Conor Gillaspie also collected two RBI and scored three runs as the White Sox avoided a three-game series sweep and dashed the Tigers' hopes of clinching the American League Central title at home.
Detroit's magic number winning the division instead remained at two.
Erik Johnson (2-2) went 6 2/3 innings for the victory, allowing two runs on nine hits.
Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez (14-8) surrendered four runs on eight hits over five innings.
Prince Fielder homered for Detroit.
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]
Julius Randle breaks leg during NBA debut