Red Sox look to continue win streak, take on the Angels

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Saturday, April 6, 2024

Boston Red Sox (6-2) vs. Los Angeles Angels (4-3)

Anaheim, California; Saturday, 9:38 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Garrett Whitlock (1-0, 1.80 ERA, 0.60 WHIP, eight strikeouts); Angels: Reid Detmers (1-0, 1.80 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, seven strikeouts)

: Angels -118, Red Sox -102; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Red Sox seek to keep a five-game win streak intact when they play the Los Angeles Angels.

Los Angeles had a 73-89 record overall and a 38-43 record at home last season. The Angels scored 4.6 runs per game while giving up 5.1 in the 2023 season.

Boston went 78-84 overall and 39-42 in road games a season ago. The Red Sox pitching staff had a collective 4.52 ERA last season while averaging 9.0 strikeouts and 3.1 walks per nine innings.

INJURIES: Angels: Luis Rengifo: day-to-day (lightheadedness), Robert William Stephenson: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Michael Stefanic: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Sam Bachman: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Jose Quijada: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Red Sox: Bryan Mata: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Vaughn Grissom: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Liam Hendriks: 60-Day IL (elbow), Rob Refsnyder: 10-Day IL (toe), Chris Murphy: 60-Day IL (elbow), Lucas Giolito: 60-Day IL (elbow)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.