Boston Red Sox at Miami Marlins game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida

TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6 p.m.

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Boston Red Sox (17-31, fifth in the AL East) vs. Miami Marlins (24-21, second in the NL East)

LINE

Marlins favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE

Miami heads into the matchup fresh off a strong showing by Pablo Lopez. Lopez pitched seven innings, giving up one run on three hits with six strikeouts against Philadelphia.

The Marlins are 7-11 on their home turf. Miami’s lineup has 44 home runs this season, Jesus Aguilar leads the club with six homers.

The Red Sox are 9-14 on the road. Boston has slugged .449, good for second in the MLB. Rafael Devers leads the team with a .533 slugging percentage, including 23 extra-base hits and 10 home runs.

TOP PERFORMERS

Corey Dickerson leads the Marlins with six home runs and is batting .243.

Devers leads the Red Sox with 23 extra base hits and 32 RBIs.

INJURIES

Marlins: Pat Venditte: (right oblique), Stephen Tarpley: (right oblique), Drew Steckenrider: (elbow), Mike Morin: (elbow), Brian Moran: (knee), Brandon Leibrandt: (left elbow), Elieser Hernandez: (right lat), Magneuris Sierra: (right hamstring), Harold Ramirez: (left hamstring), Logan Forsythe: (oblique), Isan Diaz: (left groin), Jon Berti: (finger), Francisco Cervelli: (concussion).

Red Sox: Josh Taylor: (shoulder), Chris Sale: (elbow), Eduardo Rodriguez: (heart), Darwinzon Hernandez: (sc joint), Kyle Hart: (hip), Zack Godley: (elbow), Austin Brice: (right lat), Colten Brewer: (finger), Andrew Benintendi: (rib), Dustin Pedroia: (knee).

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