MLB Standings 2012: White Sox Cling To AL Central Lead

Sept. 23, 2012; Anaheim, CA, USA; Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn (32) at bat against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium. Angels won 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE

The White Sox are still in first place despite their five-game losing streak.

The Chicago White Sox were swept over the weekend by the Los Angeles Angels and they've lost five in a row overall, but they still have a one-game lead over the Detroit Tigers in the AL Central.

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The White Sox are heading home for a series against the Indians, while the Tigers are up against the Royals. Detroit finishes the regular season with the Royals and Twins, which may place some added pressure on Chicago.

Here's a look at the AL Central standings as of Monday morning:


AL Central Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Chicago 81 71 .532 0 Lost 5
Detroit 80 72 .526 1 Lost 2
Kansas City 70 82 .460 11 Lost 1
Minnesota 64 89 .418 17.5 Won 2
Cleveland 63 90 .411 18.5 Won 1

(updated 9.24.2012 at 12:23 AM EDT)


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