Rays look to break 3-game slide, play the Red Sox

July 11, 2022 GMT

Boston Red Sox (47-39, second in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (45-40, third in the AL East)

St. Petersburg, Florida; Monday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Brayan Bello (0-1, 9.00 ERA, 2.25 WHIP, two strikeouts); Rays: Matt Wisler (2-3, 2.58 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 31 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox -119, Rays +100; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays aim to end their three-game skid when they play the Boston Red Sox.

Tampa Bay has a 45-40 record overall and a 25-17 record in home games. The Rays have the 10th-ranked team on-base percentage in the AL at .303.

Boston is 47-39 overall and 24-19 in road games. Red Sox hitters have a collective .325 on-base percentage, the second-ranked percentage in the AL.

The matchup Monday is the seventh time these teams meet this season. The Rays have a 4-2 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Isaac Paredes leads the Rays with 13 home runs while slugging .548. Yandy Diaz is 17-for-36 with six doubles and five RBI over the last 10 games.

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Rafael Devers has 27 doubles, a triple and 19 home runs while hitting .327 for the Red Sox. Trevor Story is 9-for-39 with two doubles and three home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 5-5, .272 batting average, 4.24 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs

Red Sox: 4-6, .261 batting average, 5.14 ERA, outscored by nine runs

INJURIES: Rays: Jeffrey Springs: 15-Day IL (leg), Kevin Kiermaier: 10-Day IL (hip), Wander Franco: 10-Day IL (wrist), Brandon Lowe: 60-Day IL (back), J.P. Feyereisen: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Manuel Margot: 60-Day IL (knee), Andrew Kittredge: 60-Day IL (elbow), Mike Zunino: 10-Day IL (shoulder), JT Chargois: 60-Day IL (oblique), Luis Patino: 60-Day IL (oblique), Brendan McKay: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Pete Fairbanks: 60-Day IL (lat), Tyler Glasnow: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Anderson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Yonny Chirinos: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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)

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