Jose Quintana (2-3) snapped a six-start winless streak, giving up
two runs on seven hits over five frames. Dunn's blast into the
second deck in right sparked a four-run sixth inning and Gillaspie
knocked in two with a double in the three-run eighth.
Jose Altuve and Chris Carter each had two hits for the Astros, who
were denied a season-high third straight win. Collin McHugh (2-2)
struck out seven but was hurt by four walks and a hit batter,
allowing four runs on three hits in 5 1/3 innings.
The Astros struck first with a pair of runs in the fifth, scoring on
George Springer's run-scoring groundout and Jason Castro's RBI
single. The White Sox finally broke through in the sixth when McHugh
walked Gillaspie with one out and hit Jose Abreu with an 0-2
delivery ahead of Dunn's sixth homer of the season.
Tyler Flowers added an RBI single later in the sixth, and the White
Sox tacked on three unearned runs in the eighth. Shortstop Jonathan
Villar's throwing error prolonged the inning for Chicago, which got
an RBI single from Gordon Beckham and Gillaspie's two-run double to
right to break it open.
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GAME NOTEBOOK: Dunn has 14 home runs and 20 doubles in 66 career
games at Minute Maid Park. … Altuve extended his hitting streak to
eight games and recorded his fifth multi-hit game in his past six
contests. … Astros manager Bo Porter on Friday named Chad Qualls the
team's closer, ending his closer-by-committee approach. Qualls has
recorded nine straight scoreless outings since a blown save April 19
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