White Sox get early lead, beat Tigers 8-4
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

White Sox get early lead, beat Tigers 8-4
(DETROIT) – Eloy Jimenez hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Chicago White Sox snapped Detroit's four-game wining streak with an 8-4 victory over the Tigers on Tuesday night. Edwin Encarnacion also went deep for the White Sox, who won for only the second time in seven games. Jose Abreu has three hits, including a pair of RBI doubles in the win. Austin Romine hit a two-run shot for Detroit. Gio Gonzalez was pulled one out shy of the win. He allowed two runs and six hits in 4 2/3 innings. Matt Foster (2-0) was credited with the win after striking out four in two perfect innings. Tyler Alexander (1-1) allowed five runs in 3 2/3 innings in his first start of the season. His previous appearance was a memorable one. He struck out an American League record-tying nine straight hitters during a relief appearance Aug. 2 against Cincinnati. Romine's homer came in the fifth. Jimenez hit an RBI single in the sixth, and the White Sox added two more runs in the seventh. Harold Castro hit an RBI single as part of Detroit's two-run ninth.

Tampa Bay 8 – Boston 2
Texas 4 – Seattle 2
LA Angels 6 – Oakland 0