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Casey Mize scheduled to start for Tigers against Lance Lynn, White Sox

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Posted at 4:04 PM, Jul 02, 2021

Chicago White Sox (48-32, first in the AL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (36-45, third in the AL Central)
Detroit; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lance Lynn (7-3, 2.06 ERA, .98 WHIP, 90 strikeouts) Tigers: Casey Mize (5-4, 3.46 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 71 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Tigers +137, White Sox -156; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Detroit and Chicago will face off on Friday.

The Tigers are 16-25 against teams from the AL Central. Detroit is averaging 3.9 RBIs per game this season. Jonathan Schoop leads the team with 45 total runs batted in.

The White Sox are 27-12 against opponents from the AL Central. Chicago has a team on-base percentage of .337, good for second in the American League. Yoan Moncada leads the lineup with a mark of .403.

The White Sox won the last meeting 4-1. Carlos Rodon earned his sixth victory and Leury Garcia went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for Chicago. Tyler Alexander took his first loss for Detroit.

TOP PERFORMERS: Schoop leads the Tigers with 45 RBIs and is batting .274.

Tim Anderson leads the White Sox with 80 hits and has 28 RBIs.

LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 7-3, .271 batting average, 4.23 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs

White Sox: 5-5, .259 batting average, 5.19 ERA, outscored by three runs

INJURIES: Tigers: Spencer Turnbull: (forearm), Julio Teheran: (shoulder), Erasmo Ramirez: (pectoral), Alex Lange: (shoulder), Derek Holland: (shoulder), Rony Garcia: (knee), Michael Fulmer: (back), Matthew Boyd: (arm), Victor Reyes: (intercostal), Niko Goodrum: (finger).

White Sox: Evan Marshall: (elbow), Jimmy Cordero: (elbow), Aaron Bummer: (hamstring), Luis Robert: (hip), Jake Lamb: (quad), Eloy Jimenez: (pectoral), Adam Engel: (hamstring), Adam Eaton: (hamstring), Yoan Moncada: (hand), Nick Madrigal: (hamstring).

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