Hoping in Houston

1015606_10152026940773298_903819781_o   Morning Kids

It’s the final game here in Houston and anything is possible. Hoping that it is not a sweep but I am going to be as positive as I can.

It is Jose Quintana with the mound pass today.

Grab a cuppa and see you shortly

***First Inning

*1 – 0 (Astros lead)

Sox – De Aza(struck out), Ramirez(ground out to pitcher), Rios(double), Dunn(ground out to first),

Astros – (struck out)(single to right)(double,runner scores)(ground out to pitcher)(walk,runners at first and third)(ground out to first)

***Second Inning

*1 – 0 (Astros Lead)

Sox –  Konerko(lined out to short), Gillaspie(ground out to pitcher)Viciedo (line out to right),

Astros – (ground out to pitcher)(ground out to catcher)(ground out to short)

***Third Inning

*2 – 0 (Astros Lead)

Sox –  Beckham(ground out to short), Gimenez(struck out), De Aza(fly out to left),

Astros – (single to center)(struck out)(runner at third,error to Gimenez)(double,runner scores)(struck out)(intentional walk)(fly out to left)

***Fourth Inning

*2 – 0 (Astros lead)

Sox – Ramirez(ground out to short), Rios(soft single to left)(steals second), Dunn(fly out to left),Konerko(fly out to left),

Astros – (struck out)(ground out to third)(ground out to short)

***Fifth Inning

Jose Quintana hands the mound pass to Nate Jones

*2 – 0 (Astros Lead)

Sox – Gillaspie(single), Viciedo(struck out), Beckham(struck out), Gimenez(popped out to short),

Astros – (single to center,steals second)(struck out)(runner at second,out in rundown)(walk)(struck out)

***Sixth Inning

*4 – 2 (Sox Lead)

Sox – De Aza(single to right), Ramirez(line out to right), Rios(flied out to center), Dunn(single,De Aza on third), Konerko(single,De Aza scored) Gillaspie(single,safe by error) Viciedo(Triple,3 runs score) Beckham,(fly out to left)

Astros – (ground out to pitcher)(single)(struck out)(struck out)

***Seventh Inning

Pitching Change for Houston

Nate Jones passes the keys to Matt Thornton who passes the keys to Jesse Crain

*4 – 2 (Sox Lead)

Sox – Gimenez,(struck out)De Aza(pop out to third in foul territory), Ramirez(infield single), Rios(flied out to left),

Astros – (single)(struck out)(struck out)(struck out)

***Eighth Inning

*4 – 2 (Sox Lead)

Sox – Dunn(ground out to first), Konerko(ground out to second), Gillaspie(ground out to second),

Astros – (fly out to right)(struck out)(pop out to second)

***Ninth Inning

Jesse Crain passes the mound keys to Addison Reed

*4 – 2 (Sox Lead)

Sox – Viciedo (fly out to left), Beckham(ground out to third), Gimenez(ground out to third)

Astros – (fly out to center)(ground out to short)(fly out to right)

That is the series with the Sox managing to get out of Houston with a 3 loss and 1 win in the series. It’s on to Minnesota and a four game series with the Twins, Dylan Axelrod in on the mound for the game tomorrow.

See you in Minnesota



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