Boston Red Sox (14-28, fifth in the AL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (20-17, second in the NL East)
Philadelphia; Tuesday, 4:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Boston: Martin Perez (2-4, 4.07 ERA) Philadelphia: Zach Eflin (2-1, 4.45 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia and Boston will square off on Tuesday.
The Phillies are 13-9 on their home turf. Philadelphia's team on-base percentage of .335 is fifth in the league. Bryce Harper leads the club with an OBP of .406.
The Red Sox are 7-11 on the road. The Boston offence has compiled a .261 batting average as a team this season, good for eighth in the American League. Alex Verdugo leads the team with a mark of .311.
TOP PERFORMERS: J.T. Realmuto leads the Phillies with 10 home runs and has 27 RBIs.
Xander Bogaerts leads the Red Sox with 10 home runs and has 26 RBIs.
INJURIES: Phillies: David Robertson: (elbow), Seranthony Dominguez: (elbow), Jose Alvarez: (undisclosed), Roman Quinn: (concussion), Jay Bruce: (quad), Scott Kingery: (back).
Red Sox: Chris Sale: (elbow), Eduardo Rodriguez: (heart), Darwinzon Hernandez: (sc joint), Kyle Hart: (hip), Nathan Eovaldi: (calf), Colten Brewer: (finger), Andrew Benintendi: (rib), Dustin Pedroia: (knee), Yairo Munoz: (right hip).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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