Field of Dreams Game is tonight! NY Yankees play the Chicago White Sox at Dyersville, Iowa; White Sox Game Notes

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NEW YORK YANKEES (63-51) at CHICAGO WHITE SOX (67-48)
LHP Andrew Heaney (7-8, 5.45 ERA) vs. RHP Lance Lynn (10-3, 2.04 ERA)
Game #116 | Home #59  Thursday, August 12  6:15 p.m. CT  Field of Dreams

WHITE SOX AT A GLANCE
l The Chicago White Sox have won four of their last six games
as they open a seven-game, eight-day homestand tonight against
the Yankees in the inaugural “Field of Dreams” game in Dyersville,
Iowa … the game is a FOX national broadcast.
l RHP Lance Lynn is scheduled to start for the White Sox, who
continue to lead the American League Central by a season-high
tying 10.5 games over Cleveland.
l The Sox are coming off a 4-2 trip to Chicago-NL (3-0) and
Minnesota (1-2), which ended yesterday with a 1-0 loss against
the Twins.
l Following tonight’s game and a day off tomorrow, the White
Sox resume this series at Guaranteed Rate Field (Saturday and
Sunday) before concluding the homestand with four games vs.
Oakland (8/16-19).
l The White Sox went 3-3 on their last homestand vs. Cleveland
(2-1) and Kansas City (1-2) from 7/30-8/5.

TONIGHT’S STORYLINES
l Hall-of-Famer Tony La Russa will miss tonight’s game to attend
the funeral of his sister’s husband … bench coach Miguel Cairo
will manage the club in La Russa’s absence.
l The White Sox, who are off to their best 115-game start since
2006 (69-46), begin a stretch where they play 14 straight games
vs. the Yankees (three) and Oakland (8/16-19) and at Tampa Bay
(8/20-22) and Toronto (8/23-26).
l The Sox lead the major leagues with 61 home runs since 6/30.
l Chicago is 34-11 vs. left-handed starters since 2020.
l White Sox starting pitchers lead the AL with a 3.37 ERA, including a 2.54 mark (11 ER/39.0 IP) over the last seven games.
l Lance Lynn leads the major leagues with a 2.04 ERA, the
lowest mark by a Sox pitcher through 20 starts since Wilbur Wood
(2.01) in 1971 (Elias).
l José Abreu needs one home run to tie Harold Baines (221)
for fourth place in White Sox history, and one to move past Tony
Oliva into fourth all-time among Cuban-born players.
l Danny Mendick will serve as the 27th man for tonight’s game.

YESTERDAY’S RECAP
l Jorge Polanco’s solo home run off José Ruiz in the sixth inning
accounted for the game’s only run as Minnesota won the deciding
game of the series, 1-0, over the White Sox at Target Field.
l Spot starter Reynaldo López held the Twins to one hit over
3.0 scoreless IP …Garrett Crochet (2.0 IP), Matt Foster (1.0) and
Craig Kimbrel (1.0) each made scoreless outings.
l José Abreu collected two of the six hits for the Sox, who were
shut out for the seventh time in 2021.
l The White Sox were held scoreless over the final 15 innings
of the series after scoring 12 runs over the first 12 innings.

VIEW FROM THE TOP
l The White Sox are in position to make the playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time in franchise history and capture
their first American League Central title since 2008.
l The Sox have been in first place for 99 days (every day since
5/7), their most in one season since 2012 (126) … they twice have
been a season-high 21 games over .500 (last 8/10) and currently
own a season-high tying, 10.5-game lead in the AL Central.
l Per STATS, this marks the fifth time in franchise history the Sox
have owned a 10.0-plus game lead at any point in one season.

LYNN DEALING
l Lance Lynn is attempting to join Early Wynn (1959), LaMarr
Hoyt (1993) and Jack McDowell (1993) as the only pitchers in
White Sox history to win the American League Cy Young Award.
l Lynn, who agreed to terms on a two-year, $38-million contract
extension (club option for 2024) on 7/17, leads the AL in ERA
(2.04), opponents average (.200), slugging (.310) and OPS (.573)
and ranks among the leaders in numerous other categories.
l He also is in position to become the first Sox pitcher since Joe
Horlen (2.06) in 1967 to lead the AL in ERA and first since Frank
Baumann (2.67) in 1960 to lead the majors in that category.

