Davis Martin will start on the mound for the South Siders. Martin, 25, has pitched 40 1⁄3 innings with Triple-A Charlotte and 30 1⁄3 innings with the White Sox this season. In those MLB innings, Martin has a 4.75 ERA, a 5.11 xERA, and a 4.30 FIP, rendering him a 0.2-fWAR pitcher.
Jonathan Heasley, a right-handed pitcher, will start for Kansas City. Heasley, 25, made his MLB debut last year, when he pitched 14 2⁄3 innings. This season, he has pitched 55 2⁄3 innings with the Royals and 34 1⁄3 innings in Triple-A. During his time with the Royals this year, he has a 5.82 ERA, a 5.97 xERA, and a 5.88 FIP. As a result of these subpar numbers, he has accumulated -0.4 fWAR. Heasley has made one career start against the White Sox. That was on May 17, when Heasley allowed three runs (all earned) in five innings during a 3-0 loss.
Here are tonight’s starting lineups:
The first pitch is scheduled to take place at 6:30 p.m. Central. As usual, NBC Sports Chicago will televise the game, and WMVP 1000 AM will have the radio coverage. Let’s get back in the win column.