Detroit Tigers (20-23, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (27-16, first in the AL Central)
Chicago; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Detroit: Casey Mize (0-1, 6.75 ERA) Chicago: Lucas Giolito (4-2, 3.29 ERA)
LINE: White Sox favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Jose Abreu is riding a 22-game hitting streak as Chicago readies to play Detroit.
The White Sox are 19-10 against AL Central opponents. Chicago has hit 74 home runs this season, fourth in the league. Abreu leads the team with 13, averaging one every 13.6 at-bats.
The Tigers are 9-16 against AL Central Division opponents. Detroit has hit 54 home runs as a team this season. Jonathan Schoop leads the team with eight, averaging one every 19.4 at-bats.
TOP PERFORMERS: Abreu leads the White Sox with 55 hits and is batting .311.
Jeimer Candelario leads the Tigers with 48 hits and has 28 RBIs.
INJURIES: White Sox: Carlos Rodon: (left shoulder), Jimmy Lambert: (forearm), Dallas Keuchel: (back), Jace Fry: (back), Aaron Bummer: (left biceps), Leury Garcia: (thumb).
Tigers: Ivan Nova: (right triceps), Dario Agrazal: (forearm), Troy Stokes Jr.: (undisclosed), JaCoby Jones: (left hand), Niko Goodrum: (right oblique), C.J. Cron: (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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