Ah, the old “Detroit sucks” chant. Heard often in Chicago when one of the city’s teams is playing against a Detroit team. Frankly, it has gotten to be old and seriously unoriginal. Especially when the Detroit teams don’t actually suck.
Not to mention, that the City of Detroit doesn’t deserve that kind of hate when it has faced some tough times of late. In any event, the White Sox are off to the Motor City to square off with the Tigers. Here is what you need to know for the three-games over the weekend.
2012 Record: White Sox 12-13 3rd in AL Central. Tigers: 12-12, 2nd in AL Central
2012 Series: 2-1
2011 Series Record: 5-13
All-Time Series Record: 1,003 – 1,023 (The Sox are 469 – 539 at Detroit)
The following pitchers are expected to pitch in the three games:
Jake Peavy: 3-1, 1.67 ERA, 33K v. Drew Smyly: 1-0, 1.23 ERA, 22K
Gavin Floyd: 2-3, 3.13 ERA, 31K v. Max Scherzer: 1-3, 7.77 ERA, 27K
Chris Sale: 3-1, 2.81 ERA, 29K v. Rick Porcello: 2-2, 5.64 ERA, 15K
Friday’s game is at 6:05 pm, Saturday’s game is at 3:05 pm and Sunday’s game is at 12:05 pm. All times CDT. » Continue reading “Detroit Sucks?!? Series Preview: White Sox @ Tigers”