Oakland takes 4-game losing streak into matchup with Boston
Boston; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Red Sox favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Oakland enters the matchup as losers of their last four games.
The Red Sox are 6-7 on their home turf. Boston has hit 30 home runs this season, the lowest total in the American League. Mitch Moreland leads the team with seven, averaging one every 12.3 at-bats.
The Athletics are 4-9 on the road. Oakland has hit 42 home runs this season, seventh in the league. Khris Davis leads them with 10, averaging one every 11.6 at-bats.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 6-4, .259 batting average, 3.62 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs
Athletics: 3-7, .224 batting average, 4.94 ERA, outscored by 16 runs
Athletics Injuries: Lou Trivino: day-to-day (thumb), Sean Manaea: 60-day IL (shoulder), Daniel Gossett: 60-day IL (elbow), Marco Estrada: 10-day IL (lumbar strain), Jharel Cotton: 60-day IL (elbow), Nick Martini: 10-day IL (knee), Mark Canha: 10-day IL (wrist), Matt Olson: 10-day IL (hand), Chris Herrmann: 60-day IL (knee).