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  • Paul Konerko gave the White Sox a lead they never gave up Saturday.

It was distressing last weekend when the White Sox were swept in Detroit to fall out of first place in the American League Central behind the Tigers.

Since then, however, the Sox have revived, and to the mantra that they should just beat teams in their own division they’ve come back with the response, “Why not just beat the best?”

Suddenly the Sox own the Texas Rangers, the back-to-back reigning American League pennant winners.