BOTTOM LINE: Boston will look to clinch a series win with a victory over Tampa Bay in Game 4 of the ALDS.
The Red Sox were 49-32 in home games in 2021. Boston has hit 10 home runs this postseason, Xander Bogaerts has accounted for two of them en route to posting a slugging percentage of .750.
The Rays were 48-33 on the road in 2021. Tampa Bay has a team slugging percentage of .425 this postseason, Wander Franco leads them with a mark of .733, including three extra base hits.
The Red Sox won the last meeting 6-4. Nick Pivetta notched his first victory and Kike Hernandez went 3-for-6 with a home run and two RBIs for Boston. Luis Patino registered his first loss for Tampa Bay.
TOP PERFORMERS: Rafael Devers leads the Red Sox with 77 extra base hits and is batting .281.
Randy Arozarena leads the Rays with 145 hits and has 69 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 5-5, .255 batting average, 4.40 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs