Toronto Blue Jays (21-18, third in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (14-27, fifth in the AL East)
Boston; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Toronto: Robbie Ray (1-4, 7.34 ERA) Boston: Andrew Triggs (0-2, 16.20 ERA)
LINE: Blue Jays 1; over/under is 10 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Boston and Toronto will face off on Sunday.
The Red Sox are 9-20 against AL East teams. Boston has slugged .439, good for fourth in the American League. Xander Bogaerts leads the club with a .525 slugging percentage, including 17 extra-base hits and nine home runs.
The Blue Jays have gone 14-12 against division opponents. The Toronto pitching staff has a team ERA of 3.76, Hyun Jin Ryu leads the staff with a mark of 2.72.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bogaerts leads the Red Sox with nine home runs and is slugging .525.
Teoscar Hernandez leads the Blue Jays with 14 home runs and is batting .308.
INJURIES: 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).
Blue Jays: Trent Thornton: (right elbow), Matt Shoemaker: (right shoulder), Jordan Romano: (finger), Nate Pearson: (elbow), Ken Giles: (right elbow), Yennsy Diaz: (lat), Bo Bichette: (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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