White Sox look to end 7-game slide against Indians
Cleveland; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Indians -324; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago enters the matchup as losers of their last seven games.
The Indians are 40-21 against the rest of their division. The Cleveland pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 3.73. Shane Bieber leads the team with a 3.27 ERA.
The White Sox have gone 28-29 against division opponents. Chicago has slugged .399 this season. Yoan Moncada leads the club with a .520 slugging percentage, including 49 extra-base hits and 22 home runs. The Indians won the last meeting 11-3. Aaron Civale earned his third victory and Jake Bauers went 1-for-2 with a home run and two RBIs for Cleveland. Ross Detwiler registered his fifth loss for Chicago.
TOP PERFORMERS: Franmil Reyes leads the Indians with 33 home runs and is batting .250. Francisco Lindor is 13-for-43 with three doubles, five home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for Cleveland.
LAST 10 GAMES: Indians: 6-4, .261 batting average, 3.17 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 runs
White Sox: 2-8, .254 batting average, 6.49 ERA, outscored by 29 runs
Indians Injuries: Danny Salazar: (groin), Jefry Rodriguez: (shoulder), Tyler Olson: (undisclosed), Corey Kluber: (arm), A.J. Cole: (shoulder), Cody Anderson: (elbow), Tyler Naquin: (knee), Jose Ramirez: (wrist), Jason Kipnis: (hand), Christian Arroyo: (forearm), Roberto Perez: (foot).