Thursday, June 21, 2018

Losers Of Four Of Last Five, Sox Need Matinee Win To Avoid .500 Road Trip

The Red Sox need to get their offense in gear this afternoon in order to avoid a .500 road trip. They are currently 5-4 on the swing, but have also lost four of their last five. Here is today's line-up for the 1:10 PM Eastern start: Mookie Betts, RF; Andrew Benintendi, LF; J.D. Martinez, DH; Mitch Moreland, 1B; Xander Bogaerts, SS; Rafael Devers, 3B; Brock Holt, 2B; Sandy Leon, C; Jackie Bradley Jr., CF.  On the mound for The Carmine Hose this afternoon will be Rick Porcello. After the game, Boston will head home for a six-game homestand against the Mariners and Angels.