Boston vs Chicago Game 2: Red Sox Send Buchholz, White Sox Send Danks

Tonight’s match-up fill feature Boston’s Clay Buchholz vs Chicago’s John Danks in game 2 of the Red Sox vs White Sox series.  Chicago took game 1 and Boston is looking to put a few wins together to get out of the bottom of the AL East standings.

Through 1 decision so far, here is how the pitchers compare.

Record: Danks (1-0), Buchholz (0-1)

ERA: Danks (4.15), Buchholz (6.97)

Strikeouts: Danks (10), Buchholz (9)

John Danks has the edge in all the major stats through n1 game each, however, if you look at their career match-ups, Buchholz has an advantage against Chicago and Danks has not fared so well against Boston.

 

Clay Buchholz career vs Chicago White Sox:

35.2 Innings

2-2 Record

4.29 ERA

24 Strikeouts

 

John Danks career vs Boston Red Sox:

52 Innings

3-6 Record

5.37 ERA

40 Strikeouts

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