After the sweep of the Cleveland Indians the Chicago White Sox move with in a half game of first place. The Sox are now 9 and 1 in their last ten ballgames, continuing their hot performance and looking like a contender. The Sox will take on another division leader in the Tampa Bay Rays who are in a deadlock up at the top of the Eastern division with the Baltimore Orioles. Some highlights from last series, Paul Konerko hit his 400th home-run as a member of the White Sox, which surged the Sox past the Indians to take the lead. Over the last ten ball games the Rays are 5-5 and have been showing some inconsistency. Chicago will look to take the series and be knocking on Cleveland’s door for first place.
Chris Sale (5-2, ERA 2.50) vs Matt Moore (1-4, ERA 5.07)
Phil Humber (1-2, ERA 5.80) vs James Shields (6-2, ERA 3.63)
Jose Quintana (1-0, ERA 1.54) vs Alex Cobb (2-0, ERA 2.25)
Series Studs (Last three games)
Paul Konerko: Last series Konerko was 7 for 12 (.583) with 5 runs, 6 RBI and 2 walks.
Matt Joyce: Is batting .500 since last series with 4 RBI, 3 Runs and 2 walks.
Series Duds (Last three games)
Ben Zobrist: Zobrist is 0-8 in his last three games with 2 runs, 1 RBI and five walks.
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