White Sox 5, Tigers 2
You’d like to see the Tigers get more than a pair of runs against the White Sox, but the real concern tonight was another very rough outing from Shane Greene (6 GS, 34 IP, 5.56 ERA, 3.72 FIP) who couldn’t find the zone and couldn’t get the Sox off balance through 2.2 innings of very shaky work. It’s the third rocky start in a row for the Tigers hurler and his bad 3rd inning was the difference in the game. The Tigers got a run in the 1st thanks to the Gose base running experience and another in the 2nd when Alex Avila went opposite field for Melky-Cabrera-aided home run. The Tigers will try to even up the series on Wednesday with surprising standout Alfredo Simon (5 GS, 31.2 IP, 3.13 ERA, 3.29 FIP) on the mound.
The Moment: Avila hits a fielder aided opposite field homer.