• Astros earn hard-fought victory versus Red Sox

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Aug 8, 2013
    Hoes scored twice to lead the Astros to a 2-0 win over the Red Sox. It was another improbable victory in a stretch run already full of them, as the Red Sox have won six of their last seven in come-from-behind fashion. When Red Sox catcher Ryan Lavarnway tied a major league record with four passed balls in the first inning as he struggled to handle pitches from knuckleballer Steven Wright, it looked as if Boston would be in for a long night. "Today, against a really good hitting lineup I felt like he did a tremendous job of pitching to the inner third of the plate and really attacking from the standpoint where he didn't put himself into too many deep counts where he was forced to throw a fastball."
    Source: chron.com
    • Just how they Drew it up: Sox knock off Astros

      For the second straight night, the Red Sox overcame a deficit of at least three runs, as Stephen Drew's three-run ninth-inning home run stunned the Astros, 7-5, and gave Boston its 27th comeback win of the season.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Astros try new closer, receive same result against Red Sox

      They try. Sometimes, they get close. Mostly they just fail. The Astros took a 5-4 lead against the Boston Red Sox into the top of the ninth inning Wednesday at Minute Maid Park. A David Ortiz leadoff single and Jonny Gomes walk on a 3-2 pitch followed. …
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    • Red Sox rally from 5 down to pound Astros

      Jacoby Ellsbury homered twice and Jonny Gomes added a three-run shot and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit for a 15-10 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Red Sox get best of Astros in high-scoring affair

      Box score The start was almost laughable, historically laughable to be exact, for the Red Sox. The final seven innings, however, were perhaps even worse for the struggling Astros at Minute Maid Park. One night after opening the three-game series with a …
      Source: chron.com
    • Oberholtzer helps Astros shut out Red Sox

      Brett Oberholtzer threw seven shutout innings, and L.J. Hoes scored twice to lead the Houston Astros to a 2-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on Monday.
      Source: ESPN.com

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