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Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Adam Eaton finished 3-for-5 with two RBI and 
two  runs scored, as  the Chicago White Sox downed the Detroit Tigers, 7-4, in 
Thursday's rubber match of a three-game series. 

Jose  Abreu doubled  twice among his three hits, Moises Sierra added four hits 
and  drove  in a run,  while Alexei Ramirez,  Gordon Beckham and Tyler Flowers 
contributed  an RBI each for the White Sox, who took the set and have won five 
of their last seven. 

"We've  been  playing pretty decent ball  since the break," Eaton said. "If we 
can get a good month, I think we're just crazy enough to try and make a push." 

Paul  Konerko was 2-for-4  with two runs scored and one driven in for Chicago, 
while  Ronald Belisario  (4-7) allowed  one hit  over 1  2/3 scoreless  relief 
innings.  John Danks worked  the first five, giving up four runs on seven hits 
with four walks for Chicago, which is seven games out of first place. 

Torii  Hunter  and J.D.  Martinez hit  back-to-back homers  for the AL Central 
leaders, who slid to their fifth loss in their last six. 

Joakim  Soria (1-4) took  the loss, charged with the go-ahead run over his one 
relief  frame. Drew  Smyly gave up 11  hits and four runs over his five-inning 
stint,  then  was swapped  to the  Rays in  a three-team  deal which saw David 
Price  traded  from Tampa Bay to  Detroit and Tigers outfielder Austin Jackson 
dealt to Seattle. 

"I  don't know if  we're going to win by any means, there's other good clubs," 
Tigers  general manager  Dave Dombrowski said. "But getting the opportunity to 
add  a  long guy  like David  Price doesn't  come along  very often. He's that 
good." 

The White Sox  moved ahead in the  seventh against Soria. Eaton was fanned to 
start the frame but reached on a wild pitch, Ramirez singled to put runners on 
the  corners ahead of  an intentional walk to Abreu, then Soria hit Konerko to 
force in the go-ahead run. 

It was 7-4 in the eighth for Chicago, as Eaton singled home Sierra and Ramirez 
doubled home Eaton off Joba Chamberlain. 

Javy  Guerra subbed for Belisario and retired the final batter of the seventh, 
then  worked around a walk in a scoreless eighth. Jake Petricka allowed a one- 
out  single to Miguel Cabrera, who was erased on a Victor Martinez grounder to 
short  which  appeared  to  be  a game-ending  double  play.  However,  replay 
determined  he  beat the throw  to first. Hunter then  grounded out to end the 
contest. 

Chicago  struck for three runs in the second off Smyly thanks to Beckham's RBI 
double, a run-scoring hit by Flowers and Eaton's fielder's choice grounder. 

Detroit  countered  with two in  the home half. With  the bases loaded and one 
out,  a  Eugenio Suarez sacrifice fly  plated one and Jackson followed with an 
RBI single. 

Hunter's  two-out solo shot  to left center just cleared the wall and tied the 
game in the third and Martinez followed with a ball that just cleared the wall 
in right center for a 4-3 Tigers lead. 

Konerko's  leadoff  double turned  into the  fourth run for  the ChiSox in the 
fourth, as he came home on a two-out base hit from Sierra. 

The  Tigers then  wasted  successive first-and-third  situations  in the  home 
fourth and fifth. 

                                   Game Notes 

Abreu  extended  his hitting  streak to  20 games ...  Jackson was pulled from 
his   position,  in   the  seventh  inning  to  a  rousing  ovation  from  the 
Comerica   Park  fandom,  then  replaced  by  Rajai  Davis.  To  complete  the 
transaction,  the Mariners  sent  infielder  Nick Franklin  to  the Rays,  and 
the  Tigers shipped  infielder  prospect  Willy Adames  to  Tampa ...  Without 
any  interruptions by  weather, the game lasted 4:01 -- only the third-longest 
nine-inning  contest in  which the White Sox  have participated  this season. 
Chicago needed 4:04 to post a 9-6 home win against Tampa Bay on April 25, then 
took 4:07 to drop a 12-5 decision to the Cubs on May 8. 

 
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