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Konerko, Semien go deep as White Sox overcome Cano's 4 RBIs in 7-6 win over Mariners

  • Chicago White Sox's Paul Konerko watches his two-run home run during the sixth inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    Chicago White Sox's Paul Konerko watches his two-run home run during the sixth inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)  (The Associated Press)

  • Chicago White Sox's Marcus Semien watches his three-run home run during the second inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Monday, March 24, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    Chicago White Sox's Marcus Semien watches his three-run home run during the second inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Monday, March 24, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)  (The Associated Press)

  • Chicago White Sox's Dayan Viciedo hits an RBI single during the second inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Monday, March 24, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    Chicago White Sox's Dayan Viciedo hits an RBI single during the second inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Monday, March 24, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)  (The Associated Press)

Paul Konerko and Marcus Semien homered for the Chicago White Sox, who overcame Robinson Cano's four RBIs in a 7-6 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday.

Semien hit a three-run drive as part of a five-run second inning. Konerko added a two-run shot to back Erik Johnson, who allowed three runs and four hits over six innings in his final start of the spring. Johnson struck out four and walked three.

Cano went 2 for 4 with a three-run double in the seventh. After bolting the Yankees for a $240 million, 10-year contract with Seattle, the All-Star second baseman is batting .465 this spring.

Semien, who showed promise during a September call-up last season, likely has a major league roster spot clinched. He could start the season opener at second base if Gordon Beckham isn't ready due to injury.