White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Boston
* The Red Sox have won four out of the last five series between the two teams at U.S. Cellular Field, posting a 10-6 (.625) overall record over that time span. The White Sox have averaged just 2.81 runs per game at home against the Red Sox over that span.
* The Red Sox swept the Yankees in three games in their last series, their first sweep of the Yankees since a three-game set from September 13-15, 2013. Boston has now won seven out of its last eight games overall, averaging 6.38 runs per game over that span.
* The White Sox finished April 17-8 (.680), the team’s best record in March/April since the 2006 season (17-7, .708). Chicago’s +25 run differential this season leads the AL, whereas Boston’s +22 is tied for second with Seattle.
* Brett Lawrie went 3-for-3 with a home run and double in Sunday’s win over the Orioles, finishing just a triple short of the cycle. Lawrie has now homered in each of his last three games, the longest streak by a White Sox player since Tyler Flowers last season (June 26 – July 1). No White Sox player has homered in four straight since Alex Rios from April 5-9, 2013.
* Steven Wright pitched 7.0 innings and allowed just one earned run in his last start on April 27 against the Braves, and has now lasted 6.0 innings and allowed two or fewer earned runs in each of his four starts this season. In his only career start against the White Sox on July 30, 2015, Wright pitched 7.0 innings and struck out eight in a winning effort.
* Jose Quintana pitched 6.0 scoreless innings in his last start against the Blue Jays, extending his scoreless inning streak to 16.0 innings, the longest active streak in the majors.