White Sox play the Tigers after Lopez's solid outing

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
 
Posted9/29/2019 7:00 AM

Detroit Tigers (47-113, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (71-89, third in the AL Central)

Chicago; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Spencer Turnbull (3-16, 4.59 ERA) White Sox: Ross Detwiler (3-5, 6.86 ERA)

LINE: White Sox -160; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Chicago heads into the matchup after a dominant performance by Reynaldo Lopez. Lopez went eight innings, surrendering one run on five hits with nine strikeouts against Detroit.

The White Sox are 37-37 against opponents from the AL Central. The Chicago offense has compiled a .261 batting average as a team this season, good for eighth in the league. Tim Anderson leads the team with a mark of .337.

The Tigers are 22-52 against teams from the AL Central. Detroit has a team on-base percentage of .292, last in the league. Miguel Cabrera leads the lineup with a mark of .341. The White Sox won the last meeting 7-1. Reynaldo Lopez earned his 10th victory and Danny Mendick went 1-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs for Chicago. Matthew Boyd registered his 12th loss for Detroit.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with 33 home runs and is batting .281. Yoan Moncada is 15-for-40 with four doubles, a triple, two home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Chicago.

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Cabrera leads the Tigers with 58 RBIs and is batting .281. Victor Reyes has 13 hits and is batting .310 over the last 10 games for Detroit.

LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 6-4, .327 batting average, 3.75 ERA, outscored opponents by 16 runs

Tigers: 2-8, .229 batting average, 5.08 ERA, outscored by 33 runs

White Sox Injuries: Carlos Rodon: (elbow), Michael Kopech: (elbow), Lucas Giolito: (lat), Dylan Covey: (shoulder), Dylan Cease: (hamstring), Ryan Burr: (elbow), Jon Jay: (hip).

Tigers Injuries: Daniel Stumpf: (elbow), Tyson Ross: (nerve), Matt Moore: (knee), Blaine Hardy: (elbow), Michael Fulmer: (elbow), JaCoby Jones: (wrist), Niko Goodrum: (groin).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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