facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Chicago White Sox 5, Detroit 1

Sept. 10, 2013 at 12:06 AM

CHICAGO, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Chris Sale struck out eight over eight dominating innings Monday and the Chicago White Sox denied Max Scherzer a 20th win with a 5-1 victory over Detroit.

Sale (11-12) raised his season strikeout total to 207 with the performance, during which he controlled the hard-hitting Tigers on one run. The left-hander allowed four hits and one walk.

Paul Konerko's two-run single in the first inning put the White Sox ahead for good while Dayan Viciedo and Josh Phegley each added an RBI as Chicago claimed the first of a three-game series.

Scherzer (19-3), meanwhile, fell short in his bid for a 20th win for the third straight start, yielding five runs (four earned) on six hits over four full innings.

Victor Martinez went 2-for-3 with a solo homer for American League Central-leading Detroit.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Los Angeles Dodgers trade for Mat Latos, Mike Morse from Miami Marlins
Mexico ousts national team coach
Baseball Hall of Fame to change voting eligibility
Andres Blanco's double keeps Philadelphia Phillies rolling
Aggressive Miami Marlins down Washington Nationals