Blue Jays to face White Sox on the road
Chicago; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Blue Jays travel to Guaranteed Rate Field to play the Chicago White Sox.
The White Sox are 10-11 in home games. Chicago ranks eighth in the MLB in hitting with a .255 batting average, Tim Anderson leads the club with an average of .320.
The Blue Jays are 9-13 on the road. The Toronto offense has compiled a .216 batting average as a team this season, last in the MLB. Freddy Galvis leads the team with a mark of .279. The White Sox won the last meeting 4-2. Kelvin Herrera earned his first victory and Leury Garcia went 2-for-4 with an RBI for Chicago. Derek Law took his first loss for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 6-4, .262 batting average, 2.98 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs
Blue Jays: 2-8, .165 batting average, 5.38 ERA, outscored by 34 runs
White Sox Injuries: Carlos Rodon: 10-day IL (elbow), Michael Kopech: 60-day IL (elbow), Nate Jones: 60-day IL (elbow), Manny Banuelos: day-to-day (shoulder), Eloy Jimenez: 10-day IL (ankle), Jon Jay: 60-day IL (hip), Leury Garcia: day-to-day (back).
Blue Jays Injuries: Matt Shoemaker: 60-day IL (knee), Clayton Richard: 10-day IL (knee), David Phelps: 60-day IL (elbow), Clay Buchholz: 10-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Borucki: 60-day IL (elbow), Dalton Pompey: 60-day IL (concussion), Devon Travis: 60-day IL (knee).