White Sox host the Rangers to begin 3-game series

June 10, 2022 GMT

Texas Rangers (26-30, third in the AL West) vs. Chicago White Sox (26-29, third in the AL Central)

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

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Glenn Otto (4-2, 4.24 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 33 strikeouts); White Sox: Davis Martin (0-2, 4.35 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, eight strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -126, Rangers +106; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox host the Texas Rangers on Friday to start a three-game series.

Chicago has a 12-15 record at home and a 26-29 record overall. The White Sox are 20-6 in games when they have more hits than their opponents.

Texas is 26-30 overall and 13-14 on the road. The Rangers have hit 70 total home runs to rank fourth in the AL.

The teams meet Friday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Luis Robert has five doubles, six home runs and 20 RBI while hitting .281 for the White Sox. Jose Abreu is 12-for-38 with two home runs over the last 10 games.

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Adolis Garcia has 10 doubles, two triples and 10 home runs for the Rangers. Marcus Semien is 14-for-42 with a double and five home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 4-6, .259 batting average, 3.74 ERA, outscored by 11 runs

Rangers: 4-6, .239 batting average, 3.16 ERA, outscored by one run

INJURIES: White Sox: Jake Burger: day-to-day (leg), Vince Velasquez: 15-Day IL (groin), Tim Anderson: 10-Day IL (groin), Joe Kelly: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Lance Lynn: 60-Day IL (knee), Garrett Crochet: 60-Day IL (elbow), Eloy Jimenez: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Yermin Mercedes: 10-Day IL (hand), Jonathan Stiever: 60-Day IL (lat)

Rangers: Brett Martin: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Josh Smith: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Brad Miller: 10-Day IL (hip), Jose Leclerc: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Hernandez: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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