The White Sox are back on the road against AL Central rivals and first up: the Detroit Tigers!
There were some transactions announced this morning:
Farewell, Yermín Mercedes. I hope to see you again soon. Good news on Jake Burger and I hope we see him often this weekend.
The Tigers are 11-9 in their last 20 games and 17-24 at home. Against right-handers, they’re 24-33 and 12-12 against left-handers. Against the Central, they’re 16-25.
Casey Mize is facing off against Lance Lynn. Mize is 0-2 against the White Sox, going 22 2/3 innings with a 4.37 ERA, giving up 17 hits and striking out 24. Lynn is 3-2 against the Tigers, going 30 innings and allowing 27 hits while striking out 35.
Tigers by the numbers:
- Batting Average: Jonathan Schoop (.277)
- FIP: Ryan Grossman (607)
- Home Runs: Jonathan Schoop (15)
- RBI: Jonathan Schoop (45)
- Hits: Jonathan Schoop (82)
- Wins: Casey Mize
- 494: Career home runs by Miguel Cabrera
Here’s how everyone is lining it up tonight:
Here’s how we line up for the start of this holiday weekend series. pic.twitter.com/TZF9yVc9Xc— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) July 2, 2021
Tonight’s game is at 6:10 p.m. CST on NBCSports for locals, MLB.TV for non-locals, and ESPN1000 for the radio listeners. Be nice to each other in the gamethread and I’ll catch you back here for the recap.