BOTTOM LINE: Boston and Tampa Bay will face off on Wednesday.
The Red Sox are 43-29 in home games in 2020. Boston is hitting a collective batting average of .261 this season, led by Xander Bogaerts with an average of .298.
The Rays are 43-25 on the road. Tampa Bay hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .317 this season, led by Randy Arozarena with a mark of .352.
The Rays won the last meeting 12-7. Drew Rasmussen recorded his second victory and Nelson Cruz went 4-for-5 with a double, two home runs and four RBIs for Tampa Bay. Eduardo Rodriguez registered his eighth loss for Boston.
TOP PERFORMERS: J.D. Martinez leads the Red Sox with 144 hits and has 89 RBIs.
Arozarena leads the Rays with 128 hits and is batting .276.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 4-6, .285 batting average, 5.93 ERA, outscored by 13 runs