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

Grade

Player

POS

PA

BA

R

HR

RBI

SB

C+

78.1

A. Dunn

DH

498

.237

53

28

74

1

C

76.7

A. De Aza

CF

549

.267

72

14

52

16

C

76.0

G. Beckham

2B

289

.297

34

4

18

5

C

74.3

A. Ramirez

SS

542

.289

54

4

41

25

C

73.3

A. Garcia

CF

142

.269

18

2

15

1

C-

70.4

D. Viciedo

LF

365

.248

28

11

42

0

D+

69.3

C. Gillaspie

3B

363

.245

34

11

30

0

D+

68.5

P. Konerko

1B

393

.241

30

9

42

0

D

65.7

J. Danks

CF

87

.212

9

2

3

5

D

64.4

J. Keppinger

3B

388

.247

28

3

34

0

D

62.7

J. Phegley

C

121

.205

10

3

14

0

D-

61.6

T. Flowers

C

269

.192

23

9

23

0


Rangers Offense

Grade

Player

POS

PA

BA

R

HR

RBI

SB

B+

89.3

A. Beltre

3B

536

.327

74

26

78

1

B-

80.0

A. Rios

RF

511

.276

63

12

58

30

C+

78.5

L. Martin

CF

381

.275

51

6

31

27

C+

77.9

I. Kinsler

2B

450

.272

60

10

55

9

C+

77.4

C. Gentry

CF

194

.248

28

2

17

14

C

76.7

A. Pierzynski

C

395

.279

37

14

53

1

C

75.0

M. Moreland

1B

402

.244

46

17

50

0

C

74.0

E. Andrus

SS

554

.255

72

1

45

34

D+

67.7

G. Soto

C

149

.208

16

6

15

0

D

66.8

D. Murphy

LF

421

.222

44

12

39

1

D

65.8

J. Profar

SS

249

.237

22

4

21

1

F

59.3

A. Rosales

2B

155

.190

12

4

9

0


White Sox Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

W

L

ERA

WHIP

K

A

92.8

C. Sale

165.1

9

11

2.78

1.06

175

B+

88.9

A. Reed

60.1

5

1

3.13

1.01

60

B-

80.0

A. Rienzo

30.1

1

0

3.56

1.32

21

C+

79.6

H. Santiago

123.2

4

7

3.27

1.33

120

C+

78.9

J. Quintana

157.0

7

4

3.67

1.22

130

C+

77.8

N. Jones

65.1

3

4

3.99

1.29

75

C

75.6

J. Danks

111.0

3

10

4.22

1.17

75

D

62.0

D. Axelrod

111.1

4

9

5.09

1.54

64


Rangers Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

W

L

ERA

WHIP

K

A+

97.7

Y. Darvish

161.0

12

5

2.68

1.02

214

A

92.9

N. Cotts

41.2

5

2

1.30

0.96

48

B

86.4

D. Holland

174.0

9

6

2.95

1.23

162

B

85.1

T. Scheppers

57.0

5

1

2.05

1.16

41

B

84.2

M. Garza

112.2

9

2

3.59

1.15

98

B-

81.7

M. Perez

75.0

6

3

3.48

1.29

52

D+

68.8

R. Wolf

42.2

1

3

3.80

1.45

16


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