Jhonny Peralta

Angels outfielder Mike Trout. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Emma: Baseball’s All-Sabermetrics Team

In baseball, numbers never lie. All-Star Game voting does, though.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2014

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CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 13 Starts And Sits

It’s always tough to start a platoon bat in Fantasy baseball. While some players can absolutely mash depending on the handedness of the pitcher, there’s always concern about their lack of playing time hurting their value. In many situations, this is the case.

06/20/2014

Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a two-RBI single during the ninth inning against the Chicago Cubs on May 4, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cardinals Rally In 9th To Beat Cubs 5-4

Although their three-game winning streak was snapped by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night, the Chicago Cubs are starting to see progress.

05/05/2014

Manager Robin Ventura #23 of the Chicago White Sox is thrown out of the game in the 1st inning by first base umpire Gary Darling for arguing a play against the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field on July 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ventura Tossed In White Sox 6-2 Loss To Tigers

Rick Porcello pitched four-hit ball over seven scoreless innings, Jhonny Peralta homered and the Detroit Tigers took advantage of four errors in a 6-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

07/23/2013

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers scores on a RBI single hit by Delmon Young #21 in the top of the sixth inning against the New York Yankees during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 13, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Sanchez, Tigers Beat Yanks For 2-0 Lead In ALCS

The Detroit Tigers got a big boost from Anibal Sanchez’s arm. They got a helping hand from an umpire, too. The reward: a commanding 2-0 lead in the AL championship series, and a trip home with their ace ready to start.

10/15/2012

Delmon Young #21 of the Detroit Tigers high-hives teammates in the dugout after scoring a run against the Kansas City Royals during a MLB game at Comerica Park on September 26, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Tigers Pull Into AL Central Lead With 5-4 Win Over Royals

Most of the 32,360 fans at Comerica Park groaned when Jhonny Peralta hit a tailor-made double-play grounder that looked set to end the eighth inning. Andy Dirks made them cheer.

09/26/2012

Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a fifth inning home run with Miguel Cabrera #24 while playing the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park on September 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Cabrera Drives In 6, Tigers Rout A’s 12-2

Miguel Cabrera homered twice, including an eighth-inning grand slam, and the Detroit Tigers had no trouble overcoming an early injury to right-hander Max Scherzer in a 12-2 rout of the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

09/18/2012

Russ Canzler #4 of the Cleveland Indians is congratulated by Asdrubal Cabrera #13 after scoring on a single by Shin-Soo Choo #17 during the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers on September 16, 2012 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.   (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Tigers Fall To Indians In 9th, Drop 2 Games Back Of White Sox

Lonnie Chisenhall singled in the winning run with one out in the ninth inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 7-6 win over Detroit, dealing the Tigers a crucial loss Sunday.

09/16/2012

Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder flips his bat after hitting a three-run home run in the 7th inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on September 12, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Tigers Cut White Sox Lead To 1 Game With 8-6 Win

Max Scherzer pitched six effective innings to earn his career-high 16th win, Prince Fielder hit a three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 8-6 on Wednesday night to move within a game of the AL Central lead.

09/12/2012

Austin Jackson (R) #14 of the Detroit Tigers is caught stealing by shortstop Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the sixth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 9, 2012 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Tigers Swept By Angels, Stay 2 Games Back Of Sox

Zack Greinke pitched seven strong innings of five-hit ball, Mike Trout hit a leadoff homer for the second straight day and the Los Angeles Angels completed their second straight series sweep with a 3-2 victory over the slumping Detroit Tigers on Sunday.

09/09/2012

Gerald Laird #9 of the Detroit Tigers congratulates Miguel Cabrera #24 after Cabrera scored a run in the 6th inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on June 13, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Peralta Leads Tigers’ Rally To Beat Cubs 8-4

Jhonny Peralta had three hits and two RBIs one night after he made two costly throwing errors, and the Detroit Tigers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Wednesday.

06/13/2012

Steve Clevenger #51 of the Chicago Cubs and David DeJesus #9 high-five after scoring against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning on June 12, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Use Peralta’s Errors To Beat Tigers 4-3

Darwin Barney had three RBIs and the Chicago Cubs used shortstop Jhonny Peralta’s two throwing errors in the eighth inning to push across the winning run in a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.

06/12/2012

Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder celebrates a third inning home run with Delmon Young designated hitter while playing the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on May 6, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Fielder Homers, Tigers Beat White Sox 3-1

Prince Fielder homered and Rick Porcello pitched impressively into the seventh inning to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.

05/06/2012

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Rick Porcello pitches against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on April 15, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Both teams wore the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day.  (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Laird Homers, Leads Tigers Over White Sox 5-2

Gerald Laird homered among his three hits to back a strong outing by Rick Porcello and lead the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the White Sox on Sunday, snapping Chicago’s four-game winning streak.

04/15/2012

Danks Struggles As Tigers Expand AL Central Lead Over White Sox

Justin Verlander took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers expanded their AL Central lead over Chicago with an 8-1 win over the White Sox on Friday night.

09/02/2011

Alejandro De Aza. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

De Aza Contributes Immediately, Helps Sox Beat Tigers

Alejandro De Aza returned to the majors Wednesday and it sure looks as if he plans on staying for a while. De Aza hit a two-run homer in his first at-bat of the season and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

Adam Dunn #32 of the Chicago White Sox hits a two-run home run in the 1st inning against the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field on July 26, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox Fall To Verlander, Tigers 5-4

Justin Verlander got his 14th win and Wilson Betemit had a two-out, go-ahead single in the eighth inning Tuesday night as the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 and increased their lead in the AL Central.

07/26/2011

Phil Humber #41 of the Chicago White Sox pitches in the first inning during the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on July 17, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Avoid Sweep, Beat White Sox 4-3

Ozzie Guillen kept his cool after his team let an early lead slip away, and he had a good reason for his optimistic outlook. By taking two of three from the Detroit Tigers, the Chicago White Sox showed they could compete with another AL Central contender.

07/17/2011