Miami Marlins VS Chicago White Sox
Game 1, Friday, May 24, 7:10 PM CDT
Name IP ERA K/9 BB/9 BABIP LOB% HR/9 FIP XFIP Koehler 22.1 2.82 6.85 3.63 .217 80.2 0.81 3.88 3.88 Danks 0 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0 0.00 0.00Koehler established career highs in innings (six), strikeouts (seven) and pitches (94) in his last start. It wasn't enough. He gave up one run, his first pitch resulting in a homer in a loss to the D-backs.A year and five days after his last big league start, Danks returns to the mound for his 2013 debut. The veteran had season-ending arthroscopic surgery last Aug. 6 and started 2013 on the DL.
Game 2, Saturday, May 25, 6:15 PM CDT
Name IP ERA K/9 BB/9 BABIP LOB% HR/9 FIP XFIP Nolasco 61.1 3.96 7.34 2.05 .283 70.1 0.88 3.51 3.73 Peavy 51.2 3.31 10.10 2.26 .278 77.4 1.22 3.30 3.13Nolasco had his best outing against the D-backs on Sunday, earning the win after giving up only one run and striking out 11 in eight innings. In one career outing against the White Sox in 2010, he took the loss, giving up eight runs in 5 1/3 innings.It was a rare walk on the wild side for Peavy during Sunday's loss at Anaheim, as the righty walked five in six innings after walking eight in his previous 45 2/3 innings. Peavy has fanned at least six in every start.
Game 3, Sunday, May 26, 1:10 PM CDT
Name IP ERA K/9 BB/9 BABIP LOB% HR/9 FIP XFIP Sanabia 51.1 4.56 4.91 4.21 .321 79.1 1.58 5.86 5.34 Axelrod 52.2 4.13 4.82 2.41 .265 72.6 1.20 4.68 4.94Sanabia gave up only one run in 6 1/3 innings on Monday against the Phillies to earn his third win, snapping a five-game losing streak. He induced two ground-ball double plays, upping his total to a National League-leading 12.The right-hander shut down a hot-hitting Boston lineup on Monday, allowing two runs on four hits over six innings, while striking out two. Axelrod has worked at least six innings in six of his nine starts this season.
Who's hot: Placido Polanco is 4-for-10. Nolasco has allowed one earned run in two of his last three starts and struck out 11 in eight innings against the Diamondbacks on Sunday. The Sox have won six of nine. Alex Rios has a 17-game hitting streak.Who's not: The Marlins have lost nine of 11. Former Sox left fielder Juan Pierre is 5-for-28. Sox relievers have a 9.98 ERA over their last five games. Adam Dunn is 1-for-11.