MLB Game Preview - Cleveland at Chicago Sox
Sat Aug 8, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

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Cleveland (6-6) at Chicago Sox (7-4)

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Team Record Comparison

Team Standings GB W-L Aw/Hm Stk L10
Cleveland 3rdAL Central 3.5 6-6 2-4 W1 5-5
Chicago Sox 2ndAL Central 2.0 7-4 1-2 W6 7-3

Team Batting Comparison - 2020 Regular Season

Cleveland Chicago Sox
Batting Average .183 .284
On Base Percentage .282 .344
Slugging Percentage 0.270 0.454
Runs Scored 32 59
Doubles 8 20
Triples 0 0
Home Runs 8 16
Total Bases 99 182
Walks 42 33
Strikeouts 109 104
Stolen Bases / Attempts 2/4 4/4
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio 1.39 1.55
Runners in Scoring Position Success % 23.8 23.4

Team Pitching Comparison - 2020 Regular Season

Cleveland Chicago Sox
Earned Run Average 2.40 4.73
WHIP Ratio 0.867 1.330
Batting Average Against 0.195 0.258
On Base Percentage Against .246 .324
Slugging Percentage 0.353 0.418
Shutouts 2 1
Runs Allowed 30 51
Doubles Allowed 14 18
Triples Allowed 0 0
Home Runs Allowed 15 14
Total Bases 132 157
Walks Allowed 18 32
Strikeouts Pitched 130 96
Stolen Bases Against / Attempts 2/7 2/4
Double Plays Fielded 7 36
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio Against 1.079 1.500
Errors 4 3

Scheduled Starting Pitchers

Zach Plesac - CLE
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 0-1 15 7 1 17 1.80 0.533
vs. Opp 0-0 8 3 0 11 0.00 0.375

Hot Batters (Last 10 team games)

Cleveland AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
J. Ramirez 36 10 7 2 5 1 .278 .472 .381
F. Lindor 39 10 4 3 8 0 .256 .538 .310
C. Hernandez 33 10 4 0 1 0 .303 .333 .395
Chicago Sox AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
L. Robert 40 14 8 2 6 4 .350 .550 .422
J. Abreu 45 14 8 2 7 0 .311 .511 .340
L. Garcia 34 12 4 2 5 0 .353 .529 .389

2020 Regular Season - Cleveland Leads Series 2-1

Date Result Winner Loser
Tue Jul 28 CHW 3 @ CLE 4 A. Civale D. Cease
Tue Jul 28 CHW 3 @ CLE 5 A. Plutko C. Rodon
Wed Jul 29 CHW 4 @ CLE 0 A. Bummer B. Hand

Injury Report

Cleveland
Tyler Naquin CF:
Delino DeShields CF:
Tim Cooney SP: