The Cleveland Guardians enter the matchup against the Boston Red Sox after losing three in a row.
Boston is 49-48 overall and 24-23 in home games. The Red Sox have the sixth-ranked team on-base percentage in the AL at .317.
Cleveland is 23-28 in road games and 48-47 overall. Guardians hitters have a collective .315 on-base percentage, the seventh-ranked percentage in the AL.
Tuesday's game is the fifth time these teams square off this season. The Red Sox are ahead 4-0 in the season series.
Jose Ramirez has 32 doubles, four triples and 19 home runs while hitting .292 for the Guardians. Andres Gimenez is 12-for-34 with three doubles and two home runs over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 2-8, .205 batting average, 8.17 ERA, outscored by 56 runs
Guardians: 5-5, .286 batting average, 3.10 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs
INJURIES: Red Sox: Rafael Devers: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Josh Winckowski: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Kike Hernandez: 60-Day IL (hip), J.D. Martinez: day-to-day (back), Chris Sale: 15-Day IL (finger), Christian Arroyo: 10-Day IL (groin), Trevor Story: 10-Day IL (hand), Matt Strahm: 15-Day IL (wrist), Matt Barnes: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Connor Seabold: 15-Day IL (forearm), Michael Wacha: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Tyler Danish: 15-Day IL (elbow), Rich Hill: 15-Day IL (knee), Josh Taylor: 60-Day IL (back), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Guardians: Aaron Civale: 15-Day IL (wrist), Anthony Gose: 15-Day IL (tricep), Oscar Gonzalez: 10-Day IL (ribs), Cody Morris: 60-Day IL (shoulder)