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Darvish expected to start as Chicago hosts Chicago

August 23, 2020 GMT

Chicago White Sox (17-11, third in the AL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (16-10, first in the AL Central)

Chicago; Sunday, 2:20 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Dylan Cease (4-1, 3.16 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 17 strikeouts) Cubs: Yu Darvish (4-1, 1.80 ERA, .90 WHIP, 34 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Cubs take on the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.

The Cubs went 51-30 on their home field in 2019. Chicago averaged 8.5 hits with 3.4 extra base hits per game and 270 total doubles last year.

The White Sox went 33-48 on the road in 2019. Chicago averaged 8.9 hits with 2.9 extra base hits per game and 260 total doubles last year.

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The teams meet for the second time this season. Chicago leads the season series 2-0.

INJURIES: Cubs: Brad Wieck: (hamstring), Jose Quintana: (left thumb), James Norwood: (right shoulder), Tyler Chatwood: (back), Steven Souza Jr.: (right hamstring), Daniel Descalso: (ankle), Kris Bryant: (finger).

White Sox: Carlos Rodon: (left shoulder), Jimmy Lambert: (forearm), Aaron Bummer: (left biceps), Nick Madrigal: (left shoulder), Leury Garcia: (thumb).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.