For the second time in a little over a week and a half, the Detroit Tigers could be tied for first place with the Chicago White Sox with a win tonight.
Just like the last time the Tigers had an opportunity to tie for first, Justin Verlander will be facing Chris Sale. The last time these two faced each other, Verlander had an outstanding performance. Verlander went eight strong innings while striking out 11 White Sox. Sale, however, lasted six innings and gave up four earned runs.
But the Tigers did not last long with the White Sox. A night after tying for the division, the Tigers found themselves looking right back up at the White Sox in first place.
If the Tigers can manage to repeat what they did against Sale last time they faced him, and once again crawl back into a first place tie, there are a few things they need to do differently if the Tigers are going to finally stay in first.
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