White Sox rally past Angels

12:32 AM, May 17, 2013   |    comments
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Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - The Chicago White Sox rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to edge the LA Angels on Anaheim 5-4 in the opener of a four-game set at Angels Stadium.

Alejandro De Aza singled then moved to third on an Alexei Ramirez base hit. Alex Rios went down swinging but a wild pitch allowed De Aza to score. Adam Dunn's single pushed Ramirez across, to chase Dane De La Rosa (1-1) from the game.

The Halos turned to Michael Kohn who didn't fair much better. Kohn issued three straight walks, including a free pass to Jeff Keppinger with the bases loaded, to force in the winning run.

The Angels put a runner on third with two outs in the home half, but Keppinger made a diving stop on a Howie Kendrick grounder up the middle and fired to first to end the threat.

Addison Reed worked a perfect ninth to pick up his 13th save of the season.

Matt Lindstrom (2-2) got the final out of the seventh inning to earn the win. Starter Jose Quintana gave up four runs on six hits over 6 2/3 innings.

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