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White Sox: Five Takeaways from Series Against Tigers

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Aug 4, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana (62) pitches in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 4, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana (62) pitches in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports /
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Aug 4, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu (79) and right fielder Avisail Garcia (26) celebrate after the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Chicago won 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 4, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu (79) and right fielder Avisail Garcia (26) celebrate after the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Chicago won 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports /

White Sox avoid sweep in Detroit on Thursday with 6-3 victory. With the team four games below .500, the remainder of the season is about playing for pride and finishing strong.

The White Sox avoided another sweep by the Tigers in Detroit with a 6-3 victory over their division rival on Thursday afternoon. Behind a stellar effort from Jose Quintana, the White Sox ended their eight game road trip with a victory and a 2-6 record.

This isn’t the type of record a team would like to have as they’re currently falling out of contention. Although the White Sox aren’t going to contend for a playoff spot this season, there are still some positive things for fans to look forward to. During the team’s series with the Tigers however, there were opportunities squandered by the offense, and another rookie was badly injured in his debut game for the White Sox.

The White Sox will begin a brief three game homestand with the Baltimore Orioles on Friday. Although the team couldn’t string together consecutive victories over the course their road trip, there were some positives from the White Sox series against the Tigers. We will detail five takeaways from the series with the Tigers here.

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