Arizona Diamondbacks vs Chicago White Sox Picks and Predictions June 14th 2024

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Chi. White Sox White Sox MLB Fri, Jun 14, 21:40 pm.
Arizona Diamondbacks
ML: -200
Chi. White Sox White Sox
ML: 165

Arizona Diamondbacks Continue Dominance, Eye Another Win Against Struggling Chicago White Sox

The Arizona Diamondbacks are riding high after a thrilling series win against the Los Angeles Angels. With momentum on their side, they’re gearing up to take on the Chicago White Sox. Arizona has a solid track record against Chicago and looks ready to exploit their opponent’s weaknesses and continue their winning ways.

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Recent Performance

The Diamondbacks have been on fire lately. They scored an impressive 23 runs in their recent series win over the Angels, contributing to their eight wins out of the last 12 games. Historically, Arizona has had the upper hand against the White Sox, boasting a 10-game winning streak that was only broken last September.

Chicago White Sox’s Season Struggles

On the flip side, the White Sox are having a rough season, currently holding the worst record in the majors and sitting 34 games below .500. They did manage a rare win against the Seattle Mariners, eking out a 3-2 victory in 10 innings. This win was just their third in 21 games, providing a small but much-needed boost to their morale.

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Key Players and Game Highlights

  • Andrew Vaughn: Vaughn’s RBI groundout in the 10th inning was crucial in securing Chicago’s win against Seattle. He also hit a solo home run, adding to his contributions.
  • Luis Robert Jr.: Robert Jr. showcased his power with a solo homer.
  • Garrett Crochet: Crochet was dominant on the mound, racking up 13 strikeouts over seven innings, allowing just one run on two hits.

Manager’s Perspective

Chicago’s manager, Pedro Grifol, recognized the team’s improved play despite the overall struggles, saying, “We actually played four really good baseball games here. It’s a shame we were 1-3, but we’re leaving here with a win.”

Pitching Matchup Preview

  • Chris Flexen (Chicago):
    • Season Stats: 2-5 record with a 5.06 ERA.
    • Recent Performance: Winless in his last six outings, posting a 6.04 ERA during this span. His last game against Boston resulted in a no-decision after allowing two runs over five innings.
    • Career Against Arizona: 1-2 record with a 7.11 ERA in five starts. Notably, Christian Walker is 3-for-4 with a homer off Flexen, while Ketel Marte is 0-for-12.
  • Ryne Nelson (Arizona):
    • Season Stats: 3-5 record with a 5.96 ERA.
    • Recent Performance: 0-2 with a 5.82 ERA over his last three starts. In his last outing against San Diego, he allowed six runs (five earned) in 3 1/3 innings.
    • Career Against Chicago: Has one relief appearance against the White Sox, giving up just one hit over 4 2/3 shutout innings.


As the Arizona Diamondbacks face off against the Chicago White Sox, fans are in for an exciting game. Arizona’s recent success and historical dominance over Chicago give them the upper hand. Meanwhile, the White Sox are hoping to build on their recent win and start turning their season around. The pitching duel between Flexen and Nelson adds another layer of intrigue, with both pitchers eager to improve their recent performances.

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