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Peavy, Viciedo Lead White Sox Over Tigers

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Pail Konerko beats the tag by Alex Avila. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Pail Konerko beats the tag by Alex Avila. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Peavy pitched effectively into the seventh inning and Dayan Viciedo homered and made a key catch Friday as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-2 in their home opener.

Peavy (1-0) took a one-hitter and a 3-0 lead into the seventh. He walked Miguel Cabrera and Delmon Young’s two-out, two-run homer finished him.

Alex Avila singled off reliever Will Ohman and Jhonny Peralta followed with a double against Addison Reed before Viciedo made a diving catch of Andy Dirks’ sinking liner to left field to end the inning.

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