Giants vs Red Sox Historic Match

 

Well you might wonder on our title on why tonight’s Giants vs Red Sox game has MLB history behind it. Baseball has a lot of history in matchups through history. This one in particular could determine, if the Giants win, a first tiem win at Fenway Park since 1912.

Giants vs Red Sox at Fenway Park

The San Francisco Giants have not won at Fenway Park since 1912. That was Fenway Park’s inaugural season, when the Giants beat the Red Sox in Game 7 of the World Series (which they lost in Game 8).

Tonight’s showdown

The Red Sox are 9-0 at Fenway Park. Rick Porcello, who hasn’t lost a game at home all year, wants to make it 10-0 against the Giants. They have surrendered just nine runs over their past five games.

Jake Peavy and the Giants will try to break the streak, and make history.

Here are today’s lineups for both teams:

RED SOX (51-39)

Mookie Betts RF
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Xander Bogaerts SS
David Ortiz DH
Hanley Ramirez 1B
Jackie Bradley Jr. CG
Travis Shaw 3B
Sandy Leon C
Brock Holt LF

Rick Porcello, RHP (11-2, 3.66 ERA)

GIANTS (57-36)
Denard Span CF
Angel Pagan LF
Brandon Belt 1B
Buster Posey C
Brandon Crawford SS
Jarrett Parker DH
Conor Gillaspie 3B
Mac Williamson RF
Ramiro Pena 2B

Jake Peavy, RHP (5-7, 5.09 ERA)

Odds favor the Red Sox at -160, and we can watch how history unfolds either way.