Remember the White Sox pain emanating from the Tigers' weekend sweep at Comerica Park? Remember the fall from sole possession of first place in the American League Central for the first time since July 25?
Well, that consternation didn't last long for the South Siders.
A 4-2 victory over the Twins on Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field, behind Hector Santiago's first big league start, coupled with the Tigers' 3-2 loss to the Indians at Comerica Park, once again gave Robin Ventura's crew the division's top spot by one game. The Tigers (72-62) lost to a Cleveland team that had a 1-18 record in its previous 19 road games.
So Sunday night angst was transformed into Monday night glory, with more twists and turns sure to be coming over the final 28 games before the division race is decided.
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