Abreu, Danks and White Sox top Verlander, TigersCHICAGO (AP) - Jose Abreu hit an early homer off Justin Verlander, then singled to start a seven-run burst in the sixth inning that sent John Danks and the Chicago White Sox over the Detroit Tigers 8-2 Wednesday night.
Abreu went 3 for 4 with a walk and scored twice. The Cuban rookie has 19 home runs and 50 RBIs this season.
Danks allowed two runs and six hits in seven innings to continue his recent turnaround. He has permitted just five runs in 29 1-3 innings over his last four starts.
Verlander gave up seven runs and eight hits in 5 2-3 innings.
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