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  • The White Sox are currently mired in their worst losing streak of the season at 6 games. That's twice as long as any of their other losing streaks this season.
  • They have scored 2 runs in the last 27 innings.
  • They have scored 3 runs or less in 7 of the last 10 games.
  • They have scored 4 runs or less in 9 of the last 10 games.
  • They are 6-14 in their last 20 home games.
  • They are 6-10 in August.
  • In the 4 games with the Yankees, they have limitted the Yanks to just 8 runs. The Sox have scored 7.
  • In August, they are averaging just 3.14 runs scored per 9 innings. -- Their ERA in August is 3.68, compared to 3.67 on the season. -- It's not the pitching.
Meanwhile
  • The Indians are just 9.5 games back, and the Twins are only 10.5 games back.
  • The Twins have won 6 straight, including 3 against the Sox.
  • The Sox play the Twins 10 more times.
  • The Sox play the Indians 6 more times, including the final 3 games of the season at Jacobs field.
  • They play each other only 3 times.
  • The Indians have the easiest remaining schedule of anyone in baseball.