Toronto Takes on Boston in First of Three-Game Set

Matthews scores winning for Toronto (Toronto Blue Jays/MLB)

The Toronto Blue Jays, with a 35-36 complete record and an 18-16 home record, are set to host the Boston Red Sox, who have a 37-35 final record and a 19-15 road record, in a three-game series at Rogers Centre.

The Blue Jays have excelled when out-hitting their opponents, boasting a 24-4 record in such games. On the other hand, the Red Sox have impressed with their slugging percentage, ranking sixth in the majors at .412.

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has been a standout for the Blue Jays, leading the team with a .284 batting average, 12 doubles, seven home runs, 38 walks, and 30 RBIs. Isiah Kiner-Falefa has also contributed, going 9-for-33 with eight RBIs over the last 10 games.

For the Red Sox, Jarren Duran has shone with 21 doubles, 10 triples, and five home runs, while Ceddanne Rafaela has gone 17-for-40 with two doubles and six RBIs over the past 10 games.

This series marks the first meeting between the two teams this season, with the Blue Jays looking to improve their home record and the Red Sox seeking to continue their strong road performance.

Both teams have players on the injured list, including Bo Bichette, Jordan Romano, and Alek Manoah for the Blue Jays, and Chris Martin, Wilyer Abreu, and Triston Casas for the Red Sox. Despite these setbacks, both teams are expected to give it their all in what promises to be an exciting series.