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Houston,  TX (SportsNetwork.com)  - Adam  Dunn  went 2-for-4  with a  go-ahead 
three-run homer in the sixth inning that highlighted the Chicago White Sox' 7- 
2 victory over the Houston Astros to open a three-game series. 

After  mustering just  12  runs total  while dropping  four  of five  entering 
Friday's  matchup,  Chicago scored  four times  against Houston starter Collin 
McHugh  in the  sixth and  tacked on  three more  in the  eighth to  help Jose 
Quintana pick up his first win since April 8. 

Conor  Gillaspie added  a pair of hits, including a two-run double, with Tyler 
Flowers and Gordon Beckham each contributing RBI singles for the White Sox. 

Quintana  (2-3),  hung with  three  losses  and  three no-decisions  over  his 
previous  six  outings, allowed  two runs  and fanned five  in five innings of 
work. 

"Getting (Quintana) this win was big," Dunn said. "It seemed like every single 
game he pitched we couldn't get it going offensively." 

McHugh  (2-2) struck  out seven and gave  up just three hits in 5 1/3 innings, 
but was hurt by four walks in addition to Dunn's blast. 

He  had  held the White Sox  to one hit  while in control throughout the first 
five  innings of  play, but  stumbled in  the sixth  as Chicago  erased a  2-0 
deficit. 

McHugh  walked  Gillaspie and  hit Jose  Abreu before  falling behind to Dunn, 
who  drilled  a belt-high fastball on  a 2-0 count  into the seats in right to 
snap an 0-for-11 stretch. 

"I  didn't  have very good  command all night," McHugh  said. "It came back to 
bite me in the (sixth)." 

Dayan  Viciedo followed  with  a long  double to  end  McHugh's evening,  with 
Flowers increasing the lead to 4-2 with a two-out single off Josh Zeid. 

Houston  had  stranded five  baserunners against Quintana  over the first four 
innings prior to breaking through with a pair of runs in the fifth. 

Jonathan  Villar and Jose Altuve singled to open the Astros' half of the frame 
and  each  advanced a  base on  a fielding error  by Viciedo  in left field. A 
grounder off the bat of George Springer brought in the game's initial run, and 
Jason Castro plated the second with a two-out opposite-field hit. 

Houston  generated little  against the  bullpen combo  of Jake  Petricka, Zach 
Putnam,  Ronald  Belisario and  Frank Francisco, however,  and Chicago put the 
game out of reach with three unearned runs in the eighth. 

A  throwing error from Villar at shortstop helped set up Beckham's two-out RBI 
single  that  put Chicago up  by a 5-2 count,  right before Gillaspie ripped a 
double to right that knocked in the final two runs. 

                                   Game Notes 

The  Astros fell  to 1-17  this season  when  failing to  hit a  home run  ... 
Houston's  Dexter Fowler  drew a pair of  walks for the fifth time in his last 
six  games  ... Altuve finished 2-for-5  to extend his hitting streak to eight 
games  ... White Sox ace Chris Sale fanned 11 over four scoreless innings in a 
rehab assignment for Triple-A Charlotte on Friday. 

 
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