Sox @ Jays
The White Sox fly across the border to face the Toronto Blow Jays. Currently the Jays are last in the AL East, but only 3.5 games out of the lead. Leading the offensive is Jose Bautista with a .342 average, 19 homers and 32 RBI. The leading pitcher is Ricky Romero with a 4-4 record and a 2.91 ERA
Game 2 –
Features Mark Buehrle vs. Kyle Drabek. Buehrle is 4-3 with a 3.92 ERA but over his last 3 starts is 2-0 with a 2.95 ERA. He is 5-3 with a 2.74 ERA in his career vs. the Jays. Drabek, the center piece for the Roy Halladay deal, is 3-3 with a 4.34 ERA this season and is 1-1 with a 4.00 ERA over his last 3 starts. He has never faced the Sox.
Game 3 –
Edwin Jackson makes the start against the Blue Jays in the 3rd game of the series. He is 4-5 with a 4.26 ERA this year and has faced the Jays 12 times compiling a 3-3 record and a 4.02 ERA. Opposing Jackson is right-hander Carlos Villanueva. He is filling in for injured Jesse Litsch. He is 2-0 with a 1.53 ERA, he earned one of those wins in his first start against Bartolo Colon and the Yankees.
Game 4 –
John Danks, as has been his story line all year, will look for win number one in this series finale. Danks has been solid this year going 0-7 with a 4.34 ERA. He is 1-3 with a 4.39 ERA in 5 career games against the Jays. Taking the hill for the Jays is Southpaw Ricky Romero. He is 4-4 with a 2.91 ERA this year and has been even better of late going 2-0 with a 0.79 ERA. He has faced the Sox in 2 games going 1-0 with a 4.05 ERA.