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Mon October 5, 2009
Tigers extend season with 5-3 win over White Sox
DETROIT – Justin Verlander and Ryan Raburn gave the Detroit Tigers at least one more game.
Raburn hit two homers and Magglio Ordonez had a solo shot to lead slumping Detroit over the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Sunday, assuring the Tigers of at least a tiebreaker for the AL Central title.
The Tigers and Twins began the day tied for the division lead. The Twins won at home against Kansas City.
The Twins will host a one-game playoff Tuesday.
Detroit won for only the third time in eight games.