SALUTE TO THE STARTERS
l White Sox starting pitchers lead the American League in ERA
(3.37), strikeouts (709), SO/9.0 IP (10.16), average (.219), OBP
(.287), slugging (.368), OPS (.655) and WHIP (1.14) and are
second in wins (45).
l The rotation has allowed two runs or less in 72 games (20
scoreless) in 2021, the most in the AL (Houston is second, 67).
l Lance Lynn (1st, 2.04) and Carlos Rodón (2nd, 2.38) rank 1-2
in the AL in ERA … Rodón (1st, .189) and Lynn (2nd, .200) rank
among the Top 10 in opponents average.

World Series Champions: 1906, 1917, 2005  AL Champions: 1901, 1906, 1917, 1919, 1959, 2005  AL West Champions: 1983, 1993  AL Central Champions: 2000, 2005, 2008

WHITE SOX VS. NEW YORK YANKEES
l The Yankees lead the season series, 3-0, after sweeping a
three-game set in New York from 5/21-23 … two of the three
games ended in walkoff fashion.
l The White Sox are hitting .187/.267/.330 (17-91) with a 4.07
ERA (11 ER/24.1 IP) and has been outscored, 9-1.
l The Sox won the 2019 season series, 4-3, but are 16-30 over
the last 46 games.

IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL COME
l The White Sox and Yankees are playing in the inaugural “Field
of Dreams” game … the 8,000-seat ballpark, built near the site
of the iconic 1989 film, is hosting the first MLB game played in
the state of Iowa … some features:
u Dimensions: 335 down the lines, 380 to the alleys and 400 to center
u Bullpens: Located behind 12-foot wall in CF, designed to resemble
old Comiskey Park
u Construction: Removed 30,000 cubic yards of material and installed
4,000 tons of sand and 2,000 tons of pea gravel under Bluegrass blend
u Corn Maze: A corn maze is located beyond the right field fence, near
the Field of Dreams Movie Site, as part of an immersive fan experience
u Lighting: Iowa-based Musco Lighting providing a first-of-its-kind LED
system that spotlights much of the surrounding 159 acres of corn
u Unique Feature: The RF fence has a unique design that accentuates
the corn through a fine mesh, seven-foot high green chain link fence
with offset vertical support posts – meaning the posts will actually be
in the corn … stalks that produce field corn will grow 10-12 feet high
u Uniforms: The White Sox and Yankees will wear custom uniforms
inspired by those worn by the clubs in the early twentieth century
u Scoreboard: A manual scoreboard just behind the right field fence

MORE IOWA ANGLES
l Thirty-five natives of Iowa have played for the White Sox during
the franchise’s 121-year history.
l RHP Red Faber (Cascade) is the lone Hall of Famer among
that group … Faber spent his entire 20-year career with the Sox
(1914-33), going 254-213 with a 3.15 ERA, 1,471 strikeouts and
273 complete games over 669 games (483) starts … he ranks
among the franchise all-time leaders in every pitching category.
l Other notable White Sox who are natives of the Hawkeye State:
u OF Ken Henderson (Carroll), C Duane Josephson (Council Bluffs),
RHPs Stan Bahnsen (Council Bluffs), Cal Eldred (Cedar Rapids),
Bob Locker (George) and Kevin Tapani (Des Moines) and LHP Joe
Magrane (Des Moines)
u Among natives of Iowa, Henderson is the franchise leader in every
notable offensive category, including games (375), home runs (35),
RBI (180) and runs scored (173)

RBI MACHINE
l José Abreu is attempting to join Detroit’s Cecil Fielder (1990-92)
as the only players in history to lead the American League in RBI
three straight seasons.
l Abreu is tied for second in the major leagues this season with
84 RBI, trailing only Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (88) … he
leads MLB with 144 RBI since 2020 and 267 since 2019.
l Rogers Hornsby (1920-22), Joe Medwick (1976-78), George
Foster (1976-78) and Fielder are the only players in history to
lead his league in RBI in three consecutive years.

