Guardians vs. Red Sox: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch
Shane Bieber takes the mound for the Cleveland Guardians (12-13) when they visit starting pitcher Nick Pivetta and the Boston Red Sox (13-13) at 7:10 PM ET on Friday.
Keep reading to find out how to watch the Cleveland-Boston matchup below.
When is Guardians vs. Red Sox and when does it start?
This matchup between the Guardians and Red Sox is set to start on Friday, April 28, 2023. You should expect the opening pitch at 7:10 PM ET.
Where to watch Guardians vs. Red Sox
The Guardians and Red Sox will take to the diamond at Fenway Park for this matchup on April 28, and if you’d like to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on NESN.
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Guardians Stats, Odds & Insights
The Guardians have won eight of the 17 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (47.1%).
Cleveland is last in MLB play with 13 home runs.
The Guardians are slugging .348, the fourth-lowest average in baseball.
Cleveland has the 11th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (3.98).
The Guardians average baseball’s 12th-ranked WHIP (1.268).
Red Sox Stats, Odds & Insights
This season, the Red Sox have been the underdog 14 times and won six, or 42.9%, of those games.
Boston has hit 34 homers this season, which ranks sixth in the majors.
The Red Sox rank ninth in the majors with a .429 team slugging percentage.
Boston pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.13 ERA this year, which ranks 27th in MLB.
The Red Sox have a combined WHIP of 1.373 as a pitching staff, which ranks 24th in MLB.
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Guardians Starter Recent Performance: Shane Bieber
|vs. Marlins||Apr. 22||5.2||4||3||3||4||4|
|at Nationals||Apr. 16||6.0||9||3||3||4||1|
|vs. Yankees||Apr. 10||7.0||5||2||2||4||3|
|at Athletics||Apr. 4||6.0||3||3||3||7||1|
|at Mariners||Mar. 30||6.0||6||0||0||3||0|
Red Sox Starter Recent Performance: Nick Pivetta
|at Brewers||Apr. 21||5.2||7||3||3||7||1|
|vs. Angels||Apr. 15||4.0||5||6||6||4||3|
|at Rays||Apr. 10||5.0||3||0||0||6||2|
|vs. Pirates||Apr. 4||5.0||3||3||1||6||3|
Guardians Key Players to Watch
Bieber (1-1) takes the mound for the Guardians in his sixth start of the season. He has a 3.23 ERA in 30 2/3 innings pitched, with 22 strikeouts.
The right-hander last pitched on Saturday against the Miami Marlins, when he threw 5 2/3 innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up four hits.
The 27-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.23, with 6.5 strikeouts per nine innings, in five games this season. Opponents are hitting .237 against him.
Jose Ramirez is batting .271 with three home runs and 16 RBI. All three of those stats are tops among Cleveland hitters this season.
Steven Kwan has 25 hits and an OBP of .368 to go with a slugging percentage of .309 this season.
Andres Gimenez is slashing .253/.343/.356 this season for the Guardians.
Red Sox Key Players to Watch
Pivetta (1-1) will take to the mound for the Red Sox and make his fifth start of the season.
The right-hander gave up three earned runs and allowed seven hits in 5 2/3 innings pitched against the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.
The 30-year-old has an ERA of 4.58 and 10.5 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .234 in four games this season.
Rafael Devers leads the Red Sox in home runs (nine) and runs batted in (24).
Alex Verdugo’s .311 batting average leads his team.
Masataka Yoshida is hitting .276 with two doubles, four home runs and 10 walks.
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