Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/22/13
The White Sox used a 6-3 victory over the Tigers on Sunday afternoon to bounce back from a historic loss a night earlier. After allowing the Tigers to come back from a six-run deficit in the ninth inning Saturday the Sox were able to maintain their early lead on Sunday at Comerica Park. Sox right-hander Erik Johnson allowed two earned runs on nine hits walked none and struck out one for his second career victory as the Sox spoiled the Tigers’ regular-season home finale. In Saturday's game the Tigers came back from a six-run deficit in the ninth inning to tie the game before winning 7-6 in the 12th inning. It was the first time in Sox history that they lost a game in which they held a six-run lead in the ninth or later. On Sunday the Sox helped shake off the loss by taking a 1-0 lead in the first inning on Avisail Garcia's RBI single. The Tigers evened the score in the fourth inning when Prince Fielder led off with a solo home run off Sox right-hander Erik Johnson. The Sox scored three runs in the fifth inning off Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez. Conor Gillaspie hit a two-run triple and Garcia added his second RBI single of the day to push the Sox ahead 4-1.
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