Chicago White Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles: Series Preview

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Apr 11, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox relief pitcher David Robertson (30) delivers a pitch during the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins at U.S Cellular Field. The White Sox won 5-4. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

News and Notes

Baltimore Orioles

  • Lead MLB in runs with 104 scored.
  • Third in MLB in team batting average at .284.
  • In his past three starts against the White Sox Jimenez is sporting a 1-2 record with a 5.45 ERA.
  • Alejandro De Aza loves hitting against Noesi as he is 5-for-8 with three RBIs.
  • Over the past week Chris Davis is hitting .304 with two home runs as he attempts to regain his 2013 form.
  • Closer Zach Britton blew his first save of the year on Saturday.

Chicago White Sox

  • The White Sox have only played AL Central teams for the first 17 games of the season.
  • This marks the only time Chicago will travel to Baltimore for the regular season.
  • Chris Sale has not fared well against Baltimore over the past three years posting a 5.06 ERA and a 0-2 record.
  • David Robertson in two innings of work Sunday struck out five batters.
  • Rodon made his first professional appearance last week in relief but did not make any appearances in the past three games.
  • The Sox will be looking to get back to .500 for the first time this season.

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