White Sox

Peavy Returns, Pitches White Sox Past Mets 6-3

Alejandro De Aza  is greeted by teammate Alex Rios  after hitting a solo home run in the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field. (Credit: Mike Stob, Getty)

Alejandro De Aza is greeted by teammate Alex Rios after hitting a solo home run in the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field. (Credit: Mike Stob, Getty)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jake Peavy pitched three-hit ball in his return from a balky back, Alejandro De Aza had a leadoff homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Wednesday night to split their two-game interleague series.

Alex Rios homered among his three hits and knocked in two runs for the White Sox. Conor Gillaspie blooped a two-run double off Jeremy Hefner (0-4) as Chicago’s struggling hitters finally found a few holes.

Rios also had an RBI double and Paul Konerko a run-scoring single to help the last-place White Sox take the finale of a 4-4 road trip.

Peavy (4-1) got some prime help on defense from shortstop Alexei Ramirez and center fielder Dewayne Wise.

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