Chicago White Sox
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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.
The Chicago White Sox have signed Olympic speedskater Eddy Alvarez to a minor league deal as an infielder.
Verlander (6-6) gave up seven runs and eight hits in 5 2-3 innings.
Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez and Eugenio Suarez homered for AL Central-leading Detroit, which has dropped seven of nine.
Cabrera is going to get his hamstring worked on before Monday night’s game, but should be ready to go.
Jose Quintana’s wildness, coupled with C.J. Wilson’s willingness to pitch deep into the game despite a flu bug, helped the Los Angeles Angels complete a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox and leave the South Siders with a sour end to a nine-game trip through Southern California.
One swing by Dayan Viciedo provided a dramatic turnaround for the Chicago White Sox.
Max Scherzer threw six scoreless innings and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 Wednesday to finish a two-game sweep.