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    Spencer Torkelson leads the Detroit Tigers (53-64) into a matchup against the Boston Red Sox (61-56) following his four-hit performance in a 6-2 win over the Red Sox. The Red Sox are moneyline favorites (-133) in this game against the underdog Tigers (+112), which starts at 12:05 PM ET on Sunday. Kutter Crawford starts for Boston while Detroit will counter with Eduardo Rodriguez.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Red Sox vs. Tigers

    • Game Day: Sunday, August 13, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:05 PM ET
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Fenway Park
    Red Sox vs Tigers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Red Sox -133 9

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

    • TV Channel: Peacock

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox average 1.1 home runs per game to rank 18th in MLB play with 130 total home runs.
    • Boston’s .261 batting average is third-best in the majors.
    • The Red Sox’s .328 on-base percentage is seventh-best in baseball.
    • Boston strikes out 8.1 times per game, the eighth-fewest average in MLB.
    • The Red Sox average 1.1 homers per home game this season (67 total at home).
    • Boston has a .460 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.6 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages 9.7 hits per game and is batting .284 at home this season.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Justin Turner is hitting .286 with 25 doubles, 18 home runs and 39 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .354 and a slugging percentage of .481.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in the majors, his batting average ranks 17th, his on-base percentage ranks 32nd, and he is 33rd in slugging.
    • Rafael Devers leads Boston in total hits (111) this season while batting .263 with 52 extra-base hits. He’s slugging .509 with an on-base percentage of .333.
    • Among all qualified, he is 62nd in batting average, 67th in on-base percentage and 19th in slugging percentage.
    • Masataka Yoshida is slashing .300/.358/.470 this season and leads the Red Sox with an OPS of .828.
    • Alex Verdugo has eight home runs, 44 RBI and a batting average of .269 this season.

    Tigers Stats & Trends

    Tigers Batting

    • The Tigers have hit just 112 homers this season, which ranks 27th in the league.
    • Detroit ranks 28th in MLB with a team batting average of just .234.
    • The Tigers are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 27th with an OBP of .299.
    • Detroit ranks 19th with an average of 8.9 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 60 homers, an average of 1.0 per game, in 58 road contests this season.
    • Detroit is slugging .366 in 58 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 7.6 base hits per game and batting .222 on the road this season.

    Tigers Key Batters

    • Torkelson has an on-base percentage of .309, a slugging percentage of .415, and has 100 hits, all club-bests for the Tigers (while batting .229).
    • He ranks 125th in batting average, 114th in on-base percentage and 94th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters in MLB.
    • Riley Greene is batting .304 with 17 doubles, three triples, 10 home runs and 30 walks. He’s slugging .474 with an on-base percentage of .367.
    • Kerry Carpenter is hitting .281 with 10 doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 19 walks.
    • Javier Baez has 12 doubles, four triples, seven home runs and 18 walks while hitting .221.

    Red Sox vs. Tigers Probable Pitchers

    Kutter Crawford (BOS) Pitcher Eduardo Rodríguez (DET)
    5 – 6 W/L 8 – 5
    85.1 IP 101.1
    3.69 ERA 2.75
    1.137 WHIP 1.046
    9.2 K/9 9.0
    2.2 BB/9 2.2

    Red Sox vs. Tigers Injury Updates

    • Red Sox: Garrett Whitlock: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tanner Houck: 15 Day IL (Face), Corey Kluber: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Hip), Kaleb Ort: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Zack Kelly: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Wyatt Mills: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee)
    • Tigers: Mason Englert: 15 Day IL (Hip), Matthew Boyd: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60 Day IL (Neck), Austin Meadows: 60 Day IL (Anxiety), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Javier Báez: day-to-day (Knee)

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