DETROIT (AP) -- Jeimer Candelario had a go-ahead RBI bloop single during a three-run eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers rallied past the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Friday night.
Candelario was reinstated from the disabled list before the game. He dropped in what initially looked like a routine popup over first baseman Jose Abreu's back shoulder, allowing Nicholas Castellanos to score from third and giving the Tigers their first lead of the night.
Reliever Buck Farmer (1-3) pitched a scoreless eighth inning and got the win. Shane Greene retired the side in the ninth for his 12th save.
Former Tigers pitcher Bruce Rondon (2-3) took the loss, allowing three runs on three hits in the eighth. Starter Reynaldo Lopez pitched seven strong innings, giving up two runs on five hits and three walks while striking out three.
The White Sox took a 2-0 lead in the first inning on RBI hits by Abreu and Tim Anderson. Trayce Thompson's RBI single in the fourth made it 3-0, and following a pair of Tigers runs in the fourth, Anderson's solo home run in the fifth extended the lead to 4-2.
Leonys Martin's RBI single in the eighth made it 4-3 and Castellanos followed with an RBI double, advancing to third on the throw home. Martin's slide at home was reviewed and the call stood.
Tigers starter Mike Fiers went 5 2/3 innings, allowing four runs on nine hits and three walks.
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