Boston Red Sox (20-22, fourth in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (21-21, second in the AL Central)
Chicago; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Rich Hill (1-1, 3.90 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 23 strikeouts); White Sox: Lucas Giolito (2-1, 2.84 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 44 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -172, Red Sox +146; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Red Sox play the Chicago White Sox after J.D. Martinez had four hits on Tuesday in a 16-3 win over the White Sox.
Chicago is 21-21 overall and 9-11 at home. The White Sox have the eighth-ranked team batting average in the AL at .234.
Boston has gone 10-12 in road games and 20-22 overall. The Red Sox have the eighth-ranked team ERA in the AL at 3.79.
Wednesday’s game is the fifth time these teams meet this season. The White Sox are ahead 3-1 in the season series.
Rafael Devers leads the Red Sox with 26 extra base hits (15 doubles, a triple and 10 home runs). Trevor Story is 11-for-38 with a double, seven home runs and 18 RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 5-5, .249 batting average, 4.50 ERA, outscored by nine runs
Red Sox: 8-2, .308 batting average, 4.10 ERA, outscored opponents by 28 runs
INJURIES: White Sox: Luis Robert: 10-Day IL (covid-19), 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)
Red Sox: Josh Taylor: 60-Day IL (back), Chris Sale: 60-Day IL (rib), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)