Chicago White Sox (17-17, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (12-21, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Tuesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Dylan Cease (3-1, 3.55 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 58 strikeouts); Royals: Jon Heasley (0-1, 2.70 ERA, 2.40 WHIP, one strikeout)
LINE: White Sox -175, Royals +155; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox will try to keep a six-game road win streak alive when they visit the Kansas City Royals.
Kansas City is 12-21 overall and 6-10 at home. The Royals have an 8-3 record in games when they have more hits than their opponents.
Chicago is 9-10 at home and 17-17 overall. The White Sox have a 5-3 record in games when they scored at least five runs.
Tuesday's game is the fifth time these teams match up this season. The season series is tied 2-2.
TOP PERFORMERS: Andrew Benintendi has a .314 batting average to rank fourth on the Royals, and has two doubles, two triples and two home runs. Hunter Dozier is 13-for-40 with two RBI over the past 10 games.
Tim Anderson has four home runs, three walks and 12 RBI while hitting .339 for the White Sox. Luis Robert is 16-for-43 with two home runs and seven RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Royals: 4-6, .231 batting average, 5.23 ERA, outscored by six runs
White Sox: 6-4, .240 batting average, 4.31 ERA, outscored by 10 runs
INJURIES: Royals: Edward Olivares: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Cam Gallagher: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jake Brentz: 10-Day IL (flexor), Adalberto Mondesi: 10-Day IL (knee), Tyler Zuber: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
White Sox: Lucas Giolito: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Aaron Bummer: 15-Day IL (knee), Eloy Jimenez: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Yermin Mercedes: 10-Day IL (hand), Lance Lynn: 10-Day IL (knee), Garrett Crochet: 10-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.
White Sox try to extend road win streak in matchup with the Royals
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