Mikie Mahtook hit a game-ending RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Friday night to end a six-game skid.
Former Tigers reliever Al Alburquerque (0-2) walked Jeimer Candelario with one out in the ninth, and Aaron Bummer walked Tyler Collins with two outs. White Sox manager Rick Renteria brought in his third pitcher of the inning, Juan Minaya, who uncorked a wild pitch to move the runners to second and third.
Mahtook then hit a 3-2 pitch up the middle for his first career walk-off hit.
With the game tied at 1, Collins hit a one-out homer in the seventh off reliever Gregory Infante.
The White Sox answered by putting two runners on with two out in the eighth. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus brought in Shane Greene (4-3) for a four-out save attempt, but Matt Davidson hit his fourth pitch for a game-tying single. Greene finished the game and got the win.
Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez allowed one run and six hits in six innings. He struck out 11 — his 14th double-digit strikeout game and first since Aug. 7, 2016 against the New York Mets.
Chicago’s Carson Fulmer gave up one run and four hits in six innings. In his last four outings, including two starts, he is 2-0 with a 1.62 ERA.
Yoan Moncada gave the White…