Jose Abreu homered twice and Luis Robert drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning to help the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 9-5 on Monday night.

Abreu hit a pan shot over the left-center fence to give the White Sox a 2-0 lead in the first inning. He added a ninth-inning home run to center field to extend Chicago’s lead to four.

White Sox right-hander Lance Lynn made his first appearance of the season after right knee surgery, allowing three runs on 10 hits in 4 1/3 innings. Lynn had a heated exchange with Chicago third base coach Joe McEwing in the second inning.

Bennett Sousa (3-0) got the victory after working an inning and a third without score.

Rony Garcia (0-2) allowed four runs on five hits with two walks in just over four innings.

For the White Sox, Cubans José Abreu 4-3 with four RBIs and two runs scored; Luis Robert 5-2 with an RBI and a run scored; Yoán Moncada 4-1 with a run scored. Dominican Leury García 5-3 with a run scored.

For the Tigers, the Venezuelans Harold Castro 5-3 with two RBIs and one scored; Miguel Cabrera 5-2 with one produced. Wily Castro 5-2 with a home run, one RBI and two runs scored; Javier Báez 4-0 with one produced.

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