Chicago
White Sox
Stadium Guaranteed Rate Field
0-0 Overall | AL CENTRAL 1st
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
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Schedule
Preseason
Sun  3/1
@
Angels
W / 58-7
Mon  3/2
vs
Padres
L1-3
Tue  3/3
vs
Athletics
L5-6
Wed  3/4
@
Brewers
W5-1
Thu  3/5
vs
Rockies
W7-6
Regular season
Thu  3/26
vs
Royals
POSTPONED
Sat  3/28
vs
Royals
POSTPONED
Sun  3/29
vs
Royals
POSTPONED
Mon  3/30
@
Indians
POSTPONED
Tue  3/31
@
Indians
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

The White Sox are not contenders to win the championship at 20000/1. They have no chance to win the championship. They are not a good value to win the AL either at 10000/1. They are projected to win 72 games and come in under their pre-season futures line of 73.5. In simulations, they have been eliminated from playoff contention. They were a +800 'underdog' to make the playoffs in the preseason. Their preseason chances to win the division were 0.3% at 25/1, 3.8%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #10 in the AL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 56.9-79.1. At 60-76 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up big (+275 units). They are not good against the spread (64-72) for a -657 loss. Their under-over record is 69-63 with 4 pushes. In their next game vs the Indians they are only winning 23% of the simulations. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is better than it should be. Their average run differential is -1.01 which ranks #12 in the AL, but their rank based on win percentage is #10. They are the #12 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #13 ranked team among home teams. Their average run differential in their past 13 games is -1.54.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Jose Abreu who is projected to be the #10 first baseman / DH the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
79 Abreu, Jose 1B6-324501/29/19876No College
77 Adolfo, Micker RF6-425509/11/19960No College
7 Anderson, Tim SS6-118506/23/19934No College
73 Basabe, Luis CF6-018008/26/19960No College
39 Bummer, Aaron RP6-320009/21/19933Nebraska
62 Burdi, Zach RP6-321003/09/19950Louisville
84 Cease, Dylan SP6-220012/28/19951No College
31 Cishek, Steve RP6-621706/18/198610No College
48 Colome, Alex RP6-122012/31/19887No College
50 Cordero, Jimmy RP6-422210/19/19912No College
78 Dunning, Dane SP6-420012/20/19940Florida
23 Encarnacion, Edwin DH6-123001/07/198315No College
15 Engel, Adam CF6-221012/09/19913Louisville
70 Flores, Bernardo SP6-3170No College
57 Fry, Jace RP6-120507/09/19933Oregon State
51 Fulmer, Carson RP6-019512/13/19934Vanderbilt
28 Garcia, Leury CF5-818003/18/19917No College
27 Giolito, Lucas SP6-624507/14/19944No College
47 Gonzalez, Gio SP6-019509/19/198512No College
91 Gonzalez, Luis LF6-118509/10/19950New Mexico
24 Grandal, Yasmani C6-122011/08/19888Miami (FL)
52 Hamilton, Ian RP6-020006/16/19951Washington State
41 Herrera, Kelvin RP5-1020512/31/19899No College
74 Jimenez, Eloy LF6-422011/27/19961No College
60 Keuchel, Dallas SP6-320701/01/19888Arkansas
40 Lopez, Reynaldo SP5-1120001/04/19944No College
43 Marshall, Evan RP6-222504/18/19906Kansas State
30 Mazara, Nomar RF6-421504/26/19954No College
33 McCann, James C6-322506/13/19906Arkansas
20 Mendick, Danny SS5-1018909/28/19931No College
10 Moncada, Yoan 3B6-222005/27/19954No College
88 Robert, Luis CF6-320508/03/19970No College
55 Rodon, Carlos SP6-323512/10/19925NC State
76 Rutherford, Blake CF6-319505/02/19970No College
44 Zavala, Seby C5-1121008/28/19931San Diego State