STATE OF THE SOX: The Red Sox are 8-4 in their last 12 games, but they have lost each of their last 2…BOS has had only 1 losing streak of longer than 2 games (3 G, 5/18-20).
>>> The Sox’ +31 run differential ranks 3rd in the AL.
PRICE CHECK: David Price is making his 250th career start…Of the 29 active pitchers with at least 250 career starts, the only one with a higher winning percentage than Price’s .651 (121-65) is Clayton Kershaw (.682, 133-62).
>>> Price is 6-0 with a 3.14 ERA (22 ER/63.0 IP) in 10 career starts at Camden Yards…Among the 85 pitchers to make at least 10 starts at the venue, Price ranks 1st in winning percentage (1.000) and 6th in ERA.
COVERAGE PLAN: According to FanGraphs, Jackie Bradley Jr. (10) and Mookie Betts (10) are the only AL players with 10+ defensive runs saved at any position this season.
CENTER OF ATTENTION: Jackie Bradley Jr. has 11 RBI in his last 7 games…He has homered in 2 of his last 4 games, as well as 3 of his last 7, and 5 of his last 15.
>>> Bradley has posted a .298/.420/.632 batting line in his last 17 games since 5/13 (17-for-57, 5 HR, 4 2B, 15 RBI, 11 BB)…In that stretch, he leads the Sox in HR, RBI, BB, XBH (tied, 9), and times on base (tied, 29).