Rangers aim to end slide in game against the White Sox

Posted8/4/2022 7:00 AM

Chicago White Sox (53-51, third in the AL Central) vs. Texas Rangers (46-58, third in the AL West)

Arlington, Texas; Thursday, 8:05 p.m. EDT


PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Johnny Cueto (4-4, 2.86 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 60 strikeouts); Rangers: Cole Ragans (0-0)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -131, Rangers +111; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers aim to end a three-game losing streak when they play the Chicago White Sox.

Texas is 21-29 at home and 46-58 overall. The Rangers have gone 31-11 in games when they scored at least five runs.

Chicago is 53-51 overall and 28-22 in road games. White Sox hitters have a collective .388 slugging percentage to rank eighth in the AL.

Thursday's game is the fourth time these teams match up this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Corey Seager has 12 doubles, a triple and 24 home runs for the Rangers. Nate Lowe is 15-for-38 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs and five RBI over the last 10 games.

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Jose Abreu has 14 home runs, 47 walks and 55 RBI while hitting .302 for the White Sox. Eloy Jimenez is 16-for-33 with two doubles, three home runs and seven RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 3-7, .225 batting average, 4.71 ERA, outscored by 10 runs

White Sox: 7-3, .286 batting average, 2.83 ERA, outscored opponents by 13 runs

INJURIES: Rangers: Jon Gray: 15-Day IL (side), Brad Miller: 10-Day IL (neck), Joe Barlow: 15-Day IL (blister), Mitch Garver: 60-Day IL (forearm), Eli White: 60-Day IL (wrist)

White Sox: Gavin Sheets: day-to-day (ankle), Reynaldo Lopez: 15-Day IL (back), Danny Mendick: 60-Day IL (knee), Vince Velasquez: 15-Day IL (finger), Kyle Crick: 15-Day IL (elbow), Aaron Bummer: 15-Day IL (lat), Garrett Crochet: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Stiever: 60-Day IL (lat)


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


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