Sunday And The Nationals
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Streak On The Line
The White Sox enter today’s game having won 17 consecutive interleague series. They have lost the first game in each of their four interleague series this season but have ralled to win the remaining games in all four series. The Sox have won 24 of their last 32 at home and 13 of their last 15 on the road in interleague play. The Sox are 18-5 in their last 23 interleague games overall and 25-7. Since 2008, the Sox are 46-19 against NL foes.
The White Sox are attempting to move within one game of .500 for the first time since they were 7-8 on April 17.
Starting pitcher Philip Humber has won four consecutive starts, posting a 3.00 ERA. He is 6-1 with a 2.51 ERA in his last 10 starts and ranks among AL leaders in runners per 9.0 IP (5th, 9.1), opponents avg. (6th, .204), ERA (9th, 2.90) and fewest walks per 9.0 IP (9th, 2.0).