Cease expected to start for the White Sox against Reds

The White Sox will start Dylan Cease on Tuesday while the Reds are expected to counter with Jeff Hoffman

Chicago White Sox (15-12, second in the AL Central) vs. Cincinnati Reds (13-14, third in the NL Central)

Cincinnati; Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Dylan Cease (1-0, 2.96 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 29 strikeouts) Reds: Jeff Hoffman (2-1, 3.33 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 19 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Reds +105, White Sox -121; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Cincinnati and Chicago will play on Tuesday.

The Reds are 9-6 in home games in 2020. Cincinnati has hit an MLB-leading 43 home runs this season, Nick Castellanos leads the club with nine homers.

The White Sox have gone 6-6 away from home. Chicago has hit 24 home runs this season, last in the American League. Jose Abreu leads them with five, averaging one every 19.8 at-bats.

TOP PERFORMERS: Castellanos leads the Reds with 20 RBIs and is batting .330.

Nick Madrigal is third on the White Sox with 25 hits and is batting .312.

LAST 10 GAMES: Reds: 4-6, .241 batting average, 6.17 ERA, outscored by 12 runs

White Sox: 7-3, .279 batting average, 3.56 ERA, outscored opponents by 17 runs

INJURIES: Reds: Michael Lorenzen: (shoulder), Brandon Bailey: (elbow), Aristides Aquino: (hand), Shogo Akiyama: (hamstring).

White Sox: Jace Fry: (microdiscectomy), Garrett Crochet: (upper back), Jimmy Cordero: (tommy john surgery), Luis Robert: (right hip flexor), Eloy Jimenez: (left pectoral), Adam Engel: (right hamstring), Yermin Mercedes: (undisclosed).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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