Yankees face the Red Sox with 2-1 series lead
New York Yankees (61-24, first in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (46-39, second in the AL East)
Boston; Sunday, 7:08 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Jameson Taillon (9-2, 3.63 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 74 strikeouts); Red Sox: Nick Pivetta (8-6, 3.68 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 95 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Yankees -131, Red Sox +111; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees face the Boston Red Sox leading the series 2-1.
Boston is 46-39 overall and 22-20 at home. The Red Sox have gone 21-10 in games when they did not give up a home run.
New York has a 61-24 record overall and a 27-15 record in road games. The Yankees have hit 144 total home runs to lead the AL.
Sunday’s game is the seventh time these teams match up this season. The Yankees hold a 4-2 advantage in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Alex Verdugo has 17 doubles and six home runs for the Red Sox. Trevor Story is 7-for-35 with a double and three home runs over the past 10 games.
Aaron Judge has 14 doubles and 30 home runs for the Yankees. Gleyber Torres is 14-for-37 with three doubles and five RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 4-6, .253 batting average, 4.89 ERA, outscored by 13 runs
Yankees: 6-4, .274 batting average, 3.31 ERA, outscored opponents by 33 runs
INJURIES: Red Sox: Christian Arroyo: 10-Day IL (left groin), Connor Seabold: 15-Day IL (forearm), Rafael Devers: day-to-day (back), Michael Wacha: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Tyler Danish: 15-Day IL (elbow), Rich Hill: 15-Day IL (knee), Nathan Eovaldi: 15-Day IL (back), Garrett Whitlock: 15-Day IL (hip), Kike Hernandez: 10-Day IL (hip), Matt Barnes: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Josh Taylor: 60-Day IL (back), Chris Sale: 60-Day IL (rib), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Yankees: Ron Marinaccio: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ben Rortvedt: 60-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.