Guardians take 3-game losing streak into matchup with the Red Sox

July 26, 2022 GMT

Cleveland Guardians (48-47, second in the AL Central) vs. Boston Red Sox (49-48, fourth in the AL East)

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

PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Bryan Shaw (4-2, 5.56 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 28 strikeouts); Red Sox: Josh Winckowski (0-0)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox -155, Guardians +135; over/under is 10 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians enter the matchup against the Boston Red Sox after losing three in a row.

Boston is 49-48 overall and 24-23 in home games. The Red Sox have the sixth-ranked team on-base percentage in the AL at .317.

Cleveland is 23-28 in road games and 48-47 overall. Guardians hitters have a collective .315 on-base percentage, the seventh-ranked percentage in the AL.

Tuesday’s game is the fifth time these teams square off this season. The Red Sox are ahead 4-0 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS:

Jose Ramirez has 32 doubles, four triples and 19 home runs while hitting .292 for the Guardians. Andres Gimenez is 12-for-34 with three doubles and two home runs over the past 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 2-8, .205 batting average, 8.17 ERA, outscored by 56 runs

Guardians: 5-5, .286 batting average, 3.10 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs

INJURIES: Red Sox: Rafael Devers: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Josh Winckowski: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Kike Hernandez: 60-Day IL (hip), J.D. Martinez: day-to-day (back), 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), Connor Seabold: 15-Day IL (forearm), 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)

Guardians: Aaron Civale: 15-Day IL (wrist), Anthony Gose: 15-Day IL (tricep), Oscar Gonzalez: 10-Day IL (ribs), Cody Morris: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

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