Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago White Sox: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 7, 2024

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Jun 7, 2024 6:13 AM
The Boston Red Sox, leading the series 1-0, take on the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on Friday, June 7, 2024, at 8:10 PM. The Red Sox, with a strong 18-13 road record, look to build on their momentum against a struggling White Sox team that has a 10-22 home record. Can the Red Sox capitalize on their opponent's weaknesses and extend their series lead?
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Red Sox vs White Sox starting pitchers

  • Garrett Crochet for Chicago White Sox
  • Cooper Criswell for Boston Red Sox

Red Sox vs White Sox statistics

Stat Red Sox White Sox
Hits 515 (Tied-10th) 439 (30th)
Batting Average .244 (13th) .217 (30th)
Runs Batted In 265 (11th) 172 (30th)
Runs 273 (Tied-12th) 184 (30th)
Home Runs 67 (Tied-10th) 47 (30th)
Walks 189 (18th) 157 (29th)
Stolen Bases 48 (10th) 38 (17th)
Strikeouts 598 (3rd) 521 (14th)
Pitches 9100 (14th) 8488 (29th)

Chicago White Sox recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/6/24 vs Boston Red Sox L 14-2
6/5/24 @ Chicago Cubs L 7-6
6/4/24 @ Chicago Cubs L 7-6
6/2/24 @ Milwaukee Brewers L 6-3
6/1/24 @ Milwaukee Brewers L 4-3 F/10

Boston Red Sox recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/6/24 @ Chicago White Sox W 14-2
6/5/24 vs Atlanta Braves W 9-0
6/4/24 vs Atlanta Braves L 8-3
6/2/24 vs Detroit Tigers L 8-4 F/10
6/1/24 vs Detroit Tigers W 6-3

Red Sox vs White Sox predictions

As the Boston Red Sox gear up to face the Chicago White Sox again, there are a few players on the Boston lineup that are poised to make significant impacts. Expect Rafael Devers to continue his hot streak; his bat has been exceptionally reliable with a batting average hovering just below .300, and power-hitters like him are always game-changers. Meanwhile, Garrett Cooper's versatility at the plate could see him churning out key hits, turning the game in Boston’s favor. On the mound, Cooper Criswell, who's maintaining a respectable ERA under 4.00, is likely to throw a solid game, keeping Boston competitive throughout this outing.

Switching gears to the Chicago lineup, keep an eye on Luis Robert. His blend of speed and power adds a unique threat, and he's been swinging a hot bat lately. Also, don’t overlook Garrett Crochet, whose pitching prowess this season has seen him rack up impressive strikeouts and maintain an ERA well under 4.00. This combination of powerful hitting from Robert and skillful pitching from Crochet could deliver clutch moments for the White Sox.

Considering the team dynamics and individual performances, this game seems tipped slightly in favor of the Boston Red Sox. They’ve got momentum, and their blend of solid batting and dependable pitching might just overwhelm the White Sox. However, given baseball's unpredictable nature, it wouldn't be a surprise if it's a close game. Both teams have their strengths, but Boston might have just a bit more firepower to secure another win.

Chicago White Sox injuries

  • Steven Wilson (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Dominic Leone (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Lane Ramsey (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Shane Drohan (SP): 60-Day-IL
  • Corey Knebel (RP): Day-To-Day

Boston Red Sox injuries

  • Bryan Mata (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Zach Bryant (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Masataka Yoshida (LF): 10-Day-IL
  • Romy Gonzalez (SS): 10-Day-IL
  • Roberto Perez (C): Day-To-Day

Red Sox vs White Sox game info

Venue Guaranteed Rate Field
Location Chicago, Illinois
First pitch Fri 8:10 PM
Temperature 71°
Chance of Rain 0%

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