Chicago White Sox
The Tigers put it away with three runs in the ninth, as J.D. Martinez hit a sacrifice fly and Alex Avila and Don Kelly added RBI singles.
After the Tigers tagged Sale for three runs in the first inning, the White Sox countered with six-straight off of Max Scherzer.
Martinez has been with the Tigers since coming over from the Red Sox in 2011, but missed the entire 2012 season with a torn ACL.
It was the first time this season that the former AL MVP allowed fewer than two runs in a game.
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The game quickly became a secondary concern in the Motor City when the Tigers added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Tampa Bay’s David Price in a blockbuster three-team deal.
Max Scherzer pitched seven impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers scored six runs in the first inning en route to a 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
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Leury Garcia did all he could to stay ready, to be prepared when his chance came. When he got it, he sure did deliver.
Max Scherzer tossed a three-hitter in his first career complete game, and Victor Martinez hit his 16th homer to lead the Detroit Tigers a 4-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.