Boston puts win streak on the line against Colorado
Boston; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Rockies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Boston enters the matchup as winners of their last five games.
The Red Sox are 11-7 in home games. Boston’s team on-base percentage of .336 is fourth in the league. Rafael Devers leads the lineup with an OBP of .405.
The Rockies are 10-10 on the road. The Colorado pitching staff has a team ERA of 5.04, Kyle Freeland leads the staff with a mark of 5.84. This is the first meeting of the season for these two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Mitch Moreland leads the Red Sox with 18 extra base hits and is slugging .590. Devers is 18-for-43 with four doubles, two home runs and 13 RBIs over the last 10 games for Boston.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 8-2, .285 batting average, 2.76 ERA, outscored opponents by 50 runs
Rockies: 6-4, .304 batting average, 7.00 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
Red Sox Injuries: David Price: 10-day IL (elbow), Brian Johnson: 10-day IL (elbow), Nathan Eovaldi: 10-day IL (elbow), Dustin Pedroia: 10-day IL (knee), Tzu-Wei Lin: 10-day IL (knee), Brock Holt: 10-day IL (eye).