White Sox

Buehrle Notches 10th Win As White Sox Beat Orioles 6-3

Baltimore Orioles second baseman Robert Andino, left, throws to first base for a double play after forcing out Chicago White Sox's A.J. Pierzynski, right, in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Baltimore, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. Chicago won 6-3. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Baltimore Orioles second baseman Robert Andino, left, throws to first base for a double play after forcing out Chicago White Sox’s A.J. Pierzynski, right, in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Baltimore, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. Chicago won 6-3. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Mark Buehrle pitched eight innings to earn his 10th win, Alexei Ramirez homered in a four-run first inning, and the Chicago White Sox cruised past the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 Thursday night.

Juan Pierre had three hits and two RBIs for the White Sox, who scored four runs before making an out. Chicago took three of four from the Orioles to complete a 6-1 road trip.

Buehrle (10-5) gave up three runs and six hits, struck out six and walked none. The left-hander has allowed three runs or fewer in 18 straight starts, matching the club record set by Frank Smith in 1909, according to research by the Elias Sports Bureau.

Buehrle’s run of 11 straight seasons with at least 10 wins is a franchise record.

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