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Russell Martin hit a three-run homer and had four RBI as the red-hot Yankees crushed the White Sox, 7-2. Robinson Cano added a solo shot for the Yanks, who have reeled off seven straight wins to pull into a tie with the Red Sox for first place in the AL East. Adam Dunn slugged a solo homer in the ninth for Chicago, which was swept by the Yankees in a four-game series at home for the first time since 1976. Phil Humber allowed four runs over six-and-a-third innings to fall to 8-and-8. The ChiSox have dropped six straight overall. The Southsiders head to Target Field for a three-game series with the Minnesota Twins starting this evening. Mark Buehrle [[ BURR-lee ]] will toe the rubber against Nick Blackburn in the opener.

 
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