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White Sox starting lineup for ALDS Game 1 vs. Astros

We go over Chicago’s batting order and defense for the opener at home vs. Houston on Thursday.

Tim Anderson #7 of the Chicago White Sox looks on against the Detroit Tigers on October 3, 2021 at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois. Photo by Ron Vesely/Getty Images

The Chicago White Sox announced their starting lineup for Game 1 of the ALDS vs. the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, on Thursday afternoon. The game starts at 2:07 p.m. ET and is being broadcast on Fox Sports 1. The White Sox are starting Lance Lynn against Lance McCullers Jr. to open the best-of-5 series.

We know one thing is for sure, Jose Abreu is starting. He had a bit of a Covid-19 scare but was able to turn in the negative tests to be able to play in Game 1 vs. the Astros. We’re still waiting on the lineup to be released by the White Sox. Stay tuned.

Here we go with the starting lineup for White Sox in Game 1:

Tim Anderson, SS (R)
Yoan Moncada, 3B (S)
Jose Abreu, DH (R)
Yasmani Grandal, C (R)
Luis Robert, CF (R)
Eloy Jimenez, LF (R)
Gavin Sheets, 1B (L)
Adam Engel, RF (R)
Leury Garcia, 2B (S)