Hot-Hitting Adrian Gonzalez, Cody Ross Power Sox into Cleveland for Start of 10-Game Road Trip

Hot-Hitting Adrian Gonzalez, Cody Ross Power Sox into Cleveland for Start of 10-Game Road TripEditor's note: The temperature gauge is a Bill James-created statistic that measures how hot or cold hitters are. We will spotlight Red Sox and opposing team temperatures on game days.

Believe it or not, the Red Sox have a winning record away from Fenway Park. That is great news considering they are set to open a 10-game road trip in Cleveland against an Indians team that has lost 11 of its last 12 games.

Adrian Gonzalez leads the pack to Progressive Field riding an eight-game hitting streak and 10 RBIs in his last 10 games. Gonzalez is hitting .278 away from Fenway Park this season and has five doubles in 15 at-bats against the Indians in 2012.

Gonzalez is no stranger to Thursday night's Indians starter Ubaldo Jimenez. When Gonzalez was with the Padres and Jimenez with the Rockies, the two faced each other quite a bit. In his career, Gonzalez is only 5-for-27 against Jimenez, though.

Cody Ross has his own little seven-game hitting streak going. Ross is 11-for-his-last-25 but has struggled this season on the road. He is only hitting .235, but he enters this trip on a tear. He was a vital participant of the Red Sox' near comeback win on Wednesday against the Texas Rangers going 3-for-4 with a double and a home run.

Cleveland, who is 51-60 this season, enters with Michael Brantley leading the way as the Tribe's hottest hitter. He's only hitting .295 on the season, but the outfielder is hitting .400 in the last seven days. He's been a Red Sox killer this season, going 9-for-18 with four doubles.

Check out the rest of the temperatures below.

Red Sox
Adrian Gonzalez, 100
Cody Ross, 97
Dustin Pedroia, 80
Carl Crawford, 77
Will Middlebrooks, 77
Pedro Ciriaco, 71
Mike Aviles, 67
Nick Punto, 62
Ryan Lavarnway, 59
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, 58
Ryan Kalish, 58
Jacoby Ellsbury, 56
Kelly Shoppach, 53

Indians
Michael Brantley, 81
Shin-Soo Choo, 77
Travis Hafner, 76
Carlos Santana, 76
Shelley Duncan, 75
Asdrubal Cabrera, 74
Ezequiel Carrera, 70
Casey Kotchman, 68
Brent Lillibridge, 67
Jack Hannahan, 63
Jason Kipnis, 58
Lou Marson, 57

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