The Texas Rangers and the Chicago White Sox meet in MLB action from Guaranteed Rate Field on Friday.
The Texas Rangers will look to build on a 7-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels in their last matchup. Nick Solak leads the Rangers with a .279 batting average, a .455 OBP and 19 hits with 4 home runs while Nate Lowe has team-highs of 5 home runs and 17 RBIs. David Dahl leads the Rangers with 3 doubles while Gallo has the dubious distinction of owning 24 strikeouts. Dane Dunning leads the Rangers on the mound here with a record of 1-0 with a 0.60 ERA and 16 strikeouts this season. This will be Dunning’s first career start against the white Sox.
The Chicago White Sox will try to build on an 8-5 win over Cleveland last time out. Yermin Mercedes leads the White Sox with a .390 batting average, a .429 OBP and 23 hits with 4 home runs and 12 RBIs as well. Luis Robert has 22 hits with a team-high 8 doubles while Jose Abreu has 4 home runs and 14 RBIs as well while Adam Eaton’s got 3 home runs and 14 RBIs as well. Dylan Cease will get the start here and is 0-0 with a 3.86 ERA and 15 strikeouts this season. This will be Cease’s second career start against Texas.
Texas is 2-11 in their last 13 games against the AL Central and 27-55 in their last 82 road games while the under is 4-1 in their last 5 series opening games. Chicago is 11-1 in their last 12 home games against a team with a losing record and 19-7 in their last 26 home games while the under is 5-1 in their last 6 home games. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings between these two teams.
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