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White Sox vs. Boston Red Sox at U.S. Cellular Field

TV: Comcast SportsNet Monday and Wednesday; WCIU Tuesday

Radio: WSCR 670-AM

Pitching matchups: The White Sox' Dylan Axelrod (1-3) vs. Jon Lester (6-0) Monday; Jose Quintana (2-1) vs. Felix Doubront (3-1) Tuesday; Chris Sale (5-2) vs. Clay Buchholz (6-0) Wednesday. All games 7:10 p.m.

At a glance: The White Sox have played 15 of their last 18 on the road, where they went 8-7. They are 8-9 at home on the season. Injured second baseman Gordon Beckham has 5 hits in 2 rehab games with Class AAA Charlotte. He could be activated off the disabled list and play at some point in the Red Sox series. Wednesday is a classic pitchers matchup. Buchholz leads the American League with a 1.78 ERA, and Sale ranks seventh at 2.53. Heading into Sunday, Boston was tied for second in the AL with 212 runs scored; the White Sox were last at 153. The White Sox were 2-6 vs. the Red Sox last season. Right fielder Alex Rios extended his hitting streak to 14 games Sunday.

Next: Miami Marlins at U.S. Cellular Field, Friday-Sunday

-- Scot Gregor

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