Los Angeles Angels and Chicago White Sox meet in game 2 of series
Chicago White Sox (34-38, third in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Angels (36-40, third in the AL West)
Anaheim, California; Tuesday, 9:38 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Johnny Cueto (0-0); Angels: TBD
BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Angels lead 1-0 in a three-game series with the Chicago White Sox.
Los Angeles has a 36-40 record overall and a 20-22 record in home games. The Angels have a 25-14 record in games when they record eight or more hits.
Chicago has an 18-17 record in road games and a 34-38 record overall. The White Sox are 12-30 in games when they have given up a home run.
Tuesday’s game is the sixth time these teams square off this season. The Angels are up 3-2 in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Mike Trout has 22 home runs, 37 walks and 45 RBI while hitting .286 for the Angels. Taylor Ward is 13-for-42 with three doubles, a home run and five RBI over the last 10 games.
Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with nine home runs while slugging .432. Andrew Vaughn is 13-for-41 with three doubles, a home run and four RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 6-4, .238 batting average, 2.81 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
White Sox: 4-6, .256 batting average, 3.96 ERA, outscored by seven runs
INJURIES: Angels: Matt Duffy: 10-Day IL (back), Jimmy Herget: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Anthony Rendon: 60-Day IL (wrist), Austin Warren: 15-Day IL (tricep), David Fletcher: 60-Day IL (hip), Cooper Criswell: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Griffin Canning: 60-Day IL (back)
White Sox: Danny Mendick: 10-Day IL (acl), Adam Engel: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Eloy Jimenez: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Yoan Moncada: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Kyle Crick: 15-Day IL (elbow), Liam Hendriks: 15-Day IL (arm), Yasmani Grandal: 10-Day IL (back), Aaron Bummer: 15-Day IL (lat), Garrett Crochet: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Stiever: 60-Day IL (lat)