Yankees look to break road slide, play the Red Sox
New York Yankees (71-42, first in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (56-58, fifth in the AL East)
Boston; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Frankie Montas (4-9, 3.59 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 111 strikeouts); Red Sox: Kutter Crawford (3-4, 4.30 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 60 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Yankees -147, Red Sox +124; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees will look to break their three-game road slide in a matchup with the Boston Red Sox.
Boston has a 28-29 record at home and a 56-58 record overall. The Red Sox have the fifth-ranked team slugging percentage in the AL at .409.
New York is 30-27 in road games and 71-42 overall. The Yankees have the seventh-ranked team batting average in the AL at .244.
The teams meet Saturday for the 12th time this season. The Yankees lead the season series 6-5.
TOP PERFORMERS: Xander Bogaerts has 30 doubles, nine home runs and 48 RBI while hitting .307 for the Red Sox. Christian Arroyo is 12-for-35 with three doubles and a home run over the last 10 games.
Aaron Judge leads New York with 46 home runs while slugging .688. Jose Trevino is 10-for-30 with three home runs and six RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 4-6, .241 batting average, 5.66 ERA, outscored by 18 runs
Yankees: 2-8, .237 batting average, 4.35 ERA, outscored by four runs
INJURIES: Red Sox: Tanner Houck: 15-Day IL (back), Brayan Bello: 15-Day IL (groin), Rob Refsnyder: 10-Day IL (knee), Kike Hernandez: 60-Day IL (hip), Chris Sale: 15-Day IL (finger), Trevor Story: 10-Day IL (hand), Matt Strahm: 15-Day IL (wrist), Michael Wacha: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Tyler Danish: 15-Day IL (elbow), Josh Taylor: 60-Day IL (back), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Yankees: Matt Carpenter: 10-Day IL (foot), Harrison Bader: 10-Day IL (foot), Luis Severino: 60-Day IL (lat), Miguel Castro: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-Day IL (achilles), Michael King: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)