Bubic scheduled to start as Kansas City hosts Chicago

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Chicago White Sox (78-56, first in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (59-74, fourth in the AL Central)

Kansas City, Missouri; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Dallas Keuchel (8-7, 4.94 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 83 strikeouts) Royals: Kris Bubic (4-6, 5.16 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, 91 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Royals +180, White Sox -220; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox travel to play the Kansas City Royals on Friday.

The Royals are 32-34 in home games in 2020. Kansas City is averaging 3.9 RBIs per game this season. Salvador Perez leads the team with 94 total runs batted in.

The White Sox are 32-32 on the road. Chicago has a collective .253 this season, led by Yoan Moncada with an average of .264.

The Royals won the last meeting 3-2. Daniel Lynch earned his second victory and Edward Olivares went 1-for-4 with a home run and an RBI for Kansas City. Dallas Keuchel took his fifth loss for Chicago.

TOP PERFORMERS: Perez leads the Royals with 38 home runs and has 94 RBIs.

Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with 102 RBIs and is batting .263.

LAST 10 GAMES: Royals: 4-6, .231 batting average, 3.18 ERA, outscored by four runs

White Sox: 6-4, .279 batting average, 4.86 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs

INJURIES: Royals: Richard Lovelady: (elbow), Brad Keller: (shoulder), Jakob Junis: (shoulder), Greg Holland: (shoulder), Jesse Hahn: (shoulder), Ronald Bolanos: (flexor).

White Sox: Evan Marshall: (elbow), Lance Lynn: (knee), Lucas Giolito: (hamstring), Jimmy Cordero: (elbow), Adam Engel: (shoulder), Tim Anderson: (hamstring).

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

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