Major League Baseball
Preview
Chi. Cubs at Boston
When: 8:05 PM ET, Sunday, April 30, 2017
Where: Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts
Matchup Edge
CHC Edge in: BOS
Starter
Bullpen
Hitting
Power
Speed
Defense
Bench
Quick Hits

Batting

  • The Boston Red Sox are ranked 4 in hitting, with a batting average of .270. The Red Sox are averaging 3.8 runs per game this season with an OPS of .709.
  • The Chicago Cubs are ranked 7 in hitting, with a batting average of .258. The Cubs are averaging 5.1 runs per game this season with an OPS of .757.

Pitching

  • The Boston Red Sox are ranked 3 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.44. Opponents are hitting .237 for average, and have a .305 on base percentage and .705 OPS against the Red Sox this season.
  • The Chicago Cubs are ranked 7 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.73. Opponents are hitting .234 for average, and have a .310 on base percentage and .716 OPS against the Cubs this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Chi. Cubs 12-10 L2 4-5 8-5
Boston 12-10 W1 8-4 4-6
Last Meeting
Chi. Cubs Boston
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
4/28/17 CHC 4 BOS 5 .289 2 .815 .394 1 .990
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Chi. Cubs B. Zobrist .500 2 1.350
Boston D. Pedroia .667 2 1.417
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Chi. Cubs A. Almora Jr. 1 2 1
Boston A. Benintendi 1 1 1
Pitching ERA Avg K
Chi. Cubs 5.62 .289 10
Boston 4.00 .394 14
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Chi. Cubs J. Heyward .282 22 .764
Boston X. Bogaerts .313 21 .689
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Chi. Cubs A. Rizzo 5 14 15
Boston P. Sandoval 3 7 10
Pitching ERA Avg K
Chi. Cubs 3.73 .258 198
Boston 3.44 .270 214