White Sox Game Notes For Friday vs. Texas
* The Rangers have won four of their last five games against the White Sox, including two of three in their lone matchup earlier in the season. In the first contest between the two teams this season, Texas scored 15 runs, which is tied for the most runs they have scored against any opponent in 2015. In a game last year against the White Sox, the Rangers scored 16 runs, which was the most runs they scored against any opponent in 2014.
* The White Sox have lost each of their last seven games. During their current losing streak, they have averaged only 2.0 runs per game, and they have not recorded at least 10 hits in any of those games. Despite their offensive struggles, the White Sox pitching staff has limited the opposition to three runs or fewer in four of their last six games.
* In Colby Lewis’ last five career starts against the White Sox, he is 5-0 with a 1.24 ERA and only four walks allowed. Before that, he was a career 1-3 with a 7.59 ERA and 12 walks allowed in seven appearances against the White Sox.
* Chris Sale has struck out at least 10 batters in each of his last five starts. That is the longest streak of consecutive starts with double-digit strikeouts this season.
* Adam Rosales is a career .500 (7-for-14) hitter against Chris Sale with three HR and six RBI. His three home runs against Sale are the most he has hit against any MLB pitcher.