GRAB SOME BENCH
l White Sox pitchers lead the major leagues with 10.31 strikeouts
per 9.0 IP, which would be the second-highest mark in MLB history
over a full season, trailing only the 2018 Houston Astros (10.44).
l The Sox are in position to join the 2015 Cleveland Indians and
1980 Yankees as the only American League teams since 1947
with four-plus pitchers ranking among the Top 10 in SO/9.0 IP:
Carlos Rodón (1st, 13.13), Dylan Cease (3rd, 11.96), Lance Lynn
(7th, 10.20) and Lucas Giolito (8th, 10.05).
l Sox starters have struck out 10-plus batters a franchise-record
17 times this season, breaking the mark of 16 set in 2015.

YAZ ON ASSIGNMENT
l C Yasmani Grandal, who has been on the injured list since
7/6 with a torn left knee tendon, went 2-3 with a walk, RBI and
run scored last night in the first game of his rehab assignment
at Class AA Birmingham.
l Grandal is hitting .188/.388/.436 (34-181) with 14 home runs,
38 RBI, 42 runs scored and 60 walks over 63 games this season.

THE REST OF THE WAY
l The White Sox have 47 games remaining this season … a
breakdown of games for the remainder of the schedule:
u Home: 23 … Road: 24 … Night: 32 … Day: 15 … D’Headers: 1
u AL East: 13 … AL Central: 14 … AL West: 13 … Interleague: 7
u Teams in First or Second Place in its Division: 21 (Tampa Bay,
Boston, Cleveland, Oakland and Cincinnati)
u At or above .500: 30 (CLE, NYY, OAK, T.B., TOR, BOS, LAA, CIN)

UPCOMING PROBABLE STARTERS
VS. NEW YORK YANKEES
 Saturday: 6:10 p.m. CT 
RHP Jameson Taillon (7-4, 3.82) vs.
RHP Dylan Cease (9-6, 3.99)
 Sunday: 1:10 p.m. CT 
LHP Nestor Cortes (0-1, 2.70) vs.
RHP Lucas Giolito (9-8, 3.81)

WHITE SOX 2021 BREAKDOWN
Current Streak ………………………………….. Lost 2
Current Trip | Last Homestand ………….4-2 | 3-3
Last 10 Games ………………………………………6-4
Series Record………………………………….19-11-7
Series First Game……………………………….22-15
Home | Road …………………………..38-20 | 29-28
Day | Night………………………………26-19 | 41-29
Opp. at or Above | Below .500……26-26 | 41-22
vs. RHS | LHS …………………………47-37 | 20-11
vs. AL East | Central | West …13-7 | 37-25 | 9-11
vs. National League………………………………..8-5
Comeback W’s | L’s After Leading………. 24 | 23
Extra Innings………………………………………….5-5
One-Run | Two-Run Games ……… 11-18 | 14-15
Ahead After 6 | 7 | 8…………….59-6 | 51-5 | 51-2
Behind After 6 | 7 | 8 ……………3-35 | 2-34 | 1-37
Tied After 6 | 7 | 8 …………………….5-7 | 5-7 | 5-6
Sox | Opp. Score First ………………46-17 | 21-31
Days in 1st | 2nd | 3rd Place………… 99 | 17 | 10
Days in 4th | 5th Place………………………….. 6 | 1
April | May | June………….. 14-11 | 19-10 | 14-11
July | August | Sept./Oct. ……….14-12 | 6-4 | 0-0
Average Time of Game…………………………. 3:07

WHITE SOX VS. YANKEES (0-3)
All-Time: 826-1,073 (16-30 since 9/2/13)
Home: 452-499 (57-63 at GRF)
Road: 374-574 (12-27 at new Yankee Stadium)
Date H/R Result WP LP
5/21 R L, 1-2 Chapman Marshall
5/22 R L, 0-7 Cole Cease
5/23 R L, 4-5 Chapman Bummer
8/12 H 6:15 p.m. CT (Field of Dreams)
8/14 H 6:10 p.m. CT
8/15 H 1:10 p.m. CT

WHITE SOX VS. YANKEES (0-3)
All-Time: 826-1,073 (16-30 since 9/2/13)
Home: 452-499 (57-63 at GRF)
Road: 374-574 (12-27 at new Yankee Stadium)
Date H/R Result WP LP
5/21 R L, 1-2 Chapman Marshall
5/22 R L, 0-7 Cole Cease
5/23 R L, 4-5 Chapman Bummer
8/12 H 6:15 p.m. CT (Field of Dreams)
8/14 H 6:10 p.m. CT
8/15 H 1:10 p.m. CT

WHITE SOX ON THE LAST TRIP (4-2)
at Cubs | Minnesota…………………………3-0 | 1-2
Runs Scored | Allowed ……………………… 35 | 15
AVG | OBP | SLG | HR …. .259 | .315 | .500 | 14
Average with RISP ……………………..220 (11-50)
ERA | QS ………………… 2.38 (14 ER/53.0 IP) | 2

BEST AL RECORDS IN 2021
Club Overall Pct.
Tampa Bay Rays 69-45 .605
Houston Astros 68-46 .596
Chicago White Sox 67-46 .583
Oakland A’s 66-48 .579

BEST AL STARTERS ERA IN 2021
Club ERA
Chicago White Sox…………………………….. 3.37
Houston Astros ……………………………………. 3.55
Oakland A’s ………………………………………… 3.64
New York Yankees……………………………….. 3.73

LYNN AMONG AL LEADERS IN 2021
Category Rank No.
ERA 1st 2.04
Opponents OPS 1st .573
Opponents SLG 1st .310
Opponents AVG 1st .200
Opponents OBP 2nd .263
Wins T3rd 10
WHIP 4th 1.05

MLB HR LEADERS SINCE 6/30
Club HR
Chicago White Sox……………………………….. 61
San Francisco Giants ……………………………… 58
Philadelphia Phillies………………………………… 56
Los Angeles Dodgers ……………………………… 56

WHITE SOX ALL-TIME HR LEADERS
Pitcher HR
Frank Thomas ……………………………………… 448
Paul Konerko……………………………………….. 432
Harold Baines………………………………………. 221
José Abreu…………………………………………. 220

MLB RBI LEADERS IN 2021
Player, Club RBI
Vladimir Guerrero Jr., TOR………………………. 88
José Abreu, SOX ………………………………….. 84
Rafael Devers, BOS……………………………….. 84
Shohei Ohtani, LAA………………………………… 84

AL AVERAGE LEADERS SINCE 2019
Player, Club AVG
Tim Anderson, SOX……………………………. .320
Michael Brantley, HOU …………………………. .316
DJ LeMahieu, NYY………………………………. .313
Xander Bogaerts, BOS…………………………. .307

33 STARTER LANCE LYNN RHP

Lance Lynn with White Sox throwing plateward 2018 photo. By Supremecourtjester on Flickr, CC BY 2.0, https commons.wikimedia.org

HT: 6-5 | WT: 270 Age: 33 (5/12/87) Signed Through: 2021
Born: Brownsburg, Ind. | Resides: Brentwood, Tenn.

Today’s Starters 2021 Career 2021 vs. Opp. Career vs. Opp.
LHP Andrew Heaney 7-8, 5.45 31-37, 4.61 0-1, 21.00 3-1, 4.41
RHP Lance Lynn 10-3, 2.04 114-74, 3.46 — 2-2, 3.60

LYNN AT A GLANCE
l Is scheduled to make his 21st start of the season, 13th
as the home pitcher and first vs. the New York Yankees.
l Would lead the majors with a 2.04 ERA if he had the
required IP (0.1 IP shy of qualifying) … is looking to
become the first White Sox since Joe Horlen (2.06) in
1967 to lead the AL in ERA and first since Frank Baumann
(2.67) in 1960 to lead the majors in that category.
l His 2.04 ERA is the lowest by a Sox pitcher through
the first 20 starts of a season since Wilbur Wood (2.01)
in 1971 (Elias).
l Is attempting to join Early Wynn (1959), LaMarr Hoyt
(1993) and Jack McDowell (1993) as the only pitchers in
White Sox history to win the AL Cy Young Award.
l Has gone 3-0 with a 1.85 ERA (8 ER/39.0 IP), 44
strikeouts and a .208 (30-144) opponents average in his
last seven starts.
l Signed a two-year contract extension with a club
option with the White Sox on 7/17 … under terms of the
extension, he will receive $18.5 million in both 2022 and
2023, with the Sox holding an $18-million option for 2024
with a $1-million buyout.
l Pitched 1.0 scoreless IP with one strikeout in the 2021
All-Star Game … marked his second career All-Star
selection (also 2012).
l Was on the 10-day injured list from on 4/18-5/1 with a
right trapezius strain.
l Was acquired from Texas in exchange for RHP Dane
Dunning and LHP Avery Weems on 12/8/20.

