A.J. Pierzynski leads Chicago White Sox to narrow 5-4 win against Detroit Tigers
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
|Monday, September 6, 2010|
Thescored a narrow 5–4 victory Monday against the after White Sox player scored a go-ahead run in extra innings. The go-ahead run gave the White Sox two extra runs.
"We're just finding ways to win games. We're battling. We're not giving at-bats away," Pierzynski, catacher for the White Sox, said after the game.
Though the White Sox led 3–2 in the fourth inning,got out at home plate when attempting to get the White Sox a fourth run. Later, Tiger scored a home run, pushing the Tigers up to a lead of 4–2. The homer had both Kelly and scoring a run each. The White Sox also hit a run in the eighth inning.
Also notable was that rookie relief pitcherwon his first game after pitching in the tenth inning. Sale, who is on the Sox, earned praise from Chicago manager , who said "very, very pleasant surprise. Very, very nice."
The White Sox are currently 3 1/2 games behind thein the American League Central Division in the MLB. The Sox currently has a record of 77 wins and 60 losses, and have won four games in a row. The Detroit Tigers are third in the Central Division with a record of 68–70, and are 13 games behind Minnesota.
The game was played inin . 32,924 people attended the game.
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- Sports Network. "Recap: Detroit vs. Chicago WSox" — , September 6, 2010
- Associated Press. "Pierzynski singles in 10th, Chisox win 7th in row" — , September 6, 2010