Toronto Blue Jays vs. Chicago White Sox: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 27, 2024

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May 27, 2024 6:12 AM
On Monday, May 27, 2024, the Toronto Blue Jays will take on the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. The Blue Jays, who lead the regular season series 2-1, are looking to capitalize on the struggling White Sox's 15-39 overall record and 10-18 home record. The Jays will aim to improve their 23-29 overall mark and 11-17 road record in this afternoon matchup.
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Blue Jays vs White Sox starting pitchers

  • Nick Nastrini for Chicago White Sox
  • Chris Bassitt for Toronto Blue Jays

Blue Jays vs White Sox statistics

Stat Blue Jays White Sox
Hits 400 (24th) 373 (Tied-29th)
Batting Average .235 (20th) .214 (30th)
Runs Batted In 193 (27th) 146 (30th)
Runs 205 (25th) 157 (30th)
Home Runs 46 (Tied-23rd) 37 (30th)
Walks 177 (Tied-7th) 143 (27th)
Stolen Bases 28 (Tied-22nd) 34 (Tied-13th)
Strikeouts 369 (29th) 451 (13th)
Pitches 7605 (20th) 7385 (28th)

Chicago White Sox recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/26/24 vs Baltimore Orioles L 4-1
5/25/24 vs Baltimore Orioles L 5-3
5/24/24 vs Baltimore Orioles L 6-4
5/23/24 vs Baltimore Orioles L 8-6
5/22/24 @ Toronto Blue Jays L 9-2

Toronto Blue Jays recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/26/24 @ Detroit Tigers L 14-11
5/25/24 @ Detroit Tigers L 2-1
5/24/24 @ Detroit Tigers L 6-2
5/23/24 @ Detroit Tigers W 9-1
5/22/24 vs Chicago White Sox W 9-2

Blue Jays vs White Sox predictions

As the Toronto Blue Jays gear up to take on the Chicago White Sox, I'm expecting big things from some of their star players. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is poised to have a monster game, with a strong possibility of hitting a home run and driving in multiple runs. Bo Bichette is also due for a breakout performance, and I wouldn't be surprised if he racks up multiple hits and scores a few runs. Meanwhile, Chris Bassitt will take the mound and is likely to have a solid outing, limiting the White Sox's scoring opportunities.

On the other side, the White Sox will be relying on their young guns to get the job done. Gavin Sheets and Andrew Vaughn are both capable of putting up strong numbers, and I think they'll be the key to the White Sox's offensive production. Paul DeJong is also due for a big game, and I wouldn't be surprised if he cracks a home run to get the White Sox on the board early. Meanwhile, Nick Nastrini will be tasked with shutting down the Blue Jays' potent offense, but I think he'll struggle to contain the likes of Guerrero and Bichette.

In the end, I think the Blue Jays' potent offense and strong pitching will be too much for the White Sox to handle. I'm predicting a 6-3 win for the Blue Jays, with Guerrero and Bichette leading the charge. The White Sox will put up a fight, but ultimately, the Blue Jays' superior talent and depth will propel them to victory.

Chicago White Sox injuries

  • Corey Knebel (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Max Stassi (C): 60-Day-IL
  • Joe Barlow (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Jonathan Stiever (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Sean Burke (SP): Day-To-Day

Toronto Blue Jays injuries

  • Yariel Rodriguez (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Bowden Francis (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Chad Green (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Peyton Williams (1B): Day-To-Day
  • Cade Doughty (2B): Day-To-Day

Blue Jays vs White Sox game info

Venue Guaranteed Rate Field
Location Chicago, Illinois
First pitch Mon 2:10 PM
Temperature 64°
Chance of Rain 75%

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