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Blue Jays at Red Sox Predictions and Preview for 6/14/2021

The Toronto Blue Jays visit the Boston Red Sox on 6/14/2021 at 7:10PM.

The Blue Jays and the Red Sox face off in an regular season game. The Blue Jays have a record of 33-30 this season. The Red Sox are 39-27 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Toronto Blue Jays

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Alek Manoah is 1-0 this season with an ERA of 3.14 in 14.1 innings pitched across 3 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.19 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.189. Alek Manoah’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 94.0 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 81.9 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 88.8 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Alek Manoah has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 43.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 43.2%
  • Line Drive Rate: 13.5%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 24.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 37.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 37.8%

Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has hit 21 Home Runs, drove in 55 runs, and sports a .344 batting average this season. He also has scored 49 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. 1.137 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?Vladimir Guerrero Jr. would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 14.9% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 15.2% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. Getting on base is not an issue for Vladimir Guerrero Jr. this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Vladimir Guerrero Jr. put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 45.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 33.2%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.2%

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

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 10.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 41.3%


Marcus Semien

Marcus Semien has hit 15 Home Runs, drove in 37 runs, and sports a .294 batting average this season. He also has scored 44 runs this season and stolen 8 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 9.2% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 23.6% 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 Marcus Semien put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 33.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 45.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.1%

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

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 51.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 35.3%


Teoscar Hernandez

Teoscar Hernandez has hit 10 Home Runs, drove in 40 runs, and sports a .294 batting average this season. He also has scored 25 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 7.0% 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 26.9%, 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 Teoscar Hernandez put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 33.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 35.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 31.6%

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

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 39.8%


Bo Bichette

Bo Bichette has hit 13 Home Runs, drove in 39 runs, and sports a .281 batting average this season. He also has scored 56 runs this season and stolen 8 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 6.1% 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 24.3%, 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 Bo Bichette put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 49.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 31.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.2%

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

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.6%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 33.7%


Randal Grichuk

Randal Grichuk has hit 13 Home Runs, drove in 44 runs, and sports a .273 batting average this season. He also has scored 29 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 3.9% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 21.7% 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 Randal Grichuk put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 37.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 41.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.7%

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

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 36.2%


Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Boston Red Sox

Nathan Eovaldi is 7-3 this season with an ERA of 4.11 in 72.1 innings pitched across 13 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.29 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.264. Nathan Eovaldi’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 97.1 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 86.0 mph.
  • A Cutter that is on average 92.7 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 78.8 mph.
  • A Splitter that is on average 88.3 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Nathan Eovaldi has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 29.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 26.3%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.8%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 61.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 25.2%

Xander Bogaerts

Xander Bogaerts has hit 12 Home Runs, drove in 39 runs, and sports a .325 batting average this season. He also has scored 38 runs this season and stolen 4 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .941 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?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 8.6% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 18.8% 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 Xander Bogaerts put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 41.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 33.9%
  • Line Drive Rate: 25.1%

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

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 19.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 43.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 36.6%


J.D. Martinez

J.D. Martinez has hit 13 Home Runs, drove in 41 runs, and sports a .310 batting average this season. He also has scored 44 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 9.3% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 22.4% 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: 37.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 41.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.0%

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

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 11.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 51.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 36.4%


Rafael Devers

Rafael Devers has hit 15 Home Runs, drove in 49 runs, and sports a .272 batting average this season. He also has scored 43 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 8.0% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 25.7%, 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: 44.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 35.9%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.4%

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

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 20.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 35.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 44.1%


Alex Verdugo

Alex Verdugo has hit 8 Home Runs, drove in 27 runs, and sports a .284 batting average this season. He also has scored 37 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 8.0% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 12.0% 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: 52.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 26.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.4%

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

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.2%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 60.2%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 27.6%


Christian Arroyo

Christian Arroyo has hit 3 Home Runs, drove in 15 runs, and sports a .265 batting average this season. He also has scored 16 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 below average with his 4.0% 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 27.0%, 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: 51.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 25.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.8%

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

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 25.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 47.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 27.5%


Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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