Blue Jays visit the Red Sox to start 3-game series
Toronto Blue Jays (6-4) vs. Boston Red Sox (5-4)
Boston; Tuesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Yusei Kikuchi (0-1, 5.40 ERA, 2.10 WHIP, two strikeouts); Red Sox: Nathan Eovaldi (1-0, 4.50 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 13 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox -137, Blue Jays +117; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Red Sox host the Toronto Blue Jays to start a three-game series.
Boston went 92-70 overall and 49-32 in home games a season ago. The Red Sox scored 5.1 runs per game while giving up 4.6 in the 2021 season.
Toronto went 91-71 overall and 44-37 in road games a season ago. The Blue Jays averaged nine hits per game last season while batting a collective .266.
INJURIES: Red Sox: Kevin Plawecki: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Chris Sale: 60-Day IL (rib), Josh Taylor: 10-Day IL (back), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Blue Jays: Hyun-Jin Ryu: 10-Day IL (forearm), Teoscar Hernandez: 10-Day IL (oblique), Danny Jansen: 10-Day IL (oblique), Nate Pearson: 10-Day IL (mono)