Red Sox vs. Blue Jays Probable Starting Pitchers Today – June 18

The Boston Red Sox (38-35) match up against the Toronto Blue Jays (35-37) a game after Tyler O’Neill hit a pair of home runs in a 7-3 victory over the Blue Jays. The game starts at 7:07 PM ET on Tuesday.

The Red Sox will give the nod to Tanner Houck (7-5, 2.08 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 8 on the season, and the Blue Jays will counter with Chris Bassitt (6-6, 3.56 ERA).

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Red Sox vs. Blue Jays Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2024
  • Time: 7:07 PM ET
  • TV: NESN
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Venue: Rogers Centre
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Houck – BOS (7-5, 2.08 ERA) vs Bassitt – TOR (6-6, 3.56 ERA)

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Red Sox Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Tanner Houck

  • The Red Sox will send Houck (7-5) to the mound for his 15th start this season.
  • The right-hander gave up three earned runs and allowed eight hits in six innings pitched against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.
  • The 27-year-old has pitched to a 2.08 ERA this season with 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.5 walks per nine across 14 games.
  • He’s looking to extend his five-game quality start streak.
  • Houck has 14 starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • In 14 appearances this season, he has finished four without allowing an earned run.
  • Among qualified major league pitchers this season, the 27-year-old’s 2.08 ERA ranks fourth, .945 WHIP ranks eighth, and 8.8 K/9 ranks 33rd.

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Blue Jays Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Chris Bassitt

  • Bassitt (6-6) gets the starting nod for the Blue Jays in his 15th start of the season. He has a 3.56 ERA in 78 1/3 innings pitched, with 75 strikeouts.
  • In his most recent appearance on Wednesday against the Milwaukee Brewers, the righty went five scoreless innings while surrendering five hits.
  • The 35-year-old has a 3.56 ERA and 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings during 14 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .260 to his opponents.
  • Bassitt is trying to secure his seventh quality start of the year.
  • Bassitt is seeking his ninth straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.6 frames per start.
  • He has held his opponents without an earned run in three of his 14 appearances this season.
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season, the 35-year-old ranks 46th in ERA (3.56), 69th in WHIP (1.404), and 37th in K/9 (8.6).

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