Apr 11, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale (49) throws a pitch against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports
3. The starting pitching will win this series
Erik Johnson on Thursday will pitch his best game of the season … I hope. These are bold, and saying Johnson will pitch a good game against the Red Sox is being pretty bold, even though he has failed to do so this season.
Johnson is 0-1 overall with a 9.58 ERA.
If Johnson can just not let the Red Sox have a big inning, he’ll get a win in the series opener.
I believe this trio of starters can keep the White Sox in games, but what worries me is the bullpen.