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|A's Pound Buehrle, White Sox
|OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Trevor Cahill pitched eight solid innings for his team leading 17th win and the Oakland Athletics beat Chicago 7-2 on Tuesday night, sending the White Sox to their eighth consecutive loss and handing the AL Central title to the Minnesota Twins.
Kurt Suzuki and Cliff Pennington drove in two runs apiece for the A's, who pounded out 13 hits off Chicago starter Mark Buehrle and one reliever.
Omar Vizquel had two hits for the White Sox.
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