On Friday, August 12, 2022, at 7:10 PM ET, the Detroit Tigers play the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field in Illinois. For Detroit, this is the beginning of a seven-game road trip.
In late June, the Tigers suffered a 19-game losing streak and were trounced on the road. Detroit is frequently called out on strikes with a slugging percentage of.332 and 951 strikeouts to 261 walks.
They have 825 base hits this season, a batting average of.226, 340 runs scored, and these stats. Detroit scored 356 runs overall and had a.283 on-base percentage. With a win/loss record of 43-70, the Detroit Tigers are currently ranked sixth in the AL Central division.
In this game, Daniel Norris will start for the Detroit Tigers. With 27 appearances out of the Cubs’ bullpen and a 6.90 ERA and 1.47 WHIP in 30 innings pitched, Norris struggled this season. He faced the White Sox in 54 innings over the course of his career, compiling a 4.33 ERA and 1.27 WHIP.
After a miserable eight-game road trip, the Chicago White Sox return home with three victory. The group is only 3.5 games out of first place in their division, which puts them within striking distance of the Guardians.
Chicago is now averaging around 4.27 runs per game, enough for 17th place nationwide. The pitching staff finished 15th in the Major Leagues with a 3.93 team ERA. At 56-56, Chicago is third in the AL Central division.
The White Sox are expected to start Michael Kopech in this game. The right-handed rookie pitcher has a 3.38 ERA and 1.23 WHIP in 98.2 innings pitched this season. He may have issues with walks, but lately he’s been dependable.
Even though he has allowed three runs in 7.1 innings this season, Kopech has a 4.98 ERA and a 1-1 record in 21.2 career innings against the Tigers.
The Chicago White Sox have made 84 double plays with a fielding percentage of.982 (27th in MLB). The White Sox have 2,952 putouts, 895 assists, and 69 errors so far this season.
Free Pick: Chicago White Sox