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Quintana earns win, White Sox beat Tigers 6-2

By ANDREW SELIGMAN
AP Sports Writer
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CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox traded Adam Dunn and picked up a rare victory afterward.

Jose Quintana allowed two runs over seven innings to earn his first win in more than a month, and the White Sox took advantage of Detroit's shaky defense to beat the Tigers 6-2 after trading Dunn on Sunday afternoon.

The White Sox sent Dunn to Oakland before the game, ending a disappointing four-year run in Chicago for the veteran slugger.

Then, they capitalized on a season-high four errors by the Tigers to salvage a four-game split.

''We're going to look a little different for the next month, but for these guys they just continue to grind and learn how to play and win a game against a very good team,'' Chicago manager Robin Ventura said. ''I think you're going to see some guys that are going to compete and you go from there.''

Adam Eaton doubled twice and scored two runs. Carlos Sanchez had two hits and also scored twice. Avisail Garcia singled, doubled and drove in two.

Jose Abreu extended his hitting streak to 12 games, and the White Sox won after dropping 10 of 12.

It didn't hurt that the Tigers held Miguel Cabrera out of the lineup because of a sore right foot. He left the second game of Saturday's day-night doubleheader and is day to day. But the biggest issue for Detroit was its defense, particularly in the early going.

''I don't know if it was the worst (game), but it was certainly up there,'' manager Brad Ausmus said.

The Tigers, who came into the game tied with Kansas City for the AL Central lead, committed three errors in the first two innings as the White Sox jumped out to a 5-0 lead, and that was enough for Quintana (7-10).

The left-hander allowed six hits in his first victory since winning at Detroit on July 29.

Detroit starter Rick Porcello (15-9) went 6 2-3 innings, allowing six runs - three earned - and 11 hits. But the biggest issue for Detroit was the defense,

The Tigers' problems started when Eaton opened a two-run first with a double that bounced off left fielder J.D. Martinez's glove. He came around on Conor Gillaspie's two-out single, and Garcia scored when shortstop Eugenio Suarez dropped the ball trying to flip it to second after fielding a grounder by Dayan Viciedo.

Gillaspie was initially ruled out at second, but the call was overturned after a replay review, making it 2-0.

The White Sox took advantage of two more errors in a three-run second that broke open the game.

First baseman Don Kelly booted Sanchez's grounder as Leury Garcia scored, and third baseman Nick Castellanos let Abreu's grounder go under his glove as he tried to backhand it for an error. That brought in Eaton, and Avisail Garcia followed with an RBI single to make it 5-0.

It stayed that way until the sixth, when Detroit's Ian Kinsler doubled in a run and Victor Martinez added an RBI single.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Tigers: RHP Joakim Soria, on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique, is expected to throw a side session Monday on flat ground and possibly off the front of the mound depending on how he feels, Ausmus said.

White Sox: Abreu, who has been bothered by an upper leg problem, was back at DH after starting there for both games Saturday.

UP NEXT

Tigers: David Price (12-10, 3.32 ERA) looks to get back in form as the Tigers open a four-game series against Corey Kluber (13-8, 2.52) and the Cleveland Indians. Price went from throwing a one-hitter to getting pulled after allowing nine straight hits against the New York Yankees on Wednesday.

White Sox: Hector Noesi (8-9, 4.75) starts Tuesday against Twins LHP Tommy Milone (6-4, 4.08) when the White Sox open a two-game series at Minnesota.

WILKINS' CHANCE

With Dunn gone, Andy Wilkins figures to get a look down the stretch. Called up Sunday from Triple-A Charlotte after hitting 30 home runs and driving in 85 runs, he started at first base and was 0 for 4 with three strikeouts. ''It was a great day. It's one I'll never forget,'' he said.

TIGERS MOVES

The Tigers plan to call up six prospects when rosters expand Monday.

