White Sox set for series finale against Royals

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A day after having their winning streak stopped at four, the White Sox will attempt to win back-to-back series Sunday

A day after having their winning streak stopped at four, the will attempt to win back-to-back series Sunday for the first time since June 12-18.

The Sox began their homestand with a three-game sweep of the Astros before taking the first of three games against the .

Former White Sox outfielder hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning Saturday after the Sox had rallied from a 3-0 deficit behind a pair of home runs from and a two-run single by .

Abreu set a franchise record Saturday by becoming the first player in team history to hit at least 20 home runs in his first four major-league seasons with the team.

Rookie Nicky Delmonico also set a franchise record by beginning his career with the Sox by reaching base in his first 11 games.

Sox starter is 2-0 with a 2.13 ERA in his last four starts against the Royals.

Sunday’s lineups

Royals (58-58)

  • Whit Merrifield, 2B
  • Lorenzo Cain, CF
  • Eric Hosmer, 1B
  • Melky Cabrera, LF
  • Mike Moustakas, DH
  • Jorge Bonifacio, RF
  • Cheslor Cuthbert, 3B
  • Alcides Escobar, SS
  • Drew Butera, C
  • Jason Vargas, LHP

White Sox (45-69)

  • Tim Anderson, SS
  • Tyler Saladino, 3B
  • Jose Abreu, 1B
  • Avisail Garcia, RF
  • Nicky Delmonico, DH
  • Kevan Smith, C
  • Yoan Moncada, 2B
  • Leury Garcia, LF
  • Adam Engel, CF
  • Derek Holland, LHP

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