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Alejandro De Aza hit a two-run single off Norris in the second inning and finished with two hits.
Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko hit back-to-back homers off David Carpenter to push Chicago's lead to 4-1 in the fifth inning. Dunn's drive flew over the center-field wall and just out of reach of a leaping Schafer. Konerko's shot landed in the Crawford Boxes in left field.
Carlos Lee had an RBI single for the Astros in the first inning.
Former Houston ace Brett Myers, who was moved to closer this spring, walked one and allowed two hits and a run in the ninth.
NOTES: Tuesday was the first time the White Sox have played in Houston since winning the World Series at Minute Maid Park in 2005. ... Houston SS Jed Lowrie missed Tuesday's game with a strained right thumb. He hasn't played since injuring his thumb last Wednesday. ... The Astros optioned OF J.B. Shuck to Triple-A Oklahoma City after the game.
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