The Boston Red Sox snapped their 2 game losing streak on Saturday, June 2nd, beating the Houston Astros 5-4 in Houston, in the 3rd game of the 4 game series.

David Price picked up the win for the Red Sox, pitching 6.0 innings. He allowed 3 runs, all earned on 5 hits. He struck out 7 and walked 1. Price is now 6-4. Craig Kimbrel picked up his 19th save, striking out 2 in the 9th.

Boston Red Sox v Houston Astros
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Christian Vazquez hit his 1st homer of the season, and Andrew Benintendi hit a 2 run homer, both homers coming in the 7th inning.  JD Martinez was 2-4 with 2 RBIs

The Red Sox remain in a virtual 1st place tie with the New York Yankees, who beat Baltimore 8-5.

The Red Sox will play the final game of the 4 game series on Sunday night, June 3rd. Rick Porcello will take the mound for the Red Sox, facing Charlie Morton for the Astros. The pregame starts at 6:50 PM with the 1st pitch at 7:35 PM on AM 1370 WDEA.

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