Chicago White Sox (1-1) vs. Houston Astros (1-1)
Houston; Saturday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lucas Giolito (0-0); Astros: Jose Urquidy (0-0)
: Astros -129, White Sox +108; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Astros host the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
Houston had a 106-56 record overall and a 55-26 record in home games last season. The Astros pitching staff had a collective 2.89 ERA last season while averaging 9.5 strikeouts and 2.9 walks per nine innings.
Chicago went 81-81 overall and 44-37 on the road a season ago. The White Sox scored 4.2 runs per game while allowing 4.4 in the 2022 season.
INJURIES: Astros: Blake Taylor: 15-Day IL (elbow), 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)
White Sox: Matt Foster: 15-Day IL (forearm), Liam Hendriks: 15-Day IL (illness), Garrett Crochet: 15-Day IL (elbow)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.