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    Both the Cleveland Guardians (19-21) and the Chicago White Sox (14-28) will look for another big outing from batters when the teams match up on Tuesday at 8:10 PM ET at Guaranteed Rate Field. Josh Naylor is riding a three-game home run streak for the favored Guardians (-124), and Luis Robert has also hit home runs in three games in a row for the underdog White Sox (+105). Shane Bieber starts for Cleveland, and Lance Lynn is Chicago’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Guardians vs. White Sox

    • Game Day: Tuesday, May 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field
    Guardians vs White Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Guardians -124 8

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

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CHI

    Guardians Stats & Trends

    Guardians Batting

    • The Guardians are last in MLB action with 23 home runs.
    • Cleveland has the third-worst batting average in MLB (.227).
    • The Guardians rank 27th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .302.
    • Cleveland strikes out 7.5 times per game to rank second in the majors.
    • The Guardians have hit 13 home runs away from home this season (0.7 per game).
    • Cleveland is averaging 2.3 extra-base hits per game while slugging .343 away from home.
    • On the road this season the club averages 8.1 hits per game and is batting .232.

    Guardians Key Batters

    • Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland in OBP (.364), slugging percentage (.457) and total hits (43) this season. He has a .285 batting average.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, he ranks 41st in batting average, 37th in on-base percentage, and 62nd in slugging.
    • Ramirez will look for his fourth straight game with a hit in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .313 with three doubles, three walks and three RBI.
    • Steven Kwan has hit one homers this season while driving in 12 runs. He’s batting .274 this season and slugging .350 with an on-base percentage of .359.
    • He ranks 56th in batting average, 44th in on-base percentage and 143rd in slugging in the majors.
    • Kwan heads into this game looking to extend his two-game hit streak. During his last five outings he is batting .278 with two doubles and two walks.
    • Naylor has 27 hits this season and has a slash line of .214/.271/.389.
    • Naylor brings a three-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .294 with three home runs, two walks and seven RBI.
    • Josh Bell has three home runs, 18 RBI and a batting average of .223 this season.
    • Bell brings a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .188 with four walks and two RBI.

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox rank 16th in Major League Baseball with 44 home runs.
    • Chicago’s .237 batting average ranks 22nd in the majors this season.
    • The White Sox are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 28th with an OBP of .300.
    • Chicago ranks 14th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.4 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 19 homers, an average of 1.0 per game, in 19 home contests this season.
    • In 19 home games this season, it is slugging .388 with 54 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.4 base hits per game and batting .245 as a team at home this season.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Robert has racked up 42 hits with a .335 on-base percentage and a .562 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the White Sox. He’s batting .275.
    • He is 55th in batting average, 77th in on-base percentage and ninth in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters in MLB.
    • Robert takes a four-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .368 with two doubles, three home runs and six RBI.
    • Andrew Vaughn is batting .236 with 12 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 17 walks. He’s slugging .401 with an on-base percentage of .324.
    • Including all qualified players, he is 114th in batting average, 99th in on-base percentage and 99th in slugging percentage.
    • Andrew Benintendi has 10 doubles and 13 walks while batting .267.
    • Yasmani Grandal is batting .270 with nine doubles, three home runs and 12 walks.

    Guardians vs. White Sox Probable Pitchers

    Shane Bieber (CLE) Pitcher Lance Lynn (CHW)
    3 – 1 W/L 1 – 5
    51.2 IP 44.1
    2.61 ERA 7.51
    1.103 WHIP 1.602
    6.8 K/9 11.0
    2.3 BB/9 3.5

    Guardians vs. White Sox Injury Updates

    • Guardians: Aaron Civale: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Triston McKenzie: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Cody Morris: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • White Sox: Eloy Jiménez: 10 Day IL (Appendix), Elvis Andrus: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Billy Hamilton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Yasmani Grandal: day-to-day (Hamstring)

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


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