Red Sox try to sweep 3-game series over the Rangers

Boston Red Sox (13-20, fifth in the AL East) vs. Texas Rangers (13-19, fifth in the AL West)

Arlington, Texas; Sunday, 2:35 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Austin Davis (0-1, 2.70 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 16 strikeouts); Rangers: Martin Perez (1-2, 2.10 ERA, .99 WHIP, 26 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Red Sox play the Texas Rangers looking to sweep their three-game series.

Texas is 13-19 overall and 6-12 at home. The Rangers have gone 7-2 in games when they scored at least five runs.

Boston has a 13-20 record overall and a 4-9 record in home games. The Red Sox have a 3-1 record in games when they hit at least two home runs.

The teams play Sunday for the third time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Adolis Garcia has four doubles, two triples and four home runs for the Rangers. Brad Miller is 7-for-24 with three home runs over the last 10 games.

Rafael Devers has six home runs, six walks and 18 RBI while hitting .312 for the Red Sox. J.D. Martinez is 14-for-42 with three doubles, two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 5-5, .198 batting average, 3.44 ERA, outscored by 13 runs

Red Sox: 4-6, .251 batting average, 3.76 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs

INJURIES: Rangers: Mitch Garver: 10-Day IL (flexor strain), Jon Gray: day-to-day (knee), Albert Abreu: 15-Day IL (ankle), Jose Leclerc: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Hernandez: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Red Sox: Alex Verdugo: day-to-day (foot), Josh Taylor: 60-Day IL (back), Michael Wacha: 15-Day IL (intercostal), Chris Sale: 60-Day IL (rib), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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