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|Buehrle, Quentin Lead White Sox Over Tigers 6-3
|CHICAGO (AP)--Mark Buehrle pitched six innings and Carlos Quentin hit a bases-loaded double Monday night as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 to pull within 3 games of first in the AL Central.
Buehrle (8-5) allowed 10 hits and Detroit had a runner on in each of his six innings, but the Tigers managed just two unearned runs off the left-hander.
Detroit rookie Duane Below (0-1) surrendered six hits and four runs in 4 2-3 innings.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland was ejected before the start of the sixth. There was no immediate word on why he was thrown out.
Paul Konerko hit his 23rd homer and A.J. Pierzynski his fourth for the White Sox.
Miguel Cabrera connected on his 21st homer for Detroit, a solo shot off reliever Jesse Crain in the seventh.
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