The Chicago White Sox are 5-21 (.192) in their last 26 games vs. Cleveland, dating to June 11, 2017.
The White Sox need to win four of their final 11 games to avoid 100 losses for the season.
Per Chris Kamka, Carlos Carrasco’s 11 Ks tonight is the seventh time Cleveland pitchers have recorded at least 10 strikeouts against the White Sox this year (Corey Kluber, Carrasco, Mike Clevinger twice, Trevor Bauer once).
The loss drops the White Sox record at Progressive Field in 2018 to 0-8, breaking their worst-ever mark of 1-8, set in 2013.
The White Sox have had less than 10 hits (five on Wednesday) in 11 of their last 14 games.
When Daniel Palka clubbed a homer in the top of the sixth, it was the first earned run Carrasco had given up against the White Sox in his first 19 2⁄3 innings against them in 2018.