Ausmus said outfielders Steven Moya and Tyler Collins and infielder Hernan Perez will join the team Monday in Cleveland. Left-handed pitchers Robbie Ray and Kyle Lobstein along with catcher James McCann will be recalled on Tuesday.

 
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Players of the Game
Detroit

R. Porcello
IP 6.2
H 11
ER 3
BB 1
K 7
Chicago

A. Garcia
AB 4
R 1
H 2
HR 0
RBI 2
 

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Detroit Tigers
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLG
Rajai Davis, CF4110000.285.327.413
Ian Kinsler, 2B4111010.280.313.420
Torii Hunter, RF4020011.282.318.450
Victor Martinez, DH4011001.327.396.554
J.D. Martinez, LF4000022.304.343.542
Nick Castellanos, 3B4010011.262.310.410
Don Kelly, 1B2000101.259.346.301
Eugenio Suarez, SS3000012.249.325.359
Bryan Holaday, C3000001.234.272.274
Rick Porcello, P0000000.000.000.000
   Phil Coke, P0000000.000.000.000
   Evan Reed, P0000000.000.000.000
Totals3226216    
Batting
2B - Rajai Davis (25, Quintana), Ian Kinsler (35, Quintana)
RBI - Ian Kinsler (76), Victor Martinez (88)
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
E - Nick Castellanos (13, Misplayed grounder), Bryan Holaday (6, Throwing), Don Kelly (2, Misplayed grounder), Eugenio Suarez (9, Misplayed grounder)
Detroit Tigers
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rick Porcello (L,15-9) 6.21163170 3.10
Phil Coke 0.2100010 4.11
Evan Reed 0.2000010 4.60
HBP - Abreu (by Evan Reed)
Pitches-Strikes - Rick Porcello 105-75, Phil Coke 8-7, Evan Reed 14-8
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Rick Porcello 9-7
Batters Faced - Rick Porcello 35, Phil Coke 3, Evan Reed 3
Chicago (A.L.) White Sox
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLG
Adam Eaton, CF5220011.313.378.418
Carlos Sanchez, 2B5221011.283.283.304
Jose Abreu, DH4011002.320.381.602
Avisail Garcia, RF4122110.235.298.435
Conor Gillaspie, 3B5011016.297.349.436
Dayan Viciedo, LF4010012.232.277.400
   Moises Sierra, PR-LF0000000.236.265.345
Andy Wilkins, 1B4000032.000.000.000
Tyler Flowers, C4020011.238.296.363
Leury Garcia, SS4110003.180.209.226
Jose Quintana, P0000000.000.000.000
   Zach Putnam, P0000000.000.000.000
   Jake Petricka, P0000000.000.000.000
Totals39612519    
Batting
2B - Adam Eaton 2 (23, Porcello), Avisail Garcia (5, Porcello), Tyler Flowers (14, Porcello)
RBI - Carlos Sanchez (2), Jose Abreu (99), Avisail Garcia 2 (16), Conor Gillaspie (49)
2-OUT RBI - Avisail Garcia (7), Conor Gillaspie (27)
SB - Carlos Sanchez (1, 3rd base off Reed/Holaday), Jose Abreu (2, 2nd base off Reed/Holaday), Moises Sierra (3, 3rd base off Porcello/Holaday)
Team LOB - 11
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Adam Eaton 1
DP - Eaton-C. Sanchez
Chicago (A.L.) White Sox
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jose Quintana (W,7-10) 7622130 3.44
Zach Putnam 1000020 1.82
Jake Petricka 1000010 2.77
WP - Jose Quintana (7)
Pitches-Strikes - Jose Quintana 109-70, Zach Putnam 12-7, Jake Petricka 5-5
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Jose Quintana 9-8, Jake Petricka 1-1
Batters Faced - Jose Quintana 27, Zach Putnam 3, Jake Petricka 3
Game Information
Attendance - 26336
Game Time - 3:04
Temperature - 86
Umpires - Home - Laz Diaz, First Base - Jeff Nelson, Second Base - Pat Hoberg, Third Base - Scott Barry