LAST START
l Received a no decision on 8/6 at the Cubs, tossing his
12th quality start of the season … allowed one run on
four hits with two walks and eight strikeouts over 6.0 IP
… threw 100 pitches (67 strikes).
l Held the Cubs scoreless over the first six innings before
allowing a run in the seventh.
l Departed the game in the seventh after allowing a
leadoff, infield single with the White Sox leading, 2-0 …
Andrew Romine hit a game-tying, three-run home run off
Craig Kimbrel in the eighth … Brian Goodwin led off the
10th with a two-run homer and Gavin Sheets and Tim
Anderson added RBI singles as the Sox won, 8-6.
l Owned a 62.5 first-strike percentage and 8.0 swinging-strike percentage (seven swing and misses) vs. 24
batters … threw 46 four-seam fastballs (93.4 mph avg;
96.7 mph max), 24 sinkers (92.4 avg; 95.0 max), 22
cutters (88.8 avg; 91.2 max) and eight changeups (85.7
avg; 89.0 max).

MONSTER OF THE MIDWAY
l The Brownsburg, Ind. native has gone 9-2 with a 1.71
ERA (19 ER/100.0 IP), 109 strikeouts and a .184 (67-365)
opponents average in 17 starts in Midwestern stadiums in
2021 … 12 starts at Guaranteed Rate Field, two at Target
Field and one each at American Family Field, Kauffman
Stadium and Wrigley Field.
l Has allowed three runs or fewer in each of those 17
starts, two or fewer in 14 and one or fewer in 12.
l Is 6-2 with a 1.77 ERA (14 ER/71.0 IP), one complete
game, one shutout, 81 strikeouts, seven home runs
allowed and a .183 (47-257) opponents average in 12
starts at Guaranteed Rate Field this season.
l Ranks among American League home leaders in ERA
(1st), wins (T2nd), opponents average (3rd) and strikeouts (6th) … his 1.77 ERA at home is the second-lowest
in baseball behind the Mets’ Jacob deGrom (1.20).

GRAB SOME BENCH
l Is tied for ninth in the majors with 465 strikeouts since
2019 … teammate Lucas Giolito (478) ranks seventh.
l Recorded double-digit strikeouts 21 times in his career,
tied for the 12th-most among MLB RHPs since 2011.
l Has struck out at least five batters in 57 of his 66 starts
since 2019, tied for the second-highest total in the majors.

ORTHODOX HITTERS
l Owns a career .228/.283/.350 (710-3,118) opponents
slash line against right-handed hitters.
l His .228 opponents average vs. right-handers is the
seventh-lowest mark among active RHP in the majors.
l Has allowed 70 career home runs to right-handers, tied
for the 10th-fewest among active major-league pitchers
(minimum 2,500 batters faced).

VS. NEW YORK YANKEES || A.L. EAST
l Is scheduled to make is fifth career start against the
Yankees and third at home (see box at right).
l Last faced the Yankees on 9/29/19 with Texas, earning
the win after allowing just one run on two hits with one
walk and 10 strikeouts over 7.1 IP.
l Has gone 3-3 with a 1.79 ERA (10 ER/50.1 IP), 64
strikeouts and a .173 (31-179) opponents average over
his last eight starts against the American League East.

LYNN AMONG 2021 AL LEADERS
Category Rank Stat Category Rank Stat
ERA …………….. 1st……….2.04 Opp. OBP………3rd……….263
Opp. OPS……..2nd ……….573 Wins …………….T3rd………..10
Opp. SLG………2nd ……….310 WHIP…………….5th ………1.05
Opp. AVG………2nd ……….200 SO/9.0 IP. ………9th …….10.20

