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    The Boston Red Sox (39-37) visit the Chicago White Sox (32-44) on Friday to begin a three-game series, with the first pitch at 8:10 PM ET from Guaranteed Rate Field. The favored Red Sox (-115) enter the matchup following a series split with the Twins, and the underdog White Sox (-105) are coming off of a series loss to the Rangers. Boston has Brayan Bello set to start, while Chicago will send out Lucas Giolito.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Red Sox vs. White Sox

    • Game Day: Friday, June 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field
    Red Sox vs White Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Red Sox -115 8.5

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

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CHI

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox rank 19th in MLB play with 81 total home runs.
    • Boston has the fifth-best batting average in MLB (.263).
    • The Red Sox’s .335 on-base percentage ranks fourth-best in MLB.
    • Boston strikes out 7.9 times per game, the sixth-fewest average in MLB.
    • The Red Sox average 1.0 homers per game when playing on the road this season (38 total in road outings).
    • Boston is slugging .380 with 2.9 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • On the road this season the team averages 7.8 hits per game and is batting .232.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Masataka Yoshida leads Boston with an OBP of .375 this season while batting .304 with 26 walks and 40 runs scored. He has a slugging percentage of .479.
    • Among all qualified hitters in the majors, his batting average ranks eighth, his on-base percentage ranks 18th, and he is 40th in slugging.
    • Justin Turner is batting .284 with 16 doubles, 11 home runs and 30 walks. He’s slugging .462 with an on-base percentage of .362.
    • He is 27th in batting average, 26th in on-base percentage and 57th in slugging in the major leagues.
    • Turner heads into this matchup looking to extend his three-game hit streak. In his last five games he is hitting .350 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and four RBI.
    • Rafael Devers leads Boston in total hits (67) this season, and 34 of those have gone for extra bases.
    • Devers brings a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .158 with a double, two walks and an RBI.
    • Kike Hernandez has been key for Boston with 54 hits, an OBP of .287 plus a slugging percentage of .344.

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox’s 85 home runs rank 14th in Major League Baseball.
    • Chicago ranks 22nd in MLB with a .234 team batting average.
    • The White Sox have an on-base percentage of .292 this season, which ranks last in the league.
    • Chicago ranks 17th in strikeouts per game (8.6) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 40 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 37 home contests this season.
    • In 37 home games this season, it is slugging .403 with 107 hits going for extra bases.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .250 with 8.4 base hits per contest.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Andrew Vaughn is batting .241 with 19 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 26 walks. He’s slugging .438 with an on-base percentage of .323.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks 107th, his on-base percentage is 92nd, and he is 69th in slugging.
    • Vaughn brings a three-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .200 with two home runs, two walks and three RBI.
    • Luis Robert’s 72 hits and .533 slugging percentage both lead his team. He has a batting average of .263 with an on-base percentage of .322.
    • He is 70th in batting average, 97th in on-base percentage and 10th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Andrew Benintendi has racked up an on-base percentage of .339, a team-high for the White Sox.
    • Jake Burger has 10 doubles, a triple, 16 home runs and 10 walks while batting .230.

    Red Sox vs. White Sox Probable Pitchers

    Brayan Bello (BOS) Pitcher Lucas Giolito (CHW)
    4 – 4 W/L 5 – 4
    59.1 IP 86.1
    3.49 ERA 3.54
    1.298 WHIP 1.239
    8.6 K/9 9.3
    3.0 BB/9 2.9

    Red Sox vs. White Sox Injury Updates

    • Red Sox: Reese McGuire: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Tanner Houck: 15 Day IL (Face), Corey Kluber: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Richard Bleier: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Chris Sale: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), John Schreiber: 60 Day IL (Side), Zack Kelly: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Yu Chang: 60 Day IL (Hand), Wyatt Mills: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Trevor Story: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee)
    • White Sox: Romy Gonzalez: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Yoán Moncada: 10 Day IL (Back), Mike Clevinger: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Yasmani Grandal: day-to-day (Knee)

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