Verdugo and Abreu Combine to Drive in 6 Runs as Red Sox Rout the Astros 17-1
The Red Sox banged out 24 hits on Thursday afternoon, routing the Houston Astros 17-1 to split the series.
Adam Duvall was 2-3 with a double, and drove in a run.
Pablo Reyes was 2-4 with a double and drove in 2 runs.
Connor Wong was 4-6 with a 2 run homer in the 8th inning. It was his 9th of the season.
On the mound Brayan Bello cruised through 7 innings. He allowed 9 hits and struck out 4, walking 3. He gave up the lone run.
Boston is 3.5 games back of the last wild card spot. They open a crucial 3-game series at home against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. The pregame starts at 6:10 with the 1st pitch at 7:10 p.m. Hear the game on AM 1370 WDEA in Downeast Maine and on 101.9 The Rock in Aroostook County.