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The Cubs put together four straight hits, including a two-run double by Alredo Amezaga, to take a 2-0 lead in the second off Stewart.
In the fourth, Tony Campana's squeeze bunt scored Josh Vitters, who had doubled. Campana was credited with a bunt single as the Cubs took a 3-0 lead.
In the fourth, the Cubs' Kerry Wood allowed two straight singles to Paul Konerko and Kosuke Fukodome, but then induced Alexei Ramirez to ground into an inning-ending double play.
The game, attended by 12,469, was delayed 25 minutes at the start while the grounds crew worked on the rain-soaked field.
Gavin Floyd was scheduled to start for the White Sox, "But with the rain, we didn't want to chance bringing him over here and then starting and stopping," manager Robin Ventura said.
Instead, Floyd threw a five-inning simulated game at the team's facility at Camelback Ranch. "He threw great."
NOTES: The Cubs will play a "B" game vs. the Cleveland Indians at 10 a.m. Monday in Goodyear. Randy Wells will start for the Cubs. ... The Cubs visit Peoria on Monday to play the Seattle Mariners. On Tuesday, they have split squads; they host the Texas Rangers and visit Phoenix Municipal Stadium to play the Oakland Athletics. ... The White Sox host the Cincinnati Reds Monday then take Tuesday off.
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