Baltimore Orioles vs. Chicago White Sox: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 23, 2024

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May 23, 2024 6:17 AM
The Baltimore Orioles, riding high with a 29-18 overall record, come to Guaranteed Rate Field to take on the struggling Chicago White Sox, who are 15-35 on the season and 10-14 at home. The Orioles' strong 12-8 road record suggests they'll be a formidable opponent, but the White Sox will be looking to turn their season around in front of their home crowd. This Thursday night matchup, set for 7:40 PM on May 23, 2024, has all the makings of an intense showdown.
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Baltimore Orioles
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Orioles vs White Sox starting pitchers

  • Mike Clevinger for Chicago White Sox
  • Grayson Rodriguez for Baltimore Orioles

Orioles vs White Sox statistics

Stat Orioles White Sox
Hits 387 (19th) 351 (29th)
Batting Average .241 (15th) .216 (29th)
Runs Batted In 220 (9th) 132 (30th)
Runs 229 (10th) 143 (30th)
Home Runs 69 (2nd) 35 (30th)
Walks 122 (29th) 125 (28th)
Stolen Bases 33 (Tied-13th) 33 (Tied-13th)
Strikeouts 379 (25th) 408 (16th)
Pitches 6734 (30th) 6798 (29th)

Chicago White Sox recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/22/24 @ Toronto Blue Jays L 9-2
5/21/24 @ Toronto Blue Jays W 5-0
5/20/24 @ Toronto Blue Jays L 9-3
5/19/24 @ New York Yankees L 7-2
5/18/24 @ New York Yankees L 6-1

Baltimore Orioles recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/22/24 @ St. Louis Cardinals L 5-4
5/21/24 @ St. Louis Cardinals L 3-1
5/20/24 @ St. Louis Cardinals L 6-3
5/19/24 vs Seattle Mariners W 6-3
5/18/24 vs Seattle Mariners L 4-3

Orioles vs White Sox predictions

As the Baltimore Orioles take on the Chicago White Sox, I think we can expect some impressive performances from the Orioles' top players. For instance, I predict that Gunnar Henderson will continue his impressive form, knocking in at least two RBIs and scoring a run himself. Meanwhile, Adley Rutschman should be able to get on base at least twice, perhaps even hitting a double. And with Grayson Rodriguez on the mound, I'm confident he'll be able to limit the White Sox's scoring opportunities, potentially striking out around 6-7 batters.

Meanwhile, the Chicago White Sox will be relying on their own stars to step up. I think Paul DeJong will be a key player for the White Sox, potentially hitting a home run and scoring at least two runs. Andrew Benintendi should also be able to get on base multiple times, potentially hitting a double or even a triple. And although Mike Clevinger hasn't had the best season so far, I think he'll be able to hold his own against the Orioles' lineup, potentially striking out around 5-6 batters.

Given the strength of the Orioles' lineup and Grayson Rodriguez's impressive pitching, I think they'll come out on top in this one. I predict a close game, with the Orioles ultimately winning 5-3. The White Sox will put up a good fight, but I think the Orioles' bats will be too much for them to handle. Can the Orioles continue their winning streak, or will the White Sox pull off an upset?

Chicago White Sox injuries

  • Bryan Ramos (3B): 10-Day-IL
  • Corey Knebel (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Eloy Jimenez (DH): 10-Day-IL
  • Max Stassi (C): 60-Day-IL
  • Joe Barlow (RP): Day-To-Day

Baltimore Orioles injuries

  • Connor Norby (2B): Day-To-Day
  • Sam Basallo (C): Day-To-Day
  • Tyler Wells (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Hudson Haskin (OF): Day-To-Day
  • John Means (SP): Day-To-Day

Orioles vs White Sox game info

Venue Guaranteed Rate Field
Location Chicago, Illinois
First pitch Thu 7:40 PM
Temperature 64°
Chance of Rain 0%

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