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Cabrera-Less Tigers Power Past White Sox 6-2

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CHICAGO, IL - JULY 24: Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers delivers the ball against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on July 24, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

CHICAGO, IL – JULY 24: Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers delivers the ball against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on July 24, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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BRIAN SANDALOW,Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Prince Fielder, Austin Jackson and Torii Hunter homered, and Anibal Sanchez pitched six scoreless innings to help the Detroit Tigers overcome Miguel Cabrera’s absence in a 6-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.

Cabrera, the reigning AL MVP and baseball’s first Triple Crown winner in 45 years last season, left Monday’s game in the bottom of the fifth inning with a left hip flexor injury. He hasn’t played since and might sit out Thursday, too, when the Tigers go for a four-game sweep.

Detroit has won four straight and 13 of 21.

Sanchez (8-7) earned his first win since July 6, allowing six hits and striking out five. The right-hander had only allowed five earned runs in his previous two starts, both losses.

John Danks (2-8) lost his second straight start and is winless since July 2.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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