BOTTOM LINE: Boston and Baltimore will face off on Friday.
The Red Sox are 44-29 on their home turf. Boston has slugged .447 this season. Kyle Schwarber leads the team with a mark of .544.
The Orioles have gone 24-48 away from home. Baltimore has slugged .405 this season. Cedric Mullins leads the team with a .530 slugging percentage, including 66 extra-base hits and 29 home runs.
The Red Sox won the last meeting 6-2. Eduardo Rodriguez earned his ninth victory and J.D. Martinez went 1-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs for Boston. Keegan Akin registered his seventh loss for Baltimore.
TOP PERFORMERS: Rafael Devers leads the Red Sox with 34 home runs and is slugging .535.
Mullins leads the Orioles with 163 hits and is batting .297.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 4-6, .267 batting average, 4.07 ERA, outscored by four runs
INJURIES: Red Sox: Phillips Valdez: (covid-19), Chris Sale: (covid-19), Matt Barnes: (covid-19), Danny Santana: (covid-19), Jarren Duran: (covid-19), Yairo Munoz: (covid-19), Christian Arroyo: (health protocols).
Orioles: Bruce Zimmermann: (ankle), Tanner Scott: (knee), Jorge Lopez: (ankle), Travis Lakins Sr.: (elbow), Matt Harvey: (knee), Hunter Harvey: (lat), Jorge Mateo: (lumbar), Trey Mancini: (abdominal), Pedro Severino: (leg).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.