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Tigers Sweep Sox; Cards Sweep Cubs

>>Tigers Top White Sox

(Detroit, MI)  --  Miguel Cabrera blasted a pair of solo homers to help the Tigers top the White Sox, 6-4.  They were the 299th and 300th home runs of his career.  Quintin Berry and Brennan Boesch each had a two-run bomb for Detroit, which has won five straight.  Jacob Turner tossed five-and-a-third innings of three run ball for his first career win.  Joaquin Benoit recorded his second save.  Alex Rios' homer was ruled a double but was overturned for a two-run shot.  Kevin Youkilis added a solo jack for Chicago, which has lost five in-a-row.  Phil Humber allowed six runs in three innings for the loss.

>>Cards Romp Cubs

(St. Louis, MO)  --  The St. Louis Cardinals finished off a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs with a 7-0 win in the series finale.  St. Louis outscored Chicago 23-1.  Matt Holliday hit his 16th homer and Carlos Beltran cracked his 21st, while John Jay was 4-for-4 with two RBI.  Lance Lynn moved to 12-and-4, dealing six shutout innings with five strikeouts.  Bryan LaHair was 2-for-4 with a stolen base for the Cubs.  Travis Wood was tagged with the loss, allowing seven runs and nine hits in six innings.

>>Astros Trade Myers To ChiSox

(Detroit, MI)  --  The Chicago White Sox acquired right-hander Brett Myers from the Houston Astros on Saturday for a pair of pitching prospects and a player to be named later.  The White Sox gave up Matt Heidenreich and Blair Walters to get Myers, who has 19 saves in 21 opportunities this season.  Heidenreich is 9-and-4 with a 3.95 ERA.  Walters is 4-and-6 with a 3.96 ERA.  Heidenreich will be assigned to Double-A Corpus Christi and Walters will go to Single-A Lancaster.

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