Nationals to take on White Sox on the road
Chicago; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago and Washington will square off at Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday.
The White Sox are 17-14 in home games. The Chicago pitching staff averages 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings, Lucas Giolito leads them with a mark of 10.7.
The Nationals are 15-20 on the road. The Washington pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 4.66. Max Scherzer leads the team with a 2.83 earned run average. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 6-4, .266 batting average, 3.83 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
Nationals: 7-3, .254 batting average, 3.49 ERA, outscored opponents by 20 runs
White Sox Injuries: Carlos Rodon: 60-day IL (elbow), Michael Kopech: 60-day IL (elbow), Nate Jones: 60-day IL (elbow), Dylan Covey: 10-day IL (right shoulder inflammation), Ryan Burr: 10-day IL (elbow), Jon Jay: 60-day IL (hip).
Nationals Injuries: Austen Williams: 10-day IL (shoulder), Justin Miller: 10-day IL (shoulder), Jeremy Hellickson: 10-day IL (shoulder), Koda Glover: 60-day IL (forearm), Ryan Zimmerman: 10-day IL (foot).