Blue Jays look to end 5-game losing streak
Toronto; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Blue Jays favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Toronto enters the game as losers of their last five games.
The Blue Jays are 7-11 in home games. Toronto is slugging .359 as a unit. Eric Sogard leads the team with a .619 slugging percentage, including nine extra-base hits and four home runs.
The White Sox are 8-10 in road games. The Chicago pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 5.41. Reynaldo Lopez leads the team with a 6.38 earned run average. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
TOP PERFORMERS: Randal Grichuk leads the Blue Jays with 14 extra base hits and is batting .248. Brandon Drury is 7-for-34 with a double, two home runs and four RBIs over the last 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 2-8, .191 batting average, 5.30 ERA, outscored by 36 runs
White Sox: 4-6, .232 batting average, 5.57 ERA, outscored by 20 runs
Blue Jays Injuries: Matt Shoemaker: 10-day IL (knee), Clayton Richard: 10-day IL (knee), David Phelps: 10-day IL (elbow), Ryan Borucki: 60-day IL (elbow), Dalton Pompey: 60-day IL (concussion), Devon Travis: 60-day IL (knee).