Cease expected to start as Chicago hosts Detroit

Detroit Tigers (76-85, third in AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (93-68, first in AL Central)

Chicago; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Tyler Alexander (2-4, 3.95 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 83 strikeouts) White Sox: Dylan Cease (13-7, 3.95 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 221 strikeouts)

LINE: White Sox -320, Tiger +250; Over / Under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Chicago and Detroit play on Sunday.

The White Sox are 53-27 in their home game. Chicago has reached 189 home runs as a team this season. Jose Abreu leads the team at 30, averaging one in every 18.9 for bats.

The Tigers are 34-46 on their way. Detroit slug .398 as a unit. Jeimer Candelario leads the team with a slugging percentage of .443.

The White Sox won the last meeting 5-4. Aaron Bummer took his fifth win and Yoan Moncada went 3-for-4 for Chicago with two doubles, a home run and three RBIs. Kyle Funkhouser recorded his fourth loss for Detroit.

TOP PERFORMERS: Abreu leads the White Sox with 117 RBI and beats .260.

Jonathan Schoop leads the Tigers with 172 hits and has 84 RBI.

LAST 10 MATCHES: White Sox: 8-2, .280 batting average, 3.11 ERA, outperformed opponents by 21 runs

Tigers: 3-7, .269 batting average, 4.29 ERA, beaten by seven runs

INJURIES: White Sox: Evan Marshall: (elbows), Jimmy Cordero: (elbows), Dylan Cease: (elbows), Brian Goodwin: (back).

Tiger: Spencer Turnbull: (forearm), Julio Teheran: (shoulder), Gregory Soto: (fingers), Rony Garcia: (knee), Miguel Del Pozo: (Covid-19), Jose Cisnero: (elbow), Matthew Boyd: (Elbow), Victor Reyes: (groin), Derek Hill: (knee), Jake Rogers: (arm).

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

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