White Sox host the Indians in division matchup
Chicago; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Division rivals Chicago and Cleveland will play on Thursday at Guaranteed Rate Field.
The White Sox are 13-12 against AL Central teams. Chicago's team on-base percentage of .311 is last in the American League. Tim Anderson leads the lineup with an OBP of .372.
The Indians have gone 7-10 against division opponents. Cleveland's lineup has 57 home runs this season, Carlos Santana leads them with 10 homers. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
Santana leads the Indians with 54 hits and is batting .284. Roberto Perez is 4-for-20 with two home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Cleveland.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 5-5, .234 batting average, 4.98 ERA, outscored by 16 runs
Indians: 3-7, .232 batting average, 5.76 ERA, outscored by 19 runs
White Sox Injuries: Carlos Rodon: 10-day IL (elbow), Michael Kopech: 60-day IL (elbow), Nate Jones: 60-day IL (elbow), Ryan Burr: 10-day IL (elbow), Jon Jay: 60-day IL (hip), Welington Castillo: 7-day IL (head).