Gameday Thread: Game 133, Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers

First Pitch: 1:10 ET

Pitching Matchup: Justin Verlander (14-7, 3.33 ERA) vs. Chris Sale (15-7, 3.14 ERA)

TV/Radio: FS-D/97.1 The Ticket

Weather: Considerable cloudiness. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 79F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.

Lineups:

Detroit Tigers

  1. Ian Kinsler, 2B
  2. Jose Iglesias, SS
  3. Victor Martinez, DH
  4. J.D. Martinez, RF
  5. Justin Upton, LF
  6. James McCann, C
  7. JaCoby Jones, CF
  8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, 1B
  9. Andrew Romine, 3B

Chicago White Sox

  1. Adam Eaton, CF
  2. Tim Anderson, SS
  3. Melky Cabrera, LF
  4. Jose Abreu, 1B
  5. Justin Morneau, DH
  6. Todd Frazier, 3B
  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

Maybin, Cameron; 8/29, Day to Day, Left thumb

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

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

08/30/16 Detroit Tigers optioned 3B Casey McGehee to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers selected the contract of 3B JaCoby Jones from Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers recalled Blaine Hardy from Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers optioned LHP Matt Boyd to Toledo Mud Hens.
08/29/16 Detroit Tigers sent LF Alex Presley outright to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers sent RHP Mike Pelfrey on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
08/27/16 Detroit Tigers activated SS Jose Iglesias from the 15-day disabled list.
Detroit Tigers designated LF Alex Presley for assignment.
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Chicago

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.
08/23/16 Chicago White Sox optioned RF Jason Coats to Charlotte Knights.
Chicago White Sox activated DH Avisail Garcia from the 15-day disabled list.
08/22/16 Chicago White Sox sent C Alex Avila on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
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