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Jeff Samardzija

Tigers rally, beat White Sox 5-4 on walk-off homer

DETROIT This Detroit Tigers lineup, Robin Ventura said, it's deeper. It's longer. It becomes a tougher go for all pitchers with Victor Martinez in it, the Chicago White Sox manager said. "It's not an easy thing going through that lineup four times," he said on Saturday afternoon. And his starting pitcher found that out first-hand Sunday afternoon. Swimming through the Tigers lineup with ease in the first seven innings, right-hander Jeff Samardzija had one more stretch to navigate for the White Sox to leave town with a series win. But when Martinez ambushed his first pitch with one out and the bases loaded in the eighth inning, he was left for dead on the...

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