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White Sox Handle Northsiders 4-3


CHICAGO (AP) -- Jake Peavy returned from the disabled list to get the victory, A.J. Pierzynski had a two-run triple and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cubs 4-3 on Wednesday night to win two of three in their first series this season.

With the help of some strong work by their bullpen, the White Sox held on for the victory and have won 17 straight interleague series.

Peavy (3-1), activated before the game after being sidelined by a groin strain, went 5 1-3 innings, giving up seven hits. He was driven out in the sixth when he gave up Carlos Pena's 14th homer and three straight singles that pulled the Cubs within a run.

Sergio Santos pitched the ninth for his 14th save in 16 chances.

Doug Davis (1-6) allowed eight hits and four runs -- three earned -- in five innings.

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