Eduardo Rodriguez
Rodriguez expected to start for the Red Sox against the White Sox
Eduardo Rodriguez

Rodriguez expected to start for the Red Sox against the White Sox

Published Jun. 24, 2019 3:22 a.m. ET

Chicago White Sox (36-39, third in the AL Central) vs. Boston Red Sox (42-37, third in the AL East)

Boston; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lucas Giolito (10-2, 2.74 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 104 strikeouts) Red Sox: Eduardo Rodriguez (8-4, 4.71 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 93 strikeouts)

LINE: Red Sox favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs


BOTTOM LINE: Jose Abreu and the White Sox will take on Boston at Fenway Park.

The Red Sox are 18-19 on their home turf. Boston's team on-base percentage of .336 is third in the American League. Xander Bogaerts leads the team with an OBP of .383.

The White Sox are 16-22 on the road. Chicago has slugged .406 this season. James McCann leads the team with a .519 slugging percentage, including 21 extra-base hits and seven home runs. This is the first meeting of the season for these two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bogaerts leads the Red Sox with 40 extra base hits and is batting .294. Jackie Bradley Jr. is 12-for-40 with four doubles, a triple, two home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Boston.

Abreu leads the White Sox with 17 home runs and is batting .258. Leury Garcia is 12-for-38 with four doubles, two home runs and three RBIs over the last 10 games for Chicago.

LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 7-3, .294 batting average, 3.53 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs

White Sox: 5-5, .275 batting average, 5.22 ERA, outscored by five runs

Red Sox Injuries: Hector Velazquez: 10-day IL (back), Tyler Thornburg: 10-day IL (hip), Heath Hembree: 10-day IL (elbow), Nathan Eovaldi: 10-day IL (elbow), Dustin Pedroia: 60-day IL (knee), Steve Pearce: 10-day IL (back), Mitch Moreland: 10-day IL (quad), Tzu-Wei Lin: 10-day IL (knee), Brock Holt: day-to-day (hamstring), Rafael Devers: day-to-day (hamstring).

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 (shoulder), Ryan Burr: 10-day IL (elbow), Manny Banuelos: 10-day IL (shoulder), Jon Jay: 60-day IL (hip), Welington Castillo: 10-day IL (oblique).


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