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Astros-Red Sox Series Snapshot: September 28- October 1, 2017

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Houston Astros (98-60) vs. Boston Red Sox (2-66), September 28-October 1, 2017

Thursday

RHP Brad Peacock (12-2, 2.98 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, .292 BABIP, 3.63 xFIP) vs. LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (6-6, 3.91 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, .291 BABIP, 4.23 xFIP)

Time: 6:10 p.m. CT
TV: AT&T SportsNet-SW, MLBN (Out-of-market only)
Online: MLB.TV
Radio: KBME 790, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)

Friday

RHP Charlie Morton (13-7, 3.63 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, .296 BABIP, 3.61 xFIP) vs. RHP Doug Fister (5-8, 4.87 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, .303 BABIP, 4.27 xFIP)

Time: 6:10 p.m. CT
TV: AT&T SportsNet-SW
Online: MLB.TV
Radio: KBME 790, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)

Saturday

RHP Lance McCullers Jr. (7-3, 4.01 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, .325 BABIP, 3.19 xFIP) vs. LHP Drew Pomeranz (16-6, 3.38 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, .314 BABIP, 4.15 xFIP)

Time: 12:05 CT
TV: FOX
Online: MLB.TV, Fox Sports GO
Radio: KBME 790, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)

Sunday

TBA vs. LHP Chris Sale (17-8, 2.90 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, .301 BABIP, 2.65 xFIP)

Time: 2:05 p.m. CT
TV: AT&T SportsNet-SW
Online: MLB.TV
Radio: KBME 790, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)


Series Snapshot

Split records: Astros — 50-27 on the road; Red Sox — 47-30 at home

Run differential: Astros — +187.0 (4th best in MLB); Red Sox — +126.0 (7th)

Runs scored per game: Astros — 5.53 (1st); Red Sox — 4.89 (10th)

OPS+: Astros — 127 (1st); Red Sox — 92 (20th)

wRC+: Astros — 121 (1st); Red Sox — 93 (21st)

Earned Runs allowed per game: Astros — 4.11 (11th); Red Sox — 3.74 (5th)

ERA+: Astros — 96 (18th); Red Sox — 123 (4th)

xFIP: Astros — 3.78 (3rd); Red Sox — 3.90 (6th)

Last 10 games: Astros — 8-2; Red Sox — 7-3

2016 head-to-head record: Red Sox, 5-2

2017 head-to-head: Red Sox, 2-1