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Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: Mark Carlson | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Boston Red Sox | Houston Astros
Summary
8:39 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Boston 112-56 33.92 59-26 53-30 81-78-9 95-73 19.84
Houston 107-60 1.17 48-35 59-25 73-85-9 87-80 1.37
Live Odds | All Odds
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Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Rick Porcello (R)
Charlie Morton (R)
18-7
15-3
23-11
18-12
198.0
167.0
182
130
1.16
1.16
4.18
3.13
5.7
5.1
4.0
3.4
19-13
11-18
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Rick Porcello (R)
Charlie Morton (R)
1-0
1-0
2-1
2-1
12.0
10.0
12
5
1.25
0.60
3.00
2.70
6.0
5.3
3.3
3.3
2-1
1-1
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
BOS 345.2 1.20 3.49 345.2 1.20 3.49
Last 3 19.2 1.42 4.12 19.2 1.42 4.12
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
HOU 288.0 1.06 2.34 288.0 1.06 2.34
Last 3 15.0 0.60 0.00 15.0 0.60 0.00
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
Mark Carlson 15-15 19-10 10.53 63.3 2.5 303.0
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
BOS
HOU
112-56
107-60
81-78
73-85
.265
.252
3.77
3.10
  vs R vs L Start Pen
BOS
HOU
.270
.244
.250
.272
3.78
3.16
3.74
2.97
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
BOS
HOU
53-30
48-35
42-40
38-43
.254
.246
3.70
3.30
  vs R vs L Start Pen
BOS
HOU
.258
.240
.244
.263
3.69
3.14
3.73
3.60
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
BOS
HOU
5-5
7-3
8-2
4-6
.246
.232
5.40
2.59
  vs R vs L Start Pen
BOS
HOU
.261
.230
.214
.238
4.12
2.74
6.39
2.39
Series Game Records
BOS O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
35-18
29-24
36-12
11-1
25-13
21-14
19-8
10-1
10-5
8-10
17-4
1-0
HOU O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
34-19
37-16
30-17
6-7
20-14
23-11
23-9
6-1
14-5
14-5
7-8
0-6
Stadium
Minute Maid Park
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 2-1 0-8 0-0
Injuries
Boston Red Sox
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Eduardo Nunez 2B Ques Wed - Undisclosed - 10/16/18 Nunez has an unspecified injury and his status for Game 4 of the AL Championship Series against the Astros is unknown.
Dustin Pedroia 2B out for season - Knee - 9/7/18 Pedroia has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list after having a cartilage restoration procedure. He will not return this season.
Marco Hernandez SS out for season - Shoulder - 7/10/18 Hernandez has been designated for the 60-day disabled list after he had a second procedure on his surgically-repaired left shoulder. He will miss the remainder of the 2018 season.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Chris Sale SP Prob Thurs - Illness - 10/15/18 Sale is ailing from a stomach illness but is expected to make his next scheduled start against the Astros in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series.
Steven Wright RP Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/11/18 Wright is nursing a left knee injury and will not be available for the entire AL Championship Series against the Astros.
Tyler Thornburg RP out for season - Shoulder - 9/26/18 Thornburg is battling a shoulder injury and will miss the remainder of the 2018 season.
Carson Smith RP out for season - Shoulder - 7/2/18 Smith has been moved to the 60-day disabled list due to a right shoulder subluxation. He had surgery to repair the ailment and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Austin Maddox RP out for season - Shoulder - 9/20/18 Maddox has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2018 season.
