In the second game of their series between the American League West and the American League Central at Guaranteed Rate Field on Friday night, the Chicago White Sox will face the Oakland Athletics. There is a 0% chance of rain with 4.5 mph winds, and the temperature is predicted to be moderately humid.
The Chicago White Sox’s most recent game ended in a 4 run loss against the Oakland Athletics. Going into game 2, the Oakland Athletics are up 1-0 in the series.
The Chicago White Sox started with Lance Lynn. He has a 1.36 whip, 49 strikeouts, and a 6.42 ERA. In his five and a third innings, he gave up five runs on six hits. In the defeat, he walked no one while striking out eight.
Right-hander Johnny Cueto of the Chicago White Sox will open this match. He has 58 strikeouts, a 1.19 whip, and a 2.89 ERA.
The Oakland Athletics recently defeated the Chicago White Sox by a score of 4 runs. In order to aid the A’s win, Seth Brown hit two single home runs, Stephen Piscotty blasted a three-run shot, while James Kapriellian pitched six shutout innings. Going into game 2, the Oakland Athletics are up 1-0 in the series.
The Oakland Athletics started with James Kaprielan. He has 53 strikeouts, a 1.29 whip, and a 4.50 ERA. In six innings, he secured the victory by giving up one earned run on four hits, four strikeouts, and one walk.
Paul Blackburn, a right-hander for the Oakland Athletics, will start this game. He has 82 strikeouts, a 1.26 whip, and a 4.35 ERA.
The Athletics have won all 8 of their previous encounters with right-handed starters and are 4-0 in their last 4 games played on grass. Additionally, in their last 148 games against the American League Central, the Athletics are 101-47. The White Sox are 1-5 in their previous 6 series game two appearances, and they are 1-4 in their last 5 games against American League West opponents.
Free Pick: Chicago White Sox