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Floyd, White Sox Bats Help End 7 Game Slide
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Omar Vizquel, A.J. Pierzynski, Carlos Quentin and Paul Konerko each drove in two runs and the Chicago White Sox stopped a seven-game losing streak with a 9-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays Thursday night.

The White Sox had been outscored 11-2 in losing the first three games of the four-game series against Tampa Bay.

Gavin Floyd (2-1) allowed two runs in six innings. He struck out seven and hit two batters.

Sam Fuld had two RBIs for the Rays, who lost for just the second time in 10 games.

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