Verlander in control, Tigers beat White Sox

Updated: Saturday, August 30, 2014
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CHICAGO (AP) - Justin Verlander turned in one of his most effective outings this year and once again beat the White Sox, leading the Detroit Tigers past Chicago 7-1 Friday night.

The contending Tigers won for the fifth time in six games. Chicago has lost nine of 10.

Verlander (12-11) beat the White Sox for the 14th time in 18 decisions since June 10, 2009 - the most wins by any pitcher against a single team in that span.

The former AL MVP allowed one run and nine hits in seven innings. It was the first time this year that he allowed fewer than two runs in a game.

Verlander matched his season high with eight strikeouts and walked two.

Scott Carroll (5-9) took the loss but didn't get much support in the field.

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Scores & Schedules

June 29, 2015 07:07 GMT

INTERLEAGUE

Sunday's Game

Milwaukee 5 Minnesota 3

Monday's Game

Minnesota (Pelfrey 5-4) at Cincinnati (Leake 5-4), 7:10 p.m.

AMERICAN LEAGUE Sunday's Games

Toronto 3, Texas 2

Detroit 5, Chicago White Sox 4

Boston 5, Tampa Bay 3

Baltimore 4, Cleveland 0, 1st game

Milwaukee 5, Minnesota 3

Houston 3, N.Y. Yankees 1

L.A. Angels 3, Seattle 2, 10 innings

Kansas City 5, Oakland 3

Baltimore 8, Cleveland 0, 2nd game

Monday's Games

Texas (W.Rodriguez 4-3) at Baltimore (B.Norris 2-6), 7:05 p.m.

Boston (Buchholz 5-6) at Toronto (Dickey 3-7), 7:07 p.m.

Cleveland (Co.Anderson 0-0) at Tampa Bay (Karns 4-3), 7:10 p.m.

Kansas City (Blanton 2-0) at Houston (McCullers 3-2), 8:10 p.m.

Colorado (Hale 2-2) at Oakland (Graveman 4-4), 10:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 3-7) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 5-6), 10:05 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE Sunday's Games

Washington 3, Philadelphia 2, 1st game

N.Y. Mets 7, Cincinnati 2

L.A. Dodgers 2, Miami 0

Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 1

N.Y. Mets 2, Cincinnati 1, 13 innings, comp. of susp. game

Milwaukee 5, Minnesota 3

San Francisco 6, Colorado 3

Arizona 6, San Diego 4

Philadelphia 8, Washington 5, 2nd game

St. Louis 4, Chicago Cubs 1

Monday's Games

Milwaukee (Nelson 4-8) at Philadelphia (O'Sullivan 1-5), 7:05 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Bolsinger 4-2) at Arizona (Webster 1-1), 9:40 p.m.

Colorado (Hale 2-2) at Oakland (Graveman 4-4), 10:05 p.m.

WNBA

Sunday's Games

New York 79, Los Angeles 70

Washington 86, Chicago 71

Tulsa 93, Seattle 89

Monday's Games

No games scheduled=

MLS

Sunday's Games

New York 3, New York City FC 1

Portland 4, Seattle 1

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