Tigers head into matchup with the White Sox on losing streak

August 13, 2022 GMT

Detroit Tigers (43-71, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (57-56, third in the AL Central)

Chicago; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Matt Manning (0-0, 2.25 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 12 strikeouts); White Sox: Lucas Giolito (8-6, 4.91 ERA, 1.51 WHIP, 120 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -208, Tigers +173; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Tigers are looking to end a five-game slide with a win over the Chicago White Sox.

Chicago is 57-56 overall and 26-29 in home games. The White Sox have gone 33-12 in games when they did not allow a home run.

Detroit is 43-71 overall and 18-38 in road games. The Tigers are 23-49 in games when they have given up a home run.

The matchup Saturday is the 12th time these teams meet this season. The White Sox hold an 8-3 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Luis Robert has 15 doubles, 12 home runs and 56 RBI for the White Sox. Andrew Vaughn is 10-for-34 with a double and two home runs over the past 10 games.

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Javier Baez leads the Tigers with 11 home runs while slugging .379. Harold Castro is 11-for-37 with two doubles and three RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 5-5, .248 batting average, 3.28 ERA, outscored by five runs

Tigers: 2-8, .198 batting average, 3.54 ERA, outscored by 13 runs

INJURIES: White Sox: Luis Robert: day-to-day (wrist), Joe Kelly: day-to-day (head), Tim Anderson: 10-Day IL (finger), Danny Mendick: 60-Day IL (knee), Vince Velasquez: 15-Day IL (finger), Kyle Crick: 15-Day IL (elbow), Aaron Bummer: 15-Day IL (lat), Garrett Crochet: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Stiever: 60-Day IL (lat)

Tigers: Tarik Skubal: 60-Day IL (arm), Beau Brieske: 60-Day IL (forearm), Rony Garcia: 15-Day IL (biceps), Michael Pineda: 15-Day IL (tricep), Austin Meadows: 10-Day IL (achilles ), Casey Mize: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kyle Funkhouser: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Rogers: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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