Guardians take road win streak into matchup with the Tigers
Cleveland Guardians (58-52, first in the AL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (43-69, fifth in the AL Central)
Detroit; Thursday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Zach Plesac (2-10, 4.49 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 83 strikeouts); Tigers: Garrett Hill (2-3, 5.12 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 17 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Guardians -168, Tigers +142; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians will try to keep a three-game road win streak alive when they play the Detroit Tigers.
Detroit has a 25-32 record in home games and a 43-69 record overall. The Tigers have a 32-16 record in games when they out-hit their opponents.
Cleveland is 58-52 overall and 29-30 on the road. The Guardians have the fourth-ranked team batting average in the AL at .251.
The teams play Thursday for the 15th time this season. The season series is tied 7-7.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jonathan Schoop has 17 doubles, a triple and eight home runs for the Tigers. Riley Greene is 10-for-41 with three doubles and a home run over the last 10 games.
Andres Gimenez is third on the Guardians with a .304 batting average, and has 18 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs, 19 walks and 50 RBI. Steven Kwan is 11-for-33 over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 2-8, .192 batting average, 4.09 ERA, outscored by 15 runs
Guardians: 7-3, .242 batting average, 3.52 ERA, outscored by one run
INJURIES: Tigers: Beau Brieske: 60-Day IL (forearm), Tarik Skubal: 15-Day IL (arm), Rony Garcia: 15-Day IL (biceps), Michael Pineda: 15-Day IL (tricep), Austin Meadows: 10-Day IL (achilles ), Casey Mize: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kyle Funkhouser: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Rogers: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Guardians: Anthony Gose: 60-Day IL (tricep), Cody Morris: 60-Day IL (shoulder)