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Perez and Rangers Kickoff Series Against Sale and White Sox

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Martin Perez (6-3, 3.48 ERA) faces Chris Sale (9-11, 2.78 ERA) who took the MLB lead with his fourth complete game of the season in his last start while the Rangers (74-53) begin a three-game series with the White Sox (52-74) on Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field. First pitch is at 7:10pm CDT and TXA-21, WCIU and MLB Network will broadcast the game.

Perez is making his first appearance against the White Sox in his career. Sale is going for his 10th win of the season and has gone 3-0 with a 3.39 ERA all-time vs. the Rangers. Both teams are coming off wins in their last game. The Rangers beat the Astros 5-4 while the White Sox defeated the Royals 4-3. White Sox pitching has limited the Rangers offense to just a .245 average with five home runs in three games this season.
White Sox Offense
C+78.1A. DunnDH498.2375328741
C76.7A. De AzaCF549.26772145216
C76.0G. Beckham2B289.297344185
C74.3A. RamirezSS542.2895444125
C73.3A. GarciaCF142.269182151
C-70.4D. ViciedoLF365.2482811420
D+69.3C. Gillaspie3B363.2453411300
D+68.5P. Konerko1B393.241309420
D65.7J. DanksCF87.2129235
D64.4J. Keppinger3B388.247283340
D62.7J. PhegleyC121.205103140
D-61.6T. FlowersC269.192239230

Rangers Offense
B+89.3A. Beltre3B536.3277426781
B-80.0A. RiosRF511.27663125830
C+78.5L. MartinCF381.2755163127
C+77.9I. Kinsler2B450.2726010559
C+77.4C. GentryCF194.2482821714
C76.7A. PierzynskiC395.2793714531
C75.0M. Moreland1B402.2444617500
C74.0E. AndrusSS554.2557214534
D+67.7G. SotoC149.208166150
D66.8D. MurphyLF421.2224412391
D65.8J. ProfarSS249.237224211
F59.3A. Rosales2B155.19012490

White Sox Pitching
A92.8C. Sale165.19112.781.06175
B+88.9A. Reed60.1513.131.0160
B-80.0A. Rienzo30.1103.561.3221
C+79.6H. Santiago123.2473.271.33120
C+78.9J. Quintana157.0743.671.22130
C+77.8N. Jones65.1343.991.2975
C75.6J. Danks111.03104.221.1775
D62.0D. Axelrod111.1495.091.5464

Rangers Pitching
A+97.7Y. Darvish161.01252.681.02214
A92.9N. Cotts41.2521.300.9648
B86.4D. Holland174.0962.951.23162
B85.1T. Scheppers57.0512.051.1641
B84.2M. Garza112.2923.591.1598
B-81.7M. Perez75.0633.481.2952
D+68.8R. Wolf42.2133.801.4516

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