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Texas Rangers (9-12, fifth in the AL West) vs. Chicago White Sox (11-9, second in the AL Central)
Chicago; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Kohei Arihara (2-1, 2.21 ERA, .93 WHIP, 13 strikeouts) White Sox: Michael Kopech (1-0, 1.69 ERA, .66 WHIP, 17 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -225, Rangers +203; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago and Texas will meet on Sunday.
The White Sox are 5-3 on their home turf. The Chicago offense has compiled a .257 batting average as a team this season, good for fourth in the American League. Yermin Mercedes leads the team with a mark of .424.
The Rangers have gone 6-6 away from home. Texas has slugged .364 this season. Nick Solak leads the club with a .506 slugging percentage, including seven extra-base hits and five home runs.
The White Sox won the last meeting 2-1. Liam Hendriks earned his first victory and Yoan Moncada went 3-for-4 for Chicago. John King took his first loss for Texas.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with four home runs and has 14 RBIs.
Solak leads the Rangers with five home runs and has 11 RBIs.