Yankees seek to continue win streak, take on the White Sox
New York Yankees (24-8, first in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (15-16, second in the AL Central)
Chicago; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Jordan Montgomery (0-1, 2.90 ERA, .94 WHIP, 25 strikeouts); White Sox: Dallas Keuchel (2-3, 6.86 ERA, 2.10 WHIP, 13 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Yankees -155, White Sox +133; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees will look to keep a five-game win streak intact when they take on the Chicago White Sox.
Chicago has a 15-16 record overall and an 8-9 record in home games. The White Sox are 12-2 in games when they have more hits than their opponents.
New York is 14-4 in home games and 24-8 overall. Yankees hitters are batting a collective .244, the eighth-best team batting average in MLB play.
Saturday’s game is the third time these teams meet this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Abreu has five doubles and three home runs for the White Sox. Gavin Sheets is 7-for-31 with a double and three home runs over the past 10 games.
Giancarlo Stanton has a double and 10 home runs for the Yankees. Aaron Judge is 12-for-38 with a double and four home runs over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 7-3, .242 batting average, 3.77 ERA, outscored by three runs
Yankees: 8-2, .233 batting average, 2.93 ERA, outscored opponents by 25 runs
INJURIES: 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)
Yankees: Tim Locastro: 10-Day IL (lat), Ben Rortvedt: 10-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)