Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) hits a solo home run against Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy (not pictured) in the fifth inning at US Cellular Field. (Mike DiNovo-US PRESSWIRE)
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Doug Fister pitched seven solid frames and
Austin Jackson hit a two-run home run, as Detroit moved closer to Chicago in
the American League Central standings with a 5-3 victory over the White Sox at
Miguel Cabrera also hit a home run for the Tigers, who put an end to a 4-game
slide. The victory moved Detroit within two games of the White Sox, who have
alternated wins and losses over their last eight games.
Fister (9-8) was a stable influence on the mound, giving up just two solo home
runs to DeWayne Wise and Gordon Beckman and two walks with six strikeouts.
Jake Peavy (10-11) took the loss, surrendering three runs on six hits with
nine strikeouts and two walks over 5 2/3 frames.
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