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Astros at Red Sox Predictions and Preview for 6/10/2021

The Houston Astros visit the Boston Red Sox on 6/10/2021 at 7:10PM.

The Astros and the Red Sox face off in an regular season game. The Astros have a record of 35-26 this season. The Red Sox are 37-25 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Houston Astros

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Zack Greinke is 6-2 this season with an ERA of 3.38 in 82.2 innings pitched across 13 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.09 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.239. Zack Greinke’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 88.8 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 83.1 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 71.0 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 86.4 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Zack Greinke has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 39.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 36.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 23.8%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 20.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 55.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 24.5%

Yuli Gurriel

Yuli Gurriel has hit 8 Home Runs, drove in 43 runs, and sports a .335 batting average this season. He also has scored 28 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 11.3% walk rate. He avoids strikeouts quite well, he is FAR better than your average hitter. If he is getting an out, he made contact to get there. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Yuli Gurriel put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 39.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 43.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.5%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 32.8%


Carlos Correa

Carlos Correa has hit 11 Home Runs, drove in 34 runs, and sports a .290 batting average this season. He also has scored 41 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 11.7% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 15.6% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Carlos Correa put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 43.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 35.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 44.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 37.0%


Yordan Alvarez

Yordan Alvarez has hit 8 Home Runs, drove in 31 runs, and sports a .299 batting average this season. He also has scored 33 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 4.4% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 25.5% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Yordan Alvarez put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 40.4%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 34.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 25.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.6%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 53.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 32.1%


Alex Bregman

Alex Bregman has hit 7 Home Runs, drove in 31 runs, and sports a .295 batting average this season. He also has scored 34 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 11.8% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 14.8% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Alex Bregman put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 43.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 39.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 34.3%


Jose Altuve

Jose Altuve has hit 10 Home Runs, drove in 28 runs, and sports a .293 batting average this season. He also has scored 40 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.1% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 15.2% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jose Altuve put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 40.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 34.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 25.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.8%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 32.4%


Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Boston Red Sox

Eduardo Rodriguez is 5-4 this season with an ERA of 5.59 in 58.0 innings pitched across 11 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.41 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.291. Eduardo Rodriguez’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 92.5 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 82.3 mph.
  • A Cutter that is on average 88.2 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 87.0 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Eduardo Rodriguez has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 43.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 31.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 25.6%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 58.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 29.0%

J.D. Martinez

J.D. Martinez has hit 12 Home Runs, drove in 39 runs, and sports a .313 batting average this season. He also has scored 41 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.5% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 21.5% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls J.D. Martinez put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 37.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 41.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 51.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 35.5%


Xander Bogaerts

Xander Bogaerts has hit 11 Home Runs, drove in 38 runs, and sports a .321 batting average this season. He also has scored 35 runs this season and stolen 4 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 8.1% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 19.1% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Xander Bogaerts put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 40.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 33.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 26.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 19.8%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 42.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 37.3%


Rafael Devers

Rafael Devers has hit 15 Home Runs, drove in 48 runs, and sports a .270 batting average this season. He also has scored 40 runs this season and stolen 3 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Rafael Devers would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 8.5% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 26.6%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Rafael Devers put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 36.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 20.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 34.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 44.9%


Alex Verdugo

Alex Verdugo has hit 8 Home Runs, drove in 26 runs, and sports a .292 batting average this season. He also has scored 36 runs this season and stolen 4 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 7.8% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 12.1% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Alex Verdugo put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 50.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 27.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 60.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 27.5%


Christian Arroyo

Christian Arroyo has hit 1 Home Runs, drove in 10 runs, and sports a .283 batting average this season. He also has scored 13 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 3.7% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 27.5%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Christian Arroyo put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 58.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 20.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 28.6%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 22.9%


Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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