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Detroit Tigers observations: John Hicks' pinch-hit homer salvages doubleheader split, 4-3

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Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox: Photos from final series of 2019

CHICAGO — And then there was one game left.

The Detroit Tigers’ won the penultimate game of their 2019 season in dramatic fashion Saturday night, avoiding a sweep by the White Sox in the nightcap of a straight doubleheader.

Down two runs in the top of the ninth inning, John Hicks hit a pinch-hit, three-run home run off White Sox closer Alex Colome for the 4-2 win.

Hicks’ home run was his 13th of the season and second pinch-hit homer.