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Gameday Thread: Game 131, Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers

Chicago White Sox (63-66) @ Detroit Tigers (69-61)

First Pitch: 7:10 ET

Pitching Matchup: Matt Boyd (5-2, 3.98 ERA) vs. James Shields (5-16, 5.98 ERA)

TV/Radio: FS-D/97.1 The Ticket

Weather: A few passing clouds. Low 63F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Lineups:

Detroit Tigers

  1. Cameron Maybin, CF
  2. Ian Kinsler, 2B
  3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B
  4. Victor Martinez, DH
  5. J.D. Martinez, RF
  6. Justin Upton, LF
  7. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
  8. Casey McHehee, 3B
  9. Erick Aybar, SS

Chicago White Sox

  1. Adam Eaton, CF
  2. Tim Anderson, SS
  3. Melky Cabrera, LF
  4. Jose Abreu, 1B
  5. Todd Frazier, 3B
  6. Justin Morneau, DH
  7. Avisail Garcia, RF
  8. Alex Avila, C
  9. Tyler Saladino, 2B

Injuries:

Detroit

Castellanos, Nick; 8/20, 15-day DL, Fractured metacarpal bone in left hand

Pelfrey, Mike; 8/24, Lower back strain

VerHagen, Drew; 8/23, 60-day DL, Right shoulder thoracic outlet syndrome

Zimmermann, Jordan; 8/28, 15-day DL, Right lat tightness

Chicago

Davidson, Matt; 8/25, Out for Season, Recovering from July 2016 right foot surgery

Eaton, Adam; 8/28, Any day, Right forearm bruise

Gonzalez, Miguel; 8/28, 15-day DL, Right groin strain

Jackson, Austin; 8/25, Out for Season, Medial meniscus tear in left knee

Lawrie, Brett; 8/28, 15-day DL, Left hamstring strain

Petricka, Jake; 7/6, Out for Season, Recovering form June 2016 right hip surgery

Putnam, Zach; 8/19, 15-day DL, Ulnar neuritis in right elbow

Tilson, Charlie; 8/5, Out for Season, Left hamstring tear

Webb, Daniel; 6/12, Out for Season, Recovering from June 2016 Tommy John surgery

Transactions:

Detroit

Date Transaction
08/27/16 Detroit Tigers activated SS Jose Iglesias from the 15-day disabled list.
Detroit Tigers designated LF Alex Presley for assignment.
08/26/16 Detroit Tigers sent RHP Jordan Zimmermann on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.

Chicago

Date Transaction
08/26/16 Chicago White Sox activated C Alex Avila from the 15-day disabled list.
Chicago White Sox traded C Dioner Navarro to Toronto Blue Jays for LHP Colton Turner.
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