Baltimore Orioles (72-52) vs. Chicago White Sox (59-66), U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago, 8:10 p.m.
Wei-Yin Chen (12-4, 3.76) vs. Hector Noesi (7-8, 4.34)
Keys to the Game:
Can the Orioles sweep the White Sox? They've outscored Chicago 13-3 in the first two games of the series.
Will Chen be on? He's never lost to the White Sox in four career starts (1-0, 3.13)
News and Notes:
The Orioles lead the AL East by 8 1/2 games, their widest lead since Sept. 7, 1997. That year, they never led by more than 9 1/2.
The Orioles have the third best record in baseball--and the third best in the American League.
Steve Pearce is 6-for-14 in his last three games.
The Orioles have a league-leading 158 home runs. Seven Orioles have 10 or more.