Boston Red Sox (10-21, fifth in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (15-14, third in the AL East)
Buffalo, New York; Thursday, 6:37 p.m. EDT
LINE: Blue Jays 1; over/under is 10 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Xander Bogaerts and the Red Sox will take on the Blue Jays Thursday.
The Blue Jays are 9-9 against the rest of their division. The Toronto offence has compiled a .252 batting average as a team this season, good for ninth in the American League. Randal Grichuk leads the team with a mark of .307.
The Red Sox are 7-18 against the rest of their division. The Boston offence has compiled a .251 batting average as a team this season, good for tenth in the American League. Alex Verdugo leads the team with an average of .291.
TOP PERFORMERS: Teoscar Hernandez leads the Blue Jays with 32 hits and has 19 RBIs.
Verdugo leads the Red Sox with 30 hits and has 12 RBIs.
INJURIES: Blue Jays: Trent Thornton: (right elbow), Matt Shoemaker: (right shoulder), Nate Pearson: (elbow), Ken Giles: (right elbow), Yennsy Diaz: (lat), Bo Bichette: (knee).
Red Sox: Chris Sale: (elbow), Eduardo Rodriguez: (heart), Nathan Eovaldi: (calf), Andrew Benintendi: (rib), Dustin Pedroia: (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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