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White Sox host the Red Sox in first of 3-game series

May 24, 2022 GMT

Boston Red Sox (19-22, fourth in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (21-20, second in the AL Central)

Chicago; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Nick Pivetta (2-4, 4.22 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 41 strikeouts); White Sox: Dylan Cease (4-1, 3.09 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 67 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -172, Red Sox +148; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox host the Boston Red Sox to open a three-game series.

Chicago has a 21-20 record overall and a 9-10 record at home. The White Sox have a 7-4 record in games when they scored five or more runs.

Boston has gone 10-10 in home games and 19-22 overall. The Red Sox have gone 8-2 in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Tuesday’s game is the fourth time these teams square off this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tim Anderson has eight doubles and five home runs for the White Sox. Luis Robert is 12-for-43 with two home runs over the past 10 games.

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J.D. Martinez has 15 doubles, five home runs and 20 RBI for the Red Sox. Trevor Story is 10-for-35 with a double and six home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 6-4, .262 batting average, 3.07 ERA, outscored opponents by five runs

Red Sox: 8-2, .291 batting average, 3.90 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs

INJURIES: White Sox: Lance Lynn: 60-Day IL (knee), Garrett Crochet: 60-Day IL (elbow), Eloy Jimenez: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Yermin Mercedes: 10-Day IL (hand), Jonathan Stiever: 60-Day IL (lat)

Red Sox: J.D. Martinez: day-to-day (back), Alex Verdugo: day-to-day (illness), Josh Taylor: 60-Day IL (back), Chris Sale: 60-Day IL (rib), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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