Boston Red Sox vs Chicago Cubs Stats

Team Offense

Boston Red Sox Team Offense Chicago Cubs
153 Games Played 152
5,782 Plate Appearances 5,597
5,191 At-Bats 4,987
794 Runs Scored 659
1,361 Hits 1,165
324 Doubles 204
22 Triples 25
205 Home Runs 202
751 Runs Batted In 627
39 Stolen Bases 78
21 Caught Stealing 35
481 Walks 457
1,306 Strikeouts 1,520
.262 Batting Average .234
.329 On-Base Percentage .308
.452 Slugging Percentage .406
0.781 OPS 0.714
105 OPS+ 91
2,344 Total Bases 2,025
90 Grounded Into Double Play 119
1,009 Left on Base 924

When comparing offenses, Boston has compiled an OBP of .329 while Chicago holds strong at .308. The Red Sox are sitting with a team batting average of .262 and the Cubs hold an average of .234. Regarding going down on strikes, Chicago has tallied 1,520 for the year, and Boston has 1,306. So far this year, the Red Sox are scoring more than their opposition, earning 5.2 runs per game. With a total of 1,361, the Red Sox have earned more base knocks than the Cubs for the season. The have the same number of total runs as the over the course of the season with a total of 0.

Team Pitching

Boston Red Sox Team Pitching Chicago Cubs
4.6 Runs Allowed Per Game 5.2
88 Wins 67
65 Losses 85
.575 Win-Loss Percentage .441
4.25 Earned Run Average (ERA) 4.9
0 Complete Games 1
6 Team Shutouts 7
0 Complete Game Shutouts 0
46 Saves 38
1,340 Innings Pitched 1,330
1,337 Hits Allowed 1,300
710 Runs Allowed 786
633 Earned Runs Allowed 716
167 Home Runs Allowed 217
513 Walks Allowed 565
28 Intentional Walks Allowed 22
1,433 Strikeouts 1,282
77 Balks 93
57 Wild Pitches 57
5,812 Batters Faced 5,842
6 Balks 4
112 ERA+ 87
3.97 FIP 4.84
1.381 WHIP 1.402
9.0 Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings 8.8
1.1 Homeruns Allowed Per 9 Innings 1.5
3.4 Walks Per 9 Innings 3.8
9.6 Strikeouts Per 9 Innings 8.7
2.8 Strikeout to Walk Ratio 2.3
1,082 Left on Base 1,066

When it comes to runners inherited, the Red Sox have accounted for 257 for the season, while the Cubs are sitting with 267. On the year, Chicago is the more superior group of pitchers in terms of save percentage sitting at 73%. With a total of 86, the Boston Red Sox have more holds than the Chicago Cubs so far this year. Boston has accounted for more saves than Chicago on the campaign with a total of 46. Concerning pitching, Boston has a WHIP of 1.381 and Chicago is at 1.402. The Red Sox have more dominant pitchers in reference to surrendering homeruns with 167. Pertaining to getting strikeouts, the Red Sox have accrued a total of 1,433 on the year while the Cubs have 1,282. Over the course of the season, Boston has the better pitching staff, having a team earned run average of 4.25. With 1,337, the Red Sox have given up more hits than the Cubs this season. The Boston Red Sox have conceded less runs per game than the Chicago Cubs on the season, holding an average of 4.64.

Team Bullpen

Boston Red Sox Team Relief Pitching Chicago Cubs
527 Games in Relief 565
153 Games Finished 151
40 Wins in Relief 27
21 Losses in Relief 27
70 Save Opportunities 52
46 Saves 38
24 Blown Saves 14
66.0% Save Percentage 73.0%
161 Save Situations 125
86 Holds 72
257 Inherited Runners 267
77 Inherited Runners Scored 94
30.0% Inherited Score Percentage 35.0%
1.005 Average Leverage Index .952
182 High Leverage Situations 161
127 Medium Leverage Situations 124
205 Low Leverage Situations 252
260 Times Entered With Lead 196
73 Times Entered in Tie 81
194 Times Entered When Behind 288
167 Inherited Runners 162
360 Times Entered With Bases Empty 403
139 Multiple Inning Appearances 141

Team Fielding

Boston Red Sox Team Fielding Chicago Cubs
.658 Defensive Efficiency .691
5,473 Defensive Chances 5,534
4,020 Putouts 3,990
1,349 Assists 1,461
104 Errors 83
136 Double Plays 135
.981 Fielding Percentage .985

With respect to assists, the Red Sox are sitting with 1,349 this year, and the Cubs have tallied 1,461. Over the course of the season, Boston hasn’t been as good a defense, with a fielding percentage of .981. With 104, Boston has amassed more errors than Chicago over the course of the season. The Boston Red Sox have compiled more putouts than the Chicago Cubs so far this season having accumulated 4,020.