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Highlights from Red Sox' 4-3 win vs. Astros

Highlights from Red Sox' 4-3 win vs. Astros

FINAL SCORE: Red Sox 4, Astros 3

IN BRIEF: Chris Sale was able to rack up 10 more strikeouts and the Red Sox offense was able to do just enough to beat the Astros. A homer by Michael Chavis, two RBIs by Xander Bogaerts, and Marcus Walden's win (he's now 6-0) helped the Sox to avoid the sweep against Houston.

BOX SCORE

RED SOX RECORD: 24-22

HIGHLIGHTS:

SALE CONTINUES TO RACK UP K'S

1st inning

J.D. Martinez grounds out to third base, Mookie Betts scores (1-0 BOS)

2nd inning

Yuli Gurriel scores on a passed ball (1-1 tie)

3rd inning

Carlos Correa blasts two-run homer to deep center (3-1 HOU)

5th inning

Michael Chavis crushes 420-foot homer over the monster (3-2 HOU)

Xander Bogaerts bloops a single over second, Mookie Betts scores (3-3 tie)

7th inning

Bogaerts blasts double to left-center, scoring Betts (4-3 BOS)

UP NEXT
@ Blue Jays, Monday, 1:07 p.m., NESN
@ Blue Jays, Tuesday, 7:07 p.m., NESN
@ Blue Jays, Wednesday, 7:07 p.m., NESN

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Red Sox Report Card: Grading the defending champs after an up-and-down first half

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Red Sox Report Card: Grading the defending champs after an up-and-down first half

The official midpoint of the 2019 baseball season has arrived, which means it's time to take stock of the 44-37 Red Sox, who didn't lose their 37th game until Aug. 19 last season, and no, that's not a typo. This year's team has scuffled along, but remains in the wild-card hunt

Until then, we're left to judge what they've done so far via our Red Sox report card. Spoiler alert: there are a lot of C's.

 

Highlights of Red Sox' 6-3 victory over the White Sox

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Highlights of Red Sox' 6-3 victory over the White Sox

FINAL SCORE: Red Sox 6, White Sox 3

IN BRIEF: Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run homer, Rafael Devers went 4-for-4 and the bullpen backed a solid start from David Price (6 IP, 2 ER, 9 K's) as the Red Sox reached the halfway mark of the season with a rainy, 6-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park. BOX SCORE

RED SOX RECORD: 44-37

HIGHLIGHTS:

1st inning:
Betts reaches on infield single and moves to second on shortstop Anderson's throwing error, Devers doubles to left, scoring Betts (1-0, BOS).

2nd inning:
McCann reaches second on shortstop Bogaerts' throwing error, moved to third on Price's wild pitch, Jay singles to left, scoring McCann (tied, 1-1).

3rd inning:
Anderson doubles to left, McCann doubles to left, scoring Anderson (2-1, CHW).

Jimenez singles under shortstop Bogaerts' glove, scoring McCann (3-1, CHW).

(Minaya replaces Fulmer on the mound) Devers singles to left, Bogaerts hit by a pitch, Martinez singles to right, Vazquez singles to left, scoring Devers and Bogaerts (tied, 3-3).

5th inning:

BRADLEY JR. THROWS OUT ANDERSON ON A WALL BALL:

(Ruiz replaces Minaya on the mound) Devers doubles to right, Bogaerts hits a two-run homer to left on a 0-1 count (5-3, BOS).

6th inning:
Chavis singles to center, Hernández singled to right, moving Chavis to third, Núñez hits a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Chavis (6-3, BOS).

UP NEXT:

Vs. White Sox, Wednesday, 1:05 p.m., NESN
Vs. Yankees in London, Saturday, 1:05 p.m, FOX
Vs. Yankees in London, Sunday, 10:05 a.m., ESPN

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