Baltimore Orioles (17-33, fifth in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (29-20, first in the AL Central)
Chicago; Saturday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Matt Harvey (3-5, 6.31 ERA, 1.58 WHIP, 36 strikeouts) White Sox: Dallas Keuchel (3-1, 4.12 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 28 strikeouts)
LINE: White Sox -172, Orioles +157; over/under is even
BOTTOM LINE: Baltimore enters the matchup as losers of their last 10 games.
The White Sox are 17-9 on their home turf. The Chicago offense has compiled a .256 batting average as a team this season, good for fourth in the league. Yermin Mercedes leads the team with a mark of .333.
The Orioles are 11-15 on the road. The Baltimore offense has compiled a .232 batting average as a team this season, Cedric Mullins leads the team with a mark of .297.
The White Sox won the last meeting 5-1. Dylan Cease earned his third victory and Mercedes went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI for Chicago. Dillon Tate took his second loss for Baltimore.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with 10 home runs and is batting .256.
Freddy Galvis ranks second on the Orioles with seven home runs and has 18 RBI.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 5-5, .244 batting average, 3.00 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 runs
Orioles: 0-10, .236 batting average, 8.13 ERA, outscored by 37 runs
INJURIES: White Sox: Michael Kopech: (ankle), Jace Fry: (microdiscectomy), Jimmy Cordero: (tommy john surgery), Luis Robert: (hip), Eloy Jimenez: (left pectoral), Adam Engel: (right hamstring), Adam Eaton: (hamstring).
Orioles: Mac Sceroler: (shoulder), Hunter Harvey: (oblique), Ryan Mountcastle: (hand), Austin Hays: (hamstring), Trey Mancini: (elbow), Chris Davis: (back).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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