May 29, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Carlos Rodon (55) talks with catcher Tyler Flowers (21) during the first inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
After a successful series in Houston that was capped off by a complete game shutout, thrown by John Danks, the Chicago White Sox are in Arlington to visit the Texas Rangers for a three-game series that starts Tuesday night.
The White Sox continue to hover around that .500 mark and are 23-26 on the season. They are currently dead last in the AL Central and are seven games behind the upstart Minnesota Twins.
The Rangers are one-game above .500 for the first time this year and are 26-25 in the AL West. They trail another surprising first place team in the Houston Astros by 5.5 games.
This will be the first time that these teams have met this season.
Here is a look at the three-game series:
May 22, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) throws against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
Tuesday, June 2nd @ 8:05 PM EST
Lewis got rocked in his last start to a tune of nine earned runs in just under three innings.
Samardzija turned in another stellar performance by going seven innings with five strikeouts and no earned runs allowed.
Wednesday, June 3rd @ 8:05PM EST
Martinez has been quite the lucky charm for the Rangers this season as the team is 8-2 in his 10 starts. Only twice has he failed to pitch six innings.
Sale is returning to form and was absolutely brilliant in his last start with 12 punch outs in 7.2 innings.
Thursday, June 4th @ 8:05PM EST
Gallardo in his first year as a member of the Rangers has received a decision in each of his 11 starts.
Rodon was solid if not impressive in his last start as he didn’t walk a batter in 6.1 innings.
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