Major League Baseball
Preview
Tampa Bay at Boston
When: 1:05 PM ET, Sunday, August 19, 2018
Where: Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts
Matchup Edge
TB Edge in: BOS
Starter
Bullpen
Hitting
Power
Speed
Defense
Bench
Quick Hits

Batting

  • The Boston Red Sox are ranked 1 in hitting, with a batting average of .269. The Red Sox are averaging 5.5 runs per game this season with an OPS of .801.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays are ranked 11 in hitting, with a batting average of .252. The Rays are averaging 4.1 runs per game this season with an OPS of .716.

Pitching

  • The Boston Red Sox are ranked 2 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.48. Opponents are hitting .231 for average, and have a .300 on base percentage and .675 OPS against the Red Sox this season.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays are ranked 11 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.81. Opponents are hitting .229 for average, and have a .301 on base percentage and .678 OPS against the Rays this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Tampa Bay 62-61 L2 34-24 28-37
Boston 88-36 W2 44-15 44-21
Last Meeting
Tampa Bay Boston
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
8/18/18 TB 2 BOS 5 .156 1 .510 .148 1 .567
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Tampa Bay M. Duffy .288 17 .706
Boston X. Bogaerts .392 20 1.203
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Tampa Bay C. Cron 2 7 4
Boston R. Devers 3 5 12
Pitching ERA Avg K
Tampa Bay 4.22 .235 107
Boston 3.31 .240 136
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Tampa Bay M. Smith .301 106 .800
Boston M. Betts .346 141 1.092
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Tampa Bay C. Cron 23 54 58
Boston J. Martinez 38 92 106
Pitching ERA Avg K
Tampa Bay 3.81 .252 1058
Boston 3.48 .269 1200