Stroman scheduled to start for Toronto against Boston
Toronto; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Red Sox favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Boston is looking for a series win with a victory over Toronto.
The Blue Jays are 3-6 against the rest of their division. Toronto's team on-base percentage of .284 is last in the American League. Justin Smoak leads the team with an OBP of .375.
The Red Sox are 9-8 in division play. Boston has a team on-base percentage of .336, good for third in the American League. Mookie Betts leads the club with a mark of .389. The Red Sox won the last meeting 12-2. David Price secured his second victory and Rafael Devers went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs for Boston. Edwin Jackson took his first loss for Toronto.
TOP PERFORMERS: Randal Grichuk leads the Blue Jays with seven home runs and is batting .239. Billy McKinney is 9-for-31 with four doubles, two home runs and four RBIs over the last 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 4-6, .195 batting average, 4.81 ERA, outscored by 14 runs
Red Sox: 7-3, .290 batting average, 2.91 ERA, outscored opponents by 32 runs
Blue Jays Injuries: Matt Shoemaker: 60-day IL (knee), Aaron Sanchez: day-to-day (hand), Clayton Richard: 10-day IL (knee), David Phelps: 60-day IL (elbow), Clay Buchholz: 10-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Borucki: 60-day IL (elbow), Dalton Pompey: 60-day IL (concussion), Devon Travis: 60-day IL (knee), Eric Sogard: day-to-day (thumb).