White Sox Look to Sweep Mariners in Seattle
A shot at the postseason for the American League Central Chicago White Sox has been over for quite some time. Nevertheless, the team keeps battling and has now won three straight games.
This weekend the White Sox are in the Pacific Northwest visiting the Seattle Mariners.
Sunday’s final game of this series has Seattle favored at -138, with Chicago on +127 and the run total at 7.5.
Heading into this game, Chicago’s overall record is 58-63 while the White Sox are 28-35 on the road. Seattle’s record is 56-67 overall and 26-35 at home.
During Chicago’s current winning streak of three games the White Sox have scored 25 runs. The White Sox look for a sweep of this series with a win today. Chicago was able to score twice in the ninth on Saturday to stave off a loss and added three during the 10th to beat Seattle 6-3.
Chicago has 36 hits during its current winning streak following a streak of eight games where the White Sox scored three runs or fewer in seven games.
Chicago will send John Danks to the mound on Sunday. The White Sox left-hander is 6-10 with an ERA of 4.61. Seattle will counter with Taijuan Walker. The Mariners right-hander is 8-7 with an ERA of 4.60.
Danks has two straight losses after winning three straight. He lost to the Angels in his most recent start allowing four earned runs in seven innings. In 14 starts during his career, Danks has a record of 7-6 with an ERA of 3.24 against Seattle.
Jose Abreu the first baseman for Chicago had 1 hit in 5 at bats Saturday and has just 3 hits over his past 19 at bats over the past four games.
David Robertson a right-handed pitcher for Chicago has given up only one run in five of his past seven appearances prior to pitching a perfect 10th inning for the White Sox. The save was his 25th of the season.
The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the past 7 games Danks has started for Chicago at Seattle. The UNDER has cashed in 8 of the past 10 games Danks has started overall versus Seattle.
Chicago is 6-2 over the past eight starts by Danks against the Mariners.