Houston Astros (95-67, first in the AL West) vs. Chicago White Sox (93-69, first in the AL Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 2:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Lance McCullers Jr. (1-0, 3.16 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 185 strikeouts) White Sox: Carlos Rodon (0-0, 2.37 ERA, .95 WHIP, 185 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — Two big swings by pint-sized Leury García. A rule-testing run by Yasmani Grandal. Solid relief work from Liam Hendriks and company.
Right when the Chicago White Sox got in big trouble, they found a way.
Chicago White Sox (83-63, first in the AL Central) vs. Texas Rangers (54-92, fifth in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Friday, 8:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Dylan Cease (11-7, 4.22 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 202 strikeouts) Rangers: Taylor Hearn (6-4, 3.79 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 83 strikeouts)
Los Angeles Angels (71-74, fourth in the AL West) vs. Chicago White Sox (83-62, first in the AL Central)
Chicago; Thursday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Alex Cobb (7-3, 0.00 ERA) White Sox: Reynaldo Lopez (3-2, 2.05 ERA, .84 WHIP, 40 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — Angels manager Joe Maddon has learned at least one thing about Brandon Marsh in the outfielder's first season in the majors.
“When he hits the ball, he hits it hard,” Maddon said.
Chicago White Sox (79-58, first in the AL Central) vs. Oakland Athletics (74-63, third in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Jimmy Lambert (0-1, 9.00 ERA, 2.13 WHIP, 8 strikeouts) Athletics: James Kaprielian (7-4, 3.87 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 99 strikeouts)
TORONTO (AP) — Dylan Cease pitched seven effective innings, José Abreu hit a three-run homer and the Chicago White Sox stopped a three-game slide by topping the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Olson slugged a go-ahead two-run homer, Matt Chapman added a solo shot and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Thursday.
Sean Murphy also homered as the A’s avoided a sweep in their four-game series with AL Central-leading Chicago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Kopech got the ball to Craig Kimbrel, and he handed it over to Liam Hendriks.
The Chicago White Sox like their chances when they go to their bullpen.
Kimbrel worked out of a jam in the eighth inning and Hendriks got the save against his former team, leading the White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodón struck out 11 in five stellar innings, Cesar Hernandez and José Abreu hit back-to-back home runs and the Chicago White Sox blanked the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Saturday.
Yoán Moncada added a two-run double for the White Sox in their second straight win in the crosstown series at Wrigley Field.
CHICAGO (AP) — Dylan Cease allowed one hit in six scoreless innings, matching a season high with 11 strikeouts, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Tuesday night.
Tim Anderson and Andrew Vaughn homered for AL Central-leading Chicago, which had dropped three of four at fourth-place Kansas City last week.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lance Lynn allowed one run over six innings and hit a two-run single to lift Chicago to a 3-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday night as the White Sox avoided a sweep in this series between division leaders.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Rodón pitched six strong innings and the Chicago White Sox took advantage of sloppy play by the Minnesota Twins to win 4-1 on a rainy Tuesday night.
Catcher Zack Collins, making the start after Yasmani Grandal went on the injured list earlier in the day with a torn tendon in his left knee, had a two-run single in the second inning after two walks and two errors by the Twins.
CHICAGO (AP) — Zack Collins hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning and the Chicago White Sox scored at least seven runs for the fourth straight game, beating the Minnesota Twins 8-5 on Thursday for a four-game sweep.
CHICAGO (AP) — Zack Collins hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning and the Chicago White Sox scored at least seven runs for the fourth straight game, completing a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins 8-5 on Thursday.
Hall of Famer Tony La Russa developed a reputation as a master strategist while managing the Oakland A's and St. Louis Cardinals to a total of three World Series championships.
His second tenure with the Chicago White Sox is off to a bumpy start...