White Sox Distance Behind Tigers Narrows To 1 GameAlex Rios hit his career-high 25th homer and the Chicago White Sox gave their fading playoff hopes a boost, beating Tampa Bay 3-1 on Friday night to end the Rays' eight-game winning streak.
Tigers Lose To Twins, Giving White Sox Hope In Division FightRyan Doumit had four RBIs for Minnesota, including the go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning to help the Twins beat Detroit 4-2 on Friday and keep the Tigers from moving any closer to the AL Central title.
White Sox Move 2 Games Behind Detroit In AL Central Evan Longoria hit a tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning and the surging Tampa Bay Rays won their eighth straight game Thursday night, handing the White Sox a 3-2 loss that hurts Chicago's playoff hopes.
White Sox Beat Indians 5-4, Stay 1 Game Ahead Of TigersAdam Dunn homered twice, including a clutch three-run shot in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 5-4 on Monday night to maintain their one-game lead in the AL Central.
Tigers Drop 2nd Game Of Doubleheader, Lag Behind White Sox 1 Game Jamey Carroll hit an RBI single in the 10th inning and the Minnesota Twins beat Detroit 2-1 Sunday, winning both games of a doubleheader to prevent the Tigers from at least tying the Chicago White Sox atop the AL Central.
Victorious Tigers Stay In Pursuit Of White SoxAnibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Saturday despite losing a run on an appeal play.
White Sox Beat Twins 5-3, Stay Ahead Of Tigers In AL CentralFrancisco Liriano is a difficult pitcher to figure out.
Tigers Beat Indians 4-0, Continue Stalking White Sox In AL CentralJustin Verlander pitched seven shutout innings and made sure Detroit stayed in step with first-place Chicago in the AL Central, leading the Tigers to a 4-0 win over the downward spiraling Cleveland Indians on Friday night.