Chicago White Sox vs. Arizona Diamondbacks: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 16, 2024

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Jun 16, 2024 6:14 AM
On Sunday, June 16, 2024, at 4:10 PM, the Arizona Diamondbacks will host the struggling Chicago White Sox at Chase Field, looking to take the series lead after the current tie. The Diamondbacks, with a .500 record at home, will try to capitalize on the White Sox's dismal 7-30 road record. This matchup could be a crucial turning point for both teams as they navigate their respective seasons.
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White Sox vs Diamondbacks starting pitchers

  • Jordan Montgomery for Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Drew Thorpe for Chicago White Sox

White Sox vs Diamondbacks statistics

Stat White Sox Diamondbacks
Hits 519 (29th) 603 (8th)
Batting Average .219 (29th) .251 (8th)
Runs Batted In 212 (30th) 322 (7th)
Runs 224 (30th) 338 (7th)
Home Runs 65 (Tied-24th) 71 (Tied-16th)
Walks 184 (29th) 230 (Tied-9th)
Stolen Bases 44 (Tied-16th) 41 (19th)
Strikeouts 612 (11th) 562 (21st)
Pitches 9938 (26th) 10539 (8th)

Arizona Diamondbacks recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/15/24 vs Chicago White Sox L 9-2
6/14/24 vs Chicago White Sox W 7-1
6/13/24 vs Los Angeles Angels W 11-1
6/12/24 vs Los Angeles Angels L 8-3
6/11/24 vs Los Angeles Angels W 9-4

Chicago White Sox recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/15/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks W 9-2
6/14/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks L 7-1
6/13/24 @ Seattle Mariners W 3-2 F/10
6/12/24 @ Seattle Mariners L 2-1 F/10
6/11/24 @ Seattle Mariners L 4-3

White Sox vs Diamondbacks predictions

Heading into the series between the Chicago White Sox and the Arizona Diamondbacks, it's crucial to keep an eye on key players who could swing the momentum. For the White Sox, Paul DeJong looks set to continue his solid performance at the plate. With a batting average of .241 and leading the team with 14 homers, DeJong is a critical piece of the lineup. Another player to watch is Luis Robert, who is projected to perform well with an impressive lineup of at-bats, potentially boosting his RBI and home run stats, enhancing the White Sox’s chances to rack up the scoreboard.

Switching focus to the Diamondbacks, who have shown a more robust team effort this season, players like Ketel Marte and Christian Walker are expected to shine. Marte, batting an impressive .282, alongside Walker, who has knocked out 15 home runs, are both poised to make significant contributions. Their ability to consistently get on base and drive in runs could be pivotal in this matchup. Also, keep an eye on Corbin Carroll, whose speed and base-stealing ability add an extra layer of threat, potentially causing havoc for White Sox pitchers.

Given the form and depth on each side, predicting a winner isn't straightforward, but the Arizona Diamondbacks might have the slight edge in their home environment at Chase Field. They've shown they can put runs on the board more consistently, which could be vital in a series that's looking pretty evenly matched on paper. However, baseball always has room for surprises, and the White Sox have players who can turn the game on its head with a single swing. So, while leaning towards the Diamondbacks, this matchup promises some compelling baseball that could go either way.

Arizona Diamondbacks injuries

  • Yu-Min Lin (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Josh Green (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Jose Castillo (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Zac Gallen (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Blake Walston (SP): 15-Day-IL

Chicago White Sox injuries

  • Dominic Fletcher (CF): 10-Day-IL
  • Eloy Jimenez (DH): 10-Day-IL
  • Lane Ramsey (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Jimmy Lambert (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • Mike Clevinger (SP): 15-Day-IL

White Sox vs Diamondbacks game info

Venue Chase Field
Location Phoenix, Arizona
First pitch Sun 4:10 PM
Temperature 100°
Chance of Rain 0%

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