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Kennedy cools off White Sox as Padres win

White Sox starting pitcher John Danks delivers during the first inning Friday against the San Diego Padres at U.S. Cellular Field.
White Sox starting pitcher John Danks delivers during the first inning Friday against the San Diego Padres at U.S. Cellular Field.

Kennedy, Padres cools off White Sox

CHICAGO – Ian Kennedy struck out nine in six strong innings, and Yonder Alonso hit a two-run homer to lead the San Diego Padres past the White Sox, 4-1, on Friday night.

Cameron Maybin hit his first home run of the season and Alonso finished with three hits as the Padres ended the Sox’s three-game winning streak.

Sox starter John Danks (3-5) followed an impressive outing against the Yankees with seven effective innings against the Padres. Danks allowed two runs and scattered eight hits. He struck out four and walked one.

– The Associated Press

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