Bassitt expected to start for the Athletics against White Sox
Chicago; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT
LINE: Athletics favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago and Oakland will square off at Guaranteed Rate Field Sunday.
The White Sox are 28-29 on their home turf. Chicago has a collective batting average of .254 this season, led by Tim Anderson with an average of .325.
The Athletics are 29-28 on the road. The Oakland pitching staff has a team ERA of 4.08, Tanner Roark paces the staff with a mark of 4.06. The White Sox won the last meeting 3-2. Reynaldo Lopez notched his seventh victory and Eloy Jimenez went 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI for Chicago. Roark registered his eighth loss for Oakland.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 6-4, .268 batting average, 3.54 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs
Athletics: 6-4, .242 batting average, 3.68 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs