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Detroit snaps losing streak, beats White Sox 9-7
Friday, April 19, 2019

Detroit snaps losing streak, beats White Sox 9-7
(DETROIT) - Ron Gardenhire called a team meeting Thursday morning and gave his Detroit Tigers a simple message: Have some fun. The message worked as the Tigers ended a five game losing streak with a 9-7 win over the Chicago White Sox. Detroit set season highs for hits (14) and runs. Nicholas Castellanos and Miguel Cabrera, playing on his 36th birthday, combined for five hits and four RBI. Grayson Greiner had a career high three hits and 2 RBI for the Tigers. Carson Fulmer (0-1) took the loss for Chicago. Drew VerHagen (1-0) picked up the win after recording the last out of the eighth inning. Shane Green pitched the ninth for his ninth save in nine attempts. Neither starter was involved in the decision. Detroit's Tyson Ross pitched six-plus innings, allowing five runs on seven hits. Ivan Nova gave up six runs on 11 hits in 6 1/3 innings.

OTHER A.L. SCORES
Toronto 7 – Minnesota 4
Kansas City 6 – NY Yankees 1
Baltimore 6 – Tampa Bay 5 (11 innings)
Seattle 11 – LA Angels 10

THURSDAY N.L. SCORES
Arizona 4 – Atlanta 1
Washington 4 – San Francisco 2
LA Dodgers 3 – Milwaukee 1
Colorado 6 – Philadelphia 2
Cincinnati 4 – San Diego 1

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