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Detroit got the strong start it needed after losing three straight, including a game against Minnesota on Thursday when it could've clinched their first division title since 1987.
Verlander gave up a single in the first, but Gordon Beckham got doubled up trying to advance on a flyout.
Raburn drew a walk in the home half and scored when Carlos Guillen walked. Raburn hit his first of two homers in the second, giving the Tigers a 3-0 lead, and his second gave them a five-run lead in the sixth.
Ordonez was 4 for 4 with an RBI.
NOTES: Tigers star Miguel Cabrera said he just wanted to focus on the game when he was asked Sunday morning about the bruise and cut on his left cheek. Cabrera was 0 for 3, finishing the homestand 5 for 26. ... Ordonez, whose fielding blunder from Saturday's nights loss was the picture above the fold on the front page of The Detroit Free Press on Sunday, filled up a trash can newspapers before the game. "Why not?" Ordonez said. "We don't read that." ... The defending AL Central champion White Sox finished the season 79-83.
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