Apr 9, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu (79) hits a single during the third inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports
The Chicago White Sox have won one of the three series they have played this season, and starting today they embark on possibly their toughest series matchup to date.
For the next four games the White Sox (4-5) will host the Cleveland Indians at US Cellular Field. The Indians are 5-4 on the season.
Before then, the White Sox have just wrapped up a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies, and a six-game road trip where they also played at the Kansas City Royals.
In that six-game trip the “Good Guys” went 2-4, winning one game in each series. They won game three against the Royals to avoid a sweep, and game two against the Rockies.
This was somewhat of a good road trip for the young White Sox club. At least they got two wins on the season, and though they lose twice to the Royals, they at least made the games interesting.
Against the Rockies, in the two losses either the pitching wasn’t there, the hitting wasn’t on par or sometimes both. They didn’t keep the momentum from the big 15-3 win on Tuesday, but instead, didn’t play well at all on Wednesday, especially the bullpen. The bullpen hasn’t been the brightest of spots nine games into the season. Four White Sox relievers currently have an ERA higher that 4.00.
Currently the White Sox are sitting in fourth place in the AL Central with a record of 4-5, a half game ahead of the Minnesota Twins. The Detroit Tigers lead the AL Central with a 5-2 mark, two games ahead of the White Sox.
Thursday’s game starts at 7:10 p.m. CT. and will air on CSN.
Here are some article on the White Sox:
• The Chicago Sun-Times wrote about the 10-4 loss by the White Sox on Wednesday.
• ESPN Chicago also had an article on Garcia’s shoulder injury.
• Listed are MLB baseball standings headed in Thursday’s games from MLB.com.
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