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posted: 3/9/2013 6:28 PM

Konkero's bat heats up, Sox lose 11-9

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  • Chicago White Sox's Paul Konerko watches his three-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game on Saturday, March 9, 2013 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

      Chicago White Sox's Paul Konerko watches his three-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game on Saturday, March 9, 2013 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

 
Associated Press

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Adam Eaton had four hits and Aaron Hill had three, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks defeat the White Sox 11-9 Saturday.

Eric Chavez had three RBIs for the Diamondbacks, who piled up six runs and seven hits in the fourth inning. A.J Pollack had a home run and two RBIs.

Chicago's Paul Konerko went 2 for 3. He singled leading off the second against Brandon McCarthy, giving Konerko hits in seven consecutive at-bats, then lined out to center in the third. He hit a three-run homer against Matt Reynolds in the fifth.

Chicago's Matt Thornton was hit hard, giving up six runs and five hits in two-thirds of an inning. Tony Sipp pitched a scoreless inning for the victory.

Josh Bell hit a two-run homer in the second off McCarthy, who allowed four runs and seven hits in three innings. Danks gave up seven runs -- four earned -- seven hits and two walks in 2 1-3 innings.

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