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American League Game Summary - Detroit at Chicago



(Tuesday, August 13th)

Final Score: Chicago 4, Detroit 3 (11 innings)

Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Alejandro De Aza singled home the winning run in the 11th inning as the Chicago White Sox took a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in the middle contest of a three-game series.

Jeremy Bonderman (2-4) walked Avisail Garcia to start the inning and Jeff Keppinger followed with a bunt. Bonderman went to second after fielding the ball, but his throw pulled Omar Infante off the bag and everyone was safe.

After Jordan Danks grounded out to first, Tyler Flowers walked and Phil Coke entered the game, promptly serving up a pitch to De Aza that he put in right field for the win.

Garcia went 2-for-4 with a two-run triple and two runs scored for the White Sox, who have won three of four.

"These guys are still going out there and competing every night," said Chicago manager Robin Ventura. "You know, we're going against a team like Detroit that has a big league and our guys are still grinding it out. That's the only thing you can do."

Hector Santiago worked five-plus innings in the start and gave up two runs -- one earned -- on six hits. Addison Reed (5-1) got the win for pitching two scoreless innings.

Infante and Brayan Pena each went 3-for-5 with an RBI for the AL Central leaders, who have lost four of five.

Max Scherzer gave up three runs -- two earned -- on four hits over six innings in the start for Detroit.

"He was out of synch and his delivery wasn't there for whatever reason," said Detroit manager Jim Leyland about Scherzer. "You know they still weren't able to get hits off of him, but he's had better games."

Detroit worked a run across in the second as Prince Fielder walked to start, moved to second on Victor Martinez's walk, made it to third after Matt Tuiasosopo hit into a double play, and came home on Infante's single.

Chicago, though, went on top in the fourth as Gordon Beckham and Alexei Ramirez reached base to start the inning. After the next two batters struck out, Garcia tripled into the corner in right. Infante's throw to third wasn't handled by Miguel Cabrera and Garcia came home for a 3-1 lead.

The Tigers got one back in the sixth as Martinez led off with a single, which prompted a pitching change as Matt Lindstrom took the mound. Two batters later, Infante singled to right to put runners on the corners and Pena followed with a fielder's choice that saw Martinez cross the plate on Ramirez's throwing error to make it a 3-2 game.

In the eighth with Nate Jones on the mound, Martinez led off with a walk and was replaced on base by Don Kelly, who made it to third when Infante hit a grounder to short that Ramirez was unable to field. Pena then hit a single to right to tie the game.

The Tigers wasted a chance with runners at the corners in the top of the 11th.

Game Notes

Chicago has won just five of the 12 games against Detroit this season ... Detroit was just 2-for-15 with runners in scoring position and left 12 men on base ... Chicago went 2-for-9 with RISP and stranded 11.

08/14 02:15:38 ET

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Local
Final
CAR 4
TAM 2
Final
IND 91
TOR 104
Final
DET 95
CLE 103
Final
MIA 102
MIL 109
Final
DAL 90
MEM 109
 
2nd
GSW 42
CHI 37
 
2nd
LAL 49
WAS 30
 
Final
AKR 59
BST 47
 
Final
KSU 63
CMICH 53
 
Final
VCU 72
GWU 48
Final
TOL 70
UMO 65
 
Final
MICH 58
NEB 44
Final
BGU 56
NILL 46
 
Final
EMICH 76
OHIO 40
 
Final
VT 70
PITT 67
Final
LAS 53
STJOE 48
Final
TULA 55
TULSA 62
Final
UGA 70
VANDY 62
Final
KYST 59
WVU 65
Final
BUF 77
WMICH 71
 
Final
GEOR 53
XAV 66
Final
EVAN 89
INDST 78
 
Final
ORU 94
TABOR 53
 
Final
OKST 64
BAY 53
 
9:00pm Tonight
PROV 0
DEP 0
 
Final
ALA 50
UF 52
 
9:00pm Tonight
RUTG 0
MSU 0
 
Final
ARK 69
TENN 64
 
Final
AUB 61
TEXAM 71
 
Final
UTST 56
WYO 44
Final
SDST 58
FRES 47
 
2nd
CALST 56
SDCHR 39
 
2nd
NEV 39
UNLV 40
 
1st
BSU 11
COLST 5
 
Final
PHI 4
ARI 3
Final
NYI 4
NYR 1
Final
CLB 4
WAS 3
Final
PIT 5
WIN 3
Final
MON 3
DAL 2
Final
FLA 4
DET 5
Final
CAR 4
TAM 2
Final
NAS 4
COL 3
3rd
CAL 2
BUF 1
 
2nd Intermission
EDM 1
MIN 1
 
2nd
VAN 0
ANA 1