BOTTOM LINE: Boston and Detroit will meet on Thursday.
The Red Sox are 9-9 in home games in 2020. Boston has a team on-base percentage of .325, good for second in the American League. J.D. Martinez leads the lineup with a mark of .427.
The Tigers are 5-13 in road games. Detroit has slugged .341, last in the league. Wilson Ramos leads the team with a .457 slugging percentage, including 10 extra-base hits and six home runs.
The Tigers won the last meeting 6-5. Gregory Soto notched his second victory and Jeimer Candelario went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs for Detroit. Garrett Whitlock took his first loss for Boston.
TOP PERFORMERS: Martinez leads the Red Sox with 29 RBIs and is batting .349.
Candelario leads the Tigers with 11 RBIs and is batting .284.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 5-5, .220 batting average, 3.78 ERA, outscored by one run