Major League Baseball
Preview
Boston at Oakland
When: 10:05 PM ET, Friday, April 20, 2018
Where: Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California
Matchup Edge
BOS Edge in: OAK
Starter
Bullpen
Hitting
Power
Speed
Defense
Bench
Quick Hits

Batting

  • The Oakland Athletics are ranked 4 in hitting, with a batting average of .270. The Athletics are averaging 5.5 runs per game this season with an OPS of .794.
  • The Boston Red Sox are ranked 1 in hitting, with a batting average of .292. The Red Sox are averaging 6.4 runs per game this season with an OPS of .859.

Pitching

  • The Oakland Athletics are ranked 23 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.63. Opponents are hitting .272 for average, and have a .319 on base percentage and .769 OPS against the Athletics this season.
  • The Boston Red Sox are ranked 2 in pitching, with an earned run average of 2.62. Opponents are hitting .207 for average, and have a .276 on base percentage and .578 OPS against the Red Sox this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Boston 16-2 W7 8-1 8-1
Oakland 9-10 W4 6-5 3-5
Last Meeting
Boston Oakland
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
9/14/17 OAK 2 BOS 6 .290 1 .872 .258 1 .804
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Boston N/A
Oakland N/A
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Boston M. Barnes 0 0 0
Oakland P. Blackburn 0 0 0
Pitching ERA Avg K
Boston 0.00 .000 0
Oakland 0.00 .000 0
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Boston M. Betts .391 25 1.277
Oakland J. Lowrie .346 28 1.009
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Boston M. Betts 6 22 14
Oakland J. Lowrie 6 11 21
Pitching ERA Avg K
Boston 2.62 .292 181
Oakland 4.63 .270 136