Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Jose Abreu hit two solo homers, tying Edwin Encarnacion for the major-league lead, and the Chicago White Sox held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Friday night.
Abreu opened the scoring in the fifth inning with his 24th homer of the season and hit his 25th in the seventh to spark a three-run rally that gave the White Sox a 5-2 lead.
In between, Encarnacion went back-to-back with Dioner Navarro in the sixth -- reaching 25 homers for the season -- and the Blue Jays rallied for two runs in the ninth inning before Jake Petricka was able to close the door for his second save.
Dayan Viciedo and Alexei Ramirez also hit solo homers for the White Sox, who bounced back from a 7-0 loss in the opener of the four-game series on Thursday to snap a two-game losing streak. It was their fourth win in 15 games.