Chicago White Sox pitcher Freddy Garcia has left his start against the Detroit Tigers after two innings with a stiff lower back.

Garcia came out with Chicago trailing 2-1 on Tuesday night. He allowed three hits, including Johnny Damon's two-run homer in the first inning. He was replaced by Lucas Harrell.

Garcia entered 11-5 with a 4.82 ERA in 25 starts this season for the White Sox, who began the day 3½ games behind first-place Minnesota in the AL Central and six games out in the wild-card race.