What a difference a day makes. A day after the New York Yankees allowed the Chicago White Sox fourteen runs, Hiroki Kuroda and a trio of relievers totally throttled the White Sox offense. Robinson Cano, Curtis Granderson and Dewayne Wise all hit solo homers to account for three of the four runs off of Jake Peavy. The other was also driven in by Wise, who had a three for three day with a double, a single and a home run. Kuroda pitched seven full innings and allowed only three hits and walked one and struck out eleven batters. All three hits were singles. David Robertson pitched a perfect eighth and struck out two. Boone Logan walked a batter in his third of an inning in the ninth and Rafael Soriano nailed it down in a non-save situation. Kuroda improved his record to 8-7 and lowered his ERA to 3.17. Jake Peavy threw an eight-inning complete game for his fifth loss in eleven decisions.
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