Cabrera-less Tigers power past Chicago White Sox 6-2 - FOX 35 News Orlando

Cabrera-less Tigers power past White Sox 6-2

Posted: Updated:
CHICAGO (Associated Press) -

Prince Fielder, Austin Jackson and Torii Hunter homered, and Anibal Sanchez pitched six scoreless innings to help the Detroit Tigers overcome Miguel Cabrera's absence in a 6-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.

Cabrera, the reigning AL MVP and baseball's first Triple Crown winner in 45 years last season, left Monday's game in the bottom of the fifth inning with a left hip flexor injury. He hasn't played since and might sit out Thursday, too, when the Tigers go for a 4-game sweep.

Detroit has won four straight and 13 of 21.

Sanchez (8-7) earned his first win since July 6, allowing six hits and striking out five. The right-hander had only allowed five earned runs in his previous two starts, both losses.

John Danks (2-8) lost his second straight start and is winless since July 2.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow Us!

Share Your Sports Photos & Video

Submit Your Sports Photos
  • White SoxMore>>

  • Twins-White Sox postponed by rain

    Twins-White Sox postponed by rain

    Friday, September 12 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-09-12 21:23:28 GMT
    The Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox game has been postponed by rain.
    The Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox game has been postponed by rain.
  • Sale, White Sox shut down fading Athletics 1-0

    Sale, White Sox shut down fading Athletics 1-0

    Thursday, September 11 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-09-11 21:17:53 GMT
    Chris Sale bested Scott Kazmir in a brilliant pitchers' duel, light-hitting Marcus Semien homered for the only run and the Chicago White Sox edged the rapidly fading Oakland Athletics 1-0 Thursday.
    Chris Sale bested Scott Kazmir in a brilliant pitchers' duel, light-hitting Marcus Semien homered for the only run and the Chicago White Sox edged the rapidly fading Oakland Athletics 1-0 Thursday.
  • Garcia single lifts White Sox over Athletics 2-1

    Garcia single lifts White Sox over Athletics 2-1

    Thursday, September 11 2014 2:45 AM EDT2014-09-11 06:45:50 GMT
    Avisail Garcia drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the struggling Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Wednesday night.
    Avisail Garcia drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the struggling Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Wednesday night.
Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices