CHICAGO (AP) – Jose Abreu hit a pair of three-run homers and matched his career-best seven RBIs in the game the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 14-0 on Saturday night. who have won eight consecutive times.
The Cuban hit 4-for-4, a day after his 22-game hitting streak was cut, the longest he has had in his life. It was also the longest streak of its kind in the majors this season.
Tim Anderson had four hits and Eloy Jiménez added three for the White Sox, leaders of the AL Central, who have won seven of eight games.
Jorge Bonifacio hit a double, the only extra base for the Tigres, who have lost eight of 10 games.
The White Sox, who finished with 19 hits to Detroit’s five, are 8-1 against the Tigers this season.
Reynaldo López (1-2) allowed three hits in five scoreless innings for Chicago. He made his first outing since August 25, 2019, when he faced Texas.
Michael Fulmer (0-2) took the loss and has not won since June 14, 2018.
For the Tigers, Venezuelans Víctor Reyes 2-1, Miguel Cabrera 3-0. Mexican Isaac Paredes 1-1. The Dominicans Jeimer Candelario 3-0, Bonifacio 3-1, Sandy Alcántara 3-0. The Puerto Rican Willi Castro.
For the White Sox, the Cubans Yoán Moncada 6-1 with one scored, Yasmani Grandal 3-1 with three runs scored and one produced, Abreu 4-4 with five runs scored and seven RBIs. The Dominicans Jiménez 4-3 with a run scored and an RBI, Encarnacion 5-1 with an RBI, Nomar Mazara 3-1 with two RBIs.