Boyd scheduled to start for Detroit against Chicago
Chicago; Thursday, 2 p.m. EDT
LINE: Tigers favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
The White Sox are 22-15 against opponents from the AL Central. Chicago is averaging 4.2 RBIs per game this season. Jose Abreu leads the team with 63 total runs batted in.
The Tigers are 15-25 on the road. The Detroit offense has compiled a .230 batting average as a team this season, last in the MLB. Miguel Cabrera leads the team with a mark of .301. The White Sox won the last meeting 9-6. Jose Ruiz secured his first victory and Yoan Moncada went 2-for-5 with two home runs and three RBIs for Chicago. Nick Ramirez took his third loss for Detroit.
TOP PERFORMERS: Abreu leads the White Sox with 41 extra base hits and is batting .272. Moncada is 12-for-33 with four home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Chicago.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 5-5, .273 batting average, 5.42 ERA, outscored by six runs
Tigers: 1-9, .223 batting average, 4.62 ERA, outscored by 20 runs
White Sox Injuries: Carlos Rodon: 60-day IL (elbow), Michael Kopech: 60-day IL (elbow), Nate Jones: 60-day IL (elbow), Dylan Covey: 10-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Burr: 10-day IL (elbow), Manny Banuelos: 10-day IL (shoulder), Tim Anderson: 10-day IL (ankle), Welington Castillo: 10-day IL (oblique).
Tigers Injuries: Spencer Turnbull: 10-day IL (shoulder), Tyson Ross: 60-day IL (nerve), Matt Moore: 60-day IL (knee), Michael Fulmer: 60-day IL (elbow), JaCoby Jones: day-to-day (back), Josh Harrison: 60-day IL (hamstring), Grayson Greiner: 10-day IL (back).