Red Sox bring road losing streak into matchup with the Rangers

Boston Red Sox (74-76, fifth in the AL East) vs. Texas Rangers (82-67, second in the AL West)

Arlington, Texas; Monday, 8:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Kutter Crawford (6-7, 4.18 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 114 strikeouts); Rangers: Jordan Montgomery (9-11, 3.47 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 147 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLB LINE: Rangers -162, Red Sox +138; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Red Sox will aim to stop their five-game road skid in a matchup against the Texas Rangers.

Texas is 45-30 in home games and 82-67 overall. The Rangers rank fourth in the AL with 209 total home runs, averaging 1.4 per game.

Boston has a 36-38 record in road games and a 74-76 record overall. The Red Sox have a 58-19 record in games when they have more hits than their opponents.

Monday's game is the fourth time these teams match up this season.


Masataka Yoshida has 29 doubles, three triples and 15 home runs for the Red Sox. Rafael Devers is 13-for-34 with a double and four home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 6-4, .265 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 runs

Red Sox: 2-8, .240 batting average, 4.73 ERA, outscored by 13 runs

INJURIES: Rangers: Ian Kennedy: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Max Scherzer: 15-Day IL (triceps ), Brad Miller: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Adolis Garcia: 10-Day IL (knee), Josh Sborz: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Josh Jung: 10-Day IL (thumb), Jacob deGrom: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Odorizzi: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Brett Martin: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Red Sox: Triston Casas: 10-Day IL (shouder), Kenley Jansen: 7-Day IL (covid-19), James Paxton: 15-Day IL (knee), Jarren Duran: 60-Day IL (toe), Corey Kluber: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Joely Rodriguez: 15-Day IL (hip), Kaleb Ort: 60-Day IL (elbow), Zack Kelly: 60-Day IL (elbow), Wyatt Mills: 60-Day IL (elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60-Day IL (knee)


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


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