White Sox try to sweep series against the Blue Jays

Posted6/22/2022 7:00 AM

Toronto Blue Jays (38-30, second in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (33-33, third in the AL Central)

Chicago; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT


PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Ross Stripling (3-2, 3.28 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 38 strikeouts); White Sox: Lucas Giolito (4-3, 4.78 ERA, 1.49 WHIP, 73 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jays -125, White Sox +105; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays square off in the final game of a three-game series. The White Sox will sweep the series with a win.

Chicago has a 33-33 record overall and a 15-17 record at home. The White Sox have an 8-3 record in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Toronto has a 38-30 record overall and a 17-16 record in road games. The Blue Jays have the sixth-best team on-base percentage in MLB play at .323.

The matchup Wednesday is the sixth time these teams meet this season. The Blue Jays have a 3-2 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Abreu has 15 doubles, nine home runs and 32 RBI for the White Sox. Andrew Vaughn is 20-for-46 with three doubles, a home run and eight RBI over the past 10 games.

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has nine doubles and 17 home runs while hitting .265 for the Blue Jays. Teoscar Hernandez is 13-for-40 with four doubles and three home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 6-4, .319 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored opponents by 15 runs

Blue Jays: 4-6, .263 batting average, 5.67 ERA, outscored by six runs

INJURIES: White Sox: Yoan Moncada: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Leury Garcia: day-to-day (side), 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), Eloy Jimenez: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jonathan Stiever: 60-Day IL (lat)

Blue Jays: George Springer: day-to-day (right elbow), Trevor Richards: 15-Day IL (neck), Julian Merryweather: 15-Day IL (side), Andrew Vasquez: 15-Day IL (ankle), Danny Jansen: 10-Day IL (finger), Nate Pearson: 60-Day IL (mono), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 15-Day IL (forearm), Tayler Saucedo: 10-Day IL (hip)


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


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