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Can Lucas Giolito break the spell Nicholas Castellanos has cast on Chicago this season?

Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers
Murder, He Wrote: Nicholas Castellanos is slashing .419/.457/.814. with four homers and 14 RBIs, in 10 games vs. the White Sox this season.
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The only thing keeeping the Detroit Tigers well ahead of the Chicago White Sox in the standings this season is the Bengals’ utter mastery of the Pale Hose — beginning with the embarrassing and icy sweep in Chicago’s home opening weekend in April.

So for those of you aching for a Top 3 pick in next June’s draft, be sure to send holiday greetings to the Tigs after the season.

Lucas Giolito strides to the mound tonight, in an attempt to douse the one-man blitzkrieg that is Nicholas Castellanos vs. the White Sox in 2018:

Sing it with us, Adam: HERE I COME TO SAVE THE DAY!

As if it matters who the other eight batters in the lineup are, when Detroit’s got the hammer of Thor bat of Castellanos hitting tonight: