On Monday, the Cleveland Guardians (12-13) will travel to Guaranteed Rate Field to take on the Chicago White Sox (11-13).
The Cleveland Guardians score 4.6 runs per game, which is good for fifth in baseball. They’ve scored 111 runs and have a.318 team on-base percentage. The Guardians have a total of 44 two-baggers and have knocked 20 balls out of the park. For the season, they have 206 hits and 109 runs batted in, and their team batting average is.252. Cleveland has a.396 batting average and has been called out on strikes 191 times while walking 76 times.
The Guardians bullpen has faced opponents with runners on base 22 times and has made 29 outings in high-leverage situations. For the year, relief pitchers have a total of 7 holds (29th in the league). The Guardians bullpen has a save percentage of 66.7 percent and has appeared in 14 save situations this season. They’ve made four saves this season and failed to convert two of their six save chances. On the season, the relievers have inherited 31 runners, with 25.8% of those players scoring a run for their side. For the season, the Guardians have sent 81 relievers to the mound.
At this point in the season, the Cleveland Guardians have a total of 656 putouts, 206 assists, and 13 errors. They have a fielding percentage of.985, which ranks them 17th in the majors, and 15 double plays. In their 1,968 innings on the field, the Guardians have turned 71.2 percent of balls in play into outs, which ranks them 12th in professional baseball.
Chicago has 22 home runs and 74 runs batted in thus far this season. They’ve hit 36 doubles, gotten 51 free bases, and scored 79 runs. For the season, the Chicago White Sox had an OBP of.276 and a batting average of.221 respectively. The White Sox have a.355 team slugging percentage and score 3.29 runs per game (27th in the league). They’ve been battered 165 times (tied for 29th in the league) and have 172 hits.
The White Sox have a team WHIP of 1.311 and a FIP of 3.48 this season. With 177 total hits allowed, they are presently placed sixth in baseball. With a combined ERA of 3.57, the Chicago pitching staff has given up 97 runs this season (84 earned runs yielded). They have a K/BB ratio of 2.33 right now (235 strikeouts vs 101 walks). They’ve given up 17 home runs and 4.12 runs per nine innings (16th in baseball).
With 48 inherited base runners, Chicago relievers have a 25.0 percent inherited scoring percentage. Their relievers have entered the game 31 times in high-leverage situations, as well as 31 times with runners on base. The White Sox have earned 26 holds and 5 failed saves in 40 save opportunities. They have sent 96 relievers to the mound this season, ranking them 23rd in MLB with a save rate of 64.3 percent. In 14 save opportunities, Chicago has called on relievers to pitch, and they have tallied 9 saves.
The White Sox had a defensive efficiency of 68.1 percent in 1,908 innings on the field (26th in professional baseball). The Chicago White Sox have turned 18 double plays and have a fielding percentage of.974 percent (30th in the majors). So far this season, the White Sox have racked up 191 assists, 22 errors, and 636 putouts.
Pick: Take Chicago