Houston Astros
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
10/14/18 BOS 7 - HOU 5 D. Price G. Cole 120/8 O
10/13/18 BOS 2 - HOU 7 C. Sale J. Verlander -122/7.5 O
9/9/18 BOS 6 - HOU 5 R. Porcello D. Keuchel -115/8.5 O
9/8/18 BOS 3 - HOU 5 E. Rodriguez C. Morton -114/9 U
9/7/18 BOS 3 - HOU 6 D. Price G. Cole 104/8.5 O
6/3/18 HOU 3 - BOS 9 C. Morton R. Porcello -174/7.5 O
6/2/18 HOU 4 - BOS 5 J. Verlander D. Price -200/7.5 O
6/1/18 HOU 7 - BOS 3 G. Cole C. Sale -122/7 O
5/31/18 HOU 4 - BOS 2 L. McCullers Jr. D. Pomeranz -196/8.5 U
2017 Season
10/9/17 BOS 4 - HOU 5 R. Porcello C. Morton 110/10 U
10/8/17 BOS 10 - HOU 3 D. Fister B. Peacock 115/9.5 O
10/6/17 HOU 8 - BOS 2 D. Keuchel D. Pomeranz -174/8.5 O
10/5/17 HOU 8 - BOS 2 J. Verlander C. Sale -134/7 O
10/1/17 BOS 3 - HOU 4 H. Velazquez C. McHugh 115/9 U
9/30/17 BOS 6 - HOU 3 D. Pomeranz L. McCullers Jr. -103/8.5 O
9/29/17 BOS 2 - HOU 3 D. Fister C. Morton 102/10 U
9/28/17 BOS 2 - HOU 12 E. Rodriguez B. Peacock -101/9 O
6/18/17 HOU 5 - BOS 6 J. Musgrove D. Price -120/9 O
6/17/17 HOU 7 - BOS 1 D. Paulino R. Porcello -113/9 U
6/16/17 HOU 1 - BOS 2 M. Fiers D. Pomeranz -125/9 U
Boston: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
10/14/18 HOU 7-5 120/8 W/O .724 .265 D. Price 4.2 G. Cole 6.0
10/13/18 HOU 2-7 -122/7.5 L/O .306 .100 C. Sale 4.0 J. Verlander 6.0
10/9/18 @ NYY 4-3 134/9 W/U .689 .222 R. Porcello 5.0 C. Sabathia 3.0
10/8/18 @ NYY 16-1 149/8.5 W/O 1.081 .400 N. Eovaldi 7.0 L. Severino 3.0
10/6/18 NYY 2-6 106/9 L/U .526 .161 D. Price 1.2 M. Tanaka 5.0
10/5/18 NYY 5-4 -164/7.5 W/O .714 .250 C. Sale 5.1 J. Happ 2.0
9/30/18 NYY 10-2 -130/9 W/O 1.077 .351 R. Porcello 2.0 L. Cessa 0.1
9/29/18 NYY 5-8 -159/9.5 L/O .832 .270 N. Eovaldi 2.0 D. German 1.1
9/28/18 NYY 6-11 133/9.5 L/O .611 .176 B. Johnson 3.0 J. Happ 6.0
9/26/18 BAL 3-10 -340/8 L/O .547 .176 C. Sale 4.2 J. Yacabonis 3.1
Houston: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
10/14/18 @ BOS 5-7 -130/8 L/O .690 .206 G. Cole 6.0 D. Price 4.2
10/13/18 @ BOS 7-2 113/7.5 W/O .819 .167 J. Verlander 6.0 C. Sale 4.0
10/8/18 @ CLE 11-3 115/8.5 W/O 1.050 .317 D. Keuchel 5.0 M. Clevinger 5.0
10/6/18 CLE 3-1 -130/7.5 W/U .780 .281 G. Cole 7.0 C. Carrasco 5.1
10/5/18 CLE 7-2 -155/6.5 W/O 1.257 .375 J. Verlander 5.1 C. Kluber 4.2
9/30/18 @ BAL 0-4 -220/9 L/U .176 .038 C. Morton 3.0 J. Yacabonis 4.0
9/29/18 @ BAL 5-2 -230/8.5 W/U .853 .250 D. Keuchel 3.0 Y. Ramirez 6.0
9/29/18 @ BAL 4-3 -264/8 W/U .806 .278 J. Verlander 6.0 D. Bundy 6.0
9/28/18 @ BAL 2-1 -261/8.5 W/U .552 .167 G. Cole 6.0 D. Hess 7.0
9/26/18 @ TOR 1-3 -107/7.5 L/U .397 .161 C. Devenski 2.0 S. Reid-Foley 3.1
Abbreviations Legend