White Sox try to break road slide, take on the Cubs

Tue, Jun 4, 2024
MLB News (AP)

White Sox try to break road slide, take on the Cubs

Chicago White Sox (15-45, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (29-31, second in the NL Central)

Chicago; Tuesday, 8:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Chris Flexen (2-5, 5.50 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 42 strikeouts); Cubs: Shota Imanaga (5-1, 1.86 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 59 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Cubs -292, White Sox +237; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox hit the road against the Chicago Cubs looking to break a four-game road slide.

Chicago has a 29-31 record overall and a 16-13 record in home games. The Cubs are 19-6 in games when they scored at least five runs.

Chicago has a 5-24 record in road games and a 15-45 record overall. The White Sox have a 5-10 record in games decided by one run.

The teams meet Tuesday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nico Hoerner has two home runs, 23 walks and 16 RBI while hitting .262 for the Cubs. Cody Bellinger is 14-for-44 with three doubles, a home run and five RBI over the past 10 games.

Gavin Sheets has 14 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 22 RBI for the White Sox. Paul DeJong is 6-for-33 with two doubles, two home runs and five RBI over the past 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Cubs: 2-8, .229 batting average, 4.81 ERA, outscored by 14 runs

White Sox: 0-10, .202 batting average, 5.93 ERA, outscored by 31 runs

INJURIES: Cubs: Adbert Alzolay: 60-Day IL (forearm), Colten Brewer: 15-Day IL (back), Keegan Thompson: 15-Day IL (illness), Yency Almonte: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Daniel Palencia: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Jordan Wicks: 15-Day IL (forearm), Julian Merryweather: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Caleb Kilian: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

White Sox: Dominic Fletcher: day-to-day (shoulder), Andrew Benintendi: 10-Day IL (achilles), Andrew Vaughn: day-to-day (finger), Mike Clevinger: 15-Day IL (elbow), Dominic Leone: 15-Day IL (right elbow), Eloy Jimenez: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Steven Wilson: 15-Day IL (back), Max Stassi: 60-Day IL (hip), Yoan Moncada: 60-Day IL (abductor), Luis Robert: 10-Day IL (hip), Jimmy Lambert: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Shane Drohan: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Foster: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jesse Scholtens: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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