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    The Chicago White Sox (36-47) visit the Oakland Athletics (21-62) on Friday in game 1 of a three-game series, with the first pitch at 9:40 PM ET from Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The favored White Sox (-176) enter the matchup following a series split with the Angels, and the underdog Athletics (+150) are coming off of a series loss to the Yankees. Tanner Banks starts for Chicago, and Luis Medina is Oakland’s pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for White Sox vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Friday, June 30, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
    White Sox vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    White Sox -176 8

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

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CA

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox rank 11th in MLB play with 96 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • Chicago is 22nd in the majors with a .237 batting average.
    • The White Sox’s .294 on-base percentage is the worst in MLB.
    • Chicago strikes out 8.7 times per game to rank 18th in baseball.
    • The White Sox average 1.2 home runs per road game this season (50 total on the road).
    • Chicago has a .380 slugging percentage and is averaging three extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The team is batting .224 with 334 hits (7.8 per game) on the road this season.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Luis Robert leads Chicago in slugging percentage (.564) and total hits (82) this season. He’s batting .271 with an on-base percentage of .328.
    • Among all qualified batters in the majors, he is 51st in batting average, 79th in on-base percentage, and fourth in slugging.
    • Robert has picked up at least one hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .381 with four home runs, a walk and six RBI.
    • Andrew Vaughn has 21 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 28 walks. He’s batting .247 and slugging .450 with an on-base percentage of .327.
    • Among qualifying hitters, his batting average places him 98th, his on-base percentage 82nd, and his slugging percentage 65th.
    • Vaughn heads into this game looking to extend his four-game hit streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .316 with two doubles, a triple, two walks and five RBI.
    • Andrew Benintendi leads Chicago with an OBP of .349 this season while batting .284 with 26 walks and 36 runs scored.
    • Benintendi brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .400 with a double, two walks and an RBI.
    • Jake Burger has been key for Chicago with 46 hits, an OBP of .264 plus a slugging percentage of .514.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics rank 24th in Major League Baseball with 75 home runs.
    • Oakland ranks last in MLB with a team batting average of just .217.
    • The Athletics have an on-base percentage of .298 this season, which ranks 28th in the league.
    • Oakland is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 26th with an average of 9.2 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 31 homers, an average of 0.8 per game, in 41 home contests this season.
    • Oakland has a team slugging percentage of .316 in home games this season with 83 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 6.6 base hits per game and batting .204 as a team at home this season.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Esteury Ruiz has accumulated a team-best .334 slugging percentage. He’s batting .261 with an on-base percentage of .316.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the majors, he ranks 69th in batting average, 104th in on-base percentage and 146th in slugging percentage.
    • Brent Rooker has collected 56 hits to lead his team. He has a batting average of .239 while slugging .457 with an on-base percentage of .338.
    • He is 109th in batting average, 62nd in on-base percentage and 62nd in slugging percentage in MLB.
    • Ryan Noda has put up an on-base percentage of .379, a team-high for the Athletics.
    • Jace Peterson is hitting .212 with six doubles, a triple, five home runs and 29 walks.

    White Sox vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Tanner Banks (CHW) Pitcher Luis Medina (OAK)
    0 – 2 W/L 1 – 7
    18 IP 48.2
    4.50 ERA 6.84
    1.167 WHIP 1.623
    8.5 K/9 8.3
    2 BB/9 4.8

    White Sox vs. Athletics Injury Updates

    • 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)
    • Athletics: Ramón Laureano: 10 Day IL (Hand), Kevin Smith: 10 Day IL (Back), James Kaprielian: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Yacksel Ríos: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Richard Lovelady: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Zach Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Dany Jimenez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Mason Miller: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Drew Rucinski: 60 Day IL (Illness), Freddy Tarnok: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Kirby Snead: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Manny Piña: 60 Day IL (Wrist)

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