Tigers bring 1-0 series lead over Red Sox into game 2
Boston Red Sox (1-3) vs. Detroit Tigers (2-2)
Detroit; Tuesday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Rich Hill (0-0); Tigers: Tyler Alexander (0-0)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox -127, Tigers +107; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Tigers lead 1-0 in a three-game series with the Boston Red Sox.
Detroit went 77-85 overall and 42-39 in home games last season. The Tigers averaged eight hits per game last season and totaled 179 home runs.
Boston had a 92-70 record overall and a 43-38 record on the road last season. The Red Sox slugged .449 as a team in the 2021 season while hitting 1.4 home runs per game.
INJURIES: Tigers: Kyle Funkhouser: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Derek Hill: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Spencer Turnbull: 60-Day IL (elbow), Andrew Chafin: 10-Day IL (groin), Jake Rogers: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jose Cisnero: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
Red Sox: Trevor Story: day-to-day (illness), Josh Taylor: 10-Day IL (back), Chris Sale: 60-Day IL (right rib stress fracture), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)