Miley, Astros to face Detwiler, White Sox

Posted8/14/2019 7:00 AM

Houston Astros (78-42, first in the AL West) vs. Chicago White Sox (53-65, third in the AL Central)

Chicago; Wednesday, 2 p.m. EDT


PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Wade Miley (11-4, 2.99 ERA) White Sox: Ross Detwiler (1-3, 5.35 ERA)

LINE: Astros favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 10 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Chicago and Houston will square off on Wednesday.

The White Sox are 29-31 in home games. Chicago is averaging 3.9 RBIs per game this season. Jose Abreu leads the team with 83 total runs batted in.

The Astros are 35-27 in road games. The Houston offense has compiled a .274 batting average as a team this season, good for second in the MLB. Michael Brantley leads the team with an average of .323. The Astros won the last meeting 6-2. Zack Greinke earned his 12th victory and Jose Altuve went 2-for-4 with a home run and an RBI for Houston. Dylan Cease registered his fifth loss for Chicago.

TOP PERFORMERS: Abreu leads the White Sox with 50 extra base hits and is batting .271. Tim Anderson has 14 hits and is batting .368 over the last 10 games for Chicago.

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Yuli Gurriel leads the Astros with 57 extra base hits and has 81 RBIs. Altuve is 13-for-43 with two doubles, a triple, five home runs and 11 RBIs over the last 10 games for Houston.

LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 6-4, .288 batting average, 3.54 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs

Astros: 8-2, .317 batting average, 2.84 ERA, outscored opponents by 57 runs

White Sox Injuries: Carlos Rodon: (elbow), Michael Kopech: (elbow), Carson Fulmer: (hamstring), Ryan Burr: (elbow), Manny Banuelos: (shoulder), Leury Garcia: (illness), Yoan Moncada: (hamstring).

Astros Injuries: Brad Peacock: (shoulder), Lance McCullers Jr.: (elbow), Josh James: (shoulder), Gerrit Cole: (hamstring).


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


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