Updated Apr 22, 2024 - Sports

Chicago White Sox are losing in every category

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Lenyn Sosa (No. 50) drops the ball as he collides with Gavin Sheets during a weekend loss. Photo: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

The White Sox currently have the worst record in all of baseball.

The big picture: After another series sweep this weekend and a brutal loss to the rival Minnesota Twins, the Sox are 3-19. The horrific record alone would be enough to hold your nose, but the early-season stats will make you gag.

Let's dive into the numbers.

Runs: The Sox have 45 runs, which is 18 fewer than the second-worst team in baseball, the Oakland A's. That is an average of 2.05 runs per game!

  • They're dead last in home runs, batting average, OPS and hits, too.
  • They've been shut out eight times this season.
  • As a team, the Sox have 11 home runs. That's just two more than the MLB league-leader, Marcell Ozuna.

Pitching: The Sox are giving up about five runs a game. Good news? They aren't last. They are 28th.

  • Ace Garrett Crochet has a 5.61 ERA through five starts.

Defense: No stats needed when you see a play like this.

On pace: They have to win fewer than 55 games to topple the 1932 White Sox for the worst in franchise history.

The bottom line: The Sox start is historic, creeping closer to the worst start in baseball history.


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