Sox Fall to Athletics 6-2

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    David DeJesus recorded his 1,000th career hit and drove in two runs, Tyson Ross took a shutout into the sixth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 on Saturday.

    Chad Pennington, Daric Barton and Kurt Suzuki also drove in runs for the A's. Josh Willingham, who served a one-game suspension Friday night, added two hits.

    Paul Konerko homered and Adam Dunn doubled twice for the White Sox, who lost for the second time in seven games.

    Ross (3-2) gave up two runs on six hits over 7 1-3 innings. He walked one and struck out eight.

    Gavin Floyd (4-3) allowed five runs in 4 1-3 innings, his shortest start since last Sept. 24 when he hurt his shoulder before throwing a pitch against the A's.