A decade removed from their most recent championship, the Chicago White Sox once again are eyeing big things.
The win kept Detroit a game ahead of Kansas City atop the American League Central and dropped their magic numbers to five for the division and two for the postseason
Is this taking the prank game a little too far?
The Detroit Tigers will have to wait at least another day to try to snap out of their recent funk.
– Bryan Holaday bunted home Austin Jackson with two out in the ninth to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.
Ump Show alert!
Hunter said: “I know what he’s doing. He’s calming us down so we don’t get ejected. He’d rather take the fall than all our players.”
Miguel Cabrera hit his 30th homer, and then Prince Fielder immediately had to duck out of the way from a high, inside pitch from Chicago’s Chris Sale.
Verlander (9-6) gave up a season-high 12 hits, five runs and struck out three to match a season low in seven-plus innings.
Scherzer allowed four hits in eight scoreless innings, and the Tigers pulled within a game of first place with a 5-1 victory over the White Sox on Saturday night