DETROIT — All he needed was a strike and Jose Quintana could have avoided what has developed into his worst possible matchup.
DETROIT — Before the missed call/no challenge mess in the ninth, Jeff Samardzija put together his best outing as a member of the White Sox.
DETROIT — The throw to second base was there. The shortstop was incensed by the safe call when he tagged the runner out. The umpire authoritatively ruled the runner had safely reached the bag.
Earlier this month, someone inside the Detroit organization told a reporter the Tigers "have to have him,"
With the White Sox adding David Robertson and Jeff Samardzija, the reigning AL Central champs didn't stand pat in San Diego.