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Game No. 82 Preview: Houston Astros vs. Chicago White Sox

Astros look to get back in the win column on Sunday.

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Astros (43-38) vs. Chicago White Sox (41-40), July 3, 2016, 1:10 PM CDT

TV: Root Sports SW
Online: MLB.TV
Radio: KBME SportsTalk 790 AM, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español) 
Chicago White Sox SB Nation Blog: South Side Sox

Pitching Matchup

RHP Collin McHugh (5-5, 4.58 ERA, 1.44 WHIP) vs. LHP Jose Quintana (5-8, 3.18 ERA, 1.16 WHIP)


Chris Sale got the best of the Astros one more time. The job of continuing the Astros' winning ways falls on Collin McHugh.

McHugh as put together three straight quality starts to end the month of June. McHugh posted a quality start against the White Sox on May 19 in Chicago -- allowing two runs on five hits over seven innings.

McHugh is 0-2 with a 4.38 ERA in two career starts. Current White Sox are batting .178 (8x45) against McHugh with a .250 BABIP, 30.0 K%, and 4.0 BB%.

Jose Quintana has been the tough-luck loser a few times for the White Sox while having a quality season thus far in 2016. He has hit a bit of a wall in June -- he is 0-3 with a 5.51 ERA in five starts.

Quintana is 2-1 with a 2.78 ERA in six career start against the Astros. He is 1-1 with a 2.81 ERA in three starts at Minute Maid Park.