Tigers go deep to earn 4-3 victory over White Sox

Rookie left-hander Tarik Skubal struck out a career-high 11 batters in five innings, Eric Haase hit a home run in consecutive at-bats off Lucas Giolito and the Detroit Tigers defeated the host Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday afternoon.Skubal (3-7) allowed one run four hits and won his second straight start six days after pitching six scoreless innings against the New York Yankees. It was the first career double-digit strikeout game for Skubal, who picked up his fourth career victory.Skubal pitched at least five innings for the sixth straight start since May 7. He has 50 strikeoust with 12 walks in that span. His 11 strikeouts are tied for the most in a game by a Tigers rookie since 1974.Haase hit a two-run homer in the second inning to give Detroit a 2-1 lead. He connected on a solo shot in the fourth to make it 4-1.It was Haase’s third career multi-homer game and each has occurred since being called up from Triple-A Toledo on May 12.Miguel Cabrera also homered for Detroit, connecting on a solo shot against Giolito (5-5) in the sixth.It was Cabrera’s 492nd career homer, putting him one shy of Fred McGriff and Lou Gehrig for 28th on the all-time list.Cabrera’s fifth homer of the season also proved to be the game-winning run as Derek Holland faltered in the sixth by allowing Jake Lamb’s two-run double.

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