Red Sox vs. Guardians: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Red Sox vs. Guardians: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


Chris Sale takes the ball for the Boston Red Sox (14-14) when they host starting pitcher Logan Allen and the Cleveland Guardians (13-14) at 1:35 PM ET on Sunday.

If you’re trying to watch this game, keep reading for TV and streaming options for the Boston-Cleveland matchup.

When is Red Sox vs. Guardians and when does it start?

This game between the Red Sox and Guardians will happen on Sunday, April 30, 2023. You can expect the opening pitch at 1:35 PM ET.

Where to watch Red Sox vs. Guardians

The Red Sox and Guardians will take to the diamond at Fenway Park for this matchup on April 30, and if you’d like to catch the matchup 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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Red Sox vs. Guardians Game Preview

These teams meet again after the Red Sox beat the Guardians 8-7 yesterday. Brennan Bernardino registered the win for the Red Sox (1.0 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 K), and Christian Arroyo led the way offensively (3-for-4 with two RBI). Emmanuel Clase (0.1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 K) took the loss for the Guardians.

Red Sox Stats, Odds & Insights

The Red Sox have put together an 8-5 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 61.5% of those games).

Boston ranks eighth-best in MLB action with 35 total home runs.

The Red Sox rank seventh in baseball, slugging .432.

Boston has a 5.14 team ERA that ranks 26th among all MLB pitching staffs.

The Red Sox average MLB’s 22nd-ranked WHIP (1.381).

Guardians Stats, Odds & Insights

The Guardians have won four of the eight games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Cleveland’s 17 home runs rank 29th in MLB this season.

The Guardians rank 27th in the majors with a .360 team slugging percentage.

Cleveland has the 12th-ranked ERA (3.94) in the majors this season.

The Guardians have a combined WHIP of 1.292 as a pitching staff, which ranks 15th in MLB.

Red Sox Starter Recent Performance: Chris Sale

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Orioles Apr. 24 5.0 9 5 5 0 1
vs. Twins Apr. 18 6.0 3 1 1 11 2
at Rays Apr. 12 4.0 7 6 5 6 2
at Tigers Apr. 6 5.0 4 3 3 7 3
vs. Orioles Apr. 1 3.0 7 7 7 6 2

Guardians Starter Recent Performance: Logan Allen

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Marlins Apr. 23 6.0 5 1 1 8 1

Red Sox Key Players to Watch

Sale gets the start for the Red Sox, his sixth of the season. He is 1-2 with an 8.22 ERA and 30 strikeouts through 23 2/3 innings pitched.

The left-hander last appeared on Monday against the Baltimore Orioles, when he went five innings, allowing five earned runs while giving up nine hits.

The 34-year-old has put up an ERA of 8.22, with 11.7 strikeouts per nine innings, in five games this season. Opponents are batting .316 against him.

Rafael Devers leads Boston in home runs (10) and runs batted in (27) this season while batting .239.

Alex Verdugo’s batting average of .301 leads all Boston hitters this season.

Masataka Yoshida is slashing .274/.367/.452 this season for the Red Sox.

Guardians Key Players to Watch

The Guardians’ Allen will make his second start of the season.

The left-hander last pitched on Sunday, when he threw six innings against the Miami Marlins, giving up one earned run.

He has an ERA of 1.50, an 8.00 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.000 in one games this season.

Jose Ramirez paces the Guardians in home runs (three), runs batted in (17) and has a team-best batting average of .291.

Steven Kwan is batting .280 with three doubles, a triple and 19 walks.

Andres Gimenez is hitting .250 with seven doubles, two home runs and eight walks.

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Author: Sam Russell

Sam hails from Grandville, Michigan. He has a rich sports background, including playing baseball at Central Michigan before covering high school sports and working with the Orlando Magic. He earned his degree from Central Michigan University and was a member of the 2010 MAC Championship baseball team. Sam grew his knowledge of sports betting while working with Betsperts in various areas such as writing, social media, betting research, and business development. He's a big fan of the NBA, NFL, and MLB, highly interested in data and statistics.