White Sox hope to win second straight over Astros

White Sox aim for second straight win over Astros originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

Both the Chicago White Sox and the Houston Astros are looking for a series win with a victory on Sunday.

Chicago has a 7-11 record at home and a 14-27 record overall. White Sox hitters are batting a collective .238, which ranks seventh in the AL.

Houston is 12-8 on the road and 20-19 overall. Astros hitters are batting a collective .238, which ranks seventh in the AL.

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The teams meet Sunday for the seventh time this season. The season series is tied 3-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Andrew Benintendi has nine doubles for the White Sox. Luis Robert is 15-for-34 with four doubles and four home runs over the past 10 games.

Mauricio Dubon has a .292 batting average to lead the Astros, and has eight doubles and a triple. Yordan Alvarez is 12-for-38 with three home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 4-6, .241 batting average, 4.95 ERA, outscored by eight runs

Astros: 4-6, .209 batting average, 3.56 ERA, outscored by three runs

INJURIES: White Sox: Yasmani Grandal: day-to-day (hamstring), Elvis Andrus: 10-Day IL (oblique), Billy Hamilton: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Eloy Jimenez: 10-Day IL (appendix), Jake Burger: 10-Day IL (oblique), Matt Foster: 60-Day IL (forearm), Liam Hendriks: 15-Day IL (illness), Garrett Crochet: 15-Day IL (elbow)


Astros: Chas McCormick: day-to-day (back), Luis Garcia: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jose Urquidy: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Parker Mushinski: 15-Day IL (spine), Michael Brantley: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Lance McCullers Jr.: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jose Altuve: 10-Day IL (thumb)

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