The Red Sox tagged White Sox ace Lucas Giolito for seven earned runs in Monday’s 11-4 win to earn a split of the four-game series.
Tonight against Toronto, Eduardo Rodriguez is back on the mound at Fenway Park for the first time since Sept. 29, 2019, after missing all of 2020 with COVID-19 and subsequent myocarditis.
BLUE JAYS (7-9): TBA
Pitching: LHP Hyun Jin Ryu (1-1, 1.89)
RED SOX (11-6): K. Hernández CF, Arroyo 2B, Martinez LF, Bogaerts SS, Vázquez C, Gonzalez 3B, Renfroe RF, Dalbec 1B, Plawecki DH.
Pitching: LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (2-0, 3.60)
Time: 7:10 p.m.
TV, radio: NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7
Blue Jays vs. Rodriguez: Grichuk 3-15, Semien 3-15, Gurriel Jr. 4-12, Guerrero Jr. 2-6, Tellez 2-3, Davis 1-3, Biggio 0-2, Jansen 0-2.
Red Sox vs. Ryu: Renfroe 3-18, Martinez 3-10, Devers 1-4, Plawecki 2-3, Vazquez 1-3, Arroyo 0-2, Bogaerts 0-2, Cordero 0-2.
Stat of the Day: Rodriguez is 16-6 at Fenway Park since 2018.
Notes: The Blue Jays, who have been playing home games at their spring training complex in Dunedin, Fla., because of COVID-19 travel restrictions imposed by the Canadian government, just lost three of four games in a series against the Royals. ... Ryu is one of eight pitchers in the American League with a sub-2.00 ERA through at least three starts. ... The Red Sox lead MLB in total bases (268) and batting average (.288). ... The Sox have scored at least 10 runs three times this season. ... Kiké Hernández has reached base in seven consecutive games and is 9 for 23 (.391) in that span.