Chris Sale pitches White Sox past Blue Jays 5-2

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CHICAGO — Chris Sale pitched eight innings of two-run ball to become the majors' first 13-game winner, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday.

Tim Anderson and J.B. Shuck homered to help Chicago take two of three from slumping Toronto, which has dropped five of seven. The White Sox returned to .500 (38-38) with their fifth win in seven games.

Starting pitcher Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox delivers the ball against the Toronto Blue Jays at U.S. Cellular Field on June 26, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Starting pitcher Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox delivers the ball against the Toronto Blue Jays at U.S. Cellular Field on June 26, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sale (13-2) allowed five hits, struck out seven and walked two in his fourth straight victory. The ace left-hander matched his win total from all of 2015 when he was 13-11.