CHICAGO (AP) -Rookie John Danks outpitched Mike Mussina and A.J. Pierzynski hit a tie-breaking homer in the sixth inning Wednesday as Chicago beat New York 5-3 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.
Paul Konerko also homered for Chicago, and Bobby Abreu and Josh Phelps connected for the Yankees in the makeup of Tuesday night's rainout.
Pierzynski hit his sixth homer to put the White Sox ahead 3-2. One out later, Jermaine Dye doubled, Rob Mackowiak was hit by a pitch and Joe Crede delivered an RBI single to finish Mussina (2-2). Tadahito Iguchi's sacrifice fly off Luis Vizcaino made it 5-2.
Mussina gave up eight hits and five runs in 5 1-3 innings. Danks (2-4) won his second straight start, allowing seven hits and two runs in 6 1-3 innings.
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