Detroit Tigers (56-92, fifth in AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (76-74, second in AL Central)
Chicago; Friday, 8:10pm EDT

PITCHING GRAPHICS: Tigers: Eduardo Rodriguez (3-5, 4.35 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 59 strikeouts); White Sox: Lucas Giallito (10-9, 5.07 ERA, 1.49 WHIP, 158 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -181, Tigers +153; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

OUTCOME: The Chicago White Sox look to snap a four-game home skid with a win over the Detroit Tigers.

Chicago is 76-74 overall and 35-40 at home. The White Sox are 27-5 in games where they hit two or more home runs.

Detroit has a 27-47 record in road games and a 56-92 overall record. The Tigers have a 12-6 record in games where they hit two or more home runs.

Friday’s game is the 17th meeting between these teams this season. The White Sox lead the season series 12-4.

TOP HITTERS: Jose Abreu has 36 doubles and 15 home runs for the White Sox. Elvis Andrus is 13 for 42 with two doubles and a home run in his last 10 games.

Javier Baez has a .240 batting average to lead the Tigers and has 26 doubles, four triples and 14 home runs. Spencer Torkelson is 7 for 33 with an RBI over his last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 4-6, .223 batting average, 3.77 ERA, seven runs scored

Tigers: 3-7, .195 batting average, 4.15 ERA, 16 runs scored

INJURIES: White Sox: Michael Kopech: 15-day IL (shoulder), Kyle Crick: 60-day IL (elbow), Tim Anderson: 10-day IL (finger), Danny Mendyk: 60-day IL (knee), Garrett Crochet: 60 Day IL (Elbow) Jonathan Stever: 60 Day IL (Width)

Tigers: Austin Meadows: 60-day IL (mental), Ronnie Garcia: 60-day IL (bicep), Tarik Skubal: 60-day IL (arm), Beau Briske: 60-day IL (forearm), Casey Mayes: 60-day IL (elbow), Kyle Funkhouser: 60-day IL (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60-day IL (elbow), Jake Rodgers: 60-day IL (elbow)

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The Associated Press created this story with technology provided Skrive data and data from Sports radar.

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