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    Masataka Yoshida rides a 15-game hitting streak into the Boston Red Sox’s (20-14) matchup with the Philadelphia Phillies (15-18). The Phillies are the moneyline favorite (-158) in this outing against the Red Sox (+135), which starts at 7:15 PM ET on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park. Philadelphia has Bailey Falter set to start, while Boston will send out Corey Kluber.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Phillies vs. Red Sox

    • Game Day: Saturday, May 6, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:15 PM ET
    • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
    Phillies vs Red Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Phillies -158 9.5

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

    • TV Channel: FOX

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies rank 17th in baseball with 35 total home runs.
    • Philadelphia’s .265 batting average is fourth-best in MLB.
    • The Phillies rank 14th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .322.
    • Philadelphia strikes out 9.3 times per game, the No. 25 average in baseball.
    • The Phillies have hit 17 homers at home this season (1.2 per game).
    • Philadelphia is slugging .436 with three extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages nine hits per game and is batting .268.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Nicholas Castellanos has 12 doubles, four home runs and 11 walks while batting .315. He has an on-base percentage of .370 and a slugging percentage of .504.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, he ranks 15th in batting average, 43rd in on-base percentage, and 45th in slugging.
    • Castellanos has recorded a base hit in two games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .263 with two doubles, a walk and four RBI.
    • Alec Bohm has seven doubles, three home runs and 11 walks. He’s batting .270 and slugging .402 with an on-base percentage of .341.
    • He ranks 68th in batting average, 79th in on-base percentage and 100th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Bohm has picked up a hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .176 with three walks and three RBI.
    • Brandon Marsh leads Philadelphia with 31 hits and an OBP of .418 this season.
    • Bryson Stott leads Philadelphia with a slugging percentage of .397, fueled by nine extra-base hits.

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox rank fifth in Major League Baseball with 46 home runs.
    • Boston’s .273 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking second in MLB.
    • The Red Sox are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking third with an OBP of .343.
    • Boston has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the fifth-best strikeout rate (7.6 per game) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 19 homers, an average of 1.4 per game, in 14 road contests this season.
    • Boston has a team slugging percentage of .409 in away games this season with 43 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .237 with 7.9 base hits per contest.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Yoshida has accumulated an on-base percentage of .400, a team-best for the Red Sox. He’s batting .315 and slugging .537.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, he is 15th in batting average, 15th in on-base percentage and 26th in slugging percentage.
    • Yoshida brings a 15-game hitting streak into this game. During his last 10 games he is hitting .400 with four doubles, three home runs, four walks and nine RBI.
    • Rafael Devers has collected 32 hits to pace his team. He has a batting average of .242 while slugging .553 with an on-base percentage of .306.
    • He is currently 113th in batting average, 135th in on-base percentage and 23rd in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
    • Alex Verdugo has put up a team-high .515 slugging percentage.
    • Justin Turner is batting .275 with seven doubles, two home runs and 15 walks.

    Phillies vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

    Bailey Falter (PHI) Pitcher Corey Kluber (BOS)
    0 – 5 W/L 1 – 4
    32.1 IP 29.1
    5.01 ERA 6.44
    1.330 WHIP 1.398
    6.1 K/9 8.3
    1.9 BB/9 3.7

    Phillies vs. Red Sox Injury Updates

    • Phillies: Darick Hall: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Cristian Pache: 10 Day IL (Knee), Andrew Bellatti: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Noah Song: 15 Day IL (Back), Ranger Suárez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Rafael Marchan: 60 Day IL (Hand), Rhys Hoskins: 60 Day IL (Acl)
    • Red Sox: Yu Chang: 10 Day IL (Hand), Garrett Whitlock: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Kutter Crawford: 15 Day IL (Knee), James Paxton: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Adam Duvall: 60 Day IL (Wrist), Zack Kelly: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Wyatt Mills: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Trevor Story: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Phillies and Red Sox (Last 10 Games)

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