Miguel Cabrera gets a hug from Prince Fielder after the Tigers third baseman hit his second home run of the day and 300th of his career during Detroit's win today at Comerica Park. / JULIAN H. GONZALEZ/DFP
Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Miguel Cabrera hit two of his team's four home
runs, Jacob Turner earned his first major league win, and the Tigers defeated
the White Sox, 6-4, on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
On Saturday, the Tigers supplanted Chicago atop the American League Central
with a 7-1 victory. They now hold a 1 1/2-game lead in the division and have
won 13 of their last 15 games overall.
Quintin Berry and Cabrera hit back-to-back homers in the first inning to put
Detroit on top for good. Cabrera's second long ball -- a solo shot in the
third -- was the 300th of his career.
Brennan Boesch added a two-run blast later in the inning -- his second homer
in as many games.
Turner (1-1), in his sixth career start and third of the season, lasted 5 1/3
innings and was charged with three runs on seven hits with three strikeouts
and no walks.
He left after allowing a two-run homer to Alex Rios, who also had an RBI
single in the first inning.
Joaquin Benoit tossed a 1-2-3 ninth to record his second save of the season.
Philip Humber (4-5) had won three straight road starts, but lasted just three
innings, surrendering six runs on seven hits in the loss.
The White Sox, who fell out of first place for the first time since June 23
with Saturday's setback, have now lost five straight games and eight of their
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