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|White Sox Lose Again, This Time to Oakland
|OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Chris Carter finally got his first major league hit, Boof Bonser won for the first time in more than two years and the Oakland Athletics sent the White Sox to their seventh straight loss, beating Chicago 3-0 on Monday night.
Kurt Suzuki had three hits and two RBIs as the A's won their third in four games. Daric Barton also drove in a run.
Andruw Jones doubled and singled for the White Sox, who matched their longest losing streak since April 28 to May 5, 2008.
Chicago is on the brink of being eliminated from the AL Central race. The White Sox fell 11 games behind the first-place Minnesota Twins, who can clinch their second consecutive division title Tuesday night with a win over Cleveland and a Chicago loss in Oakland.
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