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White Sox Vs. Cardinals Preview: Gavin Floyd Takes The Mound For South Siders In Rubber Match

It wasn't long ago that the Chicago White Sox were the hottest team in baseball, riding a nine-game winning streak. After a loss on Wednesday to the St. Louis Cardinals, the Sox have now alternated wins and losses in their last seven games. In the series rubber match at Busch Stadium on Thursday, Gavin Floyd takes the mound for the South Siders against Jake Westbrook and the Cards.

Floyd hasn't been able to find his groove all season. The 29-year old right-hander enters 4-6 with a 5.38 ERA and 1.26 WHIP.

The 34-year old Westbrook is also 4-6, boasting a 4.25 ERA and 1.44 WHIP.

Game Date & Time: Thursday, June 14, 7:15 p.m. CT

Location: Busch Stadium

TV: CSN

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of this series, visit White Sox blog South Side Sox and St. Louis Cardinals blog Viva El Birdos. And for more general baseball coverage, head over to Baseball Nation.