On Wednesday July 26, the quick two-game series between the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox will come to an end. The game will be held at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago. The White Sox will be looking to finish this series with a tie, since the Cubs drew first blood in Game 1 on Tuesday.
Dansby Swanson approves of the Chicago Cubs’ current performance. Additionally, the trade deadline, which is the following week, is ideal timing. In Game 1, Swanson hit two homers and contributed 4 RBIs as the Cubs defeated the White Sox 7-3 to earn their 4th straight triumph. For the Cubs, Christopher Morel and Nico Hoerner both scored, while Kyle Hendricks threw 4-hit ball through the 7th inning. Each of Swanson and Hoerner got 3 hits, while Hoerner was responsible for 2 of the group’s 5 bases stolen.
The White Sox are going through a difficult campaign and are still having trouble; they have lost 6 out of their previous 7 contests and are now 20 games below .500 for the year. They’re currently 12.5 games behind first place in the AL Central.
In this game, Lance Lynn, pitching for the White Sox, makes his twenty-first start of the year. He has 115 innings of play this year and a record of 6-9 that includes a 6.18 ERA, a 1.443 WHIP, 43 walks, and 139 strikeouts while giving up a league-high 28 home runs.
The Cubs continue to be in the running for a playoff spot after winning six of their previous seven matches. Despite becoming the sole club having a positive run differential, they are currently six matches behind in the NL Central. The Wild-Card race has them 5 games behind.
In this game, Cubs pitcher Marcus Stroman will make his twenty-second start of the year. He enters the game with a record of 10-7, a 3.09 ERA, a 1.144 WHIP, 46 walks, and 105 strikeouts across 122.1 innings pitched.
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Chicago Cubs vs Chicago White Sox Game Information
- Date: 07/26/2023
- Time: 08:10 PM ET
- Location: Guaranteed Rate Field.
- How to Watch Cubs vs White Sox: MLB.TV
- Live Stream: MLB.TV