Jeter Leads Yankees to Rout of White Sox

New York 9, Chicago 1

Monday, Sep 2, 2013  |  Updated 5:09 PM CDT
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Jeter Leads Yankees to Rout of White Sox

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New York Yankees' Vernon Wells, bottom, slides safely into third while Chicago White Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie looks on during the fourth inning.

Derek Jeter ended a slump with two hits and two RBIs, Alex Rodriguez reached base twice in an eight-run fourth inning and the New York Yankees battered the Chicago White Sox 9-1 on Monday in a game interrupted nearly two hours by rain.

A day after giving up seven runs in the seventh inning in a loss to wild card-rival Baltimore, the Yankees rocked reliever Dylan Axelrod and took advantage of the sloppy White Sox for their most productive inning since Oct. 1 to help end a six-game skid against Chicago.

With thunder clapping in the first inning, Jeter had a run-scoring single off Jose Quintana (7-5) to stop an 0-for-14 slide. The Yankees bats then made all the noise after a 1-hour, 53-minute delay.

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