Alexei Ramirez homered for the second straight game Saturday. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
By Scott Merkin / MLB.com
Clayton Richard struck out a career-high eight over six shutout innings, and Alexei Ramirez clubbed his third homer of the season, a two-run shot in the fifth, to pace the White Sox to their second successive win over the Pirates. Paul Konerko contributed an RBI single in the fourth.
BATTING 2B: Sanchez, F (16, Richard). TB: Sanchez, F 2; Monroe; LaRoche, An 2; Jaramillo. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Jaramillo; Young, D; Morgan; Moss. GIDP: Sanchez, F. Team RISP:
0-for-8. Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING SB: LaRoche, An (2, 2nd base off Dotel/Pierzynski).
FIELDING E: Wilson, Ja (5, throw). DP: (Jaramillo-Wilson, Ja).
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