Detroit Tigers to visit the Boston Red Sox

Posted4/23/2019 7:00 AM

Detroit Tigers (10-10, third in the AL Central) vs. Boston Red Sox (9-13, fourth in the AL East)

Boston; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT


PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Spencer Turnbull (0-2, 3.43 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 24 strikeouts) Red Sox: Hector Velazquez (0-1, 2.84 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 10 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Red Sox host the Detroit Tigers for a doubleheader Tuesday.

The Red Sox are 3-3 on their home turf. The Boston pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 5.66. David Price leads the team with a 3.75 ERA.

The Tigers are 4-5 on the road. Detroit has hit 11 home runs this season, the lowest total in the majors. Niko Goodrum leads the team with two while slugging .508.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mitch Moreland leads the Red Sox with seven home runs and has 14 RBIs. Andrew Benintendi is 12-for-37 with three doubles, two home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Boston.

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Goodrum leads the Tigers with eight RBIs and is batting .279. Christin Stewart is 11-for-35 with five doubles, a triple, two home runs and 11 RBIs over the last 10 games for Detroit.

LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 6-4, .226 batting average, 4.90 ERA, outscored by 10 runs

Tigers: 3-7, .253 batting average, 4.20 ERA, outscored by 14 runs

Red Sox Injuries: Brian Johnson: 10-day IL (elbow), Nathan Eovaldi: 10-day IL (right elbow), Dustin Pedroia: 10-day IL (knee), Eduardo Nunez: 10-day IL (back), Brock Holt: 10-day IL (eye), Marco Hernandez: 10-day IL (shoulder).

Tigers Injuries: Matt Moore: 10-day IL (knee), Michael Fulmer: 60-day IL (elbow), Christin Stewart: 10-day IL (quad), Jordy Mercer: 10-day IL (quad).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by HERO Sports, and data from Sportradar.

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