Jimenez blast lifts White Sox past Tigers

Eloy Jimenez launched a go-ahead, three-run home run in the sixth inning among his two hits and three relievers combined for 3 1/3 innings of one-hit relief to boost the host Chicago White Sox to a 4-3 victory against the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.Alex Colome worked around an infield error leading off the ninth to earn his 10th save as Chicago (28-16) won for the sixth time in seven games to remain atop the American League Central.Detroit (20-24) lost for the eighth time in 11 games despite out-hitting Chicago 5-3 and getting the strongest outing from rookie right-hander Casey Mize to date.Mize used just 57 pitches to complete five innings and allowed only one baserunner during that span, issuing a walk to Edwin Encarnacion leading off the second.Detroit scored three runs in the sixth inning against White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito to snap a scoreless tie. Jorge Bonifacio opened the scoring with an RBI sacrifice fly.Miguel Cabrera recorded his first stolen base since 2015 later in the inning, and moving into scoring position proved crucial when rookie Daz Cameron punched a two-run single to right field with two outs and two strikes to give the Tigers a 3-0 lead.Cameron’s first major league hit chased Giolito, who allowed three runs and four hits in 5 2/3 innings while walking four and striking out seven.Detroit’s rally, which lasted about 30 minutes, may have compromised Mize’s rhythm. He walked Nomar Mazara to start the sixth and lost his no-hit bid when Yolmer Sanchez doubled one batter later. Manager Ron Gardenhire removed Mize from the game one batter after that, as Nick Madrigal’s RBI groundout brought Chicago to within 3-1.

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