Guardians take on leading White Sox streak 2-1
Cleveland Guardians (48-45, second in AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (47-48, third in AL Central)
Chicago; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
LIKELIHOODS: Goaltenders: Shane Bieber (4-5, 3.32 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 106 strikeouts); White Sox: Dylan Cease (9-4, 2.15 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 150 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: White Sox -131, Guardians +110; over/under is 7 1/2 points
BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians take a 2-1 lead into the next game of the series against the Chicago White Sox.
Chicago is 47-48 overall and 20-27 in home games. The White Sox have the third-best team batting average in MLB at .256.
Cleveland is 23-26 in road games and 48-45 overall. The Guardians hitters have a .386 collective hitting percentage to rank ninth in the AL.
Sunday’s game is the 13th time these teams have met this season. The Guardians are 8-4 in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Tim Anderson has 11 doubles and six homers for the White Sox. Andrew Vaughn is 14 for 41 with three doubles and two homers in the last 10 games.
Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland with 19 home runs while hitting .573. Andres Gimenez is 11 for 32 with two home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 6-4, .269 batting average, 3.27 ERA, beat opponents by 19 runs
Goalies: 7-3, .296 batting average, 2.63 ERA, outscored opponents by 22 points
INJURIES: White Sox: Luis Robert: 10-day HE (illness), Danny Mendick: 60-day HE (knee), Jake Burger: 10-day HE (hand), Vince Velasquez: 15-day HE (finger), Kyle Crick: IL 15 days (elbow), Aaron Bummer: IL 15 days (lat), Garrett Hook: IL 60 days (elbow), Jonathan Stiever: IL 60 days (lat)
Goalkeepers: Aaron Civale: IL 15 days (wrist), Anthony Gose: IL 15 days (tricep), Oscar Gonzalez: IL 10 days (ribs), Cody Morris: IL 60 days (shoulder)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.