Sports Briefing: White Sox Defeat Tigers Twice After Suspending Chris Sale, Their Ace


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Melky Cabrera drove in Adam Eaton with a game-ending single in the ninth inning after White Sox closer David Robertson gave up three home runs in the top half of the inning, and host Chicago edged the Detroit Tigers, 5-4, on Sunday afternoon, hours after the White Sox suspended their ace, Chris Sale, for five days.

The White Sox defeated the Tigers, 4-3, earlier in the day on a single by Eaton in the ninth after play was suspended because of rain the previous night.

Robertson got the win in that one, and he picked up another victory in the scheduled game despite a rough ninth inning.

The left-handed Sale was suspended and fined a day after he was scratched from his scheduled start on Saturday and sent home. The punishment came after he destroyed collared throwback uniforms the team was scheduled to wear. He is eligible to return Thursday against the Cubs at Wrigley Field, though White Sox General Manager Rick Hahn would not say if Sale would…

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