The Nationals are 16-20 in road games. The Washington pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 4.61. Max Scherzer leads the team with a 2.83 earned run average. The Nationals won the last meeting 12-1. Anibal Sanchez notched his second victory and Kurt Suzuki went 1-for-4 with a home run and five RBIs for Washington. Odrisamer Despaigne took his first loss for Chicago.
TOP PERFORMERS: Abreu leads the White Sox with 52 RBIs and is batting .246. Yoan Moncada has 15 hits and is batting .395 over the last 10 games for Chicago.
Anthony Rendon leads the Nationals with 12 home runs and is batting .316. Brian Dozier is 10-for-27 with three doubles, three home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Washington.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 5-5, .251 batting average, 4.35 ERA, outscored by four runs
White Sox Injuries: Carlos Rodon: 60-day IL (elbow), Michael Kopech: 60-day IL (elbow), Nate Jones: 60-day IL (elbow), Jace Fry: 10-day IL (shoulder), Dylan Covey: 10-day IL (right shoulder inflammation), Ryan Burr: 10-day IL (elbow), Jon Jay: 60-day IL (hip), Yoan Moncada: day-to-day (back).
Nationals Injuries: Austen Williams: 10-day IL (shoulder), Justin Miller: 10-day IL (shoulder), Jeremy Hellickson: 10-day IL (shoulder), Koda Glover: 60-day IL (forearm), Ryan Zimmerman: 10-day IL (foot), Matt Adams: day-to-day (oblique).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by HERO Sports, and data from Sportradar.