Houston Games 2 and 3
Things were all quiet til the home half of the 6th inning when, Jose Abreu smacks a home run to right center with Avi Garcia on base for a 2 to 0 lead.
The bottom of the 8th, the Sox added 2 more runs when, Melky Cabrera doubled to left field, bringing Avi Garcia and Abreu home for a 4 to 2 Sox lead.
The top of the 9th saw Houston score 2 to cut the Sox lead to 4 to 2 but they were not able to pull out a win.
Game 3. Sox – 5 and Astros – 1
Top of the 2nd – Astros open the scoring 1 to 0 (Sox with an error)
Bottom of 6th – Adam LaRoche tied the score a 1 all with a homer to right
Bottom of 7th inning – Giovanna Soto belted a home run to left to give the Sox the lead at 2 to 1
Bottom of 8th – with Carlos Sanchez on base, Abreu homered to right to take the Sox lead to 4 to 1. With LaRoche and Soto already on the pond, Conor Gillaspie singled to right getting LaRoche home for a 5 to 1 Sox lead.
It is a day off tomorrow and then it is time to pack the travel bag for a road trip with the first stop in Tampa Bay for a 3 game series at Tropicana Field. then off to Pittsburgh for a four game series.