On Friday, the Chicago White Sox open a three-game series in the Motor City against the Detroit Tigers.
The White Sox will complete their current series on Thursday against the Baltimore Orioles. Chicago has won two of the first three against Baltimore including Wednesday’s 11-1 rout. The White Sox hit three home runs in the game and Dylan Covey worked seven solid innings for his first win in the majors.
Detroit snapped a five-game losing streak on Wednesday with a 4-1 win over the Minnesota Twins. Michael Fulmer earned his first win in his last four starts while Niko Goodrum hit a home run to break a 0-for-14 slump. The Tigers are off on Thursday prior to hosting the White Sox Friday.
Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with a .309 batting average and team high 55 hits. Matt Davidson is the team leader in home runs with 11 and RBIs with 28. Chicago has a team batting average of .248 while opposing hitters are averaging .253 at the plate against White Sox pitching. On Friday, the White Sox will send Reynaldo Lopez to the mound. The right-hander this season is 1-3 with an ERA of 2.98, 39 Ks and 23 BBs.
Nicholas Castellanos leads the Tigers with a .324 batting average, and team highs in home runs with five, RBIs with 26 and hits with 59. Detroit has a team batting average of .254 while opposing hitters are averaging .251 at the plate against Tigers pitching. On Friday, Detroit will send Mike Fiers to the mound. The right-hander on the season is 4-3 with an ERA of 4.57, 28 Ks and 7 BBs.