Brewers seek to continue win streak, play the Red Sox
Milwaukee Brewers (56-44, first in the NL Central) vs. Boston Red Sox (50-51, fifth in the AL East)
Boston; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Eric Lauer (6-3, 3.84 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 103 strikeouts); Red Sox: Nick Pivetta (8-7, 4.35 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 110 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox -112, Brewers -106; over/under is 10 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Milwaukee Brewers will attempt to build upon a three-game win streak with a victory against the Boston Red Sox.
Boston has a 50-51 record overall and a 25-26 record in home games. The Red Sox have hit 100 total home runs to rank ninth in the AL.
Milwaukee has a 56-44 record overall and a 30-24 record on the road. The Brewers have hit 136 total home runs to rank fourth in MLB play.
The teams play Saturday for the second time this season.
Christian Yelich has 16 doubles, four triples, eight home runs and 35 RBI while hitting .257 for the Brewers. Kolten Wong is 13-for-35 with three doubles and a home run over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 2-8, .215 batting average, 8.59 ERA, outscored by 59 runs
Brewers: 6-4, .254 batting average, 4.85 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs
INJURIES: Red Sox: Rafael Devers: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Kike Hernandez: 60-Day IL (hip), Chris Sale: 15-Day IL (finger), Christian Arroyo: 10-Day IL (groin), Trevor Story: 10-Day IL (hand), Matt Strahm: 15-Day IL (wrist), Matt Barnes: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Michael Wacha: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Tyler Danish: 15-Day IL (elbow), Rich Hill: 15-Day IL (knee), Josh Taylor: 60-Day IL (back), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Brewers: Jace Peterson: 10-Day IL (left elbow), Adrian Houser: 15-Day IL (flexor), Miguel Sanchez: 15-Day IL (elbow), Freddy Peralta: 60-Day IL (lat), Alex Jackson: 10-Day IL (finger), Jake Cousins: 60-Day IL (elbow), Justin Topa: 60-Day IL (elbow), Luis Perdomo: 15-Day IL (elbow)