Orioles bring 1-0 series lead over White Sox into game 2

June 24, 2022 GMT

Baltimore Orioles (32-39, fifth in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (33-35, third in the AL Central)

Chicago; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: No starters named

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -171, Orioles +146; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles face the Chicago White Sox leading the series 1-0.

Chicago has a 15-19 record at home and a 33-35 record overall. The White Sox have an 11-29 record in games when they have given up at least one home run.

Baltimore has a 32-39 record overall and a 14-22 record on the road. The Orioles are eighth in the AL with 72 total home runs, averaging one per game.

Friday’s game is the second meeting between these teams this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Abreu has 15 doubles and nine home runs for the White Sox. Andrew Vaughn is 22-for-46 with three doubles, a home run and four RBI over the past 10 games.

Austin Hays has 10 home runs, 19 walks and 40 RBI while hitting .283 for the Orioles. Ryan Mountcastle is 16-for-42 with six doubles, three home runs and nine RBI over the past 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 6-4, .327 batting average, 4.35 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs

Orioles: 6-4, .227 batting average, 3.66 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs

INJURIES: White Sox: Danny Mendick: 10-Day IL (acl), Adam Engel: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Eloy Jimenez: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Luis Robert: day-to-day (undisclosed), Yoan Moncada: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Kyle Crick: 15-Day IL (elbow), Liam Hendriks: 15-Day IL (arm), Yasmani Grandal: 10-Day IL (back), Aaron Bummer: 15-Day IL (lat), Garrett Crochet: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Stiever: 60-Day IL (lat)

Orioles: Rougned Odor: day-to-day (back), Ramon Urias: 10-Day IL (oblique), Alexander Wells: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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