Chicago White Sox (6-3) vs. Cleveland Guardians (4-4)
Cleveland; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
LIKELY TO PITCH: White Sox: Dallas Keuchel (1-0, 5.40 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, five strikeouts); Goaltenders: Shane Bieber (0-0, 3.60 ERA, .70 WHIP, nine strikeouts)
BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians host the Chicago White Sox to start a three-game series.
Cleveland was 80-82 overall and 40-41 in home games last season. The Guardians’ pitching staff averaged 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings while allowing 4.5 runs per game during the 2021 season.
Chicago went 93-69 overall and 40-41 on the road last season. The White Sox hit .422 as a team in the 2021 season while hitting 1.2 home runs per game.
INJURIES: Goalkeepers: Yu Chang: 10-day IL (undisclosed), James Karinchak: 10-day IL (shoulder), Luke Maile: 10-day IL (hamstring), Carlos Vargas: 60-day IL (undisclosed) ), Cody Morris: IL 60 days (shoulder)
White Sox: AJ Pollock: IL 10 days (hamstring), Lucas Giolito: IL 10 days (abdominal), Ryan Burr: IL 10 days (shoulder), Yermin Mercedes: IL 10 days (hand), Lance Lynn: IL 10 days (knee), Joe Kelly: IL 10 days (biceps), Garrett Hook: IL 10 days (elbow), Yoan Moncada: IL 10 days (oblique), Jonathan Stiever: IL 60 days (lat)
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