Tampa Bay faces off against Boston in division matchup
Boston; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Red Sox favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: AL East opponents Boston and Tampa Bay will face off at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox are 28-24 against teams from the AL East. Boston has a team on-base percentage of .343, good for second in the American League. Xander Bogaerts leads the club with a mark of .396.
The Rays are 26-24 against opponents from the AL East. Tampa Bay has slugged .428 this season. Austin Meadows leads the club with a .514 slugging percentage, including 38 extra-base hits and 15 home runs.
Meadows leads the Rays with 38 extra base hits and is slugging .514. Travis d'Arnaud is 9-for-34 with two doubles, three home runs and 14 RBIs over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 6-4, .309 batting average, 5.28 ERA, outscored opponents by 24 runs
Rays: 4-6, .233 batting average, 5.13 ERA, outscored by 13 runs
Rays Injuries: Ryne Stanek: 10-day IL (hip), Blake Snell: 10-day IL (elbow), Tyler Glasnow: 60-day IL (forearm), Anthony Banda: 60-day IL (elbow), Jose Alvarado: 10-day IL (oblique), Tommy Pham: day-to-day (right hand sprain), Kevin Kiermaier: 10-day IL (thumb), Avisail Garcia: day-to-day (illness), Daniel Robertson: 10-day IL (knee), Brandon Lowe: 10-day IL (leg), Yandy Diaz: 10-day IL (foot).