Major League Baseball
Preview
Minnesota at Boston
When: 7:10 PM ET, Thursday, June 29, 2017
Where: Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts
Matchup Edge
MIN Edge in: BOS
Starter
Bullpen
Hitting
Power
Speed
Defense
Bench
Quick Hits

Batting

  • The Boston Red Sox are ranked 7 in hitting, with a batting average of .265. The Red Sox are averaging 4.7 runs per game this season with an OPS of .751.
  • The Minnesota Twins are ranked 20 in hitting, with a batting average of .251. The Twins are averaging 4.5 runs per game this season with an OPS of .741.

Pitching

  • The Boston Red Sox are ranked 6 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.89. Opponents are hitting .255 for average, and have a .309 on base percentage and .729 OPS against the Red Sox this season.
  • The Minnesota Twins are ranked 24 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.79. Opponents are hitting .265 for average, and have a .338 on base percentage and .784 OPS against the Twins this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Minnesota 40-36 W1 16-25 24-11
Boston 43-35 L1 24-14 19-21
Last Meeting
Minnesota Boston
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
6/28/17 MIN 4 BOS 1 .206 1 .642 .206 0 .572
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Minnesota J. Mauer .333 6 .924
Boston M. Moreland .421 8 1.139
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Minnesota J. Mauer 1 3 2
Boston S. Leon 3 6 5
Pitching ERA Avg K
Minnesota 5.88 .219 39
Boston 2.85 .307 60
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Minnesota J. Mauer .286 71 .760
Boston X. Bogaerts .316 93 .833
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Minnesota M. Sano 18 46 53
Boston M. Betts 12 48 41
Pitching ERA Avg K
Minnesota 4.79 .251 535
Boston 3.89 .265 723