Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers meet in game 4 of series

Detroit Tigers (28-30, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Boston Red Sox (30-29, third in the AL East)

Boston; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Casey Mize (1-3, 4.71 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 34 strikeouts); Red Sox: Brayan Bello (6-2, 4.18 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 44 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Red Sox face the Detroit Tigers, leading the series 2-1.

Boston has a 30-29 record overall and a 13-16 record at home. The Red Sox have the ninth-best team slugging percentage in MLB play at .403.

Detroit has a 14-15 record in road games and a 28-30 record overall. The Tigers have a 22-4 record in games when they record at least eight hits.

Sunday's game is the fourth time these teams square off this season.


Mark Canha has 10 doubles, six home runs and 24 RBI for the Tigers. Matthew Vierling is 15-for-37 with three doubles, a triple and four home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 5-5, .241 batting average, 5.11 ERA, outscored by 10 runs

Tigers: 5-5, .239 batting average, 5.48 ERA, outscored by seven runs

INJURIES: Red Sox: Vaughn Grissom: day-to-day (hamstring), Tyler O'Neill: 10-Day IL (knee), Masataka Yoshida: 10-Day IL (thumb), Triston Casas: 60-Day IL (rib), Trevor Story: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Garrett Whitlock: 15-Day IL (oblique), Isaiah Campbell: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Bryan Mata: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Liam Hendriks: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chris Murphy: 60-Day IL (elbow), Lucas Giolito: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Tigers: Kerry Carpenter: 10-Day IL (spine), Shelby Miller: 15-Day IL (ulnar nerve inflammation), Sawyer Gipson-Long: 60-Day IL (groin)


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