MLB: Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 2

June 5, 2011 at 12:19 AM
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CHICAGO, June 5 (UPI) -- Miguel Cabrera pounded a two-run homer in the ninth inning Saturday, breaking a tie and sending the Detroit Tigers to a 4-2 win over the Chicago White Sox.

Austin Jackson led off the ninth with a triple off Jesse Crain (2-2) and two outs later Cabrera socked a pitch over the right field fence for his 12th homer of the year as the Tigers evened their three-game series with Chicago.

Justin Verlander (6-3) held the White Sox to two runs over eight innings, logging his seventh straight start without a loss. He scattered seven hits and a walk while fanning seven.

Jose Valverde racked up his 15th save with a 1-2-3 ninth.

Brennan Boesch also went deep for the Tigers.

White Sox starter Edwin Jackson went six innings, allowing seven hits and a pair of runs.

Gordon Beckham hit a two-run homer for the Chisox.

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