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    Xander Bogaerts leads the Boston Red Sox (65-68) into a matchup with Nate Lowe and the Texas Rangers (58-73) on Saturday at 4:10 PM ET at Fenway Park. Bogaerts is hitting .311, the fifth-best batting average in the majors, for the favored Red Sox (-143), and Lowe ranks ninth in MLB play with a .305 batting average this season for the underdog Rangers (+122). Texas has not named a starter while Boston is projected to start Brayan Bello.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Red Sox vs. Rangers

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 3, 2022
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Fenway Park
    Red Sox vs Rangers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Red Sox -143 9.5

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox rank 19th in baseball with 126 total home runs.
    • The Red Sox’s .259 batting average is fifth-best in MLB.
    • The Red Sox rank eighth in baseball with an on-base percentage of .319.
    • The Red Sox’s 8.5 strikeouts per game rank 18th in the league.
    • The Red Sox have hit 73 home runs at home this season (1.1 per game).
    • The Red Sox have a .441 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.6 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages 9.3 hits per game and is batting .270 at home this season.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Rafael Devers leads Boston with 134 hits, batting .291 this season with 62 extra-base hits.
    • Among all qualifying batters in baseball, Devers is 21st in batting average, 38th in on-base percentage, and ninth in slugging.
    • Devers hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .222 with three doubles, three walks and five RBI.
    • Bogaerts is slashing .311/.380/.463 this season and leads the Red Sox with an OPS of .843.
    • Bogaerts ranks fifth in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage and 35th in slugging in the majors.
    • Bogaerts heads into this game looking to extend his six-game hit streak. In his last 10 games he is hitting .447 with four doubles, two home runs, five walks and 11 RBI.
    • Alex Verdugo has collected 139 base hits, an OBP of .329 and a slugging percentage of .406 this season.
    • Tommy Pham has been key for Boston with 114 hits, an OBP of .322 plus a slugging percentage of .396.

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers have hit 160 homers this season, which ranks eighth in the league.
    • The Rangers rank 14th in MLB with a .244 team batting average.
    • The Rangers have the 23rd-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.307).
    • The Rangers rank 21st in strikeouts per game (8.7) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 78 homers, an average of 1.2 per game, in 65 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .403 in 65 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .247 with 8.6 base hits per contest.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Corey Seager has 18 doubles, a triple, 29 home runs and 51 walks while batting .256.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Seager is 75th in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 72nd and he is 25th in slugging.
    • Seager brings a three-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .273 with a double, three home runs, a walk and eight RBI.
    • Marcus Semien is hitting .244 with 22 doubles, four triples, 20 home runs and 46 walks.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Semien ranks 95th in batting average, 116th in on-base percentage and 79th in slugging percentage.
    • Lowe has accumulated 146 hits with a .359 on-base percentage and a .502 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Rangers.
    • Adolis Garcia has 25 doubles, four triples, 22 home runs and 31 walks while hitting .253.

    Red Sox vs. Rangers Probable Pitchers

    Bello TBD
    5 GS
    0-4 W-L
    7.27 ERA
    26.0 IP
    15 BB
    24 SO

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