LYNN’S 2021 STARTING GAME LOG (20 GS)
Date Opp. W-L IP H R ER HR BB SO Pit ERA
4/3 at LAA. ND 4.2 6 2 0 0 2 6 99 0.00
4/8 vs. K.C. W 9.0 5 0 0 0 0 11 111 0.00
4/15 vs. Cle L 6.0 5 2 2 1 0 10 93 0.92
5/1 vs. Cle. W 5.0 4 3 3 1 2 2 68 1.82
5/8 at K.C. W 5.0 1 0 0 0 4 6 90 1.52
5/13 vs. Min. W 5.0 2 1 0 0 3 9 111 1.30
5/18 at Min. ND 6.0 5 2 2 2 1 2 109 1.55
5/24 vs. STL W 7.0 3 1 0 0 3 4 104 1.32
5/29-2 vs. Bal. W 5.0 3 0 0 0 0 7 82 1.20
6/3 vs. Det. W 6.0 4 1 1 1 2 6 89 1.23
6/9 vs. Tor. ND 7.0 4 1 1 1 0 9 95 1.23
6/14 vs. T.B. L 6.0 6 3 3 2 3 8 103 1.51
6/19 at Hou. L 4.0 8 6 6 0 1 6 84 2.14
6/26 vs. Sea. ND 3.0 0 0 0 0 2 4 47 2.06
7/2 at Det. W 6.0 4 1 1 0 5 9 117 2.02
7/7 at Min. W 6.0 4 1 1 1 3 6 102 1.99
7/19 vs. Min. ND 7.0 5 1 1 1 1 4 89 1.94
7/25 at Mil. W 6.0 6 1 1 0 0 6 98 1.91
7/30 vs. Cle. ND 5.0 7 3 3 0 1 7 104 2.07
8/6 at Cubs ND 6.0 4 1 1 0 2 8 100 2.04
2021 Totals 10-3 114.2 85 30 26 10 35 130 — 2.04
Career 114-74 1,541.1 1,397 638 592 144 564 1,545 — 3.46

LYNN’S 2021 STATISTICAL BREAKDOWN
Split W-L ERA G-GS IP H R ER HR BB SO AVG
Home 6-2 1.77 12-12 71.0 47 16 14 7 17 81 .183
Road 4-1 2.47 8-8 43.2 38 14 12 3 18 49 .225
Day 5-1 1.40 8-8 45.0 27 8 7 3 12 57 .166
Night 5-2 2.45 12-12 69.2 58 22 19 7 23 73 .221
1st Half 9-3 1.99 16-16 90.2 63 24 20 9 31 105 .189
2nd Half 1-0 2.25 4-4 24.0 22 6 6 1 4 25 .237
April 1-1 0.92 3-3 19.2 16 4 2 1 2 27 .213
May 5-0 1.36 6-6 33.0 17 7 5 3 13 30 .143
June 1-2 3.81 5-5 26.0 22 11 11 4 8 33 .229
July 3-0 2.10 5-5 30.0 26 7 7 2 10 32 .228
August 0-0 1.50 1-1 6.0 4 1 1 0 2 8 .182
Category AVG AB H HR BB SO HBP OBP SLG OPS
Total .200 426 85 10 35 130 2 .263 .310 .573
vs. Left .219 224 49 5 26 58 1 .303 .335 .638
vs. Right .178 202 36 5 9 72 1 .216 .282 .498
QS-GS Pct. RSA #P/G SO/9 SO/BB HR/9 WHIP W-L
12-20 60.0 5.02 94.8 10.20 3.71 0.78 1.05 12-8

LYNN’S 2021 ADVANCED METRICS
FIP BABIP Contact% Swing% F-Str% SwStr% Barrel% HardHit%
3.00 .260 75.4 49.0 58.6 12.0 6.4 35.7
Pitch Pct. MPH EV HR Whiff% SO AVG LHB RHB
4-seam 43.3 93.9 90.9 3 32.3 67 .182 .244 .113
Cutter 31.7 88.6 85.2 3 26.3 38 .206 .226 .188
Sinker 17.8 92.4 87.3 4 14.1 20 .224 .191 .255
Changeup 4.7 87.8 84.7 0 21.2 3 .150 .150 —
Curveball 2.4 81.1 82.5 0 20.0 2 .286 .200 .500

LYNN’S GAME BESTS/HIGHS
2021 Season Career
IP 9.0 (4/8 vs. K.C.) 9.0 (3x, 4/8/21 vs. K.C.)
SO 11 (4/8 vs. K.C.) 12 (3x, 9/22/19 at OAK)
R (High) 6 (6/19 at HOU) 9 (4/21/18 vs. HOU)
HR (High) 2 (2x, 6/14 vs. T.B.) 4 (7/25/19 vs. MIN)
Hits (High) 8 (6/19 at HOU) 9 (2x, 5/29/18 at CLE)
CG 1 (4/8 vs. K.C.; 9.0 IP) 4 (4/8/21 vs. K.C.; 9.0 IP)
SHO 1 (4/8 vs. K.C.; 9.0 IP) 2 (4/8/21 vs. K.C.; 9.0 IP)
Pitches 117 (7/2 at DET) 126 (5/27/14 vs. NYY)
Scoreless IP 15.2 (4/5-15) 18.0 (7/24-8/4/20)
Win Streak 6 games (5/1-6/3) 10 games (9/9/12-5/1/13)
Loss Streak 2 games (6/14-19) 5 games (2x, 8/7-9/17/19)

LYNN VS. NEW YORK YANKEES
Split W-L ERA G-GS IP H R ER HR BB SO AVG
Home 2-0 0.55 2-2 16.1 7 1 1 1 4 12 .227
Road 0-2 9.35 2-2 8.2 12 9 9 4 6 10 .324
Career 2-2 3.60 4-4 25.0 19 10 10 5 10 22 .207
Player AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
Brantly 2 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 1.000 .667 1.500
Gallo 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000
Judge 8 3 0 0 2 4 0 4 .375 .333 1.125
Stanton 22 6 0 0 1 2 2 9 .273 .333 .409
Gardner 10 2 0 0 0 0 3 2 .200 .385 .200
LeMahieu 17 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 .059 .158 .059
Odor 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000
Wade 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000

BULLPEN NOTES

SOX BULLPEN Last: L; 1 R/5.0 IP
MIN Series: 1 R/8.0 IP Trip: 6 R/20.0 IP
SV: 29-49 (59.2) | IR/IRS: 147/50 (34.0) | 1st Batter: 59-299 (.197)
Season Highs: IP – 7.0 (4/19 at Bos.) | SO – 9 (4/23 vs. Tex.)
l Relievers have allowed just one run over their last five games
(16.0 IP) and are 4-3 with a 2.80 ERA (20 ER/64.1 IP), 77 strikeouts
and a .195 (45-231) opponents average over their last 18 games.
l White Sox relievers have made 38 scoreless efforts this season
… have tossed 365.0 IP in 2021, the second-fewest in baseball.

WHITE SOX HITTERS NOTES

WHITE SOX HITTING NOTES Home: .252/.339/.424; 72 HR, 4.9 R/G
at MIN: .235/.295/.441; 6 HR, 14 R Trip: .259/.315/.500; 14 HR, 35 R
10+ R Games: 11 (11, 8/9 at MIN) | SHO: 6 (7/29 at K.C.) | MultiHR Games: 33 (8/10 at MIN)
Season Highs: Runs – 16 (5/17 at MIN) | Hits – 18 (5/17 at MIN) | HR – 6 (6/30 vs. MIN)
l Have scored three runs on 12 hits (just three extra-base hits) over the last two games.
l Homered in 11 of their last 12 games since 7/30 (25 homers total), including seven
multihomer efforts … their seven four-plus homer games are tied for fifth-most in MLB.
l Have hit 61 home runs in the last 36 games … are 56-19 when homering, 29-4 when
hitting multiple homers and 10-29 when going homerless.
l Rank fourth in the major leagues with a .331 on-base percentage in 2021.

WHITE SOX VS. LHP ANDREW HEANEY
Player AB H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG
Jose Abreu 10 3 3 8 .300 .429 1.200
Tim Anderson 11 4 0 1 .364 .364 .455
Zack Collins 3 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Adam Engel 7 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Leury Garcia 3 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Yasmani Grandal 4 2 0 0 .500 .600 .500
Cesar Hernandez 2 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Eloy Jimenez 6 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Yoan Moncada 7 3 0 1 .429 .429 .429
Luis Robert 1 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000
Andrew Vaughn 1 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000

WHITE SOX AL TEAM RANKINGS
Category Rank Statistic
On-Base Pct. …………………2nd ……………… .331
Run Differential……………… 3rd………………+129
Walks…………………………… 3rd……………….. 423
OPS…………………………….. 4th………………. .747
Runs per Game …………….. 5th………………. 4.94
Average ……………………….. 5th………………. .249
Slugging Pct. ………………… 6th………………. .416
Home Runs…………………. T11th……………… 133

WHITE SOX AMONG AL LEADERS (TOP 5)
Player Category Rank No.
Moncada……….Pitches/PA………..2nd …… 4.28
Abreu ……………….. RBI…………….T2nd …….. 84
GW RBI ………… T4th……… 11

UPCOMING CAREER MILESTONES
Player Needs | Milestone
Abreu ………….. 1 HR to tie Harold Baines (221)
for 3rd in club history;
…….7 RBI to tie Fisk (762) for 7th in club history;
….. 10 2B to tie Miñoso (260) for 7th in club history

BACK-TO-BACK HOME RUNS (4)
Players Game (Inn.)
Moncada/Mercedes……………. 4/8 vs. K.C. (1st)
Collins/Anderson ……………..7/17 vs. HOU (3rd)
Hernández/Abreu ………………8/7 at CUBS (8th)
Engel/Abreu……………………….8/10 at MIN (3rd

GAME-ENDING HOME RUNS (2)
Player (Career No.) Game
Gavin Sheets (1)…………………….7/19-2 vs. MIN
Brian Goodwin (1)……………………….8/1 vs. CLE

GAME-ENDING NON-HOMERS (4)
Player (Hit/Play) Game
Nick Williams (error) ………………….4/12 vs. CLE
Nick Madrigal (single)………………..4/25 vs. TEX
Yermín Mercedes (single)…………… 6/4 vs. DET
Yasmani Grandal (single) ………….. 6/16 vs. T.B.

GRAND SLAMS (5)
Player (Career No.) Game
José Abreu (3)……………………………..4/2 at LAA
José Abreu (4)……………………………. 4/6 at SEA
Tim Anderson (2)………………………..5/1 vs. CLE
Danny Mendick (1) ……………………..5/17 at MIN
Seby Zavala (1)………………………..7/31 vs. CLE

LEADOFF HOME RUNS (4)
Player (Career No.) Game
Tim Anderson (9)…………………… 4/18-1 at BOS
Tim Anderson (10)…………………….5/13 vs. MIN
Tim Anderson (11) ……………………. 8/8 at CUBS
Tim Anderson (12)………………………..8/9 at MIN

MULTIHOMER GAMES (7)
Player (Career No.) Game
José Abreu (18)………………………… 4/20 at CLE
Yasmani Grandal (13)………………… 6/4 vs. DET
Yasmani Grandal (14)………………..6/30 vs. MIN
Andrew Vaughn (1)……………………..7/11 at BAL
Seby Zavala (1)………………………..7/31 vs. CLE
Eloy Jiménez (5)………………………. 8/8 at CUBS
Eloy Jiménez (6)…………………………..8/9 at MIN

PINCH-HIT HOME RUNS (3)
Player (Career No.) Game
Adam Eaton (1) ………………………..4/12 vs. K.C.
Andrew Vaughn (1)…………………….5/23 at NYY
Yasmani Grandal (4)…………………….6/22 at PIT

WHITE SOX STARTS BY POSITION
SP (9) — Cease (23), Gioltio (23), Keuchel (22), Lynn (20), Rodón (19), Kopech (3), Lambert (2),
López (2), Burr (1)
C (3) — Grandal (52), Collins (45), Zavala (18)
1B (6) — Abreu (98), Vaughn (6), Sheets (5), Grandal (3), Lamb (2), Mercedes (1)
2B (5) — Madrigal (53), García (28), Mendick (21), Hernández (12), Vaughn (1)
3B (4) — Moncada (99), Burger (7), García (6), Lamb (3)
SS (3) — Anderson (96), Mendick (14), García (5)
LF (10) — Vaughn (79), Lamb (12), García (8), Jiménez (5), Hamilton (3), Williams (3), Goodwin (2),
Eaton (1), Engel (1), González (1)
CF (5) — Robert (27), Goodwin (24), Engel (23), García (21), Hamilton (20)
RF (10) — Eaton (48), García (17), Goodwin (15), Sheets (10), Lamb (7), Mendick (7), Engel (4),
Vaughn (4), González (2), Hamilton (1)
DH (9) — Mercedes (61), Abreu (10), Sheets (9), Jiménez (7), Grandal (5), Moncada (4),
Burger (3), Collins (3), Lamb (3)

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