White Sox head into matchup with the Royals on losing streak

Kansas City Royals (6-9, third in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (6-10, fourth in the AL Central)

Chicago; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Zack Greinke (0-1, 2.25 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, two strikeouts); White Sox: Dylan Cease (2-1, 3.38 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 19 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -178, Royals +154; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

Kansas City Royals (6-9, third in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (6-10, fourth in the AL Central)

Chicago; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Zack Greinke (0-1, 2.25 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, two strikeouts); White Sox: Dylan Cease (2-1, 3.38 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 19 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -178, Royals +154; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox will try to end their eight-game skid when they play the Kansas City Royals.

Chicago has a 6-10 record overall and a 4-3 record at home. The White Sox are 2-6 in games when they have allowed a home run.

Kansas City has a 5-5 record at home and a 6-9 record overall. The Royals have gone 6-3 in games when they did not allow a home run.

The teams square off Wednesday for the second time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Andrew Vaughn is second on the White Sox with five extra base hits (two doubles and three home runs). Jose Abreu is 7-for-33 with a double, two home runs and four RBI over the last 10 games.

Salvador Perez leads the Royals with eight extra base hits (three doubles and five home runs). Hunter Dozier is 11-for-39 with two doubles, a triple, three home runs and five RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 2-8, .185 batting average, 4.76 ERA, outscored by 34 runs

Royals: 4-6, .215 batting average, 3.00 ERA, outscored by three runs

INJURIES: White Sox: Eloy Jimenez: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Luis Robert: day-to-day (groin), Ryan Burr: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Yermin Mercedes: 10-Day IL (hand), Lance Lynn: 10-Day IL (knee), Joe Kelly: 10-Day IL (biceps), Garrett Crochet: 10-Day IL (elbow), Yoan Moncada: 10-Day IL (oblique), Jonathan Stiever: 60-Day IL (lat)

Royals: Adalberto Mondesi: day-to-day (leg), Tyler Zuber: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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