It is the first of the battle of the Sox. There are the White ones which you should like. Then there are the Red ones. Not a flattering color on a lot of people. Here is what you should know about the upcoming four-game series.
2012 Records: White Sox 10-8, 1st in AL Central (three-way tie). Red Sox 7-10, 5th in AL East
2011 Series Record: 4-2
All-Time Series Record: 923-956 (The White are 535-405 against the Red at home)
The following pitchers are expected to pitch in the series:
Philip Humber: 1-0, 0.63 ERA, 16K v. Felix Doubrant: 0-0, 3.94 ERA, 20K
John Danks: 2-2, 5.11 ERA, 20K v. Daniel Bard: 0-2, 4.63 ERA, 13K
Jake Peavy: 3-0, 1.88 ERA, 26K v. Jon Lester: 0-2, 6.00 ERA, 16K
Gavin Floyd: 1-3, 3.60 ERA, 22K v. Josh Beckett: 2-2, 4.56 ERA, 16K
Thursday and Friday’s games begin at 7:10 pm, Saturday’s game is at 6:10 pm and Sunday’s game is at 1:10 pm. All times CDT.