Tigers take 6-game losing streak into matchup with Red Sox

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Detroit Tigers (8-22, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Boston Red Sox (18-12, first in the AL East)

Boston; Wednesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Casey Mize (1-3, 5.06 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 20 strikeouts) Red Sox: Martin Perez (0-2, 4.70 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox -190, Tigers +164; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Detroit enters the matchup as losers of their last six games.

The Red Sox are 9-8 in home games in 2020. Boston has a collective on-base percentage of .326, good for second in the American League. J.D. Martinez leads the team with a mark of .425.

The Tigers have gone 4-13 away from home. Detroit has slugged .340, last in the majors. Wilson Ramos leads the club with a .457 slugging percentage, including 10 extra-base hits and six home runs.

The Red Sox won the last meeting 11-7. Nick Pivetta recorded his fourth victory and Hunter Renfroe went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and two RBIs for Boston. Michael Fulmer took his second loss for Detroit.

TOP PERFORMERS: Martinez leads the Red Sox with 27 RBIs and is batting .349.

Ramos leads the Tigers with six home runs and has nine RBIs.

LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 6-4, .232 batting average, 3.93 ERA, outscored opponents by one run

Tigers: 1-9, .167 batting average, 5.63 ERA, outscored by 34 runs

INJURIES: Red Sox: Chris Sale: (elbow), Ryan Brasier: (left calf).

Tigers: Julio Teheran: (shoulder), Matthew Boyd: (undisclosed), Nomar Mazara: (undisclosed).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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