video: Red Sox Fall to Astros 12-2

Friday, September 29, 2017
GoLocalWorcester Sports Team

Eduardo Rodriguez
Boston Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez was pulled int he second inning after giving up five runs as the Red Sox were blown out by the Houston Astros 12-2 on Thursday at Fenway Park.

Despite the loss, Boston clinches the AL East with one more win or Yankees loss. The Red Sox are now 92-67 on the season.

Houston Cruises to Win

Houston’s Marvin Gonzalez give the Astros control of the game in the first inning with a three-run double to center, putting Houston up 3-0.

In the second, Houston’s Alex Bregman blasted a two-run homer to put the Astros up 5-0 in the game.

The Red Sox would get two runs back in the bottom of the second on a home run by Mitch Moreland and an RBI single by Xander Bogaerts to cut Boston’s deficit to 5-2.

However, Houston would respond with four runs in the top of the fourth to take a 9-2 lead.

The Astros racked up 17 hits in the game en route to a 12-2 win.

Series Continues

The Red Sox and Astros continue their series on Friday, September 29 at 7 p.m.

The pitching matchup is Boston’s Doug Fister against Houston Charlie Morton.

 

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