits Grand Slam As White Sox Thump Indians

Last updated on Friday, September 9, 2011

(CHICAGO, IL) - The Chicago White Sox scored seven runs in the seventh inning to defeat the Cleveland Indians 8-1.

Jim Thome put Cleveland on top 1-0 with an RBI single in the first.

The Sox tied it on a solo home run by Brent Morel in the third.

Morel struck again in the seventh, hammering a go-ahead, three-run shot to give Chicago the lead for good.

Paul Konerko capped the seventh inning rally with a grand slam.

The White Sox pull eight and-a-half games behind idle Detroit in the AL Central while the Indians are now ten games behind the first-place Tigers.

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