Pittsburgh Pirates (48-83, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (76-56, first in the AL Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Bryse Wilson (2-5, 4.36 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 36 strikeouts) White Sox: Lucas Giolito (9-9, 3.68 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 175 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -327, Pirates +261; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago and Pittsburgh will play on Tuesday.
The White Sox are 44-24 on their home turf. Chicago has hit 159 home runs as a team this season. Jose Abreu leads the team with 27, averaging one every 17.3 at-bats.
The Pirates are 20-45 on the road. Pittsburgh is hitting a collective .233 this season, led by Bryan Reynolds with an average of .297.
The White Sox won the last meeting 4-3. Dylan Cease earned his sixth victory and Leury Garcia went 1-for-4 with a home run and an RBI for Chicago. Chase De Jong registered his second loss for Pittsburgh.
TOP PERFORMERS: Abreu leads the White Sox with 27 home runs and has 101 RBIs.
Reynolds leads the Pirates with 54 extra base hits and is batting .297.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 5-5, .273 batting average, 5.63 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
Pirates: 6-4, .238 batting average, 4.55 ERA, outscored by seven runs
INJURIES: White Sox: Evan Marshall: (elbow), Jimmy Cordero: (elbow), Billy Hamilton: (oblique), Adam Engel: (shoulder).
Pirates: Jose Soriano: (elbow), Dillon Peters: (back), Chase De Jong: (knee), Blake Cederlind: (elbow), Trevor Cahill: (calf), JT Brubaker: (thumb), Ke’Bryan Hayes: (hand), Michael Chavis: (elbow).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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