Detroit 5-1, at Chicago 4-6: Jose Contreras, officially recalled from triple A between games, gave up one hit in eight innings for his first major league win in nearly a year as the White Sox earned a split of a day-night doubleheader. The Tigers won the first game on Brandon Inge's go-ahead single in the ninth. Alexei Ramirez, Scott Podsednik and Jim Thome homered for the White Sox in the nightcap.
at New York 5, Tampa Bay 3: Johnny Damon hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth inning. Mark Teixeira, Nick Swisher and Derek Jeter also homered for the Yankees. Andy Pettitte (6-2) gave up three runs and five hits in six innings.