CHICAGO (AP) — Tommy Edman hit two home runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0 to avoid a three-game sweep.
Edman connected against Carlos Rodón (5-2) in the third and Aaron Bummer in the eighth to make it 2-0.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: More Storms Possible This Weekend
Edmundo Sosa added a two-run single in the ninth, and the NL Central-leading Cardinals came away with the win after losing four of five.
John Gant (3-2) dodged bases-loaded jams in the first and third innings while pitching scoreless ball into the sixth.
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The Cardinals also denied White Sox skipper Tony La Russa a sweep in his first series managing against St. Louis, the franchise the Hall of Famer guided to two World Series championships from 1996 to 2011.
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Carlos Rodón is the fourth pitcher in White Sox history to allow one run or less and one hit or less with no walks and 10-plus strikeouts over 6.0-plus IP in a start. pic.twitter.com/N10ZJQIpQ7
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