Red Sox Fall to Astros 7-3
The Red Sox are in a virtual tie with the New York Yankees on Saturday morning, after the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles and the Boston Red Sox fell to the Houston Astros 7-3 on Friday night.
Mitch Moreland and JD Martinez hit back to back homers in the 4th inning, but that made the score 4-3 Astros. It was Martinez's 19th homer of the season.
Chris Sale allowed 4 runs in 6 innings. He gave up 6 hits striking out 6 and walking 1. Joe Kelly got roughed up, allowing 3 runs while getting just 1 batter out in the 8th inning as the Astros put the game away.
The Red Sox and Astros will play the 3rd game of the 4 game series Saturday night, June 2nd with the pregame starting at 6:30 and 1st pitch at 7:15 on AM 1370 WDEA. David Price will pitch for the Red Sox facing Justin Verlander for the Astros