Thome, White Sox topple Athletics
Jim Thome went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer to lead the Chicago White Sox past the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Monday night.
Chicago won as -135 home favorites as the game played UNDER the 9-run total listed by oddsmakers.
A.J. Pierzynski was 2-for-4 with a solo shot for the White Sox, while Matt Thornton picked up the win in relief of starter Gavin Floyd for Chicago.
Matt Holliday went 2-for-4 with a two-run big fly for Oakland, as Craig Breslow took the loss after coming into the game for Athletics starter Trevor Cahill.