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White Sox And Tigers Split Doubleheader

Last updated on Tuesday, June 9, 2009

(CHICAGO, IL) - The Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers split a doubleheader with the Tigers winning the opener 5-4 and the Sox taking the nightcap 6-1.

Brandon Inge drove home the winning run in game one with an RBI single in the ninth.

Inge finished with two runs batted in for Detroit while Jermaine Dye hit a two-run homer and Paul Konerko had a solo shot for Chicago.

In game two, Jose Contreras allowed one hit over eight shutout innings to get his first win of the season, improving to 1-5.

Jim Thome hit a two-run homer and drove in three with Alexei Ramirez and Scott Podsednik adding solo shots for the Sox.

Marcus Thames hit a solo homer off Matt Thornton in the ninth for Detroit's lone run.

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