Baltimore Orioles to visit the Chicago White Sox
Chicago; Wednesday, 4 p.m. EDT
LINE: White Sox favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles will square off in a doubleheader Wednesday.
The White Sox are 6-6 in home games. Chicago’s team on-base percentage of .332 is last in the American League. Tim Anderson leads the club with an OBP of .394.
The Orioles are 7-10 on the road. Baltimore has slugged .392 this season. Trey Mancini leads the club with a .618 slugging percentage, including 17 extra-base hits and six home runs. The White Sox won the last meeting 5-3. Manny Banuelos earned his second victory and Yonder Alonso went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for Chicago. John Means took his third loss for Baltimore.
Mancini leads the Orioles with 39 hits and is batting .355. Pedro Severino is 8-for-28 with four home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 5-5, .288 batting average, 4.76 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs
Orioles: 2-8, .262 batting average, 6.28 ERA, outscored by 29 runs
White Sox Injuries: Michael Kopech: 60-day IL (elbow), Nate Jones: 10-day IL (right elbow inflammation), Lucas Giolito: 10-day IL (hamstring), Ryan Burr: 10-day IL (right shoulder a/c joint inflammation), Eloy Jimenez: 10-day IL (right ankle sprain), Jon Jay: 10-day IL (hip).