Nova, White Sox to face Hamels, Cubs on Tuesday
Chicago; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago and Chicago will face off at Wrigley Field on Tuesday.
The Cubs are 24-11 in home games. They have a team on-base percentage of .332, eighth in the majors. Kris Bryant leads the team with an OBP of .387.
The White Sox are 14-19 on the road. They have compiled a .254 batting average as a team this season, James McCann leads the team with a mark of .324. This is the first meeting of the season for these two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cubs: 5-5, .240 batting average, 4.02 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs
White Sox: 5-5, .266 batting average, 5.42 ERA, outscored by 10 runs
Cubs Injuries: Allen Webster: 60-day IL (hand), Brandon Morrow: 60-day IL (elbow), Kyle Hendricks: 10-day IL (shoulder), Kendall Graveman: 60-day IL (elbow), Carl Edwards Jr.: 10-day IL (shoulder), Steve Cishek: day-to-day (knee), Xavier Cedeno: 10-day IL (wrist), Tony Barnette: 60-day IL (shoulder).
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 (upper back tightness), Welington Castillo: day-to-day (lower back tightness).