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• Entering play Monday, the Tigers' 4.77 bullpen ERA was the worst in MLB. It dropped to 4.69 -- only ahead of Houston's 4.76 -- following three shutout innings during the 6-5 loss to Chicago.

• Martinez entered Monday's game a career .327 hitter with 31 doubles, 22 homers and 92 RBIs in 151 games against the White Sox. He only added to those numbers with a two-run homer, a double and two RBIs during the loss, and has at least one hit in 16 of his last 17 games against Chicago.

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• Entering play Monday, the Tigers' 4.77 bullpen ERA was the worst in MLB. It dropped to 4.69 -- only ahead of Houston's 4.76 -- following three shutout innings during the 6-5 loss to Chicago.

• Martinez entered Monday's game a career .327 hitter with 31 doubles, 22 homers and 92 RBIs in 151 games against the White Sox. He only added to those numbers with a two-run homer, a double and two RBIs during the loss, and has at least one hit in 16 of his last 17 games against Chicago.

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• Detroit, which is 4-3 against the White Sox this season, has won 25 of its last 37 games over Chicago dating back to May 15, 2012.

• Monday marked the start of 14 consecutive games against American League Central foes. Following the four-game series in Chicago, the Tigers return home for three-game sets against the Twins and Royals before they finish up with three in Cleveland.

Joe Popely is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

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