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White Sox at Tigers Predictions and Preview for 6/11/2021

The Chicago White Sox visit the Detroit Tigers on 6/11/2021 at 7:10PM.

The White Sox and the Tigers face off in an regular season game. The White Sox have a record of 38-24 this season. The Tigers are 26-36 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Chicago White Sox

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Lucas Giolito is 5-5 this season with an ERA of 3.88 in 69.2 innings pitched across 12 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.12 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.207. Lucas Giolito’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 93.7 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 86.2 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 81.9 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 81.6 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Lucas Giolito has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 35.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 41.9%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.7%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 20.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 51.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 28.7%

Yoan Moncada

Yoan Moncada has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 31 runs, and sports a .286 batting average this season. He also has scored 30 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 15.6% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 28.1%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. Getting on base is not an issue for Yoan Moncada this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Yoan Moncada put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 38.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 28.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 33.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 36.7%


Yermin Mercedes

Yermin Mercedes has hit 7 Home Runs, drove in 31 runs, and sports a .295 batting average this season. He also has scored 21 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 7.8% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 16.4% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Yermin Mercedes put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 41.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 41.2%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 59.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 23.6%


Adam Engel

Adam Engel has hit 1 Home Runs, drove in 1 runs, and sports a .125 batting average this season. He also has scored 1 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is considered one of the top power hitters this season.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.0% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 20.0% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Adam Engel put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 0.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 33.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 33.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 33.3%


Jose Abreu

Jose Abreu has hit 11 Home Runs, drove in 48 runs, and sports a .252 batting average this season. He also has scored 29 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.2% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 24.7% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jose Abreu put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 52.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 29.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.2%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 46.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 40.8%


Tim Anderson

Tim Anderson has hit 6 Home Runs, drove in 23 runs, and sports a .297 batting average this season. He also has scored 35 runs this season and stolen 12 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 5.6% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 24.1% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Tim Anderson put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 61.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 19.2%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.2%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.2%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 55.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.1%


Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Detroit Tigers

Tarik Skubal is 3-7 this season with an ERA of 4.33 in 54.0 innings pitched across 10 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.44 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.245. Tarik Skubal’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 94.2 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 86.0 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 73.7 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 82.7 mph.
  • A Splitter that is on average 83.2 mph.

Tarik Skubal has been drawing fly balls out of hitters. In fact, 52.4% of the balls in play were fly balls. On top of this, he sports 9.3% infield fly ball rate, which means that infielders are going to get outs from these fly balls. Very nice to draw these in a jam. This fly ball pitcher has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 20.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 42.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 37.5%

Eric Haase

Eric Haase has hit 8 Home Runs, drove in 13 runs, and sports a .269 batting average this season. He also has scored 15 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .962 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?He is considered one of the top power hitters this season.

He is below average with his 6.0% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 34.5%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Eric Haase put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 30.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 40.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 28.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.2%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 42.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 44.9%


Jake Rogers

Jake Rogers has hit 3 Home Runs, drove in 6 runs, and sports a .250 batting average this season. He also has scored 6 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Jake Rogers would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 8.2% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 36.7%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jake Rogers put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 30.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 46.2%
  • Line Drive Rate: 23.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 11.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 40.7%


Akil Baddoo

Akil Baddoo has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 20 runs, and sports a .242 batting average this season. He also has scored 16 runs this season and stolen 6 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 12.9% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 35.7%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Akil Baddoo put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 37.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 43.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 25.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 43.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.9%


Robbie Grossman

Robbie Grossman has hit 8 Home Runs, drove in 31 runs, and sports a .241 batting average this season. He also has scored 31 runs this season and stolen 8 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 14.5% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 22.9% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Robbie Grossman put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 29.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 49.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 54.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 29.8%


Jonathan Schoop

Jonathan Schoop has hit 10 Home Runs, drove in 29 runs, and sports a .266 batting average this season. He also has scored 24 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 6.6% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 22.2% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jonathan Schoop put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 50.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 31.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 22.8%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 28.7%


Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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