Chicago White Sox vs St Louis Cardinals: Where to live stream, time, venue, who will win and all pre-match buzz around the MLB game
After being absent for 17 days from Major League Baseball, St Louis Cardinals returned in action on Saturday, August 15, playing a doubleheader against Chicago White Sox. According to Yahoo Sports, Saturday’s game marked the beginning of 60 games for St Louis and the 53 remaining for the Cardinals — including 10 more doubleheaders. The match will take place on August 16, 2020. In game 1, which happened on August 15, the Cardinals won by 5-1 over White Sox.
St Louis Cardinals
Cardinals scored four first-inning runs in the opening quarter against White Sox starter Lucas Giolito. Tyler O’Neill hit a two-run home run in the inning, and the Cardinals topped the Sox 6-3 to complete the sweep whereas Adam Wainwright pitched five innings of one-run ball in the game. According to ESPN, LHP Austin Gomber was placed on the injured list. Gomber has not tested positive for Covid-19 but came up as a potential concern in contact tracing.
Chicago White Sox Preview
White Sox finished with just three hits, two for Danny Mendick and never recovered after Lucas Giolito got off to a shaky part. According to ESPN, With one out and runners on first and second in the first, Giolito hit Tyler O'Neill and Matt Carpenter to force home a run. Top prospect Dylan Carlson then struck out in his major league debut, but Fowler and Andrew Knizner followed with consecutive singles to give St. Louis a 4-0 lead. The Cardinals almost got another run in the first, but Fowler was cut down at home when he tried to score on Harrison Bader's base hit.
When to watch?
You can watch the match live on August 16 at 1:10 CT (local) and 2:10 ET.
Where to live stream?
You can stream it live on MLB TV.
The match will take place in Guaranteed Rate Field. It is a baseball park located in the south side of Chicago, Illinois and it even serves as a ballpark for Major League Baseball's Chicago White Sox. It was completed at a cost of $137 million and was opened with the name Comiskey Park but was later renamed.
According to Winners and Whiners, The White Sox are now averaging 4.47 runs per game, ranking them 19th overall whereas the Cardinals have averaged 3.60 runs through five games, placing them 29th overall. Even though the Cardinals defeated White Sox in the first game, the final chances of standing out still remain with White Sox.