Yankees aim to keep win streak alive against the White Sox

Fri, May 13, 2022
MLB News (AP)

Yankees aim to keep win streak alive against the White Sox

New York Yankees (23-8, first in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (15-15, second in the AL Central)

Chicago; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Gerrit Cole (2-0, 2.67 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 37 strikeouts); White Sox: Vince Velasquez (2-2, 3.97 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 21 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Yankees -172, White Sox +147; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees will attempt to extend a four-game win streak with a victory against the Chicago White Sox.

Chicago has an 8-8 record at home and a 15-15 record overall. The White Sox are ninth in the AL with 27 total home runs, averaging 0.9 per game.

New York has gone 14-4 at home and 23-8 overall. The Yankees have the third-best team ERA in baseball at 2.75.

The teams square off Friday for the second time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tim Anderson has seven doubles, four home runs and 12 RBI for the White Sox. Gavin Sheets is 7-for-31 with two doubles, two home runs and six RBI over the past 10 games.

DJ LeMahieu has nine doubles and two home runs for the Yankees. Giancarlo Stanton is 10-for-34 with five home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 7-3, .250 batting average, 3.39 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs

  • Yankees: 8-2, .218 batting average, 2.83 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs

    INJURIES: White Sox: Aaron Bummer: 15-Day IL (knee), Andrew Vaughn: 10-Day IL (hand), Eloy Jimenez: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Yermin Mercedes: 10-Day IL (hand), Lance Lynn: 10-Day IL (knee), Garrett Crochet: 10-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Stiever: 60-Day IL (lat)

    Yankees: Tim Locastro: 10-Day IL (lat), Ben Rortvedt: 10-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)


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