Pirates and White Sox meet in series rubber match

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Sunday, April 9, 2023

Chicago White Sox (4-5) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (5-3)

Pittsburgh; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Michael Kopech (0-0); Pirates: Johan Oviedo (0-0)

: White Sox -117, Pirates -102; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago White Sox play on Sunday with the winner claiming the three-game series.

Pittsburgh went 62-100 overall and 34-47 at home last season. The Pirates pitching staff had a collective 4.66 ERA last season while averaging 7.9 strikeouts and 3.7 walks per nine innings.

Chicago went 81-81 overall and 44-37 on the road last season. The White Sox slugged .387 with a .310 on-base percentage as a team in the 2022 season.

INJURIES: Pirates: Austin Hedges: 7-Day IL (concussion), JT Brubaker: 60-Day IL (elbow), Robert Stephenson: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jarlin Garcia: 60-Day IL (arm), Max Kranick: 60-Day IL (elbow)

White Sox: Eloy Jimenez: 10-Day IL (strained hamstring), Matt Foster: 15-Day IL (forearm), Liam Hendriks: 15-Day IL (illness), Garrett Crochet: 15-Day IL (elbow)


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