Chicago White Sox (32-20) vs. Cleveland Indians (28-23)
May 31, 2021 6:35 pm EDT
The Line: Cleveland Indians / Chicago White Sox ; Over/Under: -
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The Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians meet Monday in game two of an MLB doubleheader at Progressive Field.
The Chicago White Sox look for a win after winning six of their last seven games. The White Sox have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The White Sox have won 10 of their last 12 games when scoring four or more runs. Yermin Mercedes leads the White Sox with 55 hits and 29 RBI while Nick Madrigal and Yoan Moncada have combined for 101 hits and 45 RBI. Jimmy Lambert gets the ball, and he is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA and two strikeouts this season. This will be Lambert’s second career game against the Indians.
The Cleveland Indians look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Indians have scored nine runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Indians have won six of their last seven games when scoring four or more runs. Jose Ramirez leads the Indians with 46 hits and 28 RBI while Cesar Hernandez and Eddie Rosario have combined for 83 hits and 44 RBI. The Cleveland Indians didn’t announce a starting pitcher at the time this article was published.
The White Sox are 9-3 in their last 12 during game 2 of a series and 1-4 in their last 5 road games. The Indians are 6-2 in their last 8 during game 2 of a series and 1-4 in their last 5 home games. The under is 9-2 in White Sox last 11 overall. The under is 3-1-1 in Indians last 5 overall. The White Sox are 8-20 in the last 28 meetings in Cleveland and 4-10 in the last 14 meetings.
It’s always tough to predict the second game of a doubleheader without knowing what happened in the first game and knowing who gets the ball for the Cleveland Indians would help as well. With that said, the Chicago White Sox are playing the better baseball entering this series and they’re led by one of the best and hottest offenses in baseball. In a game that’s hard to read for many reasons, give me the White Sox.