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Cubs host the White Sox to start 2-game series

May 4, 2022 GMT

Chicago White Sox (9-13, third in the AL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (9-13, fourth in the NL Central)

Chicago; Wednesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lucas Giolito (0-1, 2.57 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 22 strikeouts); Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (1-2, 5.47 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 21 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -146, Cubs +125

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Cubs host the Chicago White Sox to open a two-game series.

Chicago has gone 4-6 at home and 9-13 overall. Cubs hitters have a collective .329 on-base percentage, the third-best percentage in the majors.

Chicago is 9-13 overall and 7-6 at home. The White Sox have gone 3-1 in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Wednesday’s game is the first time these teams match up this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Seiya Suzuki has four home runs, 14 walks and 15 RBI while hitting .278 for the Cubs. Nico Hoerner is 11-for-31 with three RBI over the last 10 games.

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Andrew Vaughn ranks second on the White Sox with seven extra base hits (three doubles and four home runs). Tim Anderson is 13-for-40 with a double, two home runs and three RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cubs: 3-7, .226 batting average, 4.03 ERA, outscored by two runs

White Sox: 3-7, .224 batting average, 3.64 ERA, outscored by 13 runs

INJURIES: Cubs: Ethan Roberts: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Clint Frazier: 10-Day IL (appendicitis), Alec Mills: 10-Day IL (back), Andrelton Simmons: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Wade Miley: 10-Day IL (elbow), Adbert Alzolay: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Codi Heuer: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brad Wieck: 60-Day IL (elbow), David Bote: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)

White Sox: Andrew Vaughn: day-to-day (hand), Eloy Jimenez: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Yermin Mercedes: 10-Day IL (hand), Lance Lynn: 10-Day IL (knee), Joe Kelly: 10-Day IL (biceps), Garrett Crochet: 10-Day IL (elbow), Yoan Moncada: 10-Day IL (oblique), Jonathan Stiever: 60-Day IL (lat)

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