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Chicago White Sox power past Detroit Tigers on Monday, 7-2

The Detroit Tigers' Matthew Boyd throws during against the Reds at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on July 24. (AP file photo)

CHICAGO (AP) — Tim Anderson hit two home runs, including his second leading off a game against Matthew Boyd in six days, as the Chicago White Sox coasted to a 7-2 victory over Detroit on Monday.

Yoan Moncada followed Anderson’s first shot with another long drive on the next pitch. That made Chicago the first team in major league history to open two games in one season with back-to-back home runs off the same pitcher, according to STATS.

Luis Robert also homered twice for Chicago.

Boyd (0-3) had vowed to be better after the White Sox handed him a 7-5 loss last Wednesday. But it was more of the same for the Tigers (9-11) starter, who gave up three runs on four hits and two walks in four innings.