* The Pirates defeated the Brewers 9-0 in their victory on Sunday. This was the team’s sixth shutout of 2018, the most in MLB.
* Pittsburgh is 6-2 against the AL Central this year thanks in part to the team’s upstart offense, scoring 6.13 runs/game with 10 homers.
* The White Sox have struggled at the plate at Guaranteed Rate Field in 2018, scoring just 3.19 runs/game with a .232 BA. The average temperature for White Sox home games in 2018 has been 52.5 degrees, the fourth coldest among all major league teams’ home games this season.
* Chicago has struggled to provide Lucas Giolito with run support in 2018, just 7 runs in 32 innings, the lowest in baseball.