White Sox vs Tigers – Game Preview – June 15, 2022
Chicago White Sox (29-31, third in AL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (24-37, fourth in AL Central)
Detroit; Wednesday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
LIKELY TO LAUNCH: White Sox: Vince Velasquez (0-0); Tigers: Alex Faedo (1-2, 2.92 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 28 strikeouts)
ROW: White Sox -115, Tigers -105; over/under is 9 1/2 points
BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox take on the Detroit Tigers after Andrew Vaughn’s four-hit game on Tuesday.
Detroit is 24-37 overall and 15-19 in home games. Tigers pitchers have a collective 3.78 ERA, which ranks them seventh in LA.
Chicago is 16-14 in road games and 29-31 overall. The White Sox are 9-25 in games when they allowed at least one home run.
The teams meet Wednesday for the sixth time this season. The White Sox lead the season series 4-1.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jonathan Schoop has 10 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 18 RBIs while hitting .189 for the Tigers. Harold Castro is 11 for 38 with two doubles in the last 10 games.
Luis Robert ranks third among the White Sox with a .284 batting average and has five doubles, six homers, eight walks and 24 RBIs. Vaughn is 14 for 37 with seven RBIs in the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 3-7, .209 batting average, 5.42 ERA, outscored by 34 runs
White Sox: 6-4, .286 batting average, 3.35 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 points
INJURIES: Tigers: Daz Cameron: IL 10 days (covid-19), Jeimer Candelario: IL 10 days (shoulder), Casey Mize: IL 60 days (elbow), Michael Pineda: IL 15 days (finger), Kyle Funkhouser: IL 60 days (shoulder), Matt Manning: IL 10 days (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: IL 60 days (elbow), Jake Rogers: IL 60 days (elbow), Jose Cisnero: 60 days IL (shoulder)
White Sox: Liam Hendriks: 15 day IL (arm), Jake Burger: day to day (hand), Yasmani Grandal: 10 day IL (back), Michael Kopech: day to day (knee), Aaron Bummer: 15 day IL days (lat), Vince Velasquez: IL 15 days (groin), Tim Anderson: IL 10 days (groin), Garrett Crochet: IL 60 days (elbow), Eloy Jimenez: IL 10 days (hamstring), Jonathan Stiever: 60 day IL (lat)