DETROIT — JaCoby Jones doubled twice in his second major league game, then dashed home for the winning run on a sacrifice fly by Tyler Collins in the ninth inning to lift the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Wednesday.

After a day after doubling, singling and driving in two runs in his debut, Jones scored twice to help the Tigers complete a three-game sweep.

White Sox ace Chris Sale allowed two runs and eight hits in eight innings.

Justin Verlander allowed two runs and three hits in seven innings for the Tigers, striking out nine.

BLUE JAYS 5, ORIOLES 3: Jose Bautista homered on the game’s first pitch and Russell Martin went deep four batters later in support of Aaron Sanchez as visiting Toronto took two of the three games in the pivotal American League East series.

INDIANS 8, TWINS 4: Corey Kluber struck out a season-high 11 and notched his seventh straight win while handing visiting Minnesota its 13th straight loss – one shy of tying the club record.

ASTROS 4, ATHLETICS 3: Evan Gattis hit an RBI single to cap a three-run rally in the eighth inning keyed by a wild pitch on a strikeout, leading Houston to a win at home.

The Astros, who swept the three-game series, are competing with the Orioles for the second AL wild-card slot.

RANGERS 14, MARINERS 1: Rougned Odor had two homers one day after hitting a game-ending shot and Carlos Gomez connected for a grand slam off Felix Hernandez, giving Texas a three-game sweep at home.

Odor tied a career high with five RBI, and Adrian Beltre and Ryan Rua also homered for the AL West leaders.


METS 5, MARLINS 2: Kelly Johnson’s three-run double in the eighth inning broke a tie and lifted surging New York to a win at home.

BREWERS 3, CARDINALS 1: Kirk Nieuwenhuis homered and Matt Garza pitched into the eighth inning as host Milwaukee ended a six-game losing streak.

ROCKIES, DODGERS SPLIT: Tyler Anderson pitched efficiently into the seventh inning, Nolan Arenado kept up his torrid August with another RBI and the Rockies beat Los Angeles 7-0 in the opener of a doubleheader at Denver.

Arenado had a run-scoring double in the first inning, giving him 34 RBI this month.

In the nightcap, the Dodgers rallied for eight runs in the last two innings, led by Andrew Toles’ grand slam, for a 10-8 win.

GIANTS 4, DIAMONDBACKS 2: Matt Moore struck out seven over 51/3 innings for his first career victory at AT&T Park as San Francisco won at home.

NATIONALS 2, PHILLIES 1: Jayson Werth homered and Gio Gonzalez pitched six strong innings to lead Washington to a three-game sweep at Philadelphia.

Wilson Ramos hit the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning to help NL East-leading Washington set a franchise record with its ninth straight victory over the Phillies.

BRAVES 8, PADRES 1: Matt Wisler set a career high with 10 strikeouts in six innings and Gordon Beckham drove in two runs with a pinch-hit bases-loaded double in the sixth as Atlanta won at home.


ANGELS 3, REDS 0: Ricky Nolasco pitched a four-hitter for his fifth career shutout and his first victory for Los Angeles, leading the visiting Angels to an interleague sweep of Cincinnati.