Jose Abreu, Eloy Jimenez homer; White Sox beat A's 4-1

Jose Abreu and Eloy Jimenez homered, Dylan Cease threw six strong innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1. 

Abreu and Leury Garcia had two hits apiece for the White Sox, who have won 10 of 15 and returned to above .500. 

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Chicago, the preseason favorite to win the AL Central, trailed first-place Minnesota by three games entering the day. 

Liam Hendriks pitched around Ramon Laureano's double in the ninth for his 20th save in 23 opportunities. 

Cease allowed a run and four hits, striking out seven and walking one.