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Indians Vs. White Sox Preview: John Danks Tries To Get Chicago Over .500

The Chicago White Sox will turn to Opening Day starter John Danks in their Thursday rubber match against the Cleveland Indians. Danks has struggled to start the season, and was roughed up in his last start. Against the Boston Red Sox on April 27, Danks allowed seven earned runs in 5.2 innings in a 10-3 loss for the South Siders.

Cleveland will send out 27-year old righty Justin Masterson Masterson enters 0-2 with a 5.40 ERA and 1.47 WHIP.

Cleveland is the surprise leader of the AL Central through the first month of the season. The White Sox are a game behind at 12-12.

Chicago begins a four-game series at Detroit (12-12) on Friday.

Game Date & Time: Tuesday, May 1, 7:00 p.m. CT


TV Coverage: CSN-Chicago, TNT

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of this series, head over to White Sox blog South Side Sox and Indians blog Lets Go Tribe.