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    The Chicago White Sox (7-20) will try to stop a nine-game losing streak when they host the Tampa Bay Rays (22-5) on Saturday at 7:10 PM ET. The White Sox (+111) are not projected to end the streak against the Rays (-130). Calvin Faucher starts for Tampa Bay while Chicago will counter with Lance Lynn.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. White Sox

    • Game Day: Saturday, April 29, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field
    Rays vs White Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -130 9

    How Do I Watch the Rays vs. the White Sox?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CHI

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Tampa Bay Rays average 1.9 home runs per game and have hit a league-best 52 home runs in total.
    • Tampa Bay’s .279 batting average leads the majors.
    • The Rays are the top team in MLB play this season with a .348 on-base percentage.
    • Tampa Bay strikes out 8.2 times per game, the No. 12 average in baseball.
    • The Rays have hit 23 homers on the road this season (2.1 per game).
    • Tampa Bay is slugging .519 with 3.9 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The team is batting .294 with 119 hits (10.8 per game) on the road this season.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Yandy Diaz has 30 hits and an OBP of .409, both of which rank first among Tampa Bay hitters this season. He has a .319 batting average and a slugging percentage of .585.
    • Among qualifying batters in MLB, he ranks 16th in batting average, 12th in on-base percentage, and seventh in slugging.
    • Diaz hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .368 with a double, a home run, two walks and an RBI.
    • Randy Arozarena has an OPS of .940, fueled by an OBP of .400 and a team-best slugging percentage of .540 this season. He’s batting .330.
    • He is seventh in batting average, 17th in on-base percentage and 23rd in slugging in the major leagues.
    • Wander Franco is batting .292 with a .519 slugging percentage and 14 RBI this year.
    • Brandon Lowe has been key for Tampa Bay with 19 hits, an OBP of .352 plus a slugging percentage of .551.

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox’s 26 home runs rank 21st in Major League Baseball.
    • Chicago ranks 23rd in MLB with a .230 team batting average.
    • The White Sox are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 28th with an OBP of .291.
    • Chicago ranks 18th in strikeouts per game (8.8) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 10 homers, an average of 0.9 per game, in 11 home contests this season.
    • In 11 home games this season, it is slugging .390 with 34 hits going for extra bases.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .242 with 8.2 base hits per contest.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Andrew Vaughn has racked up a team-best .345 on-base percentage. He’s batting .245 and slugging .398.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, he is 105th in batting average, 72nd in on-base percentage and 106th in slugging percentage.
    • Vaughn hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .250 with a double, a home run, two walks and three RBI.
    • Jake Burger is batting .259 with four doubles, seven home runs and six walks. He’s slugging .722 with an on-base percentage of .349.
    • Andrew Benintendi has a .333 slugging percentage, which paces the White Sox.
    • Luis Robert has six doubles, five home runs and four walks while batting .215.

    Rays vs. White Sox Probable Pitchers

    Calvin Faucher (TB) Pitcher Lance Lynn (CHW)
    0 – 1 W/L 0 – 3
    12.2 IP 26.1
    5.68 ERA 7.52
    1.500 WHIP 1.785
    7.1 K/9 10.9
    2.8 BB/9 4.4

    Rays vs. White Sox Injury Updates

    • Rays: Tyler Glasnow: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Jeffrey Springs: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Shane Baz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Shawn Armstrong: 60 Day IL (Neck), Andrew Kittredge: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Yandy Díaz: day-to-day (Shoulder), Pete Fairbanks: day-to-day (Undisclosed)
    • White Sox: Tim Anderson: 10 Day IL (Knee), Yoán Moncada: 10 Day IL (Back), Hanser Alberto: 10 Day IL (Quadricep), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Rays and White Sox (Last 10 Games)


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