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    The Tampa Bay Rays (9-0) have won nine games in a row as they prepare to play the Boston Red Sox (5-4), who have won three straight. The Rays are favored (-160) to extend their streak in Monday’s matchup, which begins at 6:40 PM ET at Tropicana Field. Tampa Bay’s Jalen Beeks and Boston’s Nick Pivetta will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Red Sox

    • Game Day: Monday, April 10, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
    • Stadium: Tropicana Field
    Rays vs Red Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -160 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Rays vs. the Red Sox?

    • TV Channel: BSSUN

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Tampa Bay Rays average 2.7 home runs per game and have hit a league-high 24 home runs in total.
    • Tampa Bay is second in the majors with a .289 batting average.
    • The Rays have a league-leading .379 on-base percentage.
    • Tampa Bay strikes out the least in the majors, averaging 6.4 per game.
    • The Rays have hit 15 homers at home this season (2.5 per game).
    • Tampa Bay is averaging 4.8 extra-base hits per game while slugging .589 in home contests.
    • At home this season the club averages 9.5 hits per game and is batting .289.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Wander Franco leads Tampa Bay with 13 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .757.
    • Among qualified batters in baseball, Franco is 27th in batting average, 41st in on-base percentage, and ninth in slugging.
    • Franco hopes to build on a four-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .227 with three home runs, a walk and five RBI.
    • Randy Arozarena has an OPS of 1.092, fueled by an OBP of .463 and a team-best slugging percentage of .629 this season.
    • Arozarena’s batting average ranks 12th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 17th, and his slugging percentage 23rd.
    • Arozarena has picked up at least one hit in nine straight games. In his last nine outings he is batting .371 with three doubles, two home runs, four walks and 11 RBI.
    • Brandon Lowe leads Tampa Bay in OBP (.464) this season, fueled by six hits.
    • Lowe has logged a hit or more in three games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .294 with two home runs, five walks and eight RBI.
    • Yandy Diaz is batting .222 with a .344 OBP and six RBI for Tampa Bay this season.

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox’s 15 home runs rank fifth in Major League Baseball.
    • Boston ranks 11th in MLB with a .259 team batting average.
    • The Red Sox have an OBP of .341 this season, which ranks eighth in MLB.
    • Boston has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the second-best strikeout rate (6.9 per game) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 2.3 home runs per game in their three road contests this season.
    • In three road games this season, it is slugging .529 with 14 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .255 with 8.7 base hits per contest.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Adam Duvall has accumulated an on-base percentage of .514, a slugging percentage of 1.030, and has 15 hits, all club-bests for the Red Sox.
    • Including all the qualifying players in the majors, Duvall’s batting average is third, his on-base percentage is sixth, and he is first in slugging.
    • Duvall enters this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .368 with two doubles, two home runs, three walks and six RBI.
    • Rafael Devers is hitting .333 with three doubles, four home runs and two walks.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Devers is 35th in batting average, 62nd in on-base percentage and 12th in slugging percentage.
    • Masataka Yoshida is hitting .233 with a double, a home run and six walks.
    • Alex Verdugo is hitting .342 with a double, a triple, a home run and two walks.

    Rays vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

    Jalen Beeks (TB) Pitcher Nick Pivetta (BOS)
    0 – 0 W/L 0 – 1
    3 IP 5
    3.00 ERA 1.80
    1.333 WHIP 1.200
    6.0 K/9 10.8
    3.0 BB/9 5.4

    Rays vs. Red Sox Injury Updates

    • Rays: Jose Siri: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Tyler Glasnow: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Shane Baz: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Shawn Armstrong: 15 Day IL (Neck), Andrew Kittredge: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Red Sox: Brayan Bello: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Wyatt Mills: 15 Day IL (Elbow), James Paxton: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Garrett Whitlock: 15 Day IL (Hip), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Trevor Story: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee), Adam Duvall: day-to-day (Wrist)

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