Paul Konerko hit a tiebreaking three-run homer and the Chicago White Sox routed the Cleveland Indians 12-6 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
The White Sox have won five straight for the first time this season and nine of 10 overall.
Chicago has homered in 13 consecutive games for the first time since 2006, and scored nine or more runs in four consecutive games. The White Sox haven't accomplished that feat since June 27-30, 1938, the White Sox said, citing the Elias Sports Bureau in statistics distributed by the team.
In the fourth inning, Konerko battled back from an 0-2 count against Ubaldo Jimenez in the fourth inning and deposited the eighth pitch of the at-bat into the left-center field seats to give Chicago a 7-4 lead.
It was his 400th home run in a White Sox uniform, and extended his hitting streak to 13 games. He came out for a curtain call after fans chanted ''Paul-ie!'' Paul-ie!''
Konerko finished with two hits and four RBIs, and raised his average to a majors-...