Chicago White Sox vs. Cincinnati Reds Series Preview

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Apr 21, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon (55) throws a pitch against the Cleveland Indians during the sixth inning at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago White Sox are hosting the Cincinnati Reds this weekend in Chicago  at U.S. Cellular Field for a three-game series.  This will be the Sox first Interleague series and will also mark the starting debut of last years third overall pick, Carlos Rodon, as he will make his career start on Saturday.

The Reds come in with a record of 14-14 and are in third place in the NL Central seven games behind the St. Louis Cardinals. The Reds are 6-4 in their last 10 games.

The White Sox enter the series at 10-15 and in fourth place in the AL Central. They are coming off taking two-of-three games from the Detroit Tigers and are 4-6 in their last 10 games.

Probable Starters

Friday May 8th @ 8:10 EST

Jason Marquis(3-1) vs. Hector Noesi(0-3)

Marquis has been a pleasant surprise for the Reds and Noesi is fighting for his spot in the rotation every time he goes out and takes the mound.

May 3, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Johnny Cueto (47) pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Saturday May 9th @ 7:10 EST

Johnny Cueto(2-3) vs. Carlos Rodon(0-0)

What a way to start your career as a starter facing arguably one of the best pitchers in the game in Cueto.

Sunday May 10th @ 2:10 EST

Michael Lorenzen(1-1) vs. John Danks(1-3)

Lorenzen is a rookie who will be making his third career start. Danks like Noesi is also battling for a rotation spot and could be the odd man out depending on how the weekend goes.

Next: Team leaders for Sox and Reds

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