The Red Sox rescued a split and defeated the Astros 4-2, defeated 7-2 at Fenway Park. The series is now switching to Houston for game 3 Tuesday at 17:09. Refresh this page for the latest news from Fenway Park.
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Chris Sale was hospitalized for stomach disease
Ninth inning: Red Sox 7, Astros 5
Beginning : Closer Craig Kimbrel replaced Porcello on the hill. Prompted for Martin Maldonado, Evan Gattis emerged to second base. Josh Reddick then knocked out. George Springer redoubled to get the base and Jose Altuve drove him with an RBI single to reduce the gap to two runs. Bregman could not sustain the thrust and flew out to the deep left end of the inning.
Eighth Inning: Red Sox 7, Astros 4
Below : Rafael Devers reached the base tonight for the third time. Both Ian Kinsler and Jackie Bradley jr. Pinch Hits for Christian Vazquez, Mitch Moreland in Right Field
Righthander Hector Rondon replaced James on the hill.
Mookie Betts doubled a scheduled trip to the center, drove to Devers and gave Boston a 7-4 lead. Rondon was then pulled and Sipp ̵
Beginning : Righthander Rick Porcello entered the game for Brasier. Porcello pulled the page in order. His Pitch: 18th
Seventh Inning: Red Sox 6, Astros 4
Bottom : Righthander Lance McCuller's Jr. replaced Cole on the hill. Cole gave up six innings, gave up six hits, crossed out five and went two. He finished with 90 pitches (56 strokes). Right-hander Josh James and left-hander Tony Sipp also started warming up in the bullpen.
Mookie Betts went to start the inning and advanced to second place on a course that beat Andrew Benintendi. While J.D. Martinez at-bat, Betts advanced again after McCullers & #; Pitch passed Maldonado. Martinez worked 3-2 but swung. While Xander Bogaerts at-bat, another pitch passed by the Maldonado and allowed Betts to achieve extending Boston's lead to 6-4. James replaced McCullers on the hill. James ran Bogaerts on four pitches before Steve founded Pearce.
Start : Ryan Brasier replaced Matt Barnes on the hill. After George Springer had flown and Jose Altuve moved out, Alex Bregman left. Yuli Gurriel was formed to end the inning. Brasier's pitch: 19.
Ground : Cole pulled the page off in the sequence. His score: 90.
Beginning : Righthander Ryan Brasier began to warm himself in the bullpen. Barnes retired the page in order. His score: 15th
Fifth Inning: Red Sox 5, Astros 4
Below : Cole pulled the page off in the sequence. His score: 81.
Top : Jose Altuve has made the start. Steve Pearce had to stretch again to record the album. Alex Bregman went and went to second place after Yuli Gurriel. Righthander Matt Barnes began to warm up in the bullpen. Price went Tyler White on four pitches and was pulled by Cora.
The price hit 4ª innings, gave up five hits, hit four, and went four. He finished with 80 parcels (50 strokes). Although he went off the hill with the lead, Price can not qualify for the win because he made less than five innings.
Barnes entered the game with two inherited base runners, but he defeated Marwin Gonzalez. Boston, MA 10/14/18: Astros Jose Altuve is in the fifth inning in the first inning against Red Sox's Steve Pearce. Boston Red Sox hosted the Houston Astros in Game Two of ALCS at Fenway Park Sunday, October 14, 2018. (John Tlumacki // Globe Staff) ” sizes=”(min-width:960px) 800px, 100vw” srcset=”//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_960w/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/101418tlumacki9.jpg 960w, //c.o0bg.com/rf/image_835w/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/101418tlumacki9.jpg 835w, //c.o0bg.com/rf/image_460w/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/101418tlumacki9.jpg 460w” src=”http://c.o0bg.com/rf/image_960w/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/101418tlumacki9.jpg”/> John Tlumacki // Globe Staff BJose Altuve is at first base like Steve Pearce stretches for the throw of Rafael Devers.
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BJose Altuve is at first base like Steve Pearce stretches for the throw of Rafael Devers.
z to hold Boston's 5: 4 lead.
Fourth inning: Red Sox 5, Astro 4
Below : Righthander Joe Smith began to warm himself in the bullpen. Gerrit Cole pulled the page up. His score: 71.
Top : Martin Maldonado knocked out to open the inning. David Price pulled the page back in order. His pitch number: 64.
Third inning: Red Sox 5, Astros 4
Below : J. D. Martinez knocked out to open the inning. Xander Bogaerts scored on a hit ball in the middle and Steve Pearce doubled the Green Monster to bring the runners up to second and third place. While attempting to play Pearce's ball, Astros let left-back Marwin Gonzalez crash his back against the wall and seek medical help. He stayed in the game.
Cole ran Devers on four pitches to load the bases.
Ian Kinsler knocked out the second from the inning.
Jackie Bradley Jr. then scored a double in the corner of the left field and drove into Bogaerts, Pearce and Devers to bring Boston back to the top 5-4. Christian Vazquez struck out to end the inning. Coles Pitch: 64.
Top : After Alex Bregman jumped out, Yuli Gurriel combined a sharp ground ball to center him. Price then got Tyler White to fly out on the first level of his at-bat. The next hitter, Marwin Gonzalez, however, launched a booming homer over the Green Monster to increase the Astros 4-2. Carlos Correa flew out to end the inning. Number of Digits: 54.
Gonzalez & # 39; explosion had an exit speed of 102.9 mph.
Second inning: Red Sox 2, Astros 2
Below : Cole pulled the page off in the sequence. His score: 34.
Top : Marwin Gonzalez started the inning with a ground-out. Carlos Correa scored the first goal after a shot from Xander Bogaerts and Martin Maldonado hit the third line to put the runners in second and third. After Josh Reddick surfaced, George Springer struggled to beat Steve Pearce just behind the first line. Correa and Maldonado both hit to play against two. Jose Altuve struck out to end the inning. Price: 39. Thirty-eight of his seats were fastballs; the other was a change. Springers double victory doubles his post-season winning streak to 11 games – an Astros record. Boston, MA 10/14/18: Red Sox Mookie Betts responds to second base after a double in the first inning.
First inning: Red Sox 2, Astros 0
Below : Leo off hitter Mookie Betts took second place with a double from the midfield wall. Andrew Benintendi drove in Betts on a single crack to the right field and gave the Red Sox an early 1-0 lead. After J.D. Martinez had finished drinking, Xander Bogaerts threw a soft clipper back to the pitcher, but Cole's throw went over the head of First Baseman Yuli Gurriel. Benintendi moved up to third, Bogaerts came second.
Cole ran Steve Pearce on four pitches.
After the bases were loaded, Rafael Devers drilled a ground ball into the left field for a base goal. Benintendi scored to extend Boston's lead to 2-0. Righthander Collin McHugh began to warm himself in Houston's box cage. Ian Kinsler swung the swing and Jackie Bradley Jr. landed to finish the inning. Coles Pitch: 25.
Top : David Price's first place was a 91.2 mph fastball away. Two games later, Houston's lead-off hit George Springer appeared. The next batter, Jose Altuve, worked 3-2 and ran on seven pitches. Alex Bregman also worked 3-2 and ran in six places to bring runners to first and second place. The prize was canceled by Yuli Gurriel and Tyler White to finish the inning. His number of pitches: 22.
LHP David Price and RHP Gerrit Cole are the starters. Alex Speier wrote about how the Red Sox bet they can fix Price's Fastball and Cutter. "I'm excited, I want to come back, I want to help win, and I want to do it as a starter," Price said Thursday. "[But] I say the same thing over and over again, it's not about saying it at the time, it's about doing it."
|RED SOX (0-1)||ASTROS (1- 0)|
|Betts RF||Springer CF|
|Benintendi LF||Altuve 2B|
|Martinez DH||Bregman 3B|
|Bogaerts SS||Gurriel 1B|
|Pearce 1B||White DH|
|Devers 3B||Gonzalez LF|
|Kinsler 2B||Correa SS|
|Bradley Jr. CF||Maldonado C|
|Vazquez C||Reddick RF|
|Pitching: LHP David Price (0-1, 16.20 in the postseason)||Pitching: RHP Gerrit Cole (1-0, 1:29 in the postseason)|
Noteworthy: Mitch Moreland is off the lineup for the fourth game in a row. Rafael Devers is in third, while Ian Kinsler is back in the second base for the Red Sox. This is Peter Abraham's game preview.
■ Bundle! The temperatures are supposed to be in the middle of the 50s for the first pitch and fall in the later innings in the 40s.
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