CHICAGO — When J.D. Martinez misplayed a ball in left field -- was credited as a double to Adam Eaton -- it foreshadowed an awful afternoon defensively for the Tigers.
While Martinez escaped a two-base error, shortstop Eugenio Suarez, third baseman Nick Castellanos and first baseman Don Kelly each had errors that helped the White Sox build a 5-0 lead after two innings.
The Tigers went on to lose, 6-2, on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Kelly played first base because Miguel Cabrera sat out due to a sore right ankle.
Rajai Davis and Ian Kinsler hit back-to-back doubles in the sixth inning. Kinsler later scored on an RBI single by Victor Martinez, trimming the deficit to 5-2.
With two outs in the first inning, Rick Porcello gave up a walk to Avisail Garcia. Conor Gillaspie followed with an RBI single and Dayan Viciego reached on a force attempt, thanks to a fielding error by Tigers shortstop Eugenio Suarez. Garcia scored to give the White Sox a 2-0 lead.
In the bottom of the second, Don Kelly couldn't handle a ball hit by Carlos Sanchez, which allowed Leury Garcia to score. Jose Abreu then reached on a fielding error by Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos, allowing Eaton to score.
Garcia followed with an RBI single to put the White Sox ahead, 5-0.
Garcia added an RBI double in the sixth to put the White Sox ahead, 6-2.
Bryan Holaday's throwing error on a stolen base attempt in the seventh gave the Tigers their fourth error of the day.
Tigers starter Rick Porcello allowed 11 hits, one walk, six runs (three earned) over 6 2/3 innings with seven strikeouts.
White Sox starter Jose Quintana allowed six hits, one walk and two runs over seven innings with three strikeouts.