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PLAYERS: Adam Dunn
TEAMS: Chicago White Sox
Despite the hour and 10 minute rain delay, Adam Dunn treated the Chicago White Sox home crowd to two blasts in their series-opening win. Defeating the Toronto Blue Jays 10-6 Monday night gave the Sox something they haven’t had in a while-a winning streak. Before Saturday, the Sox were 1-10 in their 11 games. It’d be nice to be able to point to one problem to explain the slide, but it’s basically just been everything. Veterans aren’t producing, the defense is sketchy, and the pitchers can’t even shut down the Cubs. Dunn powers the Sox to the win That’s why it was so refreshing to see Dunn come up huge, going 4-4 with five RBIs. Dunn added to the Sox’ surge of long balls in the third inning when he hit a towering solo home run to Center Field, putting the Sox up 4-2. He would hit his 16th home run of the season the very next inning. The rest of the Sox also didn’t have a problem hitting off former Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey. Alejandro De Aza and Alexei Ramirez also contributed with five hits and three RBIs between the two of them. Obviously Dickey didn’t have his best stuff, but it’s always reassuring when a team can shell a pitcher of his talent. This may read like it’s just a nice surprise when the Sox show they can still win, but in some ways, that’s pretty accurate. The credit for this game goes to the five RBIs of Dunn’s, but remember that this is not a normal occurrence. Even after his stellar performance, Dunn is still batting .181. Starting pitcher Dylan Axelrod gave up six earned runs in just four innings. The numbers show that more often than not, the Sox will lose this game and that’s what’s disheartening about their recent play. Luckily Jesse Crain is still all business. The veteran Sox set-up man threw 1.1 innings of scoreless relief, including pitching out of a  bases loaded jam during the Blue Jays eighth inning rally. This marks the 26th consecutive scoreless appearance for Crain, who could find himself as the only  Sox player who might make the All-Star team. Considering that’s very rare for a set-up man, his play has been very impressive indeed. This win moved the Sox to 28-34 on the season. Certainly not anywhere they would like to be, but the climb to the top has to start somewhere. They’ll look to extend the win streak (and win the series in the process) tomorrow night.

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