The Chicago White Sox look like they are a team that is competing to be among the worst in the majors this season. The only thing that is good news for the White Sox is they are in the surprisingly very weak AL Central. The White Sox are 17 games under the five hundred mark, but only 8.5 games out of first. The Tigers are only 5 games above the White Sox in the standings and that could easily lead to the Tigers falling quite a bit if they were to drop this series to the White Sox.
The White Sox are coming into this game with a total of 185 runs which is ranked 28th in the majors. The hitting for the Sox is done at a clip of .245 on the season. The White Sox have been able to get a team ERA of 5.08 which is ranked 28th as well.
The Tigers on the other hand of the ball have managed to score a total of 205 runs on a hitting average of .254. The Tigers have a team ERA that is sitting at the 4.30 mark on the season so far.
The starting pitcher for the White Sox is Hector Santiago. Santiago on the year has been able to throw a total of 38.1 innings with 4 starts out of 13 games total. Santiago has struck out a total of 34 batters with an 0-2 record and an ERA that sits at 5.17.
The Tigers are countering with Francisco Liriano. Liriano has 52.2 innings under his belt with 37 strikeouts a 3-1 record and a great 3.17 ERA.