Despaigne expected to start for Chicago against New York
Chicago; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT
LINE: White Sox favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago and New York will meet at Guaranteed Rate Field Sunday.
The White Sox are 20-16 on their home turf. Chicago has a collective batting average of .254 this season, led by James McCann with an average of .320.
The Yankees are 20-14 on the road. New York has hit 110 home runs this season, eighth in the American League. Gary Sanchez leads the club with 20, averaging one every 9.6 at-bats.
Torres leads the Yankees with 28 extra base hits and is slugging .531. Sanchez is 9-for-38 with two doubles, two home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 5-5, .263 batting average, 5.38 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Yankees: 4-6, .254 batting average, 6.17 ERA, outscored by 10 runs
White Sox Injuries: Carlos Rodon: 60-day IL (elbow), Michael Kopech: 60-day IL (elbow), Nate Jones: 60-day IL (elbow), Jace Fry: 10-day IL (shoulder), Dylan Covey: 10-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Burr: 10-day IL (elbow), Jon Jay: 60-day IL (hip), Yoan Moncada: day-to-day (back).
Yankees Injuries: Luis Severino: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: 60-day IL (elbow), Jonathan Loaisiga: 60-day IL (shoulder), Ben Heller: 60-day IL (elbow), Domingo German: 10-day IL (hip), Dellin Betances: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jake Barrett: 60-day IL (elbow), Aaron Judge: 10-day IL (oblique), Jacoby Ellsbury: 60-day IL (hip), Troy Tulowitzki: 60-day IL (calf), Kendrys Morales: 10-day IL (calf), Greg Bird: 60-day IL (foot), Miguel Andujar: 60-day IL (labrum), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-day IL (bicep).