Boston Red Sox (22-13, first in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (15-19, fifth in the AL East) Baltimore; Monday, 7:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Martin Perez (0-2, 4.40 ERA, 1.47 WHIP, 28 strikeouts) Orioles: Jorge Lopez (1-3, 6.49 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 25 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Orioles +126, Red Sox -146; over/under is 9 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: Baltimore enters the game as losers of their last three games. The Orioles are 6-10 against teams from the AL East.
A decade ago, Albert Pujols won his second World Series title with the St. Louis Cardinals. Pujols was designated for assignment Thursday by the Los Angeles Angels, Cabrera is hitting well under .200 for Detroit, and Verlander hasn't pitched at all this year following Tommy John surgery.
No pain whatsoever, just tightness,” manager Luis Rojas said. That’s what he told our trainer. The 32-year-old right-hander was coming off a 10-day layoff, skipping his previous turn in the rotation because of a right lat problem.