Boston takes 4-game losing streak into matchup with Toronto
Toronto; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Red Sox -151; over/under is 10 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Boston enters the matchup as losers of their last four games.
The Blue Jays are 22-37 against teams from the AL East. Toronto ranks last in the MLB in hitting with a .235 batting average, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the team with an average of .273.
The Red Sox are 32-35 in division play. Boston has slugged .475, good for fourth in the American League. J.D. Martinez leads the team with a .573 slugging percentage, including 69 extra-base hits and 35 home runs. The Blue Jays won the last meeting 4-3. Justin Shafer recorded his second victory and Rowdy Tellez went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Toronto. Josh Taylor took his second loss for Boston.
TOP PERFORMERS: Randal Grichuk leads the Blue Jays with 54 extra base hits and is batting .230. Cavan Biggio is 5-for-25 with two doubles, three home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 2-8, .191 batting average, 4.82 ERA, outscored by 24 runs
Red Sox: 3-7, .217 batting average, 4.30 ERA, outscored by nine runs