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The embattled company, under fire for its handling of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, is in its first year as title sponsor of the annual six-game series between the rivals.
The White Sox wasted little time jumping on Wells, who allowed run-scoring singles by Andruw Jones and Pierzynski in another rough first inning.
That follows a recent pattern that includes a loss to St. Louis on May 28 in which he failed to retire a batter and another against Houston on Sunday when he gave up three runs in the first.
Soriano became the second Cub in three days to reach 300 homers, joining Derrek Lee, when he lined a two-run shot over the center-field wall in the second after Marlon Byrd got hit for his 10th homer and his first in 44 at-bats. The home run was Soriano's third and seventh hit in 17 at-bats against Peavy, but the White Sox regained the lead in the fifth.
Konerko drove in Alexei Ramirez and Rios with a two-run double to left to break the tie and scored when Pierzynski knocked one off the center-field ivy, making it 5-2.
NOTES: The game was delayed 21 minutes at the start due to the threat of rain. ... Soriano is the 127th major leaguer to hit 300 homers.
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