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Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox play in game 2 of series

Chicago White Sox (1-5) vs. Kansas City Royals (3-4)

Kansas City, Missouri; Friday, 7:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Erick Fedde (0-0, 3.86 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, seven strikeouts); Royals: Brady Singer (1-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.57 WHIP, 10 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLB LINE: Royals -186, White Sox +155; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Kansas City Royals host the Chicago White Sox, leading the series 1-0.

Kansas City went 56-106 overall and 33-48 at home a season ago. The Royals averaged 8.2 hits per game last season while batting a collective .244 and slugging .398.

Chicago had a 61-101 record overall and a 30-51 record in road games last season. The White Sox averaged 8.1 hits per game last season and totaled 171 home runs.

INJURIES: Royals: Jake Brentz: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Josh Taylor: 15-Day IL (biceps), Michael Massey: 10-Day IL (back), Carlos Hernandez: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Kris Bubic: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kyle Wright: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

White Sox: Eloy Jimenez: day-to-day (adductor), Jimmy Lambert: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Shane Drohan: 60-Day IL (elbow), Max Stassi: 10-Day IL (hip), Matt Foster: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jesse Scholtens: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.