Found April 14, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
CHICAGO (AP) -- Gavin Floyd overcame control problem to pitch six scoreless innings and Alexei Ramirez homered as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 on Saturday. Tigers left-hander Adam Wilk, making first big league start, was hit in his pitching shoulder by teammate Prince Fielder's foul ball while sitting in the dugout in the sixth inning. Wilk (0-1) left with a bruised shoulder but is expected to make his next start. He allowed two runs on three hits in five innings Saturday. He struck out four and walked one. Tyler Flowers and Paul Konerko also homered for the White Sox, who won their fourth straight game. Floyd (1-1) pitched around three walks and three hit batters. He struck out six and allowed only three hits. Brennan Boesch homered in the eighth inning and Austin Jackson had three hits for the Tigers, who have lost three straight games. Floyd loaded the bases in the second inning by hitting Delmon Young, walking Jhonny Peralta and hitting Andy Dirks....
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