Scouting report: White Sox vs. Texas Rangers

Updated 5/16/2018 7:15 PM


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Pitching matchups

The Sox's James Shields (1-4) vs. Cole Hamels (2-4) Thursday at 7:10 p.m.; Carson Fulmer (2-3) vs. Doug Fister (1-4) Friday at 7:10 p.m.; Lucas Giolito (2-4) vs. Matt Moore (1-5) Saturday at 6:10 p.m.; Reynaldo Lopez (0-3) vs. Mike Minor (3-2) Sunday at 1:10 p.m.

At a glance

The White Sox have lost 9 of their last 10 games and, at 10-29, are tied for the worst record to start a season in franchise history. The Sox have dropped 5 in a row at home and are 3-15 at Guaranteed Rate Field. The White Sox were 4-3 vs. the Rangers last season (3-1 at home). Texas is in last place in the American League West. Heading into Wednesday's play, third baseman Joey Gallo was tied for third in the league with 13 home runs. Sox first baseman Jose Abreu is 11-for-28 with 4 RBI while riding a seven-game hitting streak.


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