It’s time to get the second half underway! Here’s everything you need to know before a huge three-game series against the Houston Astros gets underway.
First Pitch: 7:10 PM CT
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field – Chicago, IL
Weather: Cloudy, 70o
Listen: WMVP 1000 AM, WRTO 1200
Watch: NBC Sports Chicago
- Jose Altuve – 2B
- Michael Brantley – LF
- Yuli Gurriel – 1B
- Yordan Alvarez – DH
- Carlos Correa – SS
- Kyle Tucker – RF
- Abraham Toro – 3B
- Myles Straw – CF
- Martin Maldonado – C
- Tim Anderson – SS
- Yoan Moncada – 3B
- Jose Abreu – 1B
- Brian Goodwin – RF
- Andrew Vaughn – LF
- Leury Garcia – 2B
- Adam Engel – CF
- Gavin Sheets – DH
- Zack Collins – C
Lance McCullers Jr. (6-2, 2.94 ERA) vs. Dylan Cease (7-4, 4.11 ERA)
- Cease is 4-0 with a 1.81 ERA, 57 strikeouts, and .190 opponent average in eight home starts this season.
- The White Sox are a season-high 19 games over .500 for the first time since 9/6/08 (80-61)
- Chicago is hitting .307/.382/.533 (138-450) with 34 doubles, 20 home runs, and 95 runs scored (7.3 runs per game) in their last 13 games.
- The White Sox are 4-14 against the Astros dating back to 2018.
- Jose Abreu needs one home run to tie Carlton Fisk (214) for fourth in franchise history.
- Pito is 15-for-45 with three home runs and 13 RBI over his last 11 games
- The White Sox made five roster moves prior to tonight’s game.
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