Carlos Beltran and Adam Dunn are enjoying huge comeback seasons for their respective teams.
These sluggers are among baseball's home run leaders and will meet Tuesday night as Dunn's Chicago White Sox look for an eighth straight road win in the opener of a three-game set against Beltran's St. Louis Cardinals.
Beltran leads the NL with 18 homers while Dunn has 20 for the majors' second-highest total behind Texas slugger Josh Hamilton. Beltran averaged 13.0 homers over his previous three injury-plagued seasons while Dunn has already nearly doubled his total of 11 from 2011, his first season with Chicago (33-27).
Both homered in consecutive games to finish solid weekend series, as Beltran went 6 for 11 and Dunn was 5 for 12 with seven RBIs.
St. Louis (31-30) and Chicago both lost two of three, however. The Cardinals opened a nine-game interleague homestand with a series loss to Cleveland and have dropped eight of 12 overall.
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