Cease scheduled to start for Chicago against Detroit


Detroit Tigers (24-34, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (35-23, first in the AL Central)

Chicago; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Jose Urena (2-4, 4.14 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, 35 strikeouts) White Sox: Dylan Cease (3-2, 3.79 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 68 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -230, Tigers +193; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Tigers head to play the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.

The White Sox are 20-12 against opponents from the AL Central. Chicago’s team on-base percentage of .341 leads the American League. Yoan Moncada leads the club with an OBP of .427.

The Tigers are 11-20 against AL Central Division teams. Detroit is slugging .369 as a unit. Jonathan Schoop leads the team with a slugging percentage of .422.

The Tigers won the last meeting 4-3. Tarik Skubal earned his third victory and Eric Haase went 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs for Detroit. Lucas Giolito registered his fifth loss for Chicago.

TOP PERFORMERS: Moncada leads the White Sox with 58 hits and has 30 RBIs.

Schoop leads the Tigers with nine home runs and is batting .252.

LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 7-3, .258 batting average, 3.67 ERA, outscored opponents by 13 runs

Tigers: 6-4, .214 batting average, 3.12 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs

INJURIES: White Sox: Michael Kopech: (hamstring), Jace Fry: (microdiscectomy), Jimmy Cordero: (tommy john surgery), Luis Robert: (hip), Eloy Jimenez: (left pectoral), Billy Hamilton: (side), Adam Engel: (right hamstring).

Tigers: Spencer Turnbull: (forearm), Julio Teheran: (shoulder), Erasmo Ramirez: (right pectoralis), Victor Reyes: (intercostal strain), Wilson Ramos: (spine), Grayson Greiner: (left hamstring).


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

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