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San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Gordon Beckham's RBI single in the top 
of the 10th inning gave the Chicago Solid navy;background-color:yellow"> White Sox a 3-2 win over the San Francisco 
Giants in the first game of a brief two-game series. 

Jordan  Danks walked with  one out and Moises Sierra singled to put runners on 
the  corners  in the 10th against  Santiago Casilla (1-2). Sierra stole second 
before  Alejandro  De Aza grounded  back to second.  Danks raced home, but was 
thrown out to temporarily keep the score tied at 2-2. 

The  next batter  was Beckham, and after  saving the game in the bottom of the 
ninth  with  a terrific defensive  play, the second  baseman lined a single to 
left to plate Sierra and give the Sox a lead. 

"Gordon had a good game," said Solid navy;background-color:yellow"> White Sox manager Robin Ventura. "The plays he 
made defensively tonight, besides just the hit, the plays he made defensively 
saved the game for us." 

Zach Putnam (4-2) recorded the final four outs for the Sox to earn the win. 

Chris  Sale  was in line  for the win before  getting betrayed by his bullpen. 
Sale  was his usual dominant self for Chicago, tossing eight scoreless innings 
with  12 strikeouts before  Jake Petricka came on in the ninth looking to nail 
down the save. 

Pablo  Sandoval slapped a  single into left to lead off the frame, and Michael 
Morse  and Travis  Ishikawa both singled back  up the middle to load the bases 
with no outs. 

Joe  Panik then  grounded into a double-play to plate Sandoval. Beckham made a 
diving  stab on Panik's grounder and flipped to Alexei Ramirez covering second 
with his glove to start the double-play. 

Brandon  Crawford's single to right tied the game and chased Petricka from the 
contest.  Putnam  came on and  struck out Gregor Blanco  to send the game into 
extras. 

"Great job these guys did coming back," said Giants manager Bruce Bochy. "Down 
two in the ninth and we had some great at-bats. I think we all thought Panik's 
ball  was getting  through. They not only  got the out, but they turned one of 
the best double-plays I've seen." 

Adam  Dunn  gave the Solid navy;background-color:yellow"> White Sox an  early lead  with his 18th  home run of the 
season in the top of the first inning against Ryan Vogelsong. 

Vogelsong  allowed  just two more hits  during his seven-inning outing but was 
overshadowed by Sale. Vogelsong walked two and struck out five for the Giants, 
losers in five straight. 

De  Aza singled to  lead off the game. Jose Abreu took his place on first base 
after  a fielder's choice  and with two outs, Dunn crushed a 1-0 offering over 
the wall in center. 

San Francisco's best chance against Sale came in the bottom of the first, when 
Hunter  Pence tripled  with  one out.  Buster Posey  then  grounded to  Alexei 
Ramirez  at  shortstop, and  Pence got  a slow jump  before breaking for home. 
Ramirez's throw was off target, but Tyler Flowers had time to secure the relay 
and tag Pence to keep the Giants off the scoreboard. 

 
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