Rangers open 3-game series at home against Boston
Arlington, Texas; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Texas hosts Boston to begin a three game series.
The Rangers are 42-33 on their home turf. Texas’s lineup has 215 home runs this season, Rougned Odor leads the club with 27 homers.
The Red Sox are 44-34 on the road. Boston has slugged .466, good for fourth in in the MLB. J.D. Martinez leads the club with a .558 slugging percentage, including 70 extra-base hits and 35 home runs.
Martinez leads the Red Sox with 35 home runs and is batting .301. Christian Vazquez is 10-for-28 with two doubles, three home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for Boston.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 3-7, .237 batting average, 7.43 ERA, outscored by 25 runs
Red Sox: 5-5, .234 batting average, 4.15 ERA, outscored by three runs
Rangers Injuries: Nate Jones: (forearm), Taylor Hearn: (elbow), Jesse Chavez: (elbow), Jesse Biddle: (shoulder), Hunter Pence: (back), Joey Gallo: (wrist), Logan Forsythe: (intercostal), Jeff Mathis: (back).