First to third

• With a win on Tuesday, the White Sox can win their first home series since they played the Mariners between April 5-7.

• Fifteen of the White Sox last 18 games entering Tuesday were decided by three runs or fewer.

• Chicago is 3-8 in its last 11 games against Boston after winning 10 of its last 11 to the Red Sox, dating back to 2010.

Ethan Asofsky is